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Fired Flaming Lips Drummer Apologises For Drama

Fired Flaming Lips drummer Kliph Scurlock has apologised for remarks he made about the band's frontman Wayne Coyne, insisting the singer is not a racist.The bandmates fell out after Scurlock ripped into Coyne's musician friend...

Miley Cyrus To Hit Studio With Flaming Lips For Next Record

Miley Cyrus is recruiting her pal Wayne Coyne and his band the Flaming Lips for her next album.The pop star has built up a strong bond with the rocker since they met last year (13),...

Wayne Coyne Blasts Former Drummer

The Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne has attacked fired drummer Kliph Scurlock a week after the rocker wrote a scathing letter to Pitchfork.com, in which he accused the singer of abuse.Coyne and Scurlock's relationship ended...

Wayne Coyne Apologises For Posting Native American-headdress Photos Online

The Flaming Lips star Wayne Coyne has apologised for trivialising an online spat between Native Americans and the daughter of Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin by posting photos of random friends and a dog wearing an...

The Flaming Lips' Flaming Side Of The Moon Exposed As A Hoax

Rockers The Flaming Lips have come clean about their new companion album to Pink Floyd classic Dark Side Of The Moon, confessing it was all part of an elaborate April Fools' Day joke.Wayne Coyne and...

Flaming Lips' Flaming Side Of The Mood Is A Companion To... Guess Which Album

Flaming Lips have released a companion album to Pink Floyd’s seminal work, Dark Side of The Moon. The album is intended to be played at the same time as the 1973 original, and is called...

Buku Music And Art Project 2014 Brings Fantastic Energy From Chance The Rapper And The Glitch Mob

The Buku Music + Art Project has brought another year of top class music to Mardi Gras World in New Orleans, with memorable performances from Chance The Rapper, Sleigh Bells and The Glitch Mob.When people...

Miley Cyrus Sings With The Flaming Lips: Why It Was Actually A Pretty Good Cover [Video]

In one of the more surreal collaborations of recent times, pop star Miley Cyrus has teamed up with The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd for a performance of the latter's hit 'Yoshimi Battles...

Kissing Katy Perry, Singing With The Flaming Lips - All In A Night's Work For Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus might have all the confidence in the world… but Katy Perry just wasn’t in the mood at Cyrus’ gig at Los Angeles’ Staples Center. A lot of stuff happened at Miley’s Saturday concert,...

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...

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...

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