2011 - NME.com:
Damon, Flea and Tony Allen name new band Rocketjuice And
Band are playing in London on
Saturday (October 29)
The line-up of Another Honest
has named his new band with Flea and Tony Allen
Rocketjuice And The Moon.
The Blur and
Gorillaz man is due to make his live debut with the Red
Hot Chili Peppers man and The Good, The Bad & The Queen
cohort on Saturday (October 29) at the Barbican in London.
The performance is
taking place as part of the Another Honest Jon's Chop Up!
event, which will also see the likes of Malian singer
Fatoumata Diawara, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble and Detroit techno
man Theo Parrish appear.
Rocketjuice And The
Moon have also confirmed their debut album, which is due to be
released in the new year, will be self-titled.
Speaking to the
Irish Times, Albarn explained that the band didn't
come up with the name themselves, commenting:
Someone in Lagos did the sleeve design and
thatís the name he gave it, which suits me because trying to
find a name for another band is always tricky.
Along with the
Rocketjuice And The Moon date, Albarn is also playing two gigs
with The Good, The Bad & The Queen at the capital's
Coronet venue on November 10, their first live show since