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Sep 02, 2016

Mysterious and mischievous acclaimed British street artist Banksy has somehow managed to keep his true identity secret since his start in the 1990s. More

Aug 09, 2016

Trip-hop pioneers Massive Attack have been sharing new songs via their Fantom app. Now they have shared a video for one of those songs, "The Spoils," which features Hope Sandoval of Mazzy Starr.  More

Jul 29, 2016

Trip-hop pioneers Massive Attack have been sharing new songs via their Fantom app. Now they have shared a video for one of those songs, "Come Near Me," which features Ghostpoet. More

Watch: Massive Attack - “Ritual” Video

Ritual Spirit EP Out Now via Kobalt Label Services

Mar 17, 2016

Massive Attack has released a new video of their track "Ritual Spirit," the title song off their latest EP that also features Azekel. More

Feb 23, 2016

Trip-hop pioneers Massive Attack recently released a new EP, Ritual Spirit, and shared a video for its single "Take It There," a song that features longtime collaborator Tricky. Now the duo has shared a video for "Voodoo in My Blood," a track that features Mercury Prize-winning hip-hop collectiveYoung FathersMore

Jan 28, 2016

Trip-hop pioneers Massive Attack have released a new EP, Ritual Spirit, and shared a video for its single "Take It There," which features longtime collaborator Tricky. The EP also features collaborations with Roots Manuva, Azekel, and Young Fathers. The video was directed by Hiro Murai and stars Oscar-nominated actor John Hawkes, as he stumbles around a damp city at night, almost zombie like. More

Jean-Michel Jarre Formally Announces Album Featuring M83, Air, Massive Attack, Fuck Buttons, and Mor

Electronica 1: The Time Machine Due Out October 16, Watch Album Trailer

Aug 28, 2015

1970s French electronic music legend Jean-Michel Jarre has long been teasing his new album, previously announcing that it featured such collaborators as Massive Attack, Gesaffelstein, and Tangerine Dream, and releasing the video for "Glory," his song with fellow Frenchman M83.  More

Jul 01, 2015

Sole remaining Massive Attack member, Robert “3D” Del Naja, has remixed Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds’ song “The Right Stuff.”  More

Feb 25, 2015

Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood of Radiohead, Robert Del Naja of Massive Attack, and Guy Garvey from Elbow can all be found contributing to the soundtrack for The UK Gold, a feature-length documentary about the history of tax evasion in Great Britain. More

Oct 17, 2014

Last night trip-hop veterans Massive Attack performed L.A.'s Greek Theatre. More

Treasure Island Festival Announce 2014 Lineup

Outkast, alt-J, Massive Attack, Janelle Monae, Washed Out, and More

Jun 18, 2014

The Treasure Island Festival in San Francisco announced their lineup for 2014. Notable acts include Outkast, Massive Attack, alt-J, TV On The Radio, Janelle Monae, The New Pornographers, Washed Out, St. Lucia, Banks, Jungle, White Denim, Zedd, Polica, The Growlers, Classixx, Chet Faker, Ryan Hemsworth, TOBACCO, Bleached, Painted Palms, and more. More

Sep 11, 2012

Currently at work recording a new album in Bristol, Massive Attack have announced that they will reissue their classic Blues Lines album, remixed and remastered from the original tapes. More

Listen: Massive Attack’s 3D and Scarlett Johansson – “Summertime”

Pair Records Gershwin Classic For Film Days of Grace

Apr 11, 2012

The soundtrack for director Everardo Valerio Gout's film Days of Grace features—among others— Nick Cave with Warren Ellis, Atticus Ross, and Massive Attack’s 3D featuring Scarlett Johansson. More

Dec 09, 2011

Radiohead's Thom Yorke and Massive Attack's Robert '3D' Del Naja spoke to Occupy London. Check out the footage. More

Photos from the New Noise Music Festival in Santa Barbara, CA

Incuding Massive Attack and Theivery Corporation

Nov 08, 2010

Check out photos from the New Noise Music Festival in Santa Barbara, CA from November 4-6th, 2010.  We sent photographer Robert Redfield down to cover the action. More

Watch: Massive Attack’s Monstrous “Atlas Air” Video

War Child Benefit EP Out in November

Oct 18, 2010

A devilish hare-beast ripped through a stark metropolis in Massive Attack's video for Heligoland's "Splitting the Atom." Today, it returns in the video for the title track from the trip-hop duo's upcoming War Child benefit EP Atlas Air. More

Oct 01, 2010

If you listen carefully, to upcoming car commercials you might hear a familiar band. Massive Attack’s “Paradise Circus” has recently been tapped to appear in a up coming Lincoln advertisement. More

Sep 08, 2010

With a little help from their friends—War Child, an organization dedicated to aiding young victims of war—Massive Attack will be releasing a new EP later this year. We have the details.  More

MoogFest Adds Hot Chip, Girl Talk, School of Seven Bells, Panda Bear, and many more to 2010 Lineup

Massive Attack, MGMT, Jónsi, Thievery Corporation and Several Others Confirmed to Perform

Aug 10, 2010

AC Entertainment released the still expanding Lineup for MoogFest, the three-day festival, celebrating the innovative vision of sonic pioneer, Robert Moog, will take place Halloween weekend, October 29-31 in Asheville, NC. The MoogFest 2010 weekend kicks off Friday, October 29, with performances by MGMT, Big Boi, Girl Talk, and others. Artists joining Massive AttackThievery Corporation and Jónsi for Saturday, October 30, includes Four Tet, Caribou, and Matmos. On the final day, Hot Chip and Pretty Lights will headline. Check out the complete lineup.  More

