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Flaming Lips And Lauryn Hill To Headline Latest Amnesty International Gig

The Flaming Lips and Lauryn Hill are to headline the latest Amnesty International supergig.The two acts will be joined by Tegan and Sara and Cold War Kids, among others, at the benefit, which will be...

Ben Walton's Top 10 Albums Of 2013

This top ten leans more on the rock end of the spectrum but there are also a few curve balls in there. Honourable mentions go to some big bands who put out great albums (Pearl...

Flaming Lips Scrap Album Plans With Ke$ha

The Flaming Lips and Ke$Ha have abandoned plans to collaborate on a new album following an apparent falling out.The Die Young singer and Wayne Coyne's colourful act got together for the first time last year...

Flaming Lips Assure Fans They're Not Splitting After Twitter Prank

Rockers the Flaming Lips have assured fans they're not splitting up after hackers announced the end of the band in what appeared to be an official tweet on Thursday (24Oct13).It took frontman Wayne Coyne just...

Welcome To True Music Festival's Inaugural Event This December

Arizona's True Music Festival marks its debut this December 2013, seeing a range of different artists of all genres coming together to support music events as all-year round fun.The Salt River Fields at Talking Stick...

Yoko Ono And The Flaming Lips Deliver A Message Of Peace

Yoko Ono and The Flaming Lips turned a performance on U.S. Tv on Wednesday (02Oct13) into a platform to deliver a political message.Ono and the band performed the Cheshire Cat Cry off of her album...

Wayne Coyne: 'I Don't Care About Instagram Account Drama'

The Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne has opted not to challenge the deletion of his official Instagram.com account because he really doesn't care that he has been booted off the photo-sharing website.The singer's page was...

Stars Celebrate Bestival's 10th Birthday

The Flaming Lips and Fatboy Slim were among the acts who kicked off Britain's Bestival festival on Friday (06Sep13) with birthday celebrations to mark the event's 10th year.This week's (05-08Sep13) 10th anniversary festival got underway...

Kings Of Leon's 'Supersoaker' Is First Single From 'Mechanical Bull' [Listen]

Kings of Leon have released 'Supersoaker,' the first single from their forthcoming album Mechanical Bull. The soulful effort features the band's signature anthemic guitar bursts and Caleb Followill's scowling vocals. All in all, it's pretty...

Fascinating Fact: 3743511

The Flaming Lips star Wayne Coyne makes a guest appearance on Moby's new album, Innocents. Coyne provides backing vocals on the song The Perfect Life. Innocents is due for release in October (13).

Kings Of Leon To Headline Oklahoma Storm Benefit Concert

Kings Of Leon and The Flaming Lips are staging an Oklahoma storms benefit at the same arena Blake Shelton used for his televised charity concert last month (May13).The two groups, who have ties to the...

Sick Wayne Coyne Returns To The Stage In London

The Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne battled ill health to return to the stage in London this week (beg20May13) after cancelling the band's first show in the British capital.The musicians axed their concert at London's...

Wayne Coyne Stuns Tv Audiences With Naked Performance

The Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne stunned Tv viewers on Wednesday (15May13) when he took to the stage naked for a performance on a U.S. talkshow.The rocker sang David Bowie's track Heroes and the band's...

Kesha Looking Forward To Finishing Lipsha Album

Ke$ha can't wait to finish off a full album with The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne. The 'Die Young' singer teamed up with the psychedelic singer for a track on the band's 'The Flaming Lips...

Flaming Lips Re-working Stone Roses' Debut Album

The Flaming Lips have headed into the studio to create a re-working of the Stone Roses' debut album.The She Don't Use Jelly hitmakers have previously given makeovers to records by acts including Pink Floyd and...

The Flaming Lips And Ke$ha Record Album

The Flaming Lips and Ke$ha are making an album together.The indie rockers and the outspoken singer had such a ''blast'' the last time they worked together they have decided to team up again to record...

The Flaming Lips And The Yeah Yeah Yeahs For The Great Googamooga Festival

The Great GoogaMooga will be returning this year to Prospect Park in Brooklyn New York, with another heavyweight line-up of food and music assured.Among those announced for the music section of the festival include The...

Wayne Coyne Splits From Girlfriend

Rocker Wayne Coyne struggles to listen to The Flaming Lips' new album as it reminds him of his recent split from his longterm partner.The singer parted ways with Michelle, his girlfriend of 25 years, last...

The Flaming Lips Go Madchester! Band To Cover Stone Roses Debut Lp

Well they did it with Pink Floyd’s Dark Side Of The Moon, and now The Flaming Lips are set to turn their attention to another ‘classic’ album, by covering the entirety of The Stone Roses...

Elton John To Headline Bestival 2013

Sir Elton John is headlining Bestival 2013.The 'Tiny Dancer' hitmaker will perform on Sunday September 8 during the final evening of the three-day festival on the Isle of Wight, and the singer can't wait to...

Bestival Line-up An Eclectic Mix; Elton John And Snoop Dogg To Headline

Bestival is slowly but surely ranking up alongside Glastonbury in the battle of the festivals. We're not sure why, but Great Britain seems to be the place to be for music festivals; despite the high...

The Flaming Lips Appeal For Help Finding Stolen Props

The Flaming Lips are urging fans to help frontman Wayne Coyne track down his signature oversized laser hands after the stage props were stolen at a festival in Australia on Friday (04Jan13).The rocker uses the...

Ke$ha's 'Spirit Journey' For Warrior

Ke$ha dived with sharks to get inspiration for 'Warrior'. The 'Die Young' singer went around the world on a ''spirit journey,'' getting close to nature to prepare for writing her second album. She told the...

Fascinating Fact: 3390977

The Flaming Lips star Wayne Coyne is selling off dummy grenades for $50 (£31) at his Womb Gallery in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The rocker sparked an airport shutdown earlier this month (Nov12) when he tried...

Rocker Wayne Coyne's Fake Grenade Sparked Airport Security Scare

The Flaming Lips star Wayne Coyne sparked a security scare at an Oklahoma airport earlier this month (Nov12) after he attempted to take a fake explosive onto a flight.The eccentric rocker arrived at Will Rogers...

Kesha's Crush On Florence

Ke$ha has ''the biggest crush'' on Florence Welch. The 'Die Young' singer was struck by the flame-haired frontwoman of Florence + the Machine when she met her at California's Coachella music festival, and has fancied...

Ke$ha Had Sexual Experience With A Ghost?

Kesha claims she once had a sexual experience with a ghost. The 25-year-old pop star was speaking on KIIS FM about the inspiration and ideas behind her spooky new song ‘Supernatural’. The single is the...

Ke$ha Mtv Vma Appearance Leads To New Single Confirmation

Kesha was full of chatter as she headed down the red carpet for the Mtv VMA Awards last night (September 6th), confirming that she had a new single on the way, and revealing that she'd...

Stephen Colbert's New Festival Sets Sail This Month

Talk show host Stephen Colbert is looking to make his mark on the festival circuit as he launches 'StePhest Colbchella '012: Rocktaugustfest', set to be held on board the USS Intrepid, at New York City's...

Stephen Colbert Launches Music Festival Featuring Grandmaster Flash

Stephen Colbert is set to host his very own music festival this summer. The pretend-Conservative talk show host has announced a n impressive musical line-up for the show, which will take place on August 10,...

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