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Damon Albarn Hints At New Gorillaz Album

Damon Albarn has hinted Gorillaz could release another ''spontaneous'' album. The 49-year-old singer, who created the virtual band - made up of animated 2-D members - alongside Jamie Hewlett, has admitted he is keen to...

Gorillaz Announce UK Tour

Gorillaz have announced a UK tour for later this year.Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett's animated band - comprised of 2D characters 2D, Murdoc Niccals, Noodle and Russel Hobbs - will kick off their short...

Gorillaz Have No Agenda

Damon Albarn has ''no agenda'' with Gorillaz.The 49-year-old singer loves the fact his animated band are able to adapt to whatever he is writing or whatever musical direction he is keen to explore and insists...

Damon Albarn: The World Has Gone Nuts

The new Gorillaz album was recorded in response to the ''world going f***ing nuts'', according to Damon Albarn.The 49-year-old star has revealed the band's first album in six years, 'Humanz', was inspired by the election...

Damon Albarn: I Can Stay In The Game For At Least 18 Months

Damon Albarn has so many songs left over that didn't make Gorillaz LP 'Humanz' that he can stay in ''the game'' for a while.The Blur frontman has over 40 tracks that are currently unused and...

Gorillaz Announce Comeback Show With New Festival

Gorillaz have announced their UK live comeback with their own festival in Margate, Kent.The virtual band - created by Blur frontman Damon Albarn and comic book artist Jamie Hewlett - will take to the stage...

Gorillaz Release First Song In Six Years

Gorillaz have surprised fans by releasing their first song in six years. Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett's animated band have dropped anti Donald Trump song 'Hallelujah Money', featuring Mercury Prize-winning artist Benjamin Clementine, and have...

Gorillaz Tease Mysterious Upcoming Album With New Instagram And Website

The group hasn't dropped new music since their fourth album The Fall reached listeners in 2011, leaving fans at the edge of their seats in anticipation of fresh songs, and as the band prepares to...

Gorillaz To Take Up Whole Of 2016 For Damon Albarn

Jamie Hewlett has promised ''2016 is going to be Gorillaz all year''.The comic creator has revealed he's once again teamed up with his collaborator Damon Albarn to revive the virtual band with the intention of...

Jamie Hewlett Confirms New Gorillaz Album And 2016 Plans

Jamie Hewlett has confirmed that Gorillaz will soon be returning with a new album. The artist who is preparing to host an exhibition at London's Saatchi Gallery, titled The Suggetionists, said the band are planning...

Gorillaz Star Lands First Fine Art Exhibition

The artist is preparing to debut a show titled The Suggestionists, which will comprise of three bodies of work called Tarot, which will feature the art of tarotica, Honey will be an homage...

Damon Albarn Confirms New Gorillaz Record

Damon Albarn is planning a new Gorillaz album.The 47-year-old star has revealed he is set to start recording the group's new record in September as a follow-up to 2011's 'The Fall', scheduled for a 2016...

Jamie Hewlett: 'Gorillaz Returns'

Gorillaz co-creator Jamie Hewlett has confirmed the virtual band is making a comeback.The Feel Good Inc. hitmakers last released an album in 2011 and Hewlett's co-founder Damon Albarn has been working on solo projects and...

Damon Albarn: Blur Will Play Live Again

Damon Albarn is ''sure'' Blur will play live again. The frontman releases his debut solo album 'Everyday Robots' this month but is still close to his band mates Graham Coxon, Alex James and Dave Rowntree,...

Liam Gallagher & Jamie Hewlett Team Up For T-shirt Collection

Liam Gallagher has teamed up with his one-time rival Damon Albarn's Gorillaz bandmate Jamie Hewlett to create a new collection of charity T-shirts.The White Guitar Collection will feature three limited edition designs, created by artist...

Blur To Record After Tour

Blur will record a new album when they have finished touring. The 'Song 2' band are planning to follow up 2003's 'Think Tank' after their current run of shows across the world have finished. Jamie...

Graham Coxon Writing Songs Fictional Britpop Band

Blur guitarist Graham Coxon is writing songs for a film about Britpop. The musician is teaming up with Ash frontman Tim Wheeler to pen tracks for a fictional Britpop band in a movie called 'The...

Damon Albarn: Gorillaz Will Record Again

Gorillaz will make another record when Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett work out their differences.The cartoon collective has been on hiatus ever since the collaborators had a huge row last year but Damon insists it...

Albarn: 'No Solid Future For Gorillaz'

Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn has shed doubt on the supergroup's future after revealing he and co-founder Jamie Hewlett have fallen out.Just days after announcing his Britpop band Blur's summer (12) Olympics gig will be their...

Gorillaz Releasing Track With Andre3000

Gorillaz are releasing a new single with Andre3000.The cartoon band have joined with the Outkast star and former LCD Soundsytem frontman James Murphy for 'DoYaThing', available to fans as a free download from shoe company...

Gorillaz New Album Created Entirely On Ipad Apps

Gorillaz, the musical project of Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett, have returned with their fifth studio album. Gorillaz new record 'The Fall' has been created entirely on 'iPad' apps and was recorded in hotels and...

Gorillaz Future In Question

Gorillaz may come to an end after their present tour. The cartoon band - which is masterminded by singer and musician Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett - are presently completing their largest and most...

Gorillaz In Tune With The Us

Damon Albarn thinks America is "in tune" with Gorillaz.The singer - who is behind the cartoon group with artist Jamie Hewlett - said he is overwhelmed by the success of their recent US dates, and...

Gorillaz Put Through The 'Vocoder Of America'

The new Gorillaz album will sound like an "English voice put through the vocoder of America".The cartoon band's main songwriter has been recording while touring in the US, and described how his experience of being...

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,...

Albarn And Massive Attack Launch Anti-bomb Website

GORILLAZ star DAMON ALBARN and British electronic group MASSIVE ATTACK have launched a new website opposing the UK government's move to buy more nuclear weapons. The music stars have launched no-bomb.com - a website exhibiting...

Weinstein To Produce Gorillaz Movie

Hollywood movie mogul HARVEY WEINSTEIN is in talks with BLUR frontman DAMON ALBARN to produce a GORILLAZ movie. The former Miramax head visited Albarn and co-Gorillaz creator, artist JAMIE HEWLETT, to discuss a possible film...

Coldplay Out In The Cold At Novellos

COLDPLAY are in shock after failing to pick up one honour at last night's (24MAY06) prestigious Ivor Novello Awards, despite being hotly-tipped to win in three categories. The CHRIS MARTIN-fronted band had been nominated for...

Gorillaz Founder Is Designer Of The Year

GORILLAZ co-founder JAMIE HEWLETT has won Britain's prestigious Designer Of The Year award. Hewlett scooped the gong and a $45,000 (GBP25,000) prize for conceiving all the animated group's graphics, "personal mythology" and "live" performances. Hewlett...

Gorillaz Win Web Award

Animated group GORILLAZ have won more accolades for their technological talents, picking up a Webby Award alongside the likes of networking website MySpace.com and internet co-inventor DR ROBERT KAHN. The band, created by BLUR frontman...

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