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Gorillaz Nyc Gig Hits Problems

Animated band GORILLAZ' first sell-out show in New York City was ruined this weekend (02APR06) when technical problems forced ambitious visuals to be scrapped at the last minute. The DAMON ALBARN project, billed as a...

Gorillaz Hit The Small Screen

Animated hitmakers GORILLAZ are planning to star in their own TV cartoon series. The DIRTY HARRY stars, fronted by BLUR singer DAMON ALBARN, can't wait to get the show off the ground. An insider tells...

Gorillaz To Split?

GORILLAZ will split by Christmas (06), according to a bandmember overheard discussing its shaky future. REMI, the voice behind animated character RUSSELL, was heard telling a pal the DAMON ALBARN-fronted group are sick of the...

Corpse Bride Wins Animation Awards

TIM BURTON'S CORPSE BRIDE triumphed at the British Animation Awards on Thursday (09MAR06), after beating Oscar-winning WALLACE AND GROMIT: THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT to the Best Feature accolade. The quirky film-maker picked up the...

Blur Star Praises Gorillaz

BLUR bassist ALEX JAMES adores animated band GORILLAZ , even though he thinks their creator, his bandmate DAMON ALBARN, is a "c**t". James is happy to swallow his pride in the light of the DIRTY...

Gorillaz Go Bananas About Monkey

GORILLAZ creators DAMON ALBARN and JAMIE HEWLETT are writing the score for an operatic production of cult 1970s TV show MONKEY. The project, which will boast Chinese acrobats and members of the acclaimed Peking Opera,...

Treble Triumph For Arctic Monkeys At Nme Awards

Indie icons ARCTIC MONKEYS were the big winners at last night's (23FEB06) NME Awards in London, scooping three awards including Best British Band. The four-piece, whose album WHATEVER PEOPLE SAY I AM THAT'S WHAT...

Gorillaz Ditch World Tour Plans

Animated band GORILLAZ have abandoned plans for a world tour, because it costs too much money to bring the cartoon characters to life on a regular basis. The DIRTY HARRY hitmakers - who are...

James Hints At Blur Tension

BLUR bassist ALEX JAMES is struggling to deal with bandmate DAMON ALBARN's success with his side project GORILLAZ. James is disgruntled Albarn's animated sidekicks have taken the charts by storm, because the DIRTY HARRY...

Albarn Writes Play

BLUR frontman and GORILLAZ creator DAMON ALBARN is developing a play for London's prestigious National Theatre. The FEEL GOOD INC hitmaker, 37, will focus on the diverse musical cultures that have emerged from the...

Hilton Eyes Johnson And Blunt

Socialite PARIS HILTON gave Brit Awards winner JACK JOHNSON and JAMES BLUNT an extra accolade at the London ceremony last night (15FEB06), she think's "they're hot". THE SIMPLE LIFE reality TV star presented the...

Pink Floyd Land Playboy Honour

Rock legends PINK FLOYD have been inducted into Playboy magazine's Hall of Fame for their "unprecedented combined commercial and musical gravitas". The British supergroup lead the way in the newly-announced 2005 Music Awards, listed...

Madonna's Leotard Too Sexy For Malaysia

MADONNA's leotard-clad performance at the Grammy Awards on Wednesday (08FEB06) has been banned from Malaysian television, after officials deemed her dance and costume too provocative. The Muslim nation removed Madonna's duet with the GORILLAZ...

Photographs Intensify Madonna Marriage Speculation

MADONNA has been photographed out and about in Hollywood without her wedding ring, further fuelling speculation her marriage to British film-maker GUY RITCHIE is in trouble. The MATERIAL GIRL singer was in Los Angeles...

Gorillaz + Madonna Stun The Grammys

GORILLAZ made Grammy Awards history at Los Angeles' Staples Center last night (08FEB06) when they became the first animated group to open the prize giving. The quirky group, founded by BLUR's DAMON ALBARN and...

Gorillaz To Auction Helmet For Charity

Animated band GORILLAZ have designed a military helmet which is being auctioned on eBay.com to raise money for charity. The DIRTY HARRY sensations have teamed up with the makers of Gulf War movie JARHEAD...

Madonna And Mariah Fight For Top Grammy Spot

Pop star MARIAH CAREY is reportedly furious with producers of the Grammy Awards because they selected MADONNA to open the ceremony instead of her. The DON'T FORGET ABOUT US singer "really wanted to open...

Grammy Bosses Pay Tribute To New Orleans

Organisers of tonight's (08FEB06) Grammy Awards are planning a tribute to devastated New Orleans by inviting locals ALLEN TOUSSAINT and DR JOHN to jam with ELVIS COSTELLO and BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN. BONNIE RAITT, U2's THE...

Mccartney And Clarkson To Perform At Grammys

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY and AMERICAN IDOL winner KELLY CLARKSON have been added to the line-up for the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on 8 February (06). The former BEATLE will be making his first...

Madonna Chooses Grammys Over The Brits

Anglophile MADONNA has snubbed the Brit Awards this month (FEB06), to perform at the Grammys the day before. The MATERIAL GIRL has been based in Britain since she began dating husband GUY RITCHIE in...

Arctic Monkeys Snub Brit Awards 'Over Tv Coverage'

Rock newcomers ARCTIC MONKEYS are refusing to perform at the Brit Awards next month (FEB06), because of their intense dislike of televised performances. Brit Awards bosses are desperate to persuade the band, whose debut...

Christie Scores Top Selling UK Single Of 2005

Veteran crooner TONY CHRISTIE released the top selling single of 2005 in the UK after (IS THIS THE WAY TO) AMARILLO spent eight weeks at number one. Christie sold 1.1 million copies of his...

Kanye Tops USA Today Poll

KANYE WEST has been given a belated Christmas gift by the editors of American newspaper USA Today - his latest album LATE REGISTRATION has been named the best of 2005. The rapper's release beat...

Gorillaz Agree To Do Cribs

Animated band GORILLAZ are opening their front doors to MTV's celebrities-at-home show CRIBS - because they are disgusted at how many other stars have poor taste. The FEEL GOOD hitmakers, created by BLUR star...

Green Day Target Remix Team

Pop rockers GREEN DAY have issued a cease-and-desist order in a bid to stop DJ team DEAN GRAY from making their AMERICAN IDIOT remixes available for download on the net. The duo - who...

Gorillaz Ape Royal Speech

DAMON ALBARN's animated rockers GORILLAZ are set to poke fun at a British festive tradition as they produce an alternative to QUEEN ELIZABETH II's speech this Christmas (05). The comic address - screened on...

Kanye Gets Spin And Rolling Stone's Nod For Best Album

KANYE WEST is off to a running start in the race for the Best Album Grammy next year (06), after landing top spot in US magazines Spin and Rolling Stone's end-of-year polls. The rapper's...

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