//NEWS ARCHIVE//

Below you will find an archive of all the news on Gorillaz-Unofficial in 2008.


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December

24 - UK press reporting Gorillaz 'most popular act on Myspace in 2008'
20 - Damon and Jamie video interview for QTV
20 - Monkey update - new shop items, new remixes coming
15 - Damon's band Blur get back together for show - no word on Gorillaz plans
15 - Jamie gives a tour of his office (Observer interview)
15 - Terry Gilliam comment about his previous work on the Gorillaz movie


November

16 - Damon and Jamie new comments about third album; tour planned, working with orchestras
13 - Damon: "I was a third of the way through the Gorillaz album, and I got completely blown off course"
13 - Monkey limited edition vinyl release date announced- includes exclusive tracks
13 - Couple of small Monkey press items
11 - Gorillaz Sound System new pics and video
08 - Monkey on Jools Holland interview and performance videos / BBC / The Sun
07 - Jamie: "Gorillaz characters will be a little bit older and told in a different way" for third album
06 - Damon: "I'm halfway through the next Gorillaz album at the minute"
01 - Noodle's birthday


October

31 - 'Damon intends to go back to Gorillaz' - Damon's manager
30 - Youtube takeover full coverage / Time Out scans and comic
27 - Monkey-related shenanigans; Youtube takeover October 28, Time Out magazine special
17 - Clip from Bananaz available to watch online
11 - Gorillaz Sound System confirmed for Chile
08 - Jamie Hewlett new artwork up for charity auction
08 - Monkey news - new official website content / bonus tracks on Japan edition CD
08 - Gorillaz Sound System rumoured for Creamfields Chile
08 - Bananaz showing details at Spanish film festival
04 - Jamie comment about future plans
04 - Historic photo of Damon and Jamie posted online
04 - More Monkey in North American media (pictures, video, audio, interviews...)


September

28 - Damon video interview / Damon and Jamie DJ sets on Sirius next week
28 - Gorillaz Sound System to play Luxembourg date
28 - Bananaz shows in Latvia as part of the Kaunas International Film Festival
26 - Bananaz to show at Filmfestival Gent, Belgium
23 - More comments from Damon and Jamie about the Gorillaz third album
23 - Gorillaz Sound System confirmed for Creamfields Argentina
20 - Damon tells another interviewer that there will be another 'Gorillaz pop album'
19 - Damon and Jamie: "We're making a new Gorillaz record"
19 - Videos of Gorillaz Sound System in Slovenia on Youtube
18 - Gorillaz Sound System in Slovenia pics
16 - Monkey to get Japanese CD release, featuring bonus track
15 - Murdoc reviews Monkey the opera
15 - Vote Gorillaz for 'best act ever' at the MTV EMAs
15 - Monkey interview and pics in The Big Issue
13 - Bananaz to show at Athens International Film Festival
13 - Monkey update: London 02 dates / limited vinyl edition details / Damon and Jamie Sun interview
10 - Gorillaz Sound System to play 4th Australian Global Gathering date / EXIT 08 / Electronic Beats
10 - Bananaz to appear at Spanish film festival
06 - New Damon comment on the future of Gorillaz
06 - Another confirmed date for Gorillaz Sound System / rumoured dates
01 - Gorillaz Sound System members revealed


August

30 - Monkey update: new interview / photos of first vinyl edition
30 - Gorillaz Sound System to play Brazilian Creamfields
30 - Soulwax dislike their DARE remix
27 - Gorillaz Sound System press bio / Murdoc quote / new Slovenia show
27 - Alan McGee (ex Creation Records boss) praises Gorillaz' use of Zombie samples
25 - Bananaz to show at the Atlantic Film Festival
25 - Monkey album charts at #5 in official UK album charts
24 - Monkey update: reviews, interviews, vinyl edition and release details
22 - Gorillaz Soundsystem annouce Australian festival shows
14 - Monkey media roundup - interviews, reviews, pictures
02 - More Monkey - NME / Mojo / BBC facts and figures


July

29 - Damon and Jamie Monkey interview (UPDATE: including all the covers) / album release date
29 - David Cameron likes Gorillaz; gives Barack Obama a Gorillaz CD
24 - Monkey news roundup (UPDATE: with more reviews and scans)
23 - Monkey Olympics section on BBC website
23 - Monkey album release details / sample tracks
21 - Bananaz interview, review and scene-by-scene
21 - The new 'Gorillaz project' Carousel - Jamie Observer interview piece
21 - Damon speaks of Gorillaz having 'just produced an album' during Honest Jon's event promo
21 - Scratch "Loss 4 Wordz" album coming October? (featuring Gorillaz?)


