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Gorillaz Singer Yanked After Show Goes On (and On and On)

Damon Albarn takes over the Roskilde Festival

(Newser) - Sometimes you just wanna rock. And rock. And rock. Such was the case over the weekend when Blur frontman and Gorillaz founder Damon Albarn refused to leave the stage at Denmark's Roskilde Festival. A security guard eventually hoisted Albarn in the air and carried him stage right, as the... More »

9 Big Music Feuds

Even Taylor Swift gets into them

(Newser) - One of the songs on Taylor Swift's hugely popular 1989 is reportedly about Katy Perry—"Bad Blood," which includes the lyrics "Did you think we'd be fine? / Still got scars on my back from your knife," is rumored to be about Perry "... More »

Prince Charles Milks Rocker for Royal Nibbles

Blur bassist will make 'poshest ****ing cheese in the world' for palace

(Newser) - Prince Charles is turning to an unusual source to supply cheese for the royal table, the Times of London reports: Alex James, bassist for rock band Blur. James has won awards for cheese he’s made on his farm outside London. “It will be the poshest fucking cheese in... More »

Best Rock Comebacks of All Time

You may not realize it, but Elvis was once a has-been

(Newser) - In honor of Blur’s triumphant return Sunday at the Glastonbury Festival, the Independent compiles a list of the best rock-and-roll comebacks:
  • Elvis Presley: The King was practically a has-been in 1968, following his army stint and a string of lackluster films. His black-leather-clad, blues-heavy appearance on an NBC Christmas
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Woo-Hoo! Blur to Reunite This Summer

(Newser) - Blur, the '90s Britpop band famous for “woo-hooing” through its hit single “Song 2,” will reunite this summer for a live show in London, NME reports. The original four members of the band have not performed together publicly since 2000, and the long-awaited reunion announcement has fueled... More »

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