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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...

Blur Reuniting In 2011?

Blur will "definitely" get back together this year.The 'Song 2' band's future has remained in question since they played a handful of triumphant shows in 2009, but drummer Dave Rowntree is confident all four members...

Albarn Fuels Gorillaz Split Rumours

DAMON ALBARN has fuelled speculation his band GORILLAZ won't return after a planned hiatus by bidding farewell to fans at the final gig of the group's world tour in New Zealand.The Blur rocker recently revealed...

Radiohead Score Best Album Of Last 25 Years

Radiohead's 'OK Computer' has been voted the best album of the last 25 years. The British indie group topped the list of the best 250 albums released between 1986 and 2011 - beating U2, Nirvana,...

Albarn Stages Glee Protest Over Beatles Record

GORILLAZ and BLUR star DAMON ALBARN has warned GLEE producers not to contact him about using his songs on the TV show - because he can't forgive them for stealing the BEATLES' U.S. pop chart...

Blur To Record New Album

Blur will record a new album in 2011. Although the Britpop group had previously played down rumours they would record an album after reforming for a number of shows in 2009, they have now scheduled...

Albarn Puts Gorillaz On Hold To Write Stage Show

DAMON ALBARN will put his popular group GORILLAZ on hiatus in 2011 to give him time to write a new stage show.The Clint Eastwood hitmakers wrap up their world tour this month (Dec10) and the...

Stryder Eyeing Ipad Album

British hip-hop star TINCHY STRYDER is keen to follow in the footsteps of DAMON ALBARN's animated band GORILLAZ by recording his next album on an Apple iPad.Albarn's latest material for the group was created on...

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