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    Gorillaz Biography

    Virtual band founded in 1998 by Damon Albarn from Blur, and comic-book artist Jamie Hewlett designing and drawing the band. It can be found in The Guiness Book of World Records under Most Successful Virtual Band.

    The line-up of characters is:

    2D (3)- Lead singer, keyboards, additional instruments. Gained his nickname from injuries he sustained in a car accident.

    Murdoc Niccals- Bassist, additional instruments. Sold his soul and middle name to the devil for the band's success.

    Noodle (2)- Guitarist. A Japanese expat, she was shipped to the band in a crate at 8.

    Russel Hobbs- Drummer. An American expatriate, possessed by the ghosts of his late friends.

    Former members:

    Del Tha Funkee Homosapien- Rapper. One of the above friends, he was sent to the afterlife by the Grim Reaper following their first album.

    Paula Cracker- Guitarist. 2D's girlfriend of two months, she was kicked out of the band for having an affair with Murdoc.

    Cyborg Noodle - Guitarrist. Robotic replica of the real Noodle who replaces her on Plastic Beach.

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