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Damon Albarn: Blur will definitely reform

Damon Albarn: Blur will definitely reform

Damon Albarn has hinted Blur could make another album together in the future. The 50-year-old star – who completed the iconic Britpop group with Graham Coxon, Alex James and Dave Rowntree – admitted he is certain they will reunite for live shows, and even teased the possibility of new music. Speaking to The Sun newspaper’s Bizarre column, he said: "A reunion is never not a p... »

Gorillaz’s new album features George Benson

Gorillaz’s new album features George Benson

Gorillaz’s new album ‘The Now Now’ features guitar legend George Benson. The virtual band fronted by Blur’s Damon Albarn dropped new track ‘Hollywood’ – a collaboration with rapper Snoop Dogg – in March, and now it has been confirmed they will release the follow-up to 2017′s ‘Humanz’ on June 29. Speaking to Zane Lowe on Beats 1, Dam... »

Gorillaz new album for 2018

Gorillaz new album for 2018

Gorillaz will release a new album in 2018. Jamie Hewlett – who created the virtual band alongside Damon Albarn – has confirmed the ‘Clint Eastwood’ hitmakers are to drop their sixth studio album next year, just months after releasing ‘Humanz’. He said: "We’re working on another Gorillaz album that we’re going to be releasing next year. "So ... »

Damon Albarn hints at new Gorillaz album

Damon Albarn hints at new Gorillaz album

Damon Albarn has hinted Gorillaz could release another "spontaneous" album. The 49-year-old singer, who created the virtual band – made up of animated 2-D members – alongside Jamie Hewlett, has admitted he is keen to make "new music" and wants the tunes to have a similar surprise effect to the group’s fourth album ‘The Fall’, which was released wit... »

Gorillaz announce UK tour

Gorillaz announce UK tour

Gorillaz have announced a UK tour for later this year. Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett’s animated band – comprised of 2D characters 2D, Murdoc Niccals, Noodle and Russel Hobbs – will kick off their short run of shows at the Brighton Centre on November 17 and will end up at The O2 in London on December 4. The group released their new album ‘Humanz’ last week, which feat... »

Damon Albarn: The world has gone nuts

Damon Albarn: The world has gone nuts

The new Gorillaz album was recorded in response to the "world going f***ing nuts", according to Damon Albarn. The 49-year-old star has revealed the band’s first album in six years, ‘Humanz’, was inspired by the election of Donald Trump as US president. He explained: "I told everyone to imagine you’re in America after the inauguration and it’s the worst-... »

Damon Albarn: I can stay in the game for at least 18 months

Damon Albarn: I can stay in the game for at least 18 months

Damon Albarn has so many songs left over that didn’t make Gorillaz LP ‘Humanz’ that he can stay in "the game" for a while. The Blur frontman has over 40 tracks that are currently unused and has said he will be making music for at least another year, hinting that there could be future music from the animated band – created by Albarn and comic book artist Jamie Hewl... »

Gorillaz announce comeback show with new festival

Gorillaz announce comeback show with new festival

Gorillaz have announced their UK live comeback with their own festival in Margate, Kent. The virtual band – created by Blur frontman Damon Albarn and comic book artist Jamie Hewlett – will take to the stage to headline their very own festival at Margate’s amusement park Dreamland on June 10, marking the group’s first live performance since 2011. The festival – entitle... »

Gorillaz release first song in six years

Gorillaz release first song in six years

Gorillaz have surprised fans by releasing their first song in six years. Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett’s animated band have dropped anti Donald Trump song ‘Hallelujah Money’, featuring Mercury Prize-winning artist Benjamin Clementine, and have shared that they are still working on their much-anticipated fifth studio album. It comes the night before the US President-Elect’s... »

Gorillaz launch Instagram and new website

Gorillaz launch Instagram and new website

Gorillaz have teased a major announcement on social media. The ‘Feel Good Inc’ hitmakers launched a new Instagram account and website on Tuesday (20.09.16) and the first post on the photo-sharing app is about their old EP and 2000′s ‘Tomorrow Comes Today’ from their self-titled debut LP. The post reads: "Tomorrow Comes Today. The 4 track EP which first unleashed ... »