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Damon Albarn Plans Solo Album

Damon Albarn wants to release a solo album.The 43-year-old musician has recorded with a number of different acts including Blur, Gorillaz and The Good, The Bad and The Queen, but now plans to work alone.He...

Blur Reunion Held Back By Cheese

Alex James says making cheese and raising his children are holding back a Blur reunion.The band's bassist - who is also a full time cheese farmer - is planning to meet up with bandmates guitarist...

Jessie J Has Misspelt Tattoo

Jessie J's tattoo is spelled incorrectly – despite it being an etching of her own lyrics.The 23-year-old singer has lines from her track 'Who You Are' etched on her hip but she misspelt a word...

Alex James Helps Homeless Man

Blur star Alex James has helped a homeless man in Britain turn his life around after taking him in for a new U.K. TV show.The rocker invited Danny Newton to stay at his farm in...

Beady Eye Announce Japan Benefit Show

Beady Eye, Primal Scream and Paul Weller and will play a charity show for the victims of the earthquake in Japan. The groups will also be joined at London's Brixton 02 Academy on April 3...

Blur Reuniting In 2011?

Blur will "definitely" get back together this year.The 'Song 2' band's future has remained in question since they played a handful of triumphant shows in 2009, but drummer Dave Rowntree is confident all four members...

Coxon & Deschanel Pay Tribute To Keenan

BLUR rocker GRAHAM COXON and actress ZOOEY DESCHANEL have paid tribute to British singer TRISH KEENAN, who lost her battle with pneumonia on Friday (14Jan11).The Broadcast frontwoman, 42, picked up a strain of swine flu...

Miley Cyrus 'Big Bang' Video To Become Feature Film

Miley Cyrus' 'Big Bang' music video is to be turned in to a feature film.The 18-year-old singer and actress's mother Tish Cyrus has been in talks with veteran Hollywood producer Suzanne Todd - who was...

Albarn Stages Glee Protest Over Beatles Record

GORILLAZ and BLUR star DAMON ALBARN has warned GLEE producers not to contact him about using his songs on the TV show - because he can't forgive them for stealing the BEATLES' U.S. pop chart...

Blur To Record New Album

Blur will record a new album in 2011. Although the Britpop group had previously played down rumours they would record an album after reforming for a number of shows in 2009, they have now scheduled...

Gorillaz Put Through The 'Vocoder Of America'

The new Gorillaz album will sound like an "English voice put through the vocoder of America".The cartoon band's main songwriter has been recording while touring in the US, and described how his experience of being...

Alex James' Classical Saviour

Alex James says classical music saved him when Blur were "disintegrating".The band's bassist says that after they originally parted ways with guitarist Graham Coxon in 2002 and the band was left in a state of...

Movie Reviews The Other Guys

Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg's The Other Guys is described in many of the publicity blurbs about it as a "satire" of cop buddy movies. But many critics refuse to go along with that highfalutin...

Oasis Fan Katy Perry

Katy Perry has revealed that she is a fan of Oasis.The 'California Gurls' singer - who got engaged to comedian Russell Brand in India on New Year's Eve (31.12.09) following a whirlwind romance - admits...

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...

Pulp To Reform For Glastonbury?

Jarvis Cocker wants Pulp to reform for next year's Glastonbury Festival.The singer is keen to follow in the footsteps of fellow Britpop band Blur and reunite for the world famous music event.He told BANG Showbiz:...

Blur Are Glastonbury's Best

Blur's headlining slot at Glastonbury last year has been voted the best performance at the festival in 40 years.BBC 6 Music radio presenter Lauren Laverne revealed the British indie group - which consists of Damon...

Blur Prepare For 'Fools Day'

Blur's Record Day single will be called 'Fools Day'.The four-piece band announced the name of the first track they have recorded together since 2003's 'Battery in Your Leg' for their 'Think Tank' album yesterday (14.05.10)....

Blur Release New Single

British rockers BLUR have reunited to record a new song - their first release in seven years.The band fell apart in 2002 after guitarist Graham Coxon left during the recording of their last album, Think...

Producers Sue Variety For Bad Review

Focusing new attention on the influence of advertisers on the content of trade journals, the producers of Iron Cross on Tuesday sued Variety , claiming that its sales representatives "induced" them to spend $400,000 on...

Gorillaz To Quit?

Gorillaz latest album 'Plastic Beach' is likely to be the group's last. The animated band's bassist, Murdoc Niccals, said with the group's third album their work "feels complete" and it could be the last time...

Gorillaz Refused Perry Collaboration

Gorillaz refused to work with Katy Perry because she is dating Russell Brand.The animated group - created by Blur star Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett - were apparently approached by the 'I Kissed A...

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...

Graham Coxon Ready For Blur Return

Graham Coxon is hoping Blur will reunite again next year.The guitarist - who rejoined his bandmates, frontman Damon Albarn, bassist Alex James and drummer Dave Rowntree, for several summer shows this year - is still...

Suede To Reform?

Brett Anderson has hinted Suede will reform. The rocker says the iconic British group, which disbanded in 2002, have remained in contact and he won't rule out performing again with his bandmates - bassist Mat...

Lily Allen's Download Blast

Lily Allen has blasted Radiohead for their attitude to illegal downloading.The 'Smile' singer attacked the Featured Artists Coalition (FAC) - whose members include the group's guitarist Ed O'Brien - for not considering new artists when...

Graham Coxon's Blur Hope

Graham Coxon wants to make a new Blur album.The guitarist has enjoyed reconciling with the Britpop icons following a series of summer concerts and wants to get back into the studio with bandmates Damon Albarn,...

Blur Back On Hiatus

British rockers BLUR have disappointed fans by insisting their summer gigs will be the last of their work together.The Britpop pioneers announced their return to the music scene in December last year (08) after a...

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