Gorillaz have revealed, their first live performance since 2018 broadcast live around the world with three shows across three time zones through the magic of LIVENow. The biggest virtual band on the planet will bring you their magnificent Jamie Hewlett visuals and thrilling live performance blended together in the unique Gorillaz way. With guitarist Noodle, bassist Murdoc Niccals, drummer Russel and frontman 2D joined by Damon Albarn and the full Gorillaz live band plus a choice selection of featured artists. Nothing is going to stop Gorillaz from performing SONG MACHINE LIVE for you in 2020.
“I’m really looking forward to playing new music in a new way in a new reality.” – Damon Albarn
LIVENow will broadcast SONG MACHINE LIVE with Gorillaz giving three live performances in three different time zones across 12th & 13th of December. Catch the first ever live performance of songs from Song Machine, Season One – Strange Timez and added favourites. Wherever you are in the world, SONG MACHINE LIVE has got you covered.
Song Machine: Season One – Strange Timez is out on 23rd October 2020 with physical releases on standard CD, vinyl and cassette; plus the 17-track Deluxe and Super Deluxe box sets. Not forgetting the bulging full-colour, one-of-a-kind 210-page Almanac, the very first annual from Gorillaz.
Gorillaz are once again disrupting the paradigm and breaking convention in their round the back door fashion with Song Machine, the newest concept from one of the most inventive bands around. Song Machine will see Gorillaz joined by an exciting and ever-evolving roster of as yet unannounced collaborators captured live in Kong Studios alongside the world’s most successful virtual band*.
Virtual band Gorillaz is singer 2D, bassist Murdoc Niccals, guitarist Noodle and drummer Russel Hobbs. Created by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett, their acclaimed eponymous debut album was released in 2001.
Follow Song Machine here to catch Machine Bitez – bite sized conversation between cartoon band members and collaborators, overheard in Kong Studios. For full ticket and viewing information, see WWW.GORILLAZLIVENOW.COM