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Damon Albarn gives update on Del The Funky Homosapien following Gorillaz stage fall

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Damon Albarn has given an update on Del The Funky Homosapien after the rapper fell off stage at the weekend. The incident happened while Gorillaz were headlining Roskilde Festival in Denmark on Saturday (July 7). The rapper posted on social media that he had been hospitalised, but was okay. Speaking to Matt Wilkinson on Beats 1, Albarn said: "Del...

‘I was basically naked from the waist down’ – Damon Albarn on the worst gig of his life

Damon Albarn has revealed that an incident in which he pulled down his pants and trousers made for 'the worst gig experience of his life'. Drawn Apart - NME meets Gorillaz for The Big Read The Gorillaz frontman was talking to Radio X when he opened up about how a fateful decision somewhat ruined a gig he was performing with...

Gorillaz cut Roskilde set short after rapper falls from stage

Gorillaz were forced to bring their Roskilde performance to a premature end last night (July 7) after their rapper Del the Funky Homosapien fell from the stage. Read More: Gorillaz stun Gdynia with career-spanning headline set  The Damon Albarn-fronted band, who recently released their new album 'The Now Now', were performing at the event in Denmark. Other acts appearing across the weekend included...

Roskilde Festival 2018, Day Four: Three lions run rampant in Denmark

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The final day of Roskilde was about one thing: football’s continued journey home towards England. Whilst British Summer Time in Hyde Park were forced to concede there was no possible way to show the match, Roskilde are dab hands at rolling out a big screen in the camping area every two years. Of course, it’s pretty rare that England fans...

Open’er Festival 2018: Gorillaz stun Gdynia with career-spanning headline set

Gorillaz headlined the third day of Open'er Festival 2018 last night, stunning the 60,000 strong crowd with a set that received one of the best reactions of the entire week. After opening with 'M1 A1' from their 2001 debut, the group then took things to the present - delivering an energetic rendition of 'Tranz' from new album 'The Now Now'. The...

The Big Read – Gorillaz: “Murdoc leaving has been like a massive meteor strike, but instead of wiping out all life, it just blew up one really annoying dinosaur”

After decades at the top, Gorillaz have just released their first album without errant bassist Murdoc. And it’s had quite the effect on frontman/ape 2D, finds Dan Stubbs.

Damon Albarn says Kanye West ‘trapped’ Paul McCartney in an ‘abusive’ collaboration

Damon Albarn has hit out at Kanye West for 'trapping' Paul McCartney in an 'abusive' collaboration on the track 'FourFiveSeconds'. The Blur frontman, who this week releases his new album 'The Now Now' with Gorillaz, was speaking to Fabrice Pliskin from French Magazine Nouvel Obs when he slammed the rapper for his treatment of The Beatles icon. "Don't get me started...

Gorillaz – ‘The Now Now’ Review

For the first time in his career, we find Damon Albarn on the back foot. Since he and Blur swooned their way onto the scene in the early ‘90s, Albarn’s discography is remarkably free of absolute missteps. Sure, Blur didn’t cover themselves in glory on the half-arsed 2003 album ‘Think Tank’, and who actually has listened to much-derided side-project...

Gorillaz are playing their new album ‘The Now Now’ in full right now

Gorillaz are playing their new album 'The Now Now' in full now. The band led by Damon Albarn are set to release the follow-up to last year's 'Humanz' on Friday (June 29). The group are currently giving fans a first full taste of the record on the Boiler Room's YouTube channel. Gorillaz are playing live from Tokyo in front...

Gorillaz share new track – ‘Hollywood’

Gorillaz have released a new track, 'Hollywood' from their forthcoming new album 'The Now Now', released next Friday (29 June). Read More: New Gorillaz album - release date, tour dates and everything else you need to know Read more: Gorillaz announce line up for Demon Dayz Festival  Featuring Snoop Dogg and Jamie Principle, the latest track follows 'Humility', 'Lake Zurich',...