June

29 - Bananaz to be released on DVD before the end of the year with a wealth of extras
29 - 'Demon Days Instrumentals' double vinyl release - likely a fake
29 - Monkey album 'finished' according to Damon, also Damon has been working with De La Soul
23 - Gorillaz Sound System to play Dublin on August 23rd (confirmed)
23 - Some Bananaz coverage from Edinburgh
22 - Bananaz to be released on DVD before the end of the year with a wealth of extras
18 - Gorillaz Sound System mp3s and pics
17 - Official fansite interview with Ceri Levy
16 - Gorillaz Sound System official website
16 - Call for fans to submit questions for Ceri Levy / Ceri Levy Q&A / forthcoming G-U Bananaz coverage
12 - Monkey in London reminder
06 - Murdoc's Birthday
04 - Russel's birthday
02 - Gorillaz Singstar news / De La Soul perform Feel Good Inc on tour


May

29 - Monkey opening sequence for BBC Olympic coverage / coverage of Monkey in the USA
29 - Happy (belated) Birthday 2D!
16 - Gorillaz Sound System to play Creamfields / Monkey in London / Roundup
08 - Short NME piece on forthcoming Monkey LP "people who like Gorillaz will be really into it"
07 - Bananaz to show at the Edinburgh Film Festival
06 - 'Soldier Boy' revealed to contain parts of unreleased Gorillaz track 'Snakes and Ladders'
06 - Gorillaz censored in China
06 - Another Portuguese review of Bananaz
02 - Danger Mouse mentions Demon Days in Q magazine interview piece
02 - Portuguese review of Bananaz (UPDATE: with translation)


April

28 - 'Monkey soundtrack LP " [a] bit like Gorillaz"; out July' - Damon
27 - Bananaz shows at Portuguese film festival
25 - Listen to 'Soldier Boy' online (Martina Topley-Bird featuring Gorillaz)
24 - Roots Manuva also features in Gorillaz / Martina Topley-Bird collab
18 - Gorillaz-Unofficial.com interview with Jamie Hewlett
17 - Forthcoming Martina Topley-Bird track to feature Gorillaz
17 - Gorillaz songs feature in two forthcoming video games
05 - Murdoc's question answered by Madonna - Q Magazine May 2008
05 - New review of Bananaz from SXSW
03 - Jamie Hewlett, Gorillaz co-creator, turns 40


March

23 - Damon Albarn, Gorillaz co-creator, turns 40
20 - Two new significant Bananaz reviews
15 - Ceri Levy (Bananaz director) SXSW interview
14 - Bananaz reviews from SXSW
09 - Damon, Rosie Wilson (and others) play DARE at Africa Express event
09 - A few pictures from Bananaz premiere / SXSW reminder
03 - MTV Gorillaz Special 2001 on Youtube


February

21 - More Bananaz coverage : marketing in Berlin and SXSW times
16 - Bananaz German MTV report and interview / Bananaz review
15 - Phoo Action update / Watch online
12 - Guerilla Bananaz marketing in Berlin
10 - Jamie Gorillaz-Unofficial.com interview coming soon / Pics from 'Monkey Suite' in London
06 - Bananaz website / Bananaz at SXSW Film Festival


January

29 - Bananaz at Berlin Film Festival - times and tickets
27 - El Manana (TTC Remix) - free legal download / backstory
27 - Scan of the sticker sheet included in the Japanese standard edition of D-Sides
23 - 'Bananaz' to premiere at Berlin Film Festival
23 - Russel cookie eating game now on Facebook as an application
22 - 19/2000 used in Cloverfield film
05 - Film Trailer Music - new Gorillaz track
05 - New year roundup / little more Bananaz info




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