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The Flaming Lips Meet 'X-Men' in Retro Marvel Comic

May 11, 2016

The Flaming Lips will visit the Marvel universe in the August issue of X-Men '92, a retro comic set in the Nineties continuity. "Being in an X-Men comic where they (the X-Men themselves) actually run security at one of our shows … I should...

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See Flaming Lips' Mesmerizing 'Space Oddity' on 'Colbert'

April 20, 2016

The Flaming Lips visited The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Tuesday for a riveting, trippy cover of David Bowie's "Space Oddity," which the band recently released as a digital single and music video. "My next guests fell from space, or Oklahoma,"...

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Wayne Coyne Honors Musical Heroes in Weird 'Late Show' Song

April 19, 2016

Wayne Coyne recounted his myriad musical influences, and some stories from his peculiar past, in a web exclusive video for The Late Show, which arrived ahead of the Flaming Lips' tribute to David Bowie tonight, April 19th. "I asked Stephen...

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Karen O, Wayne Coyne Set for David Lynch Tribute Album

April 7, 2016

Last year's surreal, star-studded musical tribute to David Lynch will be released as a double album, The Music of David Lynch, featuring performances from Karen O, the Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd, Duran Duran, Sky Ferreira,...

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Wayne Coyne on the Who: 'They Had Superhuman Strength'

March 4, 2016

The Who are currently trekking across North America on their "The Who Hits 50!" tour, which Roger Daltrey has described as the beginning of the group's "long goodbye." The band has influenced countless musicians who have followed in its footsteps,...

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Watch Flaming Lips Split Into Rival Bands on 'Portlandia'

January 20, 2016

For music fans, nothing is more annoying than when an iconic band splits into two rival factions. That's the scenario in a new Portlandia teaser, which finds psych-rock veterans the Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne leading his own solo project,...

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See Flaming Lips' Trippy 'Space Oddity' Video

April 15, 2016

The Flaming Lips have unveiled their video for "Space Oddity." For the clip, the band performed the David Bowie classic in an Oklahoma City church to a congregation of white balloons, with the group turning the house of worship into a vivid...

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Watch Wayne Coyne Sing 'Life on Mars?' Atop Chewbacca

April 1, 2016

The Flaming Lips, Michael Stipe, Pixies, Cyndi Lauper, Debbie Harry and many more were among the artists to take the stage Thursday night at Carnegie Hall in the first of two all-star Music of David Bowie tributes. At the event, the Flaming Lips covered...

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Watch Flaming Lips' Eight-Song Tribute to David Bowie

February 14, 2016

Prior to the Flaming Lips' pair of concerts this weekend at Aspen, Colorado's Belly Up, the band announced that both shows would feature an "extended David Bowie" set dedicated to the rock legend. Wayne Coyne and company delivered on their promise...

2015

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Hear Miley Cyrus and Flaming Lips' 'My Sad Christmas Song'

December 25, 2015

Miley Cyrus and the Flaming Lips attempt to spike the eggnog with some teardrops thanks to their new yuletide track "My Sad Christmas Song," a moody, atmospheric cut from the Dead Petz collaborators. Cyrus shared the song on Christmas...

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Watch Miley Cyrus' Kaleidoscopic 'Lighter' Video

November 21, 2015

Following Miley Cyrus and the Flaming Lips' surreal first Dead Petz gig together at Chicago's Riveria Theatre, the singer dropped her colorful, hallucinatory new video for "Lighter." In the video, co-directed by Cyrus and Wayne Coyne, a nude...

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Danzig, Flaming Lips, Louis C.K. to Guest on 'Portlandia'

November 11, 2015

Portland sketch comedy series Portlandia has announced another all-star guest lineup for its sixth season, with a mix of artists, comedians and actors. Starring Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen, it premieres on January 21st on IFC at 10 p.m....

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Miley Cyrus, Flaming Lips Plan Naked Concert for Music Video

October 13, 2015

Miley Cyrus and the Flaming Lips will perform a concert completely naked in front of an equally naked audience as part of an upcoming music video, Lips frontman Wayne Coyne said on Instagram. In an effusive caption accompanying a split image...

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Flaming Lips Plan 'Heady' 'Clouds Taste Metallic' Reissue

September 25, 2015

After taking Miley Cyrus to adventurous new places, the Flaming Lips will circle back on their history with a massive reissue of their 1995 LP Clouds Taste Metallic. Dubbed Heady Nuggs 20 Years After Clouds Taste Metallic 1994-1997, the 3-CD set...

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Watch Miley Cyrus Make Glittery Mess in 'Dooo It!' Video

August 31, 2015

Following Miley Cyrus' unannounced performance at the MTV Video Music Awards and the surprise release of her new album Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz, the VMA host dropped the new video for the LP's opening cut "Dooo It!" The video takes the Dead...

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Miley Cyrus, Flaming Lips Stage Surreal Spectacle in Chicago

November 20, 2015

Over the course of two-plus hours at her Dead Petz tour opener, Miley Cyrus put on one of the most fantastically strange shows in recent memory, notable for the blunt muchness of every possible aspect. Backed by an assortment of wildly costumed...

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20 Great Moments in Rock Star Nudity

October 29, 2015

As Miley Cyrus and the Flaming Lips prepare for the health department nightmare that is the world's first all-naked concert, here's 20 times famous performers have gotten outside of their clothes — to make a statement, to increase sales...

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Miley Cyrus Brings Flaming Lips, 'Dead Petz' to 'SNL'

October 4, 2015

Miley Cyrus served as both host and musical guest for the 41st season-opening episode of Saturday Night Live, where the singer debuted a pair of Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz tracks live. After being introduced by SNL's unannounced guest Hillary...

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David Bowie, Aerosmith Pen Songs for 'SpongeBob Musical'

August 31, 2015

A surprising collection of musicians will write songs for an upcoming theatrical production of SpongeBob SquarePants, dubbed The SpongeBob Musical. David Bowie, Aerosmith's Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, Cyndi Lauper, Flaming Lips, John Legend and T.I. will...

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