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The Prodigy Close Bestival

The Prodigy brought Bestival festival to a close last night (12.09.10) with a greatest hits set, which ended with a bonfire and fireworks display. The dance group - made up of Keith Flint, Liam Howlett...

Drozd Celebrates 41st At Bonnaroo

FLAMING LIPS star STEVEN DROZD celebrated his 41st birthday onstage at the Bonnaroo festival in Tennessee on Friday night (11Jun10) and Saturday morning (12Jun10).The rocker's band played two sets - one of fans' favourites and...

Yoko Ono - An Oasis Fan?

Yoko Ono wants Oasis to reform.John Lennon's widower has spoken out on her weekly online question and answer session that she enjoyed the group from Manchester's music and believes the industry "needs" them.She said: "I...

Floyd Plan Dark Side Merchandising Team-up With Flaming Lips

PINK FLOYD's merchandising team want to cash in on the FLAMING LIPS' revamp of classic album DARK SIDE OF THE MOON - by coming up with a new limited edition T-shirt.Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne...

Flaming Lips Reschedule Scrapped Gigs

THE FLAMING LIPS have announced details of three rescheduled gigs the rockers cancelled after the hospitalisation of guitarist STEVEN DROZD.The group was scheduled to perform at SunFest in Florida last week (29Apr10) and at the...

Flaming Lips Axe Festival Appearances As Drozd Is Hospitalised

THE FLAMING LIPS have been forced to scrap a pair of shows in Florida and Tennessee following the hospitalisation of guitarist STEVEN DROZD.The group was scheduled to perform at SunFest in Florida on Thursday (29Apr10)...

Flaming Lips Have No Problems With Pink Floyd Haters

THE FLAMING LIPS welcome critics of their reworking of PINK FLOYD's DARK SIDE OF THE MOON - because the nasty blog attacks are winning them new fans.The band first tackled the classic album at the...

Flaming Lips Plan Yoshimi Musical With Tommy Mastermind

THE FLAMING LIPS are set to become the latest act to turn a hit album into a Broadway show - the man behind THE WHO's TOMMY wants to adapt their cult hit YOSHIMI BATTLES THE...

The Flaming Lips Honour Linkous At Sxsw

THE FLAMING LIPS honoured late SPARKLEHORSE star MARK LINKOUS during their set at the South By Southwest (SXSW) festival - with an onstage tribute to the tragic singer.The musician, who toured with the band in...

Smith And Drozd Join Tributes To Linkous

Punk legend PATTI SMITH and THE FLAMING LIPS guitarist STEVEN DROZD have joined stars paying tribute to late rocker MARK LINKOUS.The Sparklehorse musician's body was found in an alleyway outside a friend's home in Knoxville,...

Flaming Lips Want Timberlake For New Movie

Quirky rockers the FLAMING LIPS are planning another movie adventure after their 2008 film CHRISTMAS ON MARS became a hit among fans - and they want JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE to star in it.The group are hoping...

Bestival Line-up Announced

Dizzee Rascal and LCD Soundsystem are playing this year's Bestival. The acts join an eclectic line-up, including Australian singer and artist Rolf Harris, hotly tipped star Ellie Goulding and electro hitmakers Hot Chip. The event,...

Flaming Lips To Re-do Dark Side Of The Moon At Bonnaroo

The FLAMING LIPS will perform PINK FLOYD's DARK SIDE OF THE MOON album in its entirety at Tennessee's Bonnaroo festival in June (10).The group performed its version of the classic album at a New Year's...

Coyne Spotted On Google Streetview

Eagle-eyed FLAMING LIPS fans have spotted the band's frontman WAYNE COYNE on Google's online street map.The flamboyant singer can be seen sitting in a bath on the lawn of his Oklahoma home, in the odd...

Rollins & Peaches Go To The Dark Side Of The Moon With The Flaming Lips

Punk icon HENRY ROLLINS and PEACHES have joined THE FLAMING LIPS to revamp PINK FLOYD's classic album DARK SIDE OF THE MOON.The Oklahoma band will release their version of the album digitally next week (22Dec09)...

