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Blur Staging Comeback In Australia After 16-Year Absence

British rockers Blur are returning to perform in Australia for the first time since their Britpop heyday.The Parklife hitmakers have been announced among the headliners for the Big Day Out touring festival along with Pearl...

Laura Marling Gave Up Chef Dreams After Criticism From Damon Albarn

Acclaimed singer/songwriter Laura Marling gave up her dreams of becoming a top chef after serving an overcooked meal to Blur star Damon Albarn.The star, who once dated Mumford & Sons frontman Marcus Mumford, trained as...

Thom Yorke Pleads "Don't Make Us The Target" After Spotify Backlash

Thom Yorke appears to have responded to producer Stephen Street's criticism over his yanking of tracks from Spotify, claiming he gave away Radiohead's album In Rainbows as a "statement of trust."Earlier this week, Yorke and...

'The World's End' Soundtrack Is A Glorious Tribute To The 1990s

The World's End - the third and final instalment of Edgar Wright's 'Cornetto' comedy trilogy starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Paddy Considine - hits cinemas nationwide on July 19, 2013. It centres around five...

Alex James: Blur Sessions Went Well

Alex James believes Blur will release a new album.The bassist has revealed the band's impromptu recording sessions in May - which took place after they had to cancel gigs in Tokyo, Japan, and Taiwan -...

Damon Albarn Confirms Work On Solo Album

Damon Albarn is working on a solo album.The Blur frontman has confirmed he has joined forced with XL Records chief Richard Russell for the record and believes it is his input which will prevent the...

Damon Albarn Hopes To Record New Blur Album In A Week

Rocker Damon Albarn has reiterated his plans to record another Blur album, insisting he and his bandmates are hoping to get to work on new music when they're "stuck in the middle of nowhere".The Parklife...

Damon Albarn Has Completed A Solo Album

Damon Albarn has finished a solo album. The Blur singer - who also fronts Gorillaz and The Good, The Bad and the Queen - recently completed his first ever album of solo material, recorded with...

Blur Recording New Album

Blur are starting work on a new album.The 'Parklife' band will work on their first record since 2003's 'Think Tank' - which didn't include guitarist Graham Coxon - after having to pull out of some...

Blur Music Video Director Is 2/1 Favourite For Turner Prize 2013

Glasgow-based artist David Shrigley, the director of Blur's 2009 track Good Song, has been installed as the 2/1 favourite for this year's Turner Prize. Shrigley is best known for his humorous line drawings, though also...

Coachella 2013 Organisers Insist Blur And Stone Roses Switch Was Always Planned

It seems that Stone Roses reunion fever hasn’t quite made it over the pond just yet. After a disappointingly small crowd showed up to watch the Madchester legends at the first weekend of Coachella, Blur...

Coachella Boss: 'I Haven't Demoted Headliners The Stone Roses'

Coachella boss Paul Tollett insists the media is reading too much into the Blur/Stone Roses headliner switch at the California desert festival on Friday (19Apr13) as he was always planning to swap the acts around.The...

The Stone Roses Swapped For Blur At Coachella

The Stone Roses have been swapped for Blur at this week's Coachella Festival.The veteran indie band are being changed with the Britpop group on this Friday's line-up (19.04.13) after they drew a much smaller crowd...

Coachella Bosses Promote Blur To Headliners For Second Weekend

Blur and the Stone Roses will switch spots at the Coachella festival in California on Friday (19Apr13) after organisers decided the Parklife hitmakers were better headliners.Blur played support to the reunited Manchester, England group last...

Kristen Stewart Avoids Run-in With Liberty Ross

Kristen Stewart narrowly avoided Liberty Ross at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.The 23-year-old actress was left red-faced when she and boyfriend Robert Pattinson showed up to watch hip-hop act Jurassic 5 at the...

Blur Reteam With Phil Daniels For Coachella Festival

Coachella revellers in California were transported back to 1990s Britain on Friday (12Apr13) as Blur and the Stone Roses headlined the first night of the 2013 festival.Blur followed Modest Mouse and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs...

Blur Song Confused Elton John

Blur left Sir Elton John confused with a song about his penis.The Britpop group - comprising singer Damon Albarn, bassist Alex James, guitarist Graham Coxon and drummer Dave Rowntree - included the ballad 'Sir Elton...

Depeche Mode Slam Brit Awards

Depeche Mode refused to be honoured at the BRITs.The electronic music pioneers were due to be presented with a brand new award for their contribution to music after the The Outstanding Achievement was scrapped, but...

The Rolling Stones Win Big At Nme Awards

The Rolling Stones and Florence And The Machine were the big winners at the NME Awards in London on Wednesday night (27.02.13).The British rockers celebrated a double victory as they were awarded Best Live Band...

Blur Tracks To Be Released As Lullabyes

Blur's best-known hits are to be released in lullaby form.The 'Parklife' hitmakers' most popular tracks - including 'Song 2', 'Country House' and 'Girls & Boys' - will be transformed into soothing instrumentals featuring glockenspiel, vibraphone,...

Len Blavatnik Becomes Music's Power Man After £500m Parlophone Takeover

Parlophone Records, the once legendary record label, has been bought by Russian billionaire Len Blavatnik and his Warner Music Group for £500 million.Parlophone has the likes of Coldplay, Tinie Tempah and Blur on its roster...

Coachella Festival 2013; Who To See?

Today saw the announcement of the Coachella Festival 2013 line-up, to be run on the weekends of April 12, 2013 and April 19, 2013, and as expected it’s another smorgasbord of musical taste, with everyone...

What, No Holograms? Stone Roses, Blur, Phoenix, Red Hot Chili Peppers Headline Coachella 2013

How do you top having a dead man headline your festival? Well, in all honestly, you’re not going to. Coachella’s talent bookers must have been scratching their heads in bewilderment when it came to topping...

Primavera Line Up Revealed: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Phoenix, My Bloody Valentine And The Postal Service Stand Out

The full Primavera lineup has been released, with The Postal Service, Jesus And Mary Chain and Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds all set to rock Barcelona on 22nd to 26th May 2013.Saint Etienne...

Professor Green Upset By Hmv Closure

Professor Green and The Cribs have mourned the loss of HMV. The last remaining British high street music retailer announced today it was to go into administration, prompting upset from many major artists. Professor Green...

Depeche Mode Snubbed By Brits?

Depeche Mode feel snubbed by the BRIT Awards.The electronic music pioneers believe they deserve the Outstanding Contribution award for conquering America and selling over 100 million records in their 30 year career, but are upset...

Paul Weller Keen To Reteam With Graham Coxon For Full Album

British rocker Paul Weller is eager to head into the studio to work on a full album with Blur guitarist Graham Coxon.Coxon performed on several of the former The Jam frontman's solo hits, including Sonik...

Blur, Pulp And Muse Dominate The Q Awards

Britpoppers Blur fought off competition from The Stone Roses to be named best live act, but lost out to Muse for the mantle of best act in the world, Sky News Reports.Muse have had a...

Q Awards: Are Muse Really The Best Act In The World Today?

The answer, of course, is no. But it's that time of year again folks: the Q Magazine Awards! Muse picked up the biggest gong at the event in London on Monday afternoon (October 22, 2012)...

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