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Albarn And Massive Attack Launch Anti-bomb Website

25th February 2007

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...

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Gallagher: 'I Respect Albarn'

22nd February 2007

OASIS star NOEL GALLAGHER admits he has a "lot of respect" for his former rival DAMON ALBARN, but is convinced the BLUR frontman still believes he thinks he's a "c**t". Gallagher, who infamously said he...

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Albarn Defends Himself Against 'Suspicious' Critics

22nd January 2007

Former BLUR frontman DAMON ALBARN is sick of the "suspicion" surrounding his constant changes of musical direction - and insists he's glad to regularly reinvent himself. The PARKLIFE frontman has worked on several musical projects...

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Albarn Snubs Blair

22nd January 2007

GORILLAZ star DAMON ALBARN has snubbed a party invite from TONY BLAIR, insisting he is no longer a supporter of the British Prime Minister. Albarn, who is also the frontman of BLUR, was staunch supporter...

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Are Blur And The Furries Back?

8th December 2006

This week could see another resurgence in Britpop bands, after recent reports that BLUR could be reforming gather pace.After a flurry of rumours that the famous rivals of OASIS in the 90s could be getting...

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Fascinating Fact 2486

21st November 2006

Former BLUR and GORILLAZ star DAMON ALBARN recently spent three days in Algiers producing local group EL GUSTO's new album. The project will be released on his own Honest Jon record label next year (07).

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Fascinating Fact 2433

14th November 2006

GORILLAZ originator DAMON ALBARN will support improved musical education in Africa by performing a rare DJ set at London club Fabric on Thursday (16NOV06). Other DJs on the bill include FATBOY SLIM and ARTHUR BAKER.

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Blur To Reunite For One Last Album?

2nd November 2006

BLUR bassist ALEX JAMES is confident the British band will reform for one final album, after holding talks with estranged guitarist GRAHAM COXON. Coxon parted ways with James, frontman and GORILLAZ creator DAMON ALBARN, and...

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Gallagher's Son Loves Rival's Music

30th October 2006

LIAM GALLAGHER's young son GENE is a huge fan of animated band GORILLAZ - the creation of his dad's arch-rival DAMON ALBARN. Gallagher's band OASIS and Albarn's BLUR battled to top the UK singles chart...

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Fascinating Fact 2322

28th October 2006

GORILLAZ star JAMIE HEWLETT has created a massive public mural of the cartoon group at London's Royal Festival Hall and South Bank Centre. The piece will be on display until February (07).

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Angels + Airwaves Claim Top Woodie

27th October 2006

Former BLINK-182 star TOM DELONGE's new band ANGELS + AIRWAVES were the toast of the annual Woodie Awards in New York last night after claiming the event's top prize. The group claimed the Woodie of...

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Muse, U2 And The Who Triumph At Vodafone Live Music Awards

12th October 2006

British rockers MUSE, Irish stars U2 and rock legends THE WHO were the big winners at the Vodafone Live Music Awards in London last night (11OCT06). Muse claimed the Vodafone Live Act Award, U2 scooped...

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Hilton Guerilla Artist Strikes Again With Guantanamo Prank

12th September 2006

A week after doctoring 500 copies of PARIS HILTON's debut album, British guerilla artist BANKSY has placed a life-size replica of a Guantanamo Bay detainee in Disneyland. Banksy, who hails from Bristol, England and whose...

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Dangermouse Owns Up To Paris Prank

7th September 2006

LATEST: GNARLS BARKLEY producer DANGERMOUSE has confirmed rumours he was responsible for the CD prank on PARIS HILTON's new album, insisting he was merely "improving on perfection". The dance impresario teamed up with British guerrilla...

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Hawley: 'I'll Never Be A Bighead'

4th September 2006

British singer/songwriter RICHARD HAWLEY is banned from becoming a "big-head" no matter how many awards he wins, thanks to his down-to-earth wife. Hawley, who has been nominated for this year's Mercury Music Prize, also beat...

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Parlophone Play Down Doherty Record Deal

30th August 2006

LATEST: British record label Parlophone has moved quickly to quash reports it has handed PETE DOHERTY's band BABYSHAMBLES a GBP1 million ($1.8 million) contract. A spokesperson for the music company, which was once the home...

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Albarn To Premiere New Project At Electric Proms

16th August 2006

GORILLAZ mastermind DAMON ALBARN will premiere his collaboration with former THE CLASH bassist PAUL SIMONON during the BBC's Electric Proms season in October (06). The former BLUR frontman recently teamed up with Simonon, THE VERVE's...

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Portishead Star Backtracks Over Danger Mouse Criticism

11th August 2006

LATEST: PORTISHEAD musician GEOFF BARROW has backtracked after dissing super producer DANGER MOUSE on his MySpace page, explaining he is just "grumpy". The DUMMY artist reacted angrily to a fan who suggested he should recruit...

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The Things They Say 2614

8th August 2006

"I'd rather poo in my mum's Sunday roast than have DANGER MOUSE produce a PORTISHEAD record. No offence." PORTISHEAD star GEOFF BARROW rejects the help of the GNARLS BARKLEY and GORILLAZ producer on the band's...

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Albarn Calls For Revolution

3rd August 2006

GORILLAZ creator DAMON ALBARN has called for a popular revolution to overthrow fundamentalist leaders in a bid to avoid World War Three. The FEEL GOOD INC hitmaker, who is an outspoken global campaigner against poverty...

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Ice Cube To Produce Next Gorillaz Album?

21st July 2006

GORILLAZ frontman DAMON ALBARN has met with ICE CUBE to discuss the possibility of the rap legend producing the animated band's next album. The odd couple booked a VIP room at London's Chinawhite club to...

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Mason Proud To Be An Influence

10th July 2006

PINK FLOYD drummer NICK MASON is flattered the band have left such a lasting legacy on music and inspired other acts to follow in their experimental footsteps. The rockers are credited with influencing bands like...

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Emi Pays Millions To Settle Radio Bribe Allegations

19th June 2006

Record giant EMI has agreed to pay $3.75 million (GBP2.1 million) after being accused of bribing radio stations to give airtime to its artists. New York Attorney General ELIOT SPITZER claims EMI used THE ROLLING...

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Weinstein To Produce Gorillaz Movie

2nd June 2006

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...

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Coldplay Out In The Cold At Novellos

25th May 2006

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...

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Gorillaz Founder Is Designer Of The Year

23rd May 2006

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...

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Gnarls Barkley Open To Experimentation

17th May 2006

Music duo GNARLS BARKLEY felt free to experiment while recording their hit debut album ST ELSEWHERE, because they didn't think anyone would ever listen to it. The duo, which consists of GORILLAZ producer DANGER MOUSE...

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Gorillaz Win Web Award

9th May 2006

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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Albarn Jokes Of Gallagher Collaboration

6th May 2006

DAMON ALBARN has jokingly asked his rock rival LIAM GALLAGHER to appear on the next GORILLAZ album - depending on "how OASIS does in the next 12 months". Albarn famously feuded with the Gallaghers when...

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Gnarls Barkley Score UK Chart Double

1st May 2006

American duo GNARLS BARKLEY have scored a UK chart double, topping both the singles and album countdowns. The hip-hop outfit, comprising GORILLAZ producer DANGER MOUSE and rapper CEE-LO, notch their fifth week at number one...

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