Flaming Lips To Go To The Dark Side Of The Moon On New Year's Eve

Rockers the FLAMING LIPS will ring in 2010 by performing PINK FLOYD's classic rock album DARK SIDE OF THE MOON in their native Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.The band, led by Wayne Coyne, hopes to make the...

Coyne Swears Off Drugs After Bandmate's Battle

THE FLAMING LIPS frontman WAYNE COYNE was so terrified watching his bandmate STEVEN DROZD's battle with heroin, he has vowed never to take the drug.Drozd fought a lengthy addiction to heroin, which was documented in...

Flaming Lips Get Naked For Bike Ride With Fans

THE FLAMING LIPS have called on fans to strip and cycle for the band's new video.Inspired by Portland, Oregon's annual World Naked Bike Ride, the promo for Watching the Planets is being shot at Mount...

Flaming Lips To Curate Last Night Of All Tomorrow's Parties

THE FLAMING LIPS have confirmed they'll headline and curate the final night of the upcoming All Tomorrow's Parties festival in Monticello, New York.The oddball trio will hit the stage at Kutsher's Country Club on 13...

Flaming Lips Set For Double Album

FLAMING LIPS are set to release a new double album later this year, it has been revealed.Speaking to Billboard, singer Wayne Coyne explained that the new effort had been inspired by time spent jamming at...

By on 13 May 2009

Coyne Apologises For Arcade Fire Tirade

FLAMING LIPS frontman WAYNE COYNE has apologised for his foul-mouthed attack on rock rivals ARCADE FIRE - but insists his original comments were taken out of context. In an interview with Rolling Stone magazine earlier this...

Flaming Lips Get Governor's Backing In Official Song Row

DO YOU REALIZE?? by FLAMING LIPS is set to be the official song of Oklahoma after all.People living in the state had voted for the track to be given the honour, but this decision was...

By on 24 April 2009

Governor Backs Flaming Lips In Song Battle

A backlash from politicians has failed to stop THE FLAMING LIPS' hit DO YOU REALIZE?? becoming Oklahoma's official anthem - the state's governor BRAD HENRY has overruled a vote to dump the track. The rockers' popular...

Flaming Lips Hit Lands Oklahoma Honour

FLAMING LIPS hit DO YOU REALIZE? has been voted Oklahoma's official state rock song. The state's legislature has chosen the 2002 tune, recorded by the Oklahoma band, as its flag-flying tune. Officials spent the past two...

Coyne Turned Ashtray Contents Into Coleslaw

FLAMING LIPS frontman WAYNE COYNE has confessed he used to mash up ashtray treats in coleslaw when he worked as a fry cook at a Long John Silver's fast food restaurant in his native Oklahoma....

Coyne's Confetti War With Serious Rockers

FLAMING LIPS star WAYNE COYNE caused confetti mayhem at a 2008 festival in Mexico after fellow performers NINE INCH NAILS and STONE TEMPLE PILOTS complained about his colourful finale. The zany frontman admits he and...

Coyne's Cooked Up Dining Disasters

FLAMING LIPS frontman WAYNE COYNE was so bored by his early stint as a cook in an American chain restaurant, he entertained himself by ruining his patrons' dinners with cigarette ash. The rocker worked as...

Coyne Talks New Album

FLAMING LIPS frontman Wayne Coyne has revealed that the band will be starting recording work on their new album early next year.According to the singer, they have half an album's worth of material already written...

By on 20 November 2008

Wayne Coyne: I'm No Axl

FLAMING LIPS frontman Wayne Coyne has been taking about the imminent release of the band's film CHRISTMAS ON MARS - which has been seven years in the making.Despite the lengthy process of the project, Coyne...

By on 11 November 2008

The Flaming Lips Remake Nbc Theme

THE FLAMING LIPS have put their unique touch to NBC's three note chime which serves as the US TV station's signature tune.According to Entertainment Weekly, it is part of a national campaign to give the...

By on 28 October 2008

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