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Chris Pontius & Jackson Browne Join Flaming Lips For Record Attempt

27th June 2012

Jackass stuntman Chris Pontius and Jackson Browne have been added to the Flaming Lips' record-breaking tour attempt.The group plans to perform eight shows in 24 hours in a bid to break Jay Z's record of...

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Shia Labeouf Goes Full Frontal For Sigur Ros, Twitter Responds

19th June 2012

Shia Labeouf has become the latest celeb to get his kit off all in the name of art and working with bands who believe that nudity is the way to go in realising their concept....

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Wayne Coyne: 'Badu Loves Controversy'

11th June 2012

Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne has broken his silence about his Twitter.com war of words with Erykah Badu over the premature release of their controversial new video.Coyne released a statement apologising for the leak of...

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The Flaming Lips' Record-breaking Tour Takes Shape

7th June 2012

Grace Potter & The Nocturnals and acclaimed singer/songwriter Gary Clark, JR. have signed on to help The Flaming Lips break records by performing eight gigs in a day.Wayne Coyne and his band are hoping to...

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Wayne Coyne Explains Disturbing Badu Video As Fans Protest

7th June 2012

The Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne is attempting to patch up his friendship with R&B star Erykah Badu via Twitter.com after upsetting the singer by prematurely releasing the disturbing video accompanying their The First Time...

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Erykah Badu 'Violated' By Nude Flaming Lips Video

7th June 2012

Erykah Badu has criticised the US rock group the Flaming Lips for posting a video online which contained footage of her and her sister Nayrok, naked. The footage was part of a promo video for...

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The Flaming Lips Ready For 24 Hour World Record Gig Attempt

7th June 2012

The Flaming Lips are aiming to break the world record for amount of concerts performed within 24 hours, the psychedelic band hoping to play gigs in eight different cities within the period and thus beating...

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Erykah Badu Upset With Flaming Lips Video Leak

7th June 2012

R&B star Erykah Badu is upset with rockers the Flaming Lips after they accidentally leaked a provocative new collaboration video online without her permission.The racy promo accompanying Badu's duet with Lips frontman Wayne Coyne, The...

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Ke$ha Likes To Tattoo Her Co-workers

25th May 2012

Ke$ha likes to tattoo everyone she works with.The 'We R Who We R' singer collaborated with The Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne on a few songs for the group's new album 'The Flaming Lips and...

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Flaming Lips Plan One-day Mini-tour To Break Jay-z's World Record

23rd May 2012

The Flaming Lips are hoping to smash Jay Z's record for the most live performances in a 24-hour period by embarking on an epic one-day mini-trek this summer (12).The rockers will stage eight live shows...

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Ke$ha Samples Blur's Song 2 On New Record

23rd May 2012

Ke$ha samples Blur's 'Song 2' on her second album. Leaked track 'Woo Hoo' features snippets of the British band's classic, backed by lyrics about the hard-partying lifestyle which Ke$ha is famous for.Other tracks on the...

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Ke$ha Wants To Work With Justin Bieber

2nd May 2012

Ke$ha wants to work with Justin Bieber.The 'Blow' hitmaker admires the young pop superstar and thinks a duet between them would be great.Ke$ha has a very eclectic music taste and can imagine herself just as...

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Flaming Lips Album To Feature Stars' Blood Samples

28th March 2012

The Flaming Lips' Record Store Day album The Flaming Lips & Heady Fwends will feature the blood of the band's collaborators.Frontman Wayne Coyne has revealed he is collecting samples from the acts who have recorded...

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Fascinating Fact 13096

21st March 2012

Rockers The Flaming Lips have teamed up with pals like Yoko Ono, Nick Cave and KE$HA to record a special new album for next month's (Apr12) Record Store Day. The band's collaborations will feature on...

