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Watch Gorillaz Debut a New Song in Chile

Gorillaz are reportedly dropping a new album in 2018, and at the band's concert last week in Chile, they debuted what frontman Damon Albarn said…
Israel Daramola / March 28, 2018

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Damon Albarn Signs to Transgressive Records, Preps New Album

Damon Albarn, frontman of Blur and Gorillaz, has signed to Transgressive Records as a solo artist. Upon his signing, the label announced on Instagram that…
Anna VanValkenburgh / June 17, 2021

Paul McCartney’s McCartney III Imagined to Feature Phoebe Bridgers, Damon Albarn, St Vincent, Josh Homme, Anderson .Paak

Paul McCartney ended up having quite a productive lockdown, or in his own words, "rockdown." He made an album by his lonesome, the aptly titled McCartney…
Daniel Kohn / March 11, 2021

Damon Albarn Says Live Music is a ‘Prescription’ for COVID-19 Pandemic Stress

With all the social restrictions and now, a month-long lockdown in England to prevent COVID-19 cases from rising further, Damon Albarn has opened up about…
Emily Tan / November 2, 2020

Damon Albarn Says Gorillaz Movie Is in the Works

It's been a busy year for Gorillaz. The group steadily dropped new music over the course of the year, culminating with the release of Song Machine last…
SPIN Staff / October 27, 2020

New Joy Division, New Order Podcast to Feature Original Band Members, Liam Gallagher, Bono and More

Joy Division and New Order's interconnected histories will be shared in a new podcast called Transmissions: The Definitive Story. The first eight episodes…
Emily Tan / October 9, 2020

Gorillaz’s 2-D and Damon Albarn Perform ‘Aries’ on Kimmel Live

Gorillaz are no strangers to blending their part-human-part-animation music group on the live stage. However, Damon Albarn and 2-D's recent performance of "Aries" on Jimmy…
Emily Tan / May 20, 2020

Damon Albarn Debuts Music from New Solo Project on Broiler Room Livestream

Damon Albarn was meant to start his tour on Sunday (May 17, which would premiere the new music The Nearer The Fountain, More Pure The…
Emily Tan / May 18, 2020

Damon Albarn Criticizes Morrissey’s Support for Far-Right Party: “You Shouldn’t Even Have an Opinion”

Morrissey's support for a reactionary anti-immigrant political party in the U.K. has in recent weeks drawn condemnation from Nick Cave, Billy Bragg, and more. The…
Tosten Burks / July 22, 2019

Watch Blur Reunite to Perform Surprise Set in London

Last night, Damon Albarn hosted his "Africa Express: The Circus" show in East London. The performance brought together musicians from across the globe to perform…
Rob Arcand / March 30, 2019

Video: The Good, the Bad, and the Queen – “Gun To The Head”

Damon Albarn's supergroup The Good, the Bad, and the Queen have released "Gun To The Head" and an accompanying video ahead of their comeback album Merrie Land. Organ, bassoon,…
Tosten Burks / November 5, 2018

The Good, the Bad, and the Queen Announce New Album, Release Single “Merrie Land”

Damon Albarn has reconvened Clash bassist Paul Simonon, Verve guitarist Simon Tong, and Africa '70 drummer Tony Allen for a new The Good, the Bad, and…
Tosten Burks / October 23, 2018

Damon Albarn Says Another New Gorillaz Album Is in the Works

Gorillaz latest album The Now Now was just released this June, but it looks like the animated band is already gearing up for something new.
Rob Arcand / August 26, 2018

Stream Gorillaz’ New Album The Now Now

Gorillaz' new album The Now Now puts the focus back on them. "I suppose from the last record I kind of forgot to include myself—it…
Isabella Castro-Cota / June 29, 2018

Damon Albarn Says He Warned Paul McCartney Against Working With Kanye West

Paul McCartney recently expressed some slight befuddlement about his past collaborations with Kanye West, telling DIY magazine that the process of co-writing "FourFiveSeconds" involved "tootling around…
Andy Cush / June 28, 2018

Everything We Know About Gorillaz’ New Album The Now Now

Gorillaz' new album The Now Now arrives June 29, just over a year after last spring's star-studded Humanz. This time around, Damon Albarn's cartoon band pursued a simpler direction that's lighter on…
Isabella Castro-Cota / June 26, 2018
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