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Coxon Saddened By Barrett's Death

Former BLUR guitarist GRAHAM COXON is heart broken after hearing his idol SYD BARRETT died on Friday (07JUL06). The PARKLIFE hitmaker, who is now pursuing a solo career, was inspired to learn guitar by Barrett's...

Sham 69 Frontman Slams Embrace World Cup Song

SHAM 69 frontman JIMMY PURSEY has dismissed EMBRACE's official England soccer World Cup anthem WORLD AT YOUR FEET as "embarrassing". Sham 69 are releasing their own World Cup song, HURRY UP ENGLAND, a reworking of...

Stars Sign Up To Play Anti-racism Festival

Ex-BLUR guitarist GRAHAM COXON and THE BUZZCOCKS are among the artists who will perform at the UK's biggest anti-racism festival in London's Finsbury Park on 8 July (06). The free event, organised by London Mayor...

Albarn: 'I Don't Want To Be The Star'

GORILLAZ creator DAMON ALBARN is happier than ever working behind the scenes with the animated hitmakers, because he found being a frontman difficult to deal with. Albarn, who scored numerous hits on the UK charts...

The Things They Say 1804

"I wanted to be a footballer or do something with UFOs. But I wasn't much good at football and decided I didn't believe in UFOs." Former BLUR guitarist GRAHAM COXON's early ambitions were over before...

Coxon: 'Blur Were Becoming Bulls**T'

GRAHAM COXON is glad he left BLUR when he did, because the band's music was turning into "bloated anthemic bulls**t". The guitarist quit in 2002 because of what he later revealed to be a drinking...

Coxon Blames Ex-bandmates For Split

Ex-BLUR guitarist GRAHAM COXON blames his former bandmates for not noticing his alcoholism and helping him. Coxon quit the group in 2002 after his relationship with DAMON ALBARN, ALEX JAMES and DAVE ROWNTREE collapsed. He...

Coxon: 'Sobriety Is A Miracle'

Former BLUR guitarist GRAHAM COXON is reveling in his new found sobriety, because it allows him more time to concentrate on his solo career. Coxon advises anyone suffering with alcohol addiction to kick the habit,...

Blur Star Slams Blunt

Former BLUR star GRAHAM COXON has blasted newcomer JAMES BLUNT as bland and uninspiring, comparing his sentimental songs to trite greetings cards. The scathing guitarist, now a solo artist, is convinced the YOU'RE BEAUTIFUL hitmaker...

The Things They Say 1560

"Part of me wants GRAHAM to be a f**king disaster so he'll come back." BLUR bassist ALEX JAMES considers sabotaging his former bandmate GRAHAM COXON's solo career in a bid to lure back the estranged...

The Things They Say 1427

"ELISHA CUTHBERT? That might do it. No not really. Everything I want would be too supernatural really." GRAHAM COXON admits it would take a lot to tempt him back to BLUR....

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...

Coxon: 'I Don't Miss Albarn'

Former BLUR rocker GRAHAM COXON has launched a scathing attack on his former bandmate DAMON ALBARN, insisting he was never friends with the GORILLAZ star. The guitarist quit the TENDER hitmakers in 2002...

Coxon Slams Blur Reunion Rumours

GRAHAM COXON has rubbished rumours he plans to reunite with BLUR - insisting he has outgrown the band. The guitarist, who quit in 2002, claims there is no truth to reports he has called...

Blur Cancel Intimate London Gig

British rockers BLUR have cancelled a London live show because they don't feel ready to perform on stage yet. Remaining members DAMON ALBARN, ALEX JAMES and DAVE ROWNTREE - guitarist GRAHAM COXON was sacked...

Bassist Confirms Blur Album

BLUR bassist ALEX JAMES has confirmed the British rockers will begin recording a new album this month (DEC05) - even though he finds reunions with remaining bandmates DAMON ALBARN and DAVE ROWNTREE stressful. The...

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...

Albarn Struggles To Multi-task

DAMON ALBARN is terrified of going on tour with BLUR, because following the departure of guitarist GRAHAM COXON he will be expected to sing and play at the same time. Albarn, who is currently...

Coxon And Bloc Party Join UK Version Of 'Desert Sessions'

Ex-BLUR guitarist GRAHAM COXON and BLOC PARTY are taking part in a British collaboration project modelled on QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE frontman JOSH HOMME's DESERT SESSIONS albums. Cult rockers YOURCODENAMEIS:MILO are organising the...

Blur Go Back To Basics

Celebrated Britpop band BLUR have described their forthcoming album as unambitious punk rock, because they lack a talented guitarist following GRAHAM COXON's refusal to rejoin the group Modest frontman DAMON ALBARN wants fans to...

Coxon's Anguish At Blur Chart-topper

BLUR guitarist GRAHAM COXON was so unprepared for the surge in popularity the band enjoyed when they scored their first number one single ten years ago, he tried to jump out of a window....

Kaiser Chiefs' Blur Reunion Bid Backfires

KAISER CHIEFS frontman RICKY WILSON dragged former BLUR star DAMON ALBARN to watch his ex-bandmate GRAHAM COXON's solo gig in a desperate bid to reform the band - and is devastated it backfired. The...

Albarn: 'I'm Jealous Of The Gallaghers'

Singer DAMON ALBARN is jealous of his former rivals NOEL and LIAM GALLAGHER because they manage to keep OASIS together despite their notorious feuds - while Albarn has been unable to persuade guitarist GRAHAM COXON...

Albarn Begs Coxon To Return

DAMON ALBARN has hinted BLUR will never record another album - unless former guitarist GRAHAM COXON returns. Coxon - who's now enjoying a highly-acclaimed solo career - quit Blur in 2002 following an alleged...

Coxon Worries About Lyrical Vulnerability On New Album

Former BLUR guitarist GRAHAM COXON has likened recording the vocals for his latest solo album to walking around naked - because his lyrics are so personal. Coxon is currently recording the as-yet-untitled follow-up to...

Ferdinand Top Winners At Nme Awards

Rockers FRANZ FERDINAND emerged victorious at last night's (17FEB05) NME AWARDS in London, where they picked up the Best Album and Best Track honours. The Scottish band's eponymous debut record was the most popular...

Former Blur Star's Gig For Tsunami Appeal

Former BLUR guitarist GRAHAM COXON has agreed to play a one-off gig in aid of the Asian Tsunami Disaster Appeal. The BEETLEBUM musician and now solo artist will perform at the Colour venue...

Coxon's Blur Booze Battle

Former BLUR guitarist GRAHAM COXON battled alcohol addiction when he was in the band and was only able to kick his habit by going into rehab. The TENDER musician found the best method to...

Coxon Backtracks On Blur Return

LATEST: Guitarist GRAHAM COXON has altered his stance on rejoining BLUR just hours after thrilling fans with the news he'd been persuaded to return to the British group. Yesterday (21OCT04) Coxon - now a...

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