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Is Banksy Really Massive Attack's Founder Robert Del Naja?

For more than two decades, art collectors and graffiti enthusiasts alike have speculated as to the true identity (or identities) behind Banksy, the artist whose socially and politically aware murals have regularly been valued in...

Naughty Boy Has Eyes For Neelam Gill?

Naughty Boy was spotted cosying up to model Neelam Gill at Massive Attack's after-party following their headline show at Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park.The 'La La La' hitmaker was hanging out with the...

Patti Smith And Massive Attack Among Silver Clef Awards Winners

The veteran songwriter will be presented with the Google Outstanding Achievement Award while the Teardrop duo will receive the Royal Albert Hall Best Group Award on 1 July (16) at the Grosvenor House...

Kate Moss Stars In New Massive Attack Video

The video for song Ritual Spirit is taken from the electronica stars' latest EP featuring British singer Azekel, with Kate providing the visuals.Directed by Robert Del Naja (aka Massive Attack's 3D) and Medium the new...

Gary Numan To Be Honoured At Q Awards

Gary Numan will receive the 2015 Q Innovation In Sound award at the Q Awards.The 57-year-old electronic musician is the first winner to be announced for the Q Awards in association with Absolute Radio, which...

Thousands Queue To Experience Bansky's Dark 'Dismaland' Exhibition

‘Dismaland’, the new exhibition by artist Banksy is causing crowds of thousands descend upon the seaside resort of Weston-super-Mare in the hope of getting tickets. The exhibition offers a dark and twisted take on a...

Massive Attack Dedicate Lebanese Benefit Gig To Children Of Gaza

British dance stars Massive Attack dedicated their charity concert in Lebanon on Tuesday (29Jul14) to the children of Gaza as the violence between Israeli and Palestinian forces continues to rise.The Teardrop hitmakers travelled to the...

Bradley Cooper And Fassbender Party At Glasto

Michael Fassbender and Bradley Cooper continued to party hard at Glastonbury festival with Noel Gallagher on Sunday night (29.06.14).The actors hung out backstage with the singer at a bash hosted by Massive Attack, following their...

Metallica: Glastonbury Was A 'No-brainer'

Metallica say deciding to headline Glastonbury was a ''no-brainer''.The heavy metal band have been confirmed as the third and final festival headliner, joining Kasabian and Arcade Fire on Worthy Farm's Pyramid Stage, and claim they...

Cult Soul Hero Terry Callier Dies, Aged 67, Beth Orton Pays Tribute

Terry Callier has passed away at the age of 67. The soul and jazz singer is probably best known for the song 'You Goin' Miss Your Candyman' and with a career than spanned six decades,...

Tributes To Hal David Led By Motown's Dionne Warwick

Hal David was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame just last year, though his song-writing has permeated modern culture for decades. Best known for his work collaborating with Burt Bacharach and his...

Massive Attack Influenced Halo 4

Neil Davidge's 'Halo 4' soundtrack is influenced by Massive Attack.The record producer and composer has worked with electronic band since the nineties - contributing to albums 'Mezzanine', '100th Window', 'Collected' and 'Heligoland' - and says...

Neil Davidge's 'Heartfelt' Halo 4 Soundtrack

Neil Davidge composed ''heartfelt and emotional'' tracks for the 'Halo 4' soundtrack.The composer - best known for his work with Massive Attack, who's albums he has worked on since the 90s - has replaced Martin...

Thom Yorke And Massive Attack Play For Protesters

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke and Massive Attack have staged a secret gig in London in support of the ongoing 'Occupy' protest in the city.Protesters began camping outside London landmark St. Paul's Cathedral in October (11)...

Leona Lewis' To Make People 'Jump Around'

Leona Lewis' wrote new track 'Glassheart' to make her "dance and jump around".The 'Collide' singer worked with Ryan Tedder - the OneRepublic singer and songwriter responsible for her biggest hit, 'Bleeding Love' - on the...

Gary Barlow's Charity Single Finalised

Gary Barlow's Children In Need charity single will be an all-star version of Massive Attack's 'Teardrop'.The Take That leader has been working with producer Labrinth - who was behind Tinie Tempah's hit 'Pass Out' -...

Tong Granted Restraining Order Against Massive Attack Singer

British Dj Pete Tong has been granted a restraining order against a former Massive Attack collaborator after she alleged the pair had wed.The dance music star accused singer Shara Nelson of pestering him with calls...

Scarlett Johansson Records With Massive Attack

Scarlett Johansson has teamed up with British music group Massive Attack to record a song for a new movie soundtrack.The Hollywood actress has previously shown off her musical talents by releasing a 2008 album of...

Nicki Minaj Can't Trust Friends

Nicki Minaj no longer knows who her friends are.The 26-year-old rapper has started to doubt the motives of her pals since finding fame and has no idea who she can or can't trust anymore.She said:...

Massive Attack Release Charity Album

Dance music duo MASSIVE ATTACK are donating all the proceeds from their new mini-album to the War Child charity.Robert Del Naja and Grant Marshall are longstanding supporters of the organisation, working with charity bosses to...

Massive Attack Promise New Material

Massive Attack are planning to "randomly" release new EPs in 2011.The UK dance group took seven years to bring out their last album 'Heligoland' earlier this year, but are keen to follow it up with...

Devlin The UK's Eminem?

Devlin has been tipped as the UK's answer to Eminem. The grime MC recently worked with Labrinth - who was behind Tinie Tempah's songs 'Pass Out' and 'Frisky' - and the musician-and-producer is tipping him...

M.i.a's Stage Invasion

M.I.A. was forced to end her headline slot early at this weekend's Big Chill festival after hundreds of fans invaded the stage.The 'XOXO' hitmaker - who was Saturday night's (07.08.10) headline act at the music...

Massive Attack's Different New Album

Massive Attack's upcoming album could be "completely different" to 'Heligoland'.Robert Del Naja - who is one half of the 'Teardrop' electronica duo - explained while their last LP saw them collaborating with musicians they have...

Evanescence To Go Synth-pop

Evanescence are heading in a synth-pop direction.The group is working on their third album - a follow up to their 2006 album 'The Open Door' - and singer and pianist Amy Lee said the sound...

Chorus-less Massive Attack

Massive Attack never write choruses into their songs. The group's Robert '3D' Del Naja said because they aren't conventional musicians they never set about song writing in a normal way, leading to their eclectic and...

Massive Attack Survived 90s

Massive Attack nearly "imploded" in the 90s. The Bristol-based group - who have collaborated with numerous music stars, including Madonna and Neneh Cherry - have revealed inter-band fights became so intense they nearly gave up....

Massive Attack's Scrapped Album

Massive Attack scrapped some new material because of internet leaks. The 'Teardrop' hitmakers, who are soon to release their first album in seven years 'Heligoland', admitted they wrote an album and a half worth of...

Massive Attack Happy With Albarn Collaboration

Massive Attack are pleased to have worked with Damon Albarn. The 'Teardrop' hitmakers, who collaborated with the Blur front-man on their upcoming album 'Heligoland', said he was great to work with. Robert '3D' Del Naja...

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