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"As soon as the Mayor said, 'We should give them a street,' it became really controversial. People started saying, 'We can't give them a street; they have a song called Jesus Shoots Heroin.'" WAYNE COYNE...

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...

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"I've never got ARCTIC MONKEYS - they seem too much like a British thing to me. They're like OASIS whereby Americans can't really relate to them." FLAMING LIPS front man WAYNE COYNE isn't a fan...

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

Flaming Lips Fight For State Song

Eccentric rockers THE FLAMING LIPS are fighting to land the new official state tune in their native Oklahoma. The trio's Do You Realize? hit is on a shortlist of 10 tracks by state natives under...

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Avant-garde rockers THE FLAMING LIPS are shortlisted alongside music legends including ELVIS PRESLEY and J.J. CALE in a public vote to decide Oklahoma's official State Rock Song. The band's single Do You Realize is among...

Lips Roll Out Christmas Film At 'Custom-designed' Theatre

Rockers THE FLAMING LIPS have taken over a New York theatre to launch their much-anticipated festive film CHRISTMAS ON MARS - and they'll be putting on breakfast screenings at 7am and 9am. The movie, which...

Flaming Lips Help Homeless Puppies

Cult rockers THE FLAMING LIPS are trying to find homes for seven puppies online. The band is using its MySpace.com website to seek out fans who are looking to become dog owners after a stray...

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The FLAMING LIPS will perform a medley from rock opera TOMMY as part of THE WHO's VH1 Rock Honours tribute concert in Los Angeles on Saturday (12Jul08). FOO FIGHTERS and PEARL JAM will also perform...

Rockers Line Up To Honour The Who

PEARL JAM, the FLAMING LIPS and the FOO FIGHTERS will pay tribute to THE WHO when the British rockers are feted at VH1's third annual Rock Honors show in Las Vegas in July (12Jul08). The...

Flaming Lips To Debut Film At Washington Festival

The FLAMING LIPS will premiere their long-awaited CHRISTMAS ON MARS movie at the Sasquatch! Festival in Washington in May (08). The band will also perform at the weekend event, which will be headlined by The...

Flaming Lips Host Halloween March

Rockers THE FLAMING LIPS were joined by 1,000 fans on their annual hometown Halloween parade in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on Saturday (27Oct07). The Ghouls Gone Wild procession saw fans marching through city streets dressed in...

Lips Land Street Name Honour In Oklahoma City

Rockers THE FLAMING LIPS have been honoured in their native Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - with a street. The City Council has renamed a street in the trendy Bricktown district Flaming Lips Alley to honour their...

Editors Added To Monolith Line-up

Editors have been added to the line-up for Monolith festival in the Rocky Mountains along with fellow British rockers Art Brut.Turbonegro will also play the festival as well as Matt and Kim, Tim Barry of...

By on 30 May 2007

Pumpkins And Monkeys At Osheaga

Sheffield band Arctic Monkeys have been added to the bill at the Osheaga festival in Montreal.The Monkeys will be bringing their new album Favourite Worst Nightmare to a huge number of festival crowds across the...

By on 11 May 2007

More Bands Added To O2 Wireless

The line-up for the O2 Wireless festival in London has expanded even further with the addition of number of new bands.Klaxons, the Bees, the Sounds, Ghosts and a host of other new acts have been...

By on 19 April 2007

Bono And The Edge 'Set For Spiderman Musical'

U2 frontman Bono and guitarist the Edge have reportedly signed up to write music for the forthcoming Spiderman musical.The musicians will be working with the show's producers to create a soundtrack for the webbed crusader's...

By on 19 April 2007

Sorkin To Battle The Pink Robots With Flaming Lips

THE WEST WING creator AARON SORKIN will collaborate with the FLAMING LIPS on the group's stage musical, inspired by their hit 2002 album YOSHIMI BATTLES THE PINK ROBOTS. Tony Award-winning director DES MCANUFF will stage...

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