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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,...

Massive Attack's Albarn Awe

Massive Attack say Damon Albarn is an "absolute genius".The 'Teardrop' duo had a range of guest stars appearing on their forthcoming new album but say working with the Blur and Gorillaz star was the most...

Graham Coxon Rules Out More Blur

Graham Coxon insists Blur will not work together again.The guitarist quashed recent speculation that the Britpop legends - who played a string of concerts this summer, including a headline slot at the Glastonbury festival -...

The Horrors' Gorillaz Duet

The Horrors feature on the new Gorillaz album.The rockers were stunned when Damon Albarn - who created the animated group with artist Jamie Hewlett - contacted them to praise their work and invite them to...

Just Jack Wants Damon Track

Just Jack wants to collaborate with Damon Albarn.The British rapper is a huge admirer of the eclectic musician - who as well as fronting Blur also masterminded animated band Gorillaz and started The Good, The...

Blur Too Busy For Music

Blur are "too busy" to record a new album.The reformed Britpop legends are currently preparing for their comeback concerts, but guitarist Graham Coxon - who recently released his latest solo LP 'The Spinning Top' -...

Winehouse 'Angers Label Bosses With Gorillaz Team-up'

AMY WINEHOUSE has reportedly infuriated her record label bosses by delaying the recording of her solo album - to collaborate with GORILLAZ. Executives at music firm Universal paid for the singer to fly to St. Lucia...

Womack Signs Up For Gorillaz

DAMON ALBARN has landed a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee on his new GORILLAZ album after inviting soul man BOBBY WOMACK to record with him. Womack, who entered the Hall of Fame as part...

Bernard Butler Honoured At Music Producers' Awards

Producer and former guitarist Bernard Butler has won the top prize at the Music Producers' Guild awards.The ex-Suede member was named producer of the year and also took the Brit award for best producer.Butler produced...

By on 13 February 2009

Kasabian Talk New Album

KASABIAN have been discussing their forthcoming album, which is to be released later this year.According to the Leicester band, the follow-up to 2006's EMPIRE will be an eclectic mix of influences.Speaking to BBC 6 Music,...

By on 06 January 2009

Blur Top Myspace Survey

BLUR frontman DAMON ALBARN has another reason to celebrate - his animated band GORILLAZ are the most popular on the internet. The cartoon rockers were the most listened to act on social networking website MySpace...

Gorillaz To Return From Retirement For Sixth Album

DAMON ALBARN is bringing his band GORILLAZ out of retirement for a sixth album, just months after announcing the CLINT EASTWOOD hitmakers were finished for good. The former Blur frontman reveals he and co-creator Jamie...

Albarn's Bid To Change Music

Former BLUR frontman DAMON ALBARN formed his virtual band GORILLAZ because he was growing bored of the music industry. Visual artist Jamie Hewlett and Albarn were so fed up with the state of the music...

Damon Albarn 'Was Tired Of Blur'

Damon Albarn was tired of fronting BLUR when he decided to focus on other projects, according to his GORILLAZ partner Jamie Hewlett.Speaking to the Observer, Hewlett revealed that his ex-partner Jane Olliver introduced him to...

By on 21 July 2008

Paul Van Dyk, Tiesto And Fatboy Tempt Creamfields Fans

Paul Van Dyk and Tiesto are the artists most attendees of this year's Creamfields are looking forward to seeing at the dance festival, a survey has revealed.Fatboy Slim and Pendulum were also found to excite...

By on 13 July 2008

Albarn Takes His Opera To The Us

BLUR frontman DAMON ALBARN is taking his circus opera to the US.MONKEY: JOURNEY TO THE WEST will make its stateside debut at the 2008 Spoleto Festival in Charleston, South Carolina, beginning on May 23rd, reports...

By on 02 May 2008

Damon Albarn Plans 130 Musician Album

Former BLUR frontman DAMON ALBARN has announced plans to release a rather unusual new album.The singer told BBC 6 Music that his latest endeavour will involve more than 100 musicians, including a Chinese choir and...

By on 29 April 2008

Alex James Blames Damon Albarn For Delaying Blur Reunion

Blur bassist Alex James has blamed Damon Albarn for delaying plans for a band reunion.The Britpop legends have long planned to reform only for individual members to then publicly express distaste at the idea of...

By on 30 January 2008

Bbc3 Launches 'New Look'

A 'new look' BBC3 has been unveiled by Danny Cohen, the digital channel's controller.The channel's programming has been severely criticised by BBC luminaries, with the Today programme's John Humphrys attacking the corporation's bosses for implementing...

By on 22 January 2008

Albarn Slams Celeb Culture

Blur and Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn has slammed the UK's celebrity culture, saying it "sends out all the wrong messages".Albarn told BBC Radio Four that television programmes like Big Brother and the X Factor have...

By on 28 December 2007

Arctic Monkeys Named World's Best Act

The Arctic Monkeys have been named the best act in the world today at the 2007 Q Music awards.The Sheffield band beat some heavyweight competition for the prize, scooping the gong ahead of the Killers,...

By on 08 October 2007

Blur To 'Record Together In September'

Blur could possibly reunite in their original line-up and record together for the first time since 1999.In comments made to the NME, Blur drummer Dave Rowntree said that a period in September has been set...

By on 14 July 2007

Albarn Questions Australian Logic

GORILLAZ star DAMON ALBARN has poured scorn on the Australian government's decision to ban SNOOP DOGG, insisting it will only serve to raise the rapper's profile even more. The hip-hop star has been denied entry...

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