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Gorillaz To Release The Singles Collection: 2001-2011

October 5, 2011 drainu182 1

The Singles Collection: 2001-2011, the career-spanning best of from Gorillaz, will be released on November 29 2011 by EMI’s Virgin Records.

A 15-track collection of the band’s singles, videos and remixes, The Singles Collection: 2001-2011 celebrates 10 years of audio visual innovation and three studio albums from the most successful virtual band in the world ever. The Singles Collection will be released as a standard CD, CD and DVD and 140 gram vinyl. A special edition import-only 7” …

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Gorillaz’s “The Fall” Set For April 16th Vinyl Release For Record Store Day

March 9, 2011 drainu182 0

2D: “Uhmmm….The first Gorillaz album, our debut record, was more Russel’s…like… lots of hip-hop, funk and Cuban dub stars. Demon Days right, came more from Noodle and her dark doomy demos that she made, and all of her contemplations on the world ‘in a place of night’. Plastic Beach came out mainly from Murdoc’s head, all of his mucky exploits and global collaborations and legendary mash-ups recorded on the Plastic Beach island in the middle of the ocean. Very rum

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Lou Reed To Join Gorillaz in LA 10/27

October 26, 2010 drainu182 0

Gorillaz have confirmed that Lou Reed will join them one more time on the Escape To Plastic Beach tour, appearing with Damon Albarn, Jamie Hewlett and crew October 27 at the Gibson Amphitheater in Los Angeles. This the second time Reed will join Gorillaz on the tour, the first being October 8 at New York’s Madison Square Garden.

Miho Hatori will be the second special guest from the Madison Square Garden extravaganza to reappear at the Los Angeles show.

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Original Television Soundtrack: The Vampire Diaries Out Today

October 12, 2010 drainu182 0

Capitol Records is excited to announce the release of Original Television Soundtrack: The Vampire Diaries (iTunes), out today.

Including exclusive tracks from Smashing Pumpkins, Gorillaz, and Goldfrapp, the soundtrack also includes Placebo covering Kate Bush’s “Running Up That Hill” and Digital Daggers taking on Tears For Fears’ “Head Over Heels.” The album also features up-and-coming electro pop singer Sky Ferreira’s hit “Obsession” off her forthcoming debut, out early next year. Pick up the the Original

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October 8, 2010 drainu182 1

While the rest of Little Dragon is back in Gothenburg, Sweden putting the finishing touches on their newly recorded album, Yukimi Nagano and Fredrik Wallin are currently on the road with the Gorillaz in North America as special guests’ performing both “Empire Ants” & “To Binge” off the critically acclaimed Gorillaz Plastic Beach full length. Little Dragon is the only group featured twice on the spring 2010 release from the Gorillaz. The remaining members of Little Dragon will join Nagano …

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Gorillaz Agganis Arena Boston, MA 10/6 Review

October 7, 2010 drainu182 1

Review by Drew Athans

“Blur are better.”

Anyone who knows me well would expect me to conclude this review with those three words…I’ve been a massive fan of Damon Albarn’s “other band” for 15 years and always considered Gorillaz to be his solo side project and nothing more. But after seeing Gorillaz rock out the Agganis Arena in Boston last night touring in support of their third album Plastic Beach, I’ll have to reevaluate that sentiment later on in this …

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New Gorillaz – “Donmatic (All Played Out)” feat. Daley (Listen), Playing Letterman on Thursday (Watch Online)

October 6, 2010 drainu182 1

Gorillaz just released a new song called “Doncamatic (All Played Out)” featuring Daley. it’ll be released on 11/22, but you can listen on youtube here.

A video featuring storyboards for the “Rhinestone Eyes” video can be seen here.

The band will be appearing on the Late Show with David Letterman on Thursday. You’ll be able to watch their performance online at CBS’s website.

Be sure to catch Gorillaz on tour now


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Get Obsessed With The Vampire Diaries Soundtrack

September 20, 2010 drainu182 0

Original Television Soundtrack: The Vampire Diaries isn’t due out until October 12th, but fans can get a taste of the first single now in a new video featuring footage from the show. “Obsession,” the first international single from up-and-coming pop artist Sky Ferreria, is the lead track off the the soundtrack which features a mix of exclusive tracks unavailable elsewhere—including songs by Smashing Pumpkins and Gorillaz—plus favorites from season one of the hit TV show, including “Sleep Alone” by …

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Gorillaz Announce Fall Tour Dates

July 27, 2010 drainu182 0

Gorillaz have announced the first round of their fall tour dates. Watch the Escape to Plastic Beach World Tour Trailer Here: For more info and to buy tickets visit: Check out the dates:

October 3 – Montreal, QC – Bell Centre – On sale August 14
October 5 – Wallingford, CT – Oakdale Theatre – On sale August 13
October 6 – Boston, MA – Agganis Arena – On sale August 6
October 8 – New …