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Coyne Turned Ashtray Contents Into Coleslaw

11th January 2009

FLAMING LIPS frontman WAYNE COYNE has confessed he used to mash up ashtray treats in coleslaw when he worked as a fry cook at a Long John Silver's fast food restaurant in his native Oklahoma....

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Coyne's Confetti War With Serious Rockers

9th January 2009

FLAMING LIPS star WAYNE COYNE caused confetti mayhem at a 2008 festival in Mexico after fellow performers NINE INCH NAILS and STONE TEMPLE PILOTS complained about his colourful finale. The zany frontman admits he and...

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Coyne's Cooked Up Dining Disasters

23rd December 2008

FLAMING LIPS frontman WAYNE COYNE was so bored by his early stint as a cook in an American chain restaurant, he entertained himself by ruining his patrons' dinners with cigarette ash. The rocker worked as...

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The Things They Say 10551

13th December 2008

"I've never got ARCTIC MONKEYS - they seem too much like a British thing to me. They're like OASIS whereby Americans can't really relate to them." FLAMING LIPS front man WAYNE COYNE isn't a fan...

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Coyne Talks New Album

20th November 2008

FLAMING LIPS frontman Wayne Coyne has revealed that the band will be starting recording work on their new album early next year.According to the singer, they have half an album's worth of material already written...

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Wayne Coyne: I'm No Axl

11th November 2008

FLAMING LIPS frontman Wayne Coyne has been taking about the imminent release of the band's film CHRISTMAS ON MARS - which has been seven years in the making.Despite the lengthy process of the project, Coyne...

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The Flaming Lips Remake Nbc Theme

28th October 2008

THE FLAMING LIPS have put their unique touch to NBC's three note chime which serves as the US TV station's signature tune.According to Entertainment Weekly, it is part of a national campaign to give the...

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Flaming Lips Fight For State Song

15th October 2008

Eccentric rockers THE FLAMING LIPS are fighting to land the new official state tune in their native Oklahoma. The trio's Do You Realize? hit is on a shortlist of 10 tracks by state natives under...

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Fascinating Fact 5959

9th September 2008

Avant-garde rockers THE FLAMING LIPS are shortlisted alongside music legends including ELVIS PRESLEY and J.J. CALE in a public vote to decide Oklahoma's official State Rock Song. The band's single Do You Realize is among...

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Lips Roll Out Christmas Film At 'Custom-designed' Theatre

5th September 2008

Rockers THE FLAMING LIPS have taken over a New York theatre to launch their much-anticipated festive film CHRISTMAS ON MARS - and they'll be putting on breakfast screenings at 7am and 9am. The movie, which...

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Flaming Lips Help Homeless Puppies

11th July 2008

Cult rockers THE FLAMING LIPS are trying to find homes for seven puppies online. The band is using its MySpace.com website to seek out fans who are looking to become dog owners after a stray...

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Fascinating Fact 5595

8th July 2008

The FLAMING LIPS will perform a medley from rock opera TOMMY as part of THE WHO's VH1 Rock Honours tribute concert in Los Angeles on Saturday (12Jul08). FOO FIGHTERS and PEARL JAM will also perform...

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Rockers Line Up To Honour The Who

21st May 2008

PEARL JAM, the FLAMING LIPS and the FOO FIGHTERS will pay tribute to THE WHO when the British rockers are feted at VH1's third annual Rock Honors show in Las Vegas in July (12Jul08). The...

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Flaming Lips To Debut Film At Washington Festival

26th February 2008

The FLAMING LIPS will premiere their long-awaited CHRISTMAS ON MARS movie at the Sasquatch! Festival in Washington in May (08). The band will also perform at the weekend event, which will be headlined by The...

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Flaming Lips Host Halloween March

29th October 2007

Rockers THE FLAMING LIPS were joined by 1,000 fans on their annual hometown Halloween parade in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on Saturday (27Oct07). The Ghouls Gone Wild procession saw fans marching through city streets dressed in...

