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N*e*r*d To Go Ape With Gorillaz

GORILLAZ have landed a little supergroup support as they plan their upcoming North American tour - PHARRELL WILLIAMS and his N*E*R*D bandmates will join in the fun.The 18-city Escape to Plastic Beach Tour will begin...

Tinie Tempah Confirmed For Bt Digital Awards

Tinie Tempah, Marina And The Diamonds and Scouting for Girls have been confirmed to appear at the BT Digital Music awards. The artists are the first from the line-up of stars who are nominated in...

Bt Digital Music Awards Nominations Announced

Dizzee Rascal, Cheryl Cole and Gorillaz have been shortlisted for this year's BT Digital Music Awards. Nominations for the awards - which celebrates the rising importance of the internet in music - were opened to...

Gorillaz 'Polish Up' Old Tracks

Gorillaz have joked that having live band members on stage doesn't work, as their cartoon forms are better looking.The group did away with their animated alter egos for their recent live performances - with frontman...

Gorillaz Explain Glastonbury Show

Damon Albarn thinks Gorillaz "lacked human interaction" at the Glastonbury festival.The frontman - whose group stepped in to take a headline slot at the world-famous UK music event in June when U2 were forced to...

Gorillaz Axe Gigs For World Tour

GORILLAZ have axed three planned concerts in England and Italy - so they can embark on their first world tour.The cartoon band, fronted by Blur singer Damon Albarn, will hit the road to play 10...

John Lydon Bemoans Pistols Name

John Lydon "never liked" the Sex Pistols' name.The punk legend says his former group - also comprising Steve Jones, Paul Cook and Glen Matlock, who was later replaced by Sid Vicious - tried out several...

Gorillaz Shot Down By Sex Pistol

Damon Albarn was snubbed by punk legend John Lydon when he asked him to appear on the Gorillaz album.The animated band's frontman offered the Sex Pistols singer the chance to appear on latest LP 'Plastic...

Lydon Rejected Gorillaz Offer

Punk star JOHN LYDON snubbed a chance to join DAMON ALBARN's band GORILLAZ - because he refused to record music bowing to "popular trends".The Sex Pistols frontman, also known as Johnny Rotten, was asked to...

Happy Rockers Muse

Muse are delighted to be the only rock band playing Glastonbury.The Devonshire trio headline the world-famous UK music festival tonight (26.06.10) - the night before Motown legend Stevie Wonder - and admit they have sought...

Damon Albarn's Glastonbury Honour

Damon Albarn feels "privileged" for Gorillaz to headline Glastonbury.The veteran rocker is looking forward to their performance at the world-famous UK music festival tonight (24.06.10) but admits it will be a logistical nightmare as they...

Gorillaz Plan Hopper Glastonbury Tribute

GORILLAZ will pay tribute to late acting legend DENNIS HOPPER during the band's headlining slot at Britain's Glastonbury festival - by projecting images from his EASY RIDER movie on to the stage.The band, fronted by...

Dizzee Rascal Ready For Glastonbury

Dizzee Rascal isn't "nervous" about playing Glastonbury.The 'Holiday' rapper will be performing on the Pyramid Stage at the world famous music this weekend, and will be sharing the limelight with headlining acts such as Gorillaz...

Albarn's Anxiety Dreams Before Glastonbury Gig

DAMON ALBARN is so "nervous" about GORILLAZ's headlining slot at Glastonbury on Friday (25Jun09) - he's been having nightmares of "empty fields" ahead of his performance at Britain's legendary festival.The Blur frontman will headline the...

Blur Are Glastonbury's Best

Blur's headlining slot at Glastonbury last year has been voted the best performance at the festival in 40 years.BBC 6 Music radio presenter Lauren Laverne revealed the British indie group - which consists of Damon...

Albarn Confirms Star-studded Glastonbury Line-up

DAMON ALBARN has confirmed GORILLAZ will play a star-studded set at Britain's Glastonbury festival on Friday (25Jun10) - the band will share the stage with artists including LOU REED, SNOOP DOGG and SHAUN RYDER.The Blur...

Florence's Glastonbury Surprise

Florence and the Machine singer Florence Welch has revealed she has a "big surprise" for Glastonbury.The 23-year-old music star - who is playing at the world famous festival in Somerset, South West England tomorrow (25.06.10)...

Damon Albarn's Glastonbury Hopes

Damon Albarn hopes his Glastonbury set with Gorillaz will draw in some famous faces.The 42-year-old frontman admits he is concerned that many of the guest artists who appear on the group's current LP plastic beach...

Gorillaz Were First To Offer U2 Glastonbury Replacement Slot

GORILLAZ landed a headlining slot at this year's (10) Glastonbury festival because they were the first act to offer to replace U2 following news of BONO's back injury.The Irish rockers were forced to pull out...

Albarn Sends Best Wishes To Bono

DAMON ALBARN has sent his best wishes to injured rocker BONO after his band GORILLAZ was drafted in to replace U2 at this year's (10) Glastonbury festival.The Irish rockers were forced to pull out of...

Gorillaz Replace U2 At Glastonbury

DAMON ALBARN is preparing to headline Glastonbury for the second year in a row - his virtual band GORILLAZ has stepped in to replace U2 at the legendary British music festival.The Irish rockers were forced...

Damon Albarn As Good As Hendrix

Bobby Womack says Damon Albarn is as talented as Jimi Hendrix and Ray Charles.Womack thinks Gorillaz and Blur frontman has similarities to the two music legends because he is always wants to experiment in the...

Blur To Make New Lp

Blur are planning to record a new album.The group - who vowed not to release any new material after reforming for a tour last summer - have decided to go back into the studio after...

Gorillaz Feared For Bobby Womack

Damon Albarn was terrified when Bobby Womack collapsed as he auditioned for Gorillaz.The singer and his bandmates were joined in the studio by the legendary musician to record a track for the group's third album...

Paris Hilton Relanching Pop Career?

Paris Hilton is seemingly set to relaunch her pop career. The 29-year-old socialite met up with acclaimed songwriter Linda Perry - who is responsible for Christina Aguilera's 'Beautiful' and Gwen Stefani's 'What You Waiting For?',...

Gorillaz Planning Plastic Beach Sequels

DAMON ALBARN recorded enough material to make three GORILLAZ albums while working on their latest offering PLASTIC BEACH - and he's considering turning the spare songs into a series of follow-ups.The former Blur frontman created...

Kelly Osbourne's Weird Sober Fun

Kelly Osbourne found going to a festival sober "weird".The presenter - who has been in rehab three times to be treated for an addiction to prescription drugs - insists she found California's Coachella festival much...

Damon Albarn's Pop Blast

Damon Albarn has blasted Simon Cowell and thinks Lady Gaga and Beyonce could "turn into Madonna".The Gorillaz musician can't "engage" with reality TV mogul Simon - who has been behind a number of pop stars...

Paris Hilton Had Festival Bumps

Paris Hilton played on bumper cars at the Coachella festival over the weekend. The hotel heiress attended the three-day music event in California with her sister Nicky, where they rode the carousel horses, tried their...

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