Massive Attack Unveils “Psyche” Video

Plus Videos of the Band Performing on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

May 24, 2010

Massive Attack has released a video for new single, "Psyche." Wow, this is one creepy vid. In Massive Attack's fourth Heligoland clip, a cadre of poltergeists are possessed by a strange tween, who ends up being a little otherworldly as well. We also have videos of their two Jimmy Kimmel Live! performances. More

Neon Indian Announces Summer Tour, Plus BRAHMS Remix

Tour Includes Two Dates with Massive Attack

Apr 05, 2010

Neon Indian will be on tour from mid-May to mid-June, with the first two shows with Massive Attack. They are also joined by Peanut Butter Wolf on June 4 at the Los Angeles Natural History Museum. We have the dates.   More

Mar 15, 2010

Massive Attack's new music video for their Damon Albarn collaboration "Saturday Come Slow" is more like a short film. The main topic discussed is the usage of ear-splitting music as a torture device in detention camps such as Guantanamo Bay. More

Feb 25, 2010

In support of their long awaited fifth studio album Heligoland, (featuring: Damon Albarn, Mazzy Star's Hope Sandoval, Martina Topley-Bird, Elbow's Guy Garvey, and TV on the Radio's Tunde Adebimpe) Massive Attack are heading out on a North American tour. We have the dates. More

2010 Sasquatch! Festival Lineup Announced

Acts Include Pavement, Massive Attack, My Morning Jacket, Vampire Weekend, MGMT, LCD Soundsystem, The National, Band of Horses, and More

Feb 16, 2010

The 2010 Sasquatch! Music Festival lineup thankfully isn't a mystery anymore. The initial list of bands to play at Quincy, WA's bucolic Gorge can be peeped below. The event returns for its ninth year May 29-31 (Memorial Day Weekend) and the recently reunited Pavement, trip-hop progenitors Massive Attack, and reverb-y Southern rockers My Morning Jacket will headline. More

Massive Attack and Tricky Bury the Hatchet

Band Considers Future Collaborations

Dec 10, 2009

File this one under: rock beef resolved. After a series of "creative differences" Lead trip-hop artist Tricky to leave Massive Attack, he and his sex-bandmates haven't exactly been on each other's Christmas card lists. However, in an interview with the BBC, Massive Attack member Grant 'Daddy G' Marshall reveals that the band has been in contact with Tricky and the future looks bright. More

New Massive Attack Album Due Out in February

Heligoland Features Guy Garvey, Tunde Adebimpe, Martina Topley-Bird, and Damon Albarn

Nov 24, 2009

After releasing a 4-song EP, Splitting the Atom, last month, Massive Attack have announced the release of their new album, Heligoland. Artists such as Damon Albarn, Hope Sandoval, Elbow's Guy Garvey, TV on the Radio's Tunde Adebimpe, and Martina Topley-Bird will grace the album's liner notes. More

Massive Attaack Prep Burial Remix Album

Collaborate With Damon Albarn, Hope Sandoval, and Elbow's Guy Garvey for Upcoming LP.

Oct 08, 2009

Massive Attack's influence runs deep and dubstep is just one branch on trip hop's family tree. If we're still running with this tree metaphor, the deeply rhythmic dubstep boardsman Burial is a ripe fruit that's always ready to be devoured and Massive Attack is a stable taproot. The dark soundscapers' worlds will soon merge according to an interview Massive Attack's Daddy G conducted with ClashMusic. More

Massive Attack Discusses Fifth Album, Splitting the Atom EP

New Web-exclusive Under the Radar Interview With Grant "Daddy G" Marshall

Sep 08, 2009

In our exclusive interview with Massive Attack's Grant "Daddy G" Marshall ("G"), he discusses some of the opportunities of being a group in the 21st century, tentative plans to release "stems" to their fans to remix, their new Splitting the Atom EP, their forthcoming fifth album, the current state of British politics, and why they took so long to record their follow-up to 2003's 100th Window. More

Aug 26, 2009

Bristol trip-hop progenitors Massive Attack have a new EP, entitled Splitting the Atom, set for release October 5th in the U.S. and the U.K., on Virgin. The new EP will include four new tracks, two of which in remixed fashion. And all of the beat-heavy cuts feature a guest vocalist of some stripe, including TV on the Radio's Tunde Adebimpe, Elbow's Guy Garvey, Martina Topley-Bird, and longtime Massive Attack conspirator Horace Andy. More


Interviews

Massive Attack

Long Division

Sep 08, 2009

Massive Attack's DJ's Robert "3D" Del Naja ("D") and Grant "Daddy G" Marshall ("G") made such a name for themselves early on in their careers that when they started work on their not-quite-titled fifth album they didn't have to scrounge around for guest spots and remixers. They came to them in droves. Though they couldn't use all of the artists they worked with, the trip hop progenitors have plenty of tricks up their sleeves. In preparation for the album in February, they're releasing their first new material in three years, in the form of a preview remix EP called Splitting the Atom (out October 6th on EMI/Virgin).

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Reviews

Blue Lines: 2012 Remix/Remaster

Blue Lines: 2012 Remix/Remaster

EMI

Dec 21, 2012

Seasons 4-8 of The Simpsons aside, it's hard to think of much from the '90s that has aged well: Britpop, Saved by the Bell, shell suits, and Liverpool Football Club have ignominiously slid from pop culture icons into figures of fun since the turn of the millennium; even the laugh track on Seinfeld sounds dated now. More