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Mike Skinner Urges Damon Albarn To Quit

Mike Skinner thinks Damon Albarn should stop making records. The musician ended his The Streets project last year and has urged the 43-year-old Blur singer - who is also in Gorillaz and The Good the...

Damon Albarn Idolised By Rizzle Kicks

Rizzle Kicks ''idolise'' Damon Albarn.The 'Down with the Trumpets' duo - Harley -Suleeach and Jordan Stephens - love the work the Blur frontman has done with his cartoon band Gorillaz, and feel ''connected'' with him,...

Gorillaz Team Up With Murphy & Andre 3000 For New Converse Track

Gorillaz have teamed up with Lcd Soundsystem's James Murphy and Outkast's Andre 3000 to create a new anthem for sportswear company Converse.DoYaThing was unveiled as a free download on Converse's official website on Thursday (23Feb12)....

Gorillaz Releasing Track With Andre3000

Gorillaz are releasing a new single with Andre3000.The cartoon band have joined with the Outkast star and former LCD Soundsytem frontman James Murphy for 'DoYaThing', available to fans as a free download from shoe company...

Blur Singer And Guitarist To Play Charity Show Ahead Of Brit Awards

Blur's Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon will play a charity show ahead of this year's BRIT Awards. The singer and the guitarist will appear alongside Dry The River and Ed Sheeran at the concert, held...

Blur To Work With William Orbit

William Orbit has sparked speculation he is working with Blur.The producer - who previously teamed with the Britpop legends on their 2002 LP '13', their last with guitarist Graham Coxon - revealed on his twitter...

Blur To Be Honored At Brits As New Album Rumors Swirl

Blur are set to be awarded with the Outstanding Contribution to Music award at next year's BriTs ceremony, reports the Bbc. The group hit their commercial peak in the mid 90s, the now infamous chart...

Albarn Forgets Gorillaz Lyrics Onstage

Damon Albarn was left red-faced at a 10th anniversary celebration of his band Gorillaz after forgetting the words to their biggest hit.The British star marked a decade with the group on Thursday (01Dec11) with former...

Gorillaz Launch 10th Anniversary Spotify Site

Damon Albarn's animated Gorillaz collective are celebrating their 10th anniversary by launching a new fansite on music streaming service Spotify.The site, which will run for five weeks, will offer fans exclusive and interactive content including...

Gorillaz Missed Out On Barry Gibb, Thrilled With Womack

Bee Gees star Barry Gibb missed out on his chance to join the Gorillaz due to an ear infection.Group frontman Damon Albarn has revealed he approached Gibb and asked him to join Bobby Womack and...

Albarn Producing Bobby Womack's New Album

Bobby Womack's Gorillaz bandmate Damon Albarn has stepped in to produce the singer/songwriter's comeback album.The Across 110th Street singer returned to the spotlight when Albarn invited him to perform on the track Stylo and then...

Metallica Collaberate With Lou Reed For New Lp

Metallica have combined forces with American rockstar Lou Reed for a new album, titled 'Lulu'. Both Metallica and Lou Reed have produced this collaborative effort, set for release this Halloween (31st Oct 2011).However it is...

Damon Albarn Names New Band

Damon Albarn has named his new band Rocketjuice and the Moon.The Blur and Gorillaz frontman and his The Good, The Bad and The Queen bandmate Tony Allen have joined forces with Red Hot Chili Peppers...

Damon Albarn Plans Solo Album

Damon Albarn wants to release a solo album.The 43-year-old musician has recorded with a number of different acts including Blur, Gorillaz and The Good, The Bad and The Queen, but now plans to work alone.He...

Bobby Womack Thanks Gorillaz For Inspiring Comeback

Soul legend Bobby Womack has credited Damon Albarn's group Gorillaz for kickstarting his career after excessive drug use robbed him of his creative edge.The singer/songwriter, dubbed 'the last great soul man', all but quit the...

Thom Yorke Influenced Flea

Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea was influenced by touring with Radiohead singer Thom Yorke.The bassist played with the British singer in supergroup Atoms for Peace - which also included punk singer Patti Smith and Gorillaz...

Benji Boko Wants Gorillaz Collaboration

Benji Boko has his sights set on collaborating with Damon Albarn.Following the release of his debut album, 'Beats, Treats, and all things Unique' in June - the dance musician is working on his ultimate musical...

Damon Albarn's Seven Day Album

Damon Albarn is recording a whole album in just seven days in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).The Gorillaz mastermind set off for the country – one of the poorest nations on earth – this...

Sir Paul Mccartney Eyes Damon Albarn Collaboration

Sir Paul Mccartney is eyeing a collaboration with Damon Albarn's band Gorillaz.The Beatles legend famously dabbled with electronic music on his solo album MCCartney II, and he is looking to venture back into the genre...

Damon Albarn's ' Emotional Connection' To Opera

Damon Albarn wrote his opera 'Doctor Dee' because of a "strong emotional connection" to the character. The former Blur frontman has prepared the re-enactment of the life of 16th century scientist John Dee, because he...

Spice Girls Tipped For Olympic Reunion

Geri Halliwell wants the Spice Girls to reunite for next year's Olympic Games.The singer - who famously quit the group in 1998 before they all got back together for a world tour in 2007 -...

Gorillaz New Album Created Entirely On Ipad Apps

Gorillaz, the musical project of Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett, have returned with their fifth studio album. Gorillaz new record 'The Fall' has been created entirely on 'iPad' apps and was recorded in hotels and...

Coldplay Asked To Open 2012 Olympics

Coldplay have been asked to open the 2012 Olympics. The 'In My Place' group are being lined up to perform especially written anthem, 'Welcome Song', when the games come to London next year. The opening...

Snoop Dogg Scared Of Gaga Sex

Snoop Dogg would be too scared to have sex with Lady Gaga as he thinks she is "weird as f**k".The 'Sensual Seduction' rapper respects the eccentric 'Born This Way' hitmaker, but he'd be too scared...

Beyonce 'Pumped' To Headline Glastonbury

Beyonce Knowles says she's "pumped" to be headlining this year's Glastonbury music festival.The 'Crazy In Love' singer will perform on the Pyramid Stage as the closing act of the world famous event in Somerset, South...

Beyonce Knowles To Headline Glastonbury?

Beyonce Knowles and U2 are reportedly set to headline this year's Glastonbury Festival.The 'Halo' singer and the Irish rockers - who were forced to pull out of their headline slot last year because of a...

Ryder Shunned Gorillaz Tour For Tv Show

British rocker SHAUN RYDER turned down the chance to tour the world with GORILLAZ so he could appear on a U.K. reality TV show.The Happy Mondays frontman featured on the band's 2005 hit single Dare...

David Guetta 'Honoured' To Work With U2

David Guetta is looking forward to the "challenge" of producing U2. The French DJ confirmed he has been approached by the Irish rockers about making tracks together, and wants to take part in their next...

Coachella 2011 Announce Lineup Featuring Kanye And The Strokes

COACHELLA 2011 will be headlined by KANYE WEST, THE STROKES, ARCADE FIRE and KINGS OF LEON after the festival announced its official line-up last night (19th January 2011). Guitar bands will dominate the stages at...

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