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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...

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...

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...

Flaming Lips Star Turns Roving Reporter

Eccentric FLAMING LIPS star WAYNE COYNE turned roving TV correspondent for US TV's THE TONIGHT SHOW at the weekend (17-18MAR07) when he signed on to cover the South By Southwest music festival in Texas for...

Allen Created As Sims Character

British pop star LILY ALLEN has been recreated as a character in role playing computer game THE SIMS. The singer has also reworked hit song SMILE in fictional language Simlish with fans given the opportunity...

Celebrities Asked To Pick Shortlist Prize Finalists

SNOW PATROL's GARY LIGHTBODY, KT TUNSTALL and the FLAMING LIPS frontman WAYNE COYNE have been invited to select the 10 albums which will compete for the 2007 Shortlist Music Prize. The celebrity panel must select...

Carrey Offers Up His Ipod Hitlist

JIM CARREY has turned iPod DJ to give movie fans a taste of what he listens to when he's at the gym, hiking or in the car. The movie star, who had a special hardcore...

Grammy Wins Cure Coyne's Stomach Ache

THE FLAMING LIPS star WAYNE COYNE was so overcome with emotion after learning of his group's two Grammy Award wins on Sunday (11FEB07) he threw up. Coyne and his bandmates were unable to attend the...

White Stripes Join The Police At Bonnaroo

THE POLICE won't be the only big reunion at the Bonnaroo festival in Tennessee this June (07) - THE WHITE STRIPES will also regroup after a two year hiatus. Singer/songwriter JACK WHITE put the duo...

Lips To Ring In The New Year In Style

Rockers THE FLAMING LIPS will celebrate the New Year in style with two big shows within hours of each other. The Oklahoma group will headline a New Year's Eve (31DEC06) show at Los Angeles' new...

Coyne Appeals For Theft Clues

Flamboyant rockers THE FLAMING LIPS have kicked off their UK tour by appealing to the audience for help capturing a thief. Distressed frontman WAYNE COYNE urged the Brighton, England crowd on Saturday (04NOV06) for information...

Lips Get Hometown Alley

Rockers THE FLAMING LIPS are to be honoured in their native Oklahoma City with their own alley. City officials have voted to name a downtown street in the band's honour. And, in fitting with the...

Flaming Lips Show Cut Short At V Festival

THE FLAMING LIPS disappointed fans when they were forced to cut their set short at the Canadian V Festival this weekend (09SEP06). The band were headlining at Toronto's Islands Park, but due to logistical problems...

Former Alfie Singer Wants To Help Unsigned Acts

Former ALFIE frontman LEE GORTON is set to help unsigned acts by enrolling huge bands, including THE FLAMING LIPS and SNOW PATROL, to sing their songs. The A WORD IN YOUR EAR hitmaker has asked...

Flaming Lips Plan Vibrating Panties Merchandise

Eccentric THE FLAMING LIPS frontman WAYNE COYNE is keen to sell vibrating panties to his fans - so he can activate them from the stage at concerts. The DO YOU REALISE hitmaker has already tested...

Coyne Blasts Tour Mate Dylan

Outspoken rocker WAYNE COYNE is sure to have a confrontation with BOB DYLAN when the folk-rock legend tours with THE FLAMING LIPS later this summer (06) - after attacking the LAY LADY LAY singer in...

Flaming Lips Star: 'I'm Not On Drugs'

THE FLAMING LIPS frontman WAYNE COYNE is perplexed by assumptions he spends his life high - because he hasn't touched drugs for over 20 years. The eccentric rocker accepts his music and lyrics can be...

Flaming Lip Coyne Slams 'Pompous' Ashcroft

THE FLAMING LIPS frontman WAYNE COYNE has hit out at British rocker RICHARD ASHCROFT, branding the singer a "pompous d**k". Coyne is furious with the former THE VERVE star for dropping out of a recording...

Flaming Lip Switches Soccer Sides

FLAMING LIPS frontman WAYNE COYNE pledged his support to England in the FIFA World Cup last night (23JUN06), after his native team USA were knocked out of the tournament. The Oklahoma band was one of...

Coyne Aids Proposal

THE FLAMING LIPS frontman WAYNE COYNE brought a bit of romance to London last night (23JUN06) when he aided an on-stage proposal. The IT OVERTAKES ME hitmaker was headlining the O2 Wireless Festival in London,...

Lips Sell Out The Bowl

Quirky rockers THE FLAMING LIPS have smashed 2006 records at Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl by selling out their 23 July (06) show faster than any other. All 17,500 tickets for the Oklahoma group's show have...

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