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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...

The Cribs Cancel Coachella

The Cribs have cancelled their appearance at the Coachella festival in the US this weekend. The British band had to concede defeat in their bid to appear at the Californian festival - which takes place...

Blur To Stage Full Comeback?

Blur may be on the brink of a full scale comeback.The band have recorded a special track for a limited release on Record Store Day - which is designed to support the ailing state of...

Blur Release New Track

Blur have recorded a new single together.The band - who consist of Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James and Dave Rowntree - have laid down a track together for the first time since 2003's 'Good...

Damon Albarn's Strip Shows

Damon Albarn used to perform shows in his underwear.The singer admits only having to provide a voice for animated group Gorillaz meant he could be incredibly relaxed during concerts, but by the end of their...

Gabriella Cilmi Following In Enya's Footsteps

Gabriella Cilmi wants to release a "new age" record and a country album. The 'Woman On A Mission' singer likened herself to Celtic songstress Enya, and said if she leaves her pop roots behind she...

Albarn Snubbed By Gibb

DAMON ALBARN was delighted when he recruited BEE GEES star BARRY GIBB to sing on GORILLAZ's new album - but was left disappointed when the veteran star cancelled his studio session at the last minute.The...

Gorillaz 'Waiting To Hear From Grant'

The GORILLAZ are refusing to address allegations the band's new track copied parts of a 1977 EDDY GRANT song until the reggae star makes an official complaint.Grant was furious when he heard the cartoon rockers'...

Life's A Beach As Gorillaz Return To The Top In Europe

Animated supergroup GORILLAZ are back at the top of the European album charts, scoring their third number one with PLASTIC BEACH.The band, led by former Blur frontman Damon Albarn, have snagged number ones in Europe...

Grant Angry Over Gorillaz 'Plagiarism'

Reggae star EDDY GRANT has accused British band GORILLAZ of copying parts of his 1983 song TIME WARP in their new track STYLO.The veteran hitmaker alleges the group - created by Blur's Damon Albarn -...

Gorillaz Accused Of Stealing 'Stylo'

Gorillaz have been accused of stealing their new single, 'Stylo', from singer Eddy Grant. 'Electric Avenue' singer Eddy said the cartoon group's latest hit takes directly from his song 'Time Warp' - originally released in...

The Clash Stars To Tour With Gorillaz?

Two members of British punk icons THE CLASH are set to hit the stage together for the first time since 1983 if reports linking them to an upcoming GORILLAZ tour are to be believed.Mick Jones...

Gorillaz & Willis Break Web Record

BRUCE WILLIS has helped Britpop pioneers GORILLAZ set a new record - the band's latest music video starring the action hero has become the most successful promo to premiere on YouTube.The Feel Good Inc hitmakers'...

Gorillaz To Quit?

Gorillaz latest album 'Plastic Beach' is likely to be the group's last. The animated band's bassist, Murdoc Niccals, said with the group's third album their work "feels complete" and it could be the last time...

Gorillaz Refused Perry Collaboration

Gorillaz refused to work with Katy Perry because she is dating Russell Brand.The animated group - created by Blur star Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett - were apparently approached by the 'I Kissed A...

Gorillaz Confirm Collaborations

Lou Reed, Snoop Dogg and members of The Clash are among the collaborators on Gorillaz' new album.The animated band - the creation of Blur singer Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett - are preparing for...

Jay-z, Muse And Gorillaz To Headline Coachella

JAY-Z, MUSE and GORILLAZ will headline this year's (10) Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in California.The reunited Pavement, Sly & The Family Stone, Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke, Vampire Weekend, rock supergroup Them Crooked Vultures,...

Damon Albarn's Kicking Confession

Damon Albarn thought kicking Graham Coxon in the face would make him sober.The Blur singer didn't know what to do when tensions between bandmates worsened as they wrote their album 'Think Tank' 2002 - shortly...

Damon Albarn Moves On From Blur

Damon Albarn hasn't thought about Blur since their reunion tour ended.The Britpop legends played a series of shows during the summer, and despite their success, the singer insists he instantly moved on once the run...

Albarn's Gorillaz Project Spurred On By Blur Reunion

DAMON ALBARN is determined to make his upcoming GORILLAZ album the best ever - because he has been inspired by his successful reunion with BLUR this summer (09).The Britpop pioneers thrilled fans as they returned...

Graham Coxon Ready For Blur Return

Graham Coxon is hoping Blur will reunite again next year.The guitarist - who rejoined his bandmates, frontman Damon Albarn, bassist Alex James and drummer Dave Rowntree, for several summer shows this year - is still...

Gorillaz Writing New Opera

GORILLAZ founders DAMON ALBARN and JAMIE HEWLETT are teaming up with comic book icon ALAN MOORE to write a new opera.The project will be a follow-up to Albarn and Hewlett's Monkey: Journey to the West,...

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