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My Chemical Romance Win Big At The Woodies

Goth rockers MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE took home the top prize at the second annual Woodie Of The Year Awards in New York City last night (02NOV05) when they walked off with the Artist Of The...

Albarn Fears All-star Show Might Not Work

BLUR star DAMON ALBARN is terrified this week's (begs1NOV05) gigs with virtual supergroup GORILLAZ may be too much of a logistical nightmare to pull off. DE LA SOUL, ROOTS MANUVA, HAPPY MONDAYS star SHAUN...

Gallagher Taunts Balding Albarn

NOEL GALLAGHER has launched a new attack on arch-nemesis DAMON ALBARN, this time ridiculing the GORILLAZ frontman's thinning hair. The OASIS guitarist has been feuding with Albarn since they both found britpop stardom in...

Albarn: 'Blur Died Without Coxon'

DAMON ALBARN turned his back on rockers BLUR because he hated performing without guitarist GRAHAM COXON, who left to pursue a solo career. The rocker, who now plays with animated band GORILLAZ, struggled through...

Gorillaz Will Perform Live At Ema Awards

GORILLAZ will draw on the wonders of modern technology to bring the animated band to life they appear live on stage at the Europe Music Awards (EMA) in Portugal on 3 November (05). The...

Coldplay Top Digital Awards

Rock giants COLDPLAY were the big winners at last night's (18OCT05) BT Digital Music Awards in London. The band collected the People's Choice Award, Best Digital Community and Best Digital Campaign at the bash...

Gorillaz Equal Oasis' Success At Q Awards

GORILLAZ walked away from today's (10OCT05) Q Awards ceremony in London with two awards, equalling Oasis' success earlier in the day. Animated band Gorillaz, fronted by BLUR star DAMON ALBARN, took home gongs for...

Gorillaz Sell Out Five Nights At Opera House

An all-star tribute to BLUR star DAMON ALBARN's virtual supergroup GORILLAZ has become one of the most successful sell-outs in Manchester, England's history. DE LA SOUL, ROOTS MANUVA, HAPPY MONDAYS star SHAUN RYDER and...

Albarn: 'People Still Don't Realise I'm Gorillaz'

DAMON ALBARN is amazed people still don't realise he is the musician behind animated band GORILLAZ. The truth behind the CLINT EASTWOOD hitmakers is the worst kept secret in pop - but some people...

Stars Nominated For Us Student Prize

U2, MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE and DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE are among the acts nominated for MTVU 2005 Woodie Awards, which are voted for by America's college students. The rockers join COMMON, THE BRAVERY, MATISYAHU,...

Gorillaz Unmasked

The musicians behind animated band GORILLAZ will unveil themselves for the first time at a forthcoming British gig. Until now the group - led by BLUR frontman DAMON ALBARN - have only performed live...

Oasis Lead Q Awards Race

British rockers OASIS will lead the race at next month's (OCT05) Q Awards in London after landing five nominations. Following the release of their sixth studio album, DON'T BELIEVE THE TRUTH, earlier this year...

War Child Album Breaks Download Record

The WAR CHILD charity record has become the fastest-selling download album in British history, with 4,000 fans dowloading all 22 tracks in the two-and-a-half days since it became available online. A host of UK...

Pussy Cat Dolls Make It A Sexy UK Number One

American girl group PUSSYCAT DOLLS have shot straight to the top of the UK singles charts with their debut single DON'T CHA. The sexy trio have BUSTA RHYMES to thank for their instant success...

Gorillaz Snatch UK Number One Singles Spot From Oasis

GORILLAZ have jumped straight in at the top of the UK singles chart with DARE, knocking OASIS' THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING IDLE off the number one spot and down to number five. In what...

Albarn: 'Forget About Blur'

British singer DAMON ALBARN is thrilled with the anonymity he enjoys as a member of animated band GORILLAZ, because he has been able to reinvent himself. The star collaborated with illustrator JAMIE HEWITT to...

Green Day Triumph At Mtv Vmas

Rockers GREEN DAY were the big winners at last night's (28AUG05) MTV Video Music Awards in Miami, Florida, picking up seven awards including Best Video Of The Year for BOULEVARD OF BROKEN DREAMS. The...

Keane And Magic Numbers Join War Child Line-up

LATEST: KEANE and THE MAGIC NUMBERS have joined the star-studded line-up for War Child charity album HELP: A DAY IN THE LIFE. The record marks the tenth anniversary of the legendary 1995 HELP...

Crazy Frog Still Number One

The CRAZY FROG ringtone rendition of AXEL F continues its reign at the top of the UK singles chart for a third successive week - this time holding off a challenge from singing sensation JAMES...

Crazy Frog Remains The Number One UK Single

The CRAZY FROG ringtone rendition of AXEL F continues its reign at the top of the UK singles chart for a third successive week - this time holding off a challenge from rock titans U2....

Coldplay Track Influenced By Kraftwerk

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN was inspired by German 1970s electronic pioneers KRAFTWERK when he composed the band's new album X+Y. The YELLOW singer confesses he is hooked on the legend's unique melodies - and...

Frog Stays On Top Of Coldplay

COLDPLAY's bid to take revenge on the CRAZY FROG ringtone in their UK singles chart battle has ended in disappointment. The British rockers comeback single SPEED OF SOUND fell from second to seventh place,...

Audioslave Keep Rock On Top In America

Rockers AUDIOSLAVE have followed a triumphant tip to Cuba and a mindblowing free show on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles by topping the US album charts. The cult act, made up of former members...

Coldplay Beaten By Ringtone

COLDPLAY's eagerly-awaited comeback single has been beaten to the top of the UK singles charts by a ringtone, which has made history by becoming the first tune used on mobile phones to cross to the...

Coldplay And Gorillaz Cost Emi Dear

LATEST: Music giant EMI's profits have fallen after its major artists COLDPLAY and GORILLAZ delayed the release of their new albums. Both missed out on bonuses from the British label to make deadlines imposed...

Albarn Stamps Out Egotism

GORILLAZ creator DAMON ALBARN has finally banished his egomania whilst working on the animated rockers latest album DEMON DAYS. The Britpop pioneer, 37, admits he was self-conscious during his early days in Blur, but...

Akon Sits Atop The UK Singles Chart For A Second Week

R+B singer AKON has notched up a second week at the top of the British singles chart with his smash hit LONELY. The US rapper fought off competition from GORILLAZ track FEEL GOOD INC,...

Gorillaz Hold Blackout Gigs

Singer DAMON ALBARN is so determined to hide the human faces behind his animated band GORILLAZ the group will perform all their live gigs this summer (05) in complete darkness. Albarn, acclaimed hip-hop producer...

Gorillaz Album Leaked On Ebay

The team behind animated band GORILLAZ are furious after the group's second album DEMON DAYS was discovered being sold on internet auction house eBAY.CO.UK - two weeks before the disc's release. Gorillaz - created...

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