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Gorillaz's Rep Dismisses Simonon Stroke Reports

A representative for the GORILLAZ has denied reports former THE CLASH bassist PAUL SIMONON has been hospitalised for a stroke while on tour with the band in Australia.On Monday (13Dec10), news outlets Down Under claimed...

Gorillaz To Give Album Away Free

Gorillaz new album will be the final free gift in their advent calendar.The cartoon band have been recording material backstage on their preset world tour, and the group's main musician, Damon Albarn, has previously said...

Albarn Planning Free Gorillaz Album For Christmas

DAMON ALBARN's animated band GORILLAZ are giving fans a holiday treat this Christmas (Dec10) - they will make their new album available to download for free.The rocker recently revealed he had created the group's newest...

Gorillaz Future In Question

Gorillaz may come to an end after their present tour. The cartoon band - which is masterminded by singer and musician Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett - are presently completing their largest and most...

Albarn Considers Retiring Gorillaz

DAMON ALBARN is considering retiring GORILLAZ when the band's current world tour comes to an end, because the British rocker can't "keep going at this size and pace".The Blur frontman has been touring extensively with...

Gorillaz In Tune With The Us

Damon Albarn thinks America is "in tune" with Gorillaz.The singer - who is behind the cartoon group with artist Jamie Hewlett - said he is overwhelmed by the success of their recent US dates, and...

Liam Gallagher To Return To The Stage

Liam Gallagher is set to embark on his first post-Oasis concerts. The singer will take his new band, Beady Eye - who recently previewed their first song 'Bring The Light' through their website - on...

Blur To Reunite In January?

Damon Albarn has had talks about a Blur reunion in 2011. Although the British indie group had vowed not to release any new material after reforming for a tour in 2009, frontman Damon has admitted...

Gorillaz Put Through The 'Vocoder Of America'

The new Gorillaz album will sound like an "English voice put through the vocoder of America".The cartoon band's main songwriter has been recording while touring in the US, and described how his experience of being...

Damon Albarn Plans Ballad Album

Damon Albarn plans to record a "proper ballad record".The Gorillaz and Blur frontman said he's always promised himself he'd make an album which will see him singing his favourite slow songs; although it could be...

Prince To Rain At Glastonbury

Prince is set to headline next year's Glastonbury festival. The 'Purple Rain' hitmaker has reportedly taken one of the top slots at the UK music festival - one of Europe's largest - with U2 and...

U2 Call In Danger Mouse

U2 are working with producer Danger Mouse on their next album. The Irish group are presently recording their 13th album - which has the working title 'Songs Of Ascent' - with the producer and musician,...

No Glee For Gorillaz

GORILLAZ star DAMON ALBARN will never allow his songs to be covered in GLEE because he's convinced the popular show is a "very poor substitute" for real music.A number of pop superstars, including Madonna, Britney...

Reed Thrills Fans At Gorillaz New York Show

Rock veteran LOU REED sent fans into a frenzy at the GORILLAZ concert in his native New York on Friday night (08Oct10), when he stepped on stage to perform a rare live collaboration with the...

Gorillaz Are 'Doncamatic'

Gorillaz will release a new track, 'Doncamatic (All Played Out)', next month. The Damon Albarn headed group - represented by a group of cartoons - have been busy touring their album 'Plastic Beach', but over...

Simonon's Poignant Thoughts At Festival

Rocker PAUL SIMONON had a special reason to play the U.K.s Glastonbury Festival with GORILLAZ - he had a running joke with his former THE CLASH bandmate JOE STRUMMER that he'd never attend the event.The...

Albarn 'Proud' Of Bizarre Festival Show

DAMON ALBARN has admitted his band GORILLAZ's headline slot at the U.K.'s Glastonbury Festival was a disaster - but he's adamant it was "funny" to leave the huge crowd bemused.The Clint Eastwood hitmakers were asked...

Camp Sailor Damon Albarn?

Damon Albarn worried Gorillaz new image would look too "gay".The musicians behind the cartoon band have started to reveal themselves during live performances, and have assumed a nautical theme for their latest 'Escape To Plastic...

Good Gorilla Damon Albarn

Damon Albarn doesn't party when he tours with Gorillaz. The singer admits his lifestyle has changed dramatically since his days as the frontman of Blur in the 90s, and he now finds touring tough because...

Jls Take Two Digital Music Awards

JLS and Cheryl Cole won big at the BT Digital Music awards last night (30.09.10).Girls Aloud singer Cheryl Cole was crowned Best Female and won Best Single for her solo debut 'Fight For This Love',...

Devlin The UK's Eminem?

Devlin has been tipped as the UK's answer to Eminem. The grime MC recently worked with Labrinth - who was behind Tinie Tempah's songs 'Pass Out' and 'Frisky' - and the musician-and-producer is tipping him...

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...

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