Oasis Cancels Show Over Terror Concern
British rock band Oasis has canceled a concert in Manila over security fears following this month's terrorist attacks. A spokesperson cited "recent terrorist attacks both in Bali and the Philippines"British rock band Oasis has canceled a concert in Manila over security fears following this month's terrorist attacks. A spokesperson cited "recent terrorist attacks both in Bali and the Philippines" in announcing cancellation of the show, planned for Wednesday (Oct. 23) in the Philippine capital. Oasis did not want to perform under the "extreme security precautions."
Ten people have been killed and almost 200 wounded in bombings in Manila and the southern city of Zamboanga over the last four days. An Oct. 12 bomb attack at a nightclub in Bali in neighboring Indonesia killed more than 180 people.
Oasis is touring the Far East behind its latest album "Heathen Chemistry," released worldwide by Big Brother and Epic in North America. The band's next scheduled performance Saturday in Singapore will close this leg of the tour. A European run kicks off Nov. 13-14 in Glasgow and will close with a Dec. 18-19 stand in Birmingham, England.
Released in July, "Heathen Chemistry" debuted at No. 23 on The Billboard 200 and has sold 105,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan.
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