Noel Gallagher ‘wouldn’t mind’ playing with Blur

Noel Gallagher has revealed that he hopes to perform with Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon when the Blur pair support him at a Teenage Cancer Trust concert next year. As curator of the 2013 series of gigs, Gallagher will headline London’s Royal Albert Hall on March 23 next year with Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon … [Read the full story]

Blur announce the release of 2 new singles

Blur have taken to Twitter to announce what is thought to be the release of two brand new singles. Writing at Twitter.com/blurofficial, the band posted the date July 2, alongside the hashtagged names, ‘The Puritan’ and, ‘Under The Westway’. Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon debuted ‘Under The Westway’ earlier this year at a Brit Awards … [Read the full story]

Damon and the gramophone…

Damon Albarn entertained his mates backstage at OneFest yesterday by playing  some background music…out of an old gramophone. The Blur frontman brought it from home and was heard playing some ballads by French singer Edith Piaf. He later treated the 3,000-strong crowd in with tracks  from his new opera album, Dr Dee. Sadly he didn’t bring … [Read the full story]

Damon and Noel share a public cuddle…aah

Damon Albarn and Noel Gallagher look to have finally buried the hatchet after years of feuding. The Britpop icons shared a hug and drank together after the Brits on Tuesday, putting to bed their previously acrimonious relationship. They were aboard the boat on the Thames record label EMI had hired for their post-ceremony bash. “It’s … [Read the full story]

Brits TV schedule makes Adele give the finger

She was right in the middle of giving an emotional acceptance speech about how she was proud to be flying the flag for Britain. So when she was interrupted so Brit Awards (Brits) host James Corden could introduce Blur, Adele didn’t take too kindly. The singer, who had won the top award of the night, … [Read the full story]

Damon and Noel go for a friendly pint together

Noel Gallagher has revealed that he has finally made up with Damon Albarn after their spat during the height of Britpop in the mid-’90s. The pair haven’t spoken in over 15 years following the war of words between Blur and Oasis which kicked off in 1995 when they went head-to-head in the singles chart and … [Read the full story]

Blur are recording a new album

Blur have been meeting up “regularly” and recording again, Damon Albarn has confirmed. In an interview, the Gorillaz man revealed that the Britpop band recorded a spoken word piece with poet Michael Horovitz earlier this year. The track was put together in response to the brief threat that this year’s Notting Hill Carnival would be … [Read the full story]

Damon Albarn has a new band

Most musicians have an odd side project to distract them from the day job – but Damon Albarn has about ten on the go. He must have a nightmare trying to remember where he’s supposed to be each day. The Blur frontman has already released an African music charity album and launched an opera, Dr … [Read the full story]

Noel Gallagher’s lost without his little brother

Noel Gallagher has apologised to his brother Liam after claims that Oasis pulled out of V Festival in 2009 because the younger sibling had a hangover. Liam was considering legal action because the comments were “way beyond rock’n’roll banter and questioned my professionalism.” However, Noel admitted in a webchat earlier this week, “For the record, it … [Read the full story]