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Band formed by Gorillaz and Klaxons members announce debut show

Youth Of The Apocalypse, the band formed by members of Gorillaz and Klaxons, have announced plans for their debut gig. The six piece, who consist of Klaxons’ Jamie Reynolds, Gorillaz guitarist Jeff Wooton and Gorillaz bass player Seye Adelekan, drummer Jay Sharrock, DJ Twiggy Garcia and New York rapper Young Lazurus, are playing their first show at the Great Escape...

Gorillaz announce Humanz Tour UK warm-up shows

Gorillaz
Gorillaz have announced a pair of UK warm-up shows for this year's Humanz Tour. They'll play St Albans on June 2 and Portsmouth on June 4. Tickets for both dates go on sale this Friday (May 19) at 9am BST. https://twitter.com/gorillaz/status/864758405273182209 The dates will take a place around a week before the band's own Demon Dayz festival in Margate. They have recently announced...

Gorillaz ‘already talking about the next album’

Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett
Gorillaz have revealed that they already have plans for their next album. The Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlitt-led animated band released their fifth record 'Humanz' last month. It was their first LP in six years. Speaking in an interview with Channel 4, Albarn discussed the long stretches between each album, saying: "It’s served us well having these big gaps because, in the interim,...

Liam Gallagher says debut solo single is ‘coming’ and that he faces no ‘competition’ from Gorillaz

Liam Gallagher has said that his debut solo single is "coming" while also arguing that there's not "much competition out there" in the current music scene, not even from Gorillaz. The former Oasis frontman is gearing up to release his debut solo album this year. Gallagher has confirmed that his album will be called ‘As You Were’, with its first single titled...

Line-up for Gorillaz Demon Dayz Festival revealed

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The line-up for Gorillaz' upcoming 'Demon Dayz' festival at Dreamland in Margate has been announced. Albarn had previously teased that all of the guests of the guests on their new album 'Humanz' would be joining them at the specially-curated event, and a number of them have now been revealed to be supporting the band on the day. While there is a...

Liam Gallagher reacts to Noel performing with Gorillaz on Graham Norton Show

Liam Gallagher.
Liam Gallagher has declared that Noel Gallagher has "seriously lost the plot" after performing on The Graham Norton Show with Gorillaz. Noel took to the TV show earlier this weekend alongside Gorillaz and Savages singer Jehnny Beth for a live rendition of their collaborative single 'We Got The Power'  - watch that back here. Taking to Twitter earlier tonight (May 7),...

Watch Stephen Colbert rap De La Soul’s verses as Gorillaz play ‘Feel Good Inc.’ live

Gorillaz & Stephen Colbert
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert have shared a bonus clip from Gorillaz's recent stopoff with the show. Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett's group appeared on The Late Show on April 27 with Pusha T, to play 'Let Me Out', from their recent fifth album 'Humanz'. In the bonus clip shared today, Gorillaz play 2005's 'Feel Good Inc.', but instead of De La Soul rapping...

Watch Gorillaz perform on The Graham Norton Show with Noel Gallagher and Jehnny Beth

Gorillaz appeared on 'The Graham Norton' show last night (May 5) to play 'We Got The Power' with Savages' Jehnny Beth and Noel Gallagher. Damon and his band performed the 'Humanz' track with the same guests that appear on the studio version of the song. After the performance, Jenny and Damon took to the red sofa to chat with Graham Norton. The...

Gorillaz add dates to 2017 UK and European tour

Gorillaz
Gorillaz have added dates to their upcoming European tour. The Damon Albarn-led band released their fifth studio album, 'Humanz', last Friday (April 28). The new Gorillaz album features collaborations with the likes of Vince Staples, Benjamin Clementine and Mavis Staples. The group had already announced that they would tour Europe during November and December. UK dates include gigs in Brighton, Glasgow,...

Watch Damon Albarn freestyle with De La Soul’s Pos and Twilite Tone

Damon Albarn
Damon Albarn recently freestyled with De La Soul member Pos and producer Twilite Tone on US radio. Marking the release of Gorillaz's new album 'Humanz', Albarn appeared on Sway In The Morning last week (April 28) with two of the album's collaborators. During the appearance, the trio were asked to freestyle live, leading Pos and Twilite Tone to deliver impromptu verses as Albarn provided a...