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Lips Land Street Name Honour In Oklahoma City

24th October 2007

Rockers THE FLAMING LIPS have been honoured in their native Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - with a street. The City Council has renamed a street in the trendy Bricktown district Flaming Lips Alley to honour their...

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Editors Added To Monolith Line-up

30th May 2007

Editors have been added to the line-up for Monolith festival in the Rocky Mountains along with fellow British rockers Art Brut.Turbonegro will also play the festival as well as Matt and Kim, Tim Barry of...

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Pumpkins And Monkeys At Osheaga

11th May 2007

Sheffield band Arctic Monkeys have been added to the bill at the Osheaga festival in Montreal.The Monkeys will be bringing their new album Favourite Worst Nightmare to a huge number of festival crowds across the...

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More Bands Added To O2 Wireless

19th April 2007

The line-up for the O2 Wireless festival in London has expanded even further with the addition of number of new bands.Klaxons, the Bees, the Sounds, Ghosts and a host of other new acts have been...

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Bono And The Edge 'Set For Spiderman Musical'

19th April 2007

U2 frontman Bono and guitarist the Edge have reportedly signed up to write music for the forthcoming Spiderman musical.The musicians will be working with the show's producers to create a soundtrack for the webbed crusader's...

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Sorkin To Battle The Pink Robots With Flaming Lips

22nd March 2007

THE WEST WING creator AARON SORKIN will collaborate with the FLAMING LIPS on the group's stage musical, inspired by their hit 2002 album YOSHIMI BATTLES THE PINK ROBOTS. Tony Award-winning director DES MCANUFF will stage...

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Flaming Lips Star Turns Roving Reporter

21st March 2007

Eccentric FLAMING LIPS star WAYNE COYNE turned roving TV correspondent for US TV's THE TONIGHT SHOW at the weekend (17-18MAR07) when he signed on to cover the South By Southwest music festival in Texas for...

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Fascinating Fact 2977

13th March 2007

THE FLAMING LIPS are in talks with Broadway impresario DES MCANUFF to turn their concept album YOSHIMI BATTLES THE PINK ROBOTS into a new stage musical....

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Allen Created As Sims Character

8th March 2007

British pop star LILY ALLEN has been recreated as a character in role playing computer game THE SIMS. The singer has also reworked hit song SMILE in fictional language Simlish with fans given the opportunity...

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Celebrities Asked To Pick Shortlist Prize Finalists

8th March 2007

SNOW PATROL's GARY LIGHTBODY, KT TUNSTALL and the FLAMING LIPS frontman WAYNE COYNE have been invited to select the 10 albums which will compete for the 2007 Shortlist Music Prize. The celebrity panel must select...

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Carrey Offers Up His Ipod Hitlist

24th February 2007

JIM CARREY has turned iPod DJ to give movie fans a taste of what he listens to when he's at the gym, hiking or in the car. The movie star, who had a special hardcore...

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Grammy Wins Cure Coyne's Stomach Ache

14th February 2007

THE FLAMING LIPS star WAYNE COYNE was so overcome with emotion after learning of his group's two Grammy Award wins on Sunday (11FEB07) he threw up. Coyne and his bandmates were unable to attend the...

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White Stripes Join The Police At Bonnaroo

14th February 2007

THE POLICE won't be the only big reunion at the Bonnaroo festival in Tennessee this June (07) - THE WHITE STRIPES will also regroup after a two year hiatus. Singer/songwriter JACK WHITE put the duo...

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Lips To Ring In The New Year In Style

12th December 2006

Rockers THE FLAMING LIPS will celebrate the New Year in style with two big shows within hours of each other. The Oklahoma group will headline a New Year's Eve (31DEC06) show at Los Angeles' new...

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Fascinating Fact 2583

12th December 2006

Rockers THE FLAMING LIPS are giving fans the chance to dance with them onstage at their New Year's Eve (31DEC06) show in Los Angeles. The group has invited the public to audition via video website...

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