Gorillaz Whirlwind track

Listen: Damon Albarn unveils previously unreleased Gorillaz track ‘Whirlwind’

While sitting in for Dermot O’Leary on Radio 2 this Saturday, Damon Albarn put together a pretty brilliant radio show which included interviews with Luther/The Wire star Idris Elba, The Clash’s Paul Simonon and errr, Ken Dodd. In amongst all the great guests and spot-on music choices was a brand new Gorillaz track called ‘Whirlwind’ […]

Gorillaz – ‘DoYaThing’ feat. James Murphy and Andre 3000

Gorillaz – ‘DoYaThing’ [rating:3.5/5] Featuring the combined talents of Damon Albarn, LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy and OutKast’s Andre 3000, expectations were naturally at salivation levels when Converse announced this single as part of their ‘Three Artists, One Song’ initiative. After the first listen of ‘DoYaThing’ (above), those expectations were well and truly dashed – it […]

Gorillaz announce new single – ‘DoYaThing’

Everyone’s favourite cartoon band Gorillaz have announced they will release a new single on February 23. The bands bassist and spokesperson Murdoc Niccals took to Twitter to announce that ‘DoYaThing’ will be released as part of trainers brand Converse’s ‘Three Artists, One Song’ initiative: So I’ve just been given the all clear! Free to announce […]

Gorillaz new album to be released on Christmas Day

Gorillaz have announced they will release a new album as a free download on Christmas Day.  The band have been releasing digital treats to their fans all December via an advent calendar on their website, which had led to rumours of something special on Christmas Day – especially after Damon Albarn had previously announced he […]

Gorillaz new album could be out ‘before Christmas’

Damon Albarn has told NME that a new Gorillaz album could be released ‘before Christmas’. As previously reported, Albarn said he had been recording the new album during the current Gorillaz tour – which sees them play Manchester’s MEN Arena tonight (Nov 12). The former Blur front-man also revealed he has recorded the new album […]

Damon Albarn slams X Factor and reveals he is working on new Gorillaz album

Gorillaz front-man Damon Albarn has taken a swipe at X Factor, calling the show a ‘malignant tumour that keeps growing’. The Sun quotes the former Blur front-man as saying: “They do things to these kids. They play with their bodies and their faces. They just bleach and sanitise everything about them…” Meanwhile, Damon has also […]