July 21st, 2010

Byblos International Festival, Beirut

Gorillaz played a gig last night (20th July) as part of Byblos International Festival in Beirut, Lebanon.

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Some early pictures of the show here, and here is a fan-recorded clip of Stylo.

Also, a poster on Twitter NatashaDirany tweeted here that Damon mentioned Syria during the gig and 'everyone booed'.

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Australian (AND NZ) tourdates revealed / announcements tomorrow / 'America, Europe, AUS, NZ' trailer

orion70 sends the news that Gorillaz Australian tourdates have now been revealed (by Fasterlouder.com.au here):-

Monday 6th December Burswood Dome, Perth
Wednesday 8th December Entertainment Centre, Adelaide
Saturday 11th December Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne
Thursday 16th December Entertainment Centre, Sydney
Sunday 19th December Entertainment Centre, Brisbane

UPDATE 06:51 22/07/10:- It has been confirmed that Gorillaz will play ONE show in New Zealand:-
Tuesday 21st December, Vector Arena, Auckland
Confirmation from the website undertheradar.co.nz here.

There will be a Sub Division presale (details TBA) and and all other tickets go on sale Friday 6th August at 9am. No announcement yet about which guests will be appearing at the shows.

Commander Corn also sends the news that the Gorillaz official Facebook posted this message today:- "Stand by WORLD, tomorrow we reveal all!". Commander Corn adds:- "I'm guessing that's the reveal of the "Seriously large announcement" notice how WORLD is capitalized.... Maybe announcing more dates for the World leg of the tour?"

AStation3 sends the link to the official Escape To Plastic Beach Tour trailer, uploaded today by Live Nation. The footage is taken from the Roundhouse shows - but the most interesting part of the trailer comes right at the end when text states that the tour is coming in 'Autumn 2010' to 'America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand'. [EDIT: VIDEO CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE.. but back soon. 'America, Europe, Aus, NZ' was also confirmed by a Murdoc tweet last night].

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