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Snowmont Music Festival Cancelled

16th March 2012

A Vermont festival featuring Snoop Dogg and The Flaming Lips has been scrapped due to "unforeseen circumstances".The SnowMont Music Festival, which was scheduled for the Killington Resort from 30 March (12) to 1 April (12),...

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Flaming Lips Musical Gets A 2012 Premiere In California

16th March 2012

The Flaming Lips' ambitious stageshow adaptation of their hit album Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots will open in California at the end of the year (12).The musical, based on the 2002 album, will make its...

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Stars Kick Off Guthrie's Centennial Celebrations

12th March 2012

John Mellencamp, Hanson, The Flaming Lips and Jackson Browne were among the performers who kicked off a celebration of Woody Guthrie's life at a centennial concert in Oklahoma on Saturday (10Mar12).The folk legend died in...

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South By Southwest 2012 Will See New Names Refresh Old Festival Traditions

9th March 2012

South By Southwest starts today in Austin, Texas. A festival that started out in 1987 with plans for it to be a showcase for emerging music and creative companies has grown to become a truly...

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Coldplay's Brit Award Pyrotechnics Worry Organisers

20th February 2012

Coldplay have emerged as unlikely troublemakers ahead of the Brit Awards tomorrow (February 21, 2012), a group who in the past have come across as about as edgy as a water melon apparently causing organisers...

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The Dave Matthews Band Announces 41 Date Us Tour For 2012

16th February 2012

The Dave Matthews Band have announced a 41-show US tour, starting May 18, 2012 in Texas and ending on September 9, 2012. The tour dates were announced yesterday (February 15, 2012), adding that tickets will...

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Yoko Ono And Bon Iver To Work On Flaming Lips Album

13th January 2012

The Flaming Lips are set to work with Yoko Ono and Bon Iver on their new album.The psychedelic rockers frontman Wayne Coyne has named a list of stars who will appear on their upcoming release...

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Yoko Records Christmas Tune With Flaming Lips

7th December 2011

Yoko Ono and the Flaming Lips have re-recorded a version of the band's festive tune Atlas Eets Christmas.The acts will team up for two New Year's concerts in Oklahoma at the end of the month...

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Flaming Lips To Ring In The New Year With Yoko Ono

27th November 2011

Rockers the Flaming Lips have announced a fifth New Year extravaganza with Yoko Ono in their native Oklahoma.Wayne Coyne's band will perform two Freakout concerts with Ono and the Plastic Ono Band in Oklahoma City...

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Fascinating Fact 12286

25th October 2011

The Flaming Lips will honour late Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs by performing a cover of the Beatles' Revolution at the O Music Awards 2 on Monday (31Oct11). The performance will be recorded with an...

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Steve Jobs Getting Musical Tribute From The Flaming Lips

25th October 2011

Apple boss Steve Jobs is set to be remembered by seminal psychedelic rockers The Flaming Lips at the O Music Awards on October 31st 2011. The news was given in a double announcement that also...

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Weezer Bassist Dies After Twitter Death Prediction

10th October 2011

Former Weezer bassist Mikey Welsh passed away in Chicago on Sunday (9th October 2011), just days after predicting his own death on Twitter. The musician, who played with the rock band from 1998 to 2001,...

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The Flaming Lips Release Song In A Human Skull

4th October 2011

Oddball Oklahoma rockers The Flaming Lips have put their own macabre twist on the traditional methods of releasing music - they have put out a unique 24-hour song on a hard drive embedded in a...

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Flaming Lips And Interpol Gigs Scrapped After Hurricane Irene

31st August 2011

A series of New York concerts due to feature rockers the Flaming Lips and Interpol has been cancelled in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene.The gigs, also including sets by rap icon Q-Tip and dance star...

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Flaming Lips Concert Cancelled After Storm Hits Tulsa

8th August 2011

The Flaming Lips became the latest band to face off with the elements during a concert in their native Oklahoma on Saturday (06Aug11) after high winds and rain caused stage structural problems.Just weeks after the...

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