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Damon Albarn 'Loving' Working On New Gorillaz Songs

Damon Albarn is ''loving'' working on the new Gorillaz album.The 48-year-old musician has been recording fresh material since last September for the animated band's first LP 2011's 'The Fall'.Blur frontman Damon has now revealed that...

Damon Albarn Awarded Obe In The Queen's New Year's Honours List

The singer/songwriter joins the likes of hip-hop star Goldie and actors James Nesbitt, Idris Elba, David Oyelowo, Barbara Windsor and Imelda Staunton among the celebrities saluted by Queen Elizabeth II as part of...

Damon Albarn: Noel Gallagher Is 'Hilarious'

Damon Albarn thinks Noel Gallagher is ''hilarious''.The blur frontman had a vicious rivalry with the Oasis rocker and his bandmates during the 1990s but relations between the pair have now thawed and they now enjoy...

Gorillaz To Take Up Whole Of 2016 For Damon Albarn

Jamie Hewlett has promised ''2016 is going to be Gorillaz all year''.The comic creator has revealed he's once again teamed up with his collaborator Damon Albarn to revive the virtual band with the intention of...

Jamie Hewlett Confirms New Gorillaz Album And 2016 Plans

Jamie Hewlett has confirmed that Gorillaz will soon be returning with a new album. The artist who is preparing to host an exhibition at London's Saatchi Gallery, titled The Suggetionists, said the band are planning...

Gorillaz Star Lands First Fine Art Exhibition

The artist is preparing to debut a show titled The Suggestionists, which will comprise of three bodies of work called Tarot, which will feature the art of tarotica, Honey will be an homage...

Jamie Hewlett: 'Gorillaz Returns'

Gorillaz co-creator Jamie Hewlett has confirmed the virtual band is making a comeback.The Feel Good Inc. hitmakers last released an album in 2011 and Hewlett's co-founder Damon Albarn has been working on solo projects and...

Damon Albarn Promises New Albums

Damon Albarn is releasing new albums with both Gorillaz and The Good, The Bad and The Queen.The 46-year-old musician is busy with several projects, including a West End theatre musical adaptation of a children's book...

Damon Albarn Doesn't Plan Where Songs Will Go

Damon Albarn never writes with a specific project in mind.The 'Beetlebum' singer - who released his debut solo album, 'Everyday Robots', last year and also records with Blur, Gorillaz and his Africa Express collective, as...

Damon Albarn Pays Tribute To Bobby Womack

Damon Albarn says Bobby Womack will ''never leave'' him.The Blur star has paid tribute to the late musician - who died last month aged 70 - and admitted he has struggled to ''accept that he's...

Car Barat: I Want A Career Like Damon Albarn

Carl Barat wants a career like Damon Albarn.The former Dirty Pretty Things frontman has launched a new band, The Jackals, and is currently preparing for a Libertines reunion show in London's Hyde Park later this...

Bastille Love Damon Albarn's Solo Material

Bastille are big fans of Damon Albarn.The 'Pompeii' hitmakers were impressed with the Blur and Gorillaz musician's long-awaited first solo effort, 'Bad Robots', and think his comeback was a stroke of genius.In an interview discussing...

Damon Albarn: I Took Heroin In The Studio For Years

Damon Albarn took heroin ''for years'' in the recording studio. The Blur frontman, who claims the drug helped him to be ''creative'', admits he took it for a number of years during the band's height...

Damon Albarn Finally Going Solo With Upcoming Debut 'Everyday Robots'

Damon Albarn is finally set to go solo as he unveils his long-anticipated debut album Everyday Robots on April 28th 2014.Blur is still an ongoing projectThe Blur frontman is definitely a workaholic of the music...

Liam Gallagher & Jamie Hewlett Team Up For T-shirt Collection

Liam Gallagher has teamed up with his one-time rival Damon Albarn's Gorillaz bandmate Jamie Hewlett to create a new collection of charity T-shirts.The White Guitar Collection will feature three limited edition designs, created by artist...

Mos Def Is Force Fed In Solidarity With GuantáNamo Detainees [Video]

Some celebrities lend their name to campaigns and will occasionally 'retweet' a good cause but singer Mos Def, more recently known as Yasiin Bey, has taken political rallying to the extreme by volunteering to undergo...

Blur To Record After Tour

Blur will record a new album when they have finished touring. The 'Song 2' band are planning to follow up 2003's 'Think Tank' after their current run of shows across the world have finished. Jamie...

Damon Albarn: 'I Made $31 From Gorillaz World Tour'

British rocker Damon Albarn made just $31 (£20) from Gorillaz's star-studded 2010 world tour.The Blur frontman took his group on the road for the Escape to Plastic Beach Tour with a stellar line-up, including The...

Blur Recording New Album

Blur are starting work on a new album.The 'Parklife' band will work on their first record since 2003's 'Think Tank' - which didn't include guitarist Graham Coxon - after having to pull out of some...

Simon Fuller Launches Parlophone Bid

Simon Fuller has launched a bid to buy Parlophone records.The manager and businessman behind 'American Idol' has partnered with Island Records founder Chris Blackwell to offer £350 million for the British label, after parent company...

Coldplay, Pink Floyd And Kylie Minogue To Be Dropped

Coldplay, Pink Floyd and Kylie Minogue are to be dropped by their label.Troubled British record company EMI is undergoing a £1.2  billion takeover by Universal Music Group, and the European Commission ruled today (24.09.12) it can...

Paul Mccartney Joins Damon Albarn On Stage

Sir Paul McCartney joined Damon Albarn at his Africa Express show in London this weekend.The Beatles legend was a surprise special guest at the concert on Saturday (08.09.12) playing Wings tracks 'Coming Up' and 'Goodnight...

Ray Davies Pretends To Be Damon

Ray Davies claims to be Damon Albarn when people recognise him in the street. The Kinks singer and guitarist tries to fool people into thinking he is actually the singer from Blur - whom he...

Damon Albarn Has 'More Interesting' Projects Than Blur

Damon Albarn has got ''many more interesting things to do'' than make a new Blur album. The singer is wary about the band recording a new record - their first since 2003's 'Think Tank' -...

Rizzle Kicks Want To Collaborate With Damon Albarn

Rizzle Kicks want to collaborate with Damon Albarn.The 'Mama Do The Hump' duo - Jordan Stephens and Harley Alexander-Sule - are huge Blur fans and asked frontman Damon if they could pen a track with...

Bobby Womack Keen To Hit The Road After Beating Cancer

Soul legend Bobby Womack has revealed to the Bbc that he has beaten cancer, but admitted he still had "a long way to go". In an interview, the vocalist said that he reckoned the problems...

Bobby Womack Cancer Free

Bobby Womack is cancer free. The soul music legend was thought to have developed colon cancer in March, but after having a tumour removed he has been given the all clear. A post on the...

Damon Albarn Working On Solo Album

Damon Albarn is working on a solo album.The singer - who has fronted Blur and Gorillaz - has just released his soundtrack album to his musical 'Dr Dee', but is already looking to his next...

Damon Albarn Offers Hope For Blur And Gorillaz Fans

Blur and Gorillaz star Damon Albarn has fired back at reports suggesting he's disbanding the two groups, insisting quotes attributed to him are "an interesting take on a very long conversation".The singer/songwriter allegedly told Britain's...

Damon Albarn: Gorillaz Will Record Again

Gorillaz will make another record when Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett work out their differences.The cartoon collective has been on hiatus ever since the collaborators had a huge row last year but Damon insists it...

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