1. What's the Story? Noel and Liam Gallagher Could Reunite Oasis

    April 20, 2015 5:16 AM EDT Oasis’ feuding brothers Noel and Liam Gallagher are considering putting aside their bad blood and reforming the band.  The Gallagher brothers are said to have reached a “gentleman’s agreement” to reunite the Britpop-era legends, according to an unnamed source quoted in The Mirror.  The source…

  2. Vinyl Sales Charts Launch in U.K.

    April 13, 2015 12:20 AM EDT The U.K.’s charts compiler as begun publishing weekly charts tracking sales of vinyl albums and singles for the first time.  The inaugural Official Vinyl Albums Chart Top 40 and Official Vinyl Singles Chart Top 40 was unveiled on the weekend at OfficialCharts.com to coincide with the upcoming…

  3. Petition to Pull Kanye West from Glastonbury Hits 90,000, Author Admits He's Never Been There

    March 20, 2015 2:06 PM EDT Neil Lonsdale, who started the petition, told NME that having the rapper in the company of The Rolling Stones is "an outrage." It seems that teaming up with Paul McCartney isn't enough to please the thousands of rock fans who flock to Glastonbury every year. A petition to…

  4. Sam Smith Holds Off Madonna to Score U.K. Chart Double

    March 16, 2015 6:10 AM EDT Sam Smith's pre-eminence in the U.K. market reached new heights yesterday (March 15) as he scored a new chart double. "Lay Me Down" (Capitol/Universal/ Columbia/Sony), his collaboration with John Legend for the Comic Relief charity, debuted atop the singles chart; meanwhile…

  5. Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds Swoop to U.K. No. 1

    March 09, 2015 3:34 AM EDT Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds have scored the fastest-selling artist album of the U.K. chart year to date with Chasing Yesterday (Sour Mash). It entered at No. 1 on the new survey yesterday (March 8) with combined sales of 89,000. Years & Years went straight to No. 1 on the…

  6. Quotes of the Week: Noel Gallagher Throws Shade at Taylor Swift, Kanye West Thinks Steve Jobs Was 'Selfish' and More

    March 06, 2015 4:20 PM EST "I love Steve Jobs, but there's one thing that disappoints me: When [he] passed he didn't give the ideas up. That's selfish." -- Kanye West on the late Apple mogul, during a lecture at Oxford University. Kanye West Disses Amber Rose, Teases a Collaborative Album With…

  7. Noel Gallagher Weighs In on Possibility of an Oasis Reunion

    January 24, 2015 9:20 PM EST Noel Gallagher may have left his Oasis days behind him in 2009 , but in a new interview with Q magazine, he's revealed one way he'd even consider a reunion. "Nobody has made us an offer. I've been in the same room as Liam, and even then nobody's said, 'Weren…

  8. Oasis Frontman's New Band Beady Eye Has Broken Up

    October 26, 2014 1:55 PM EDT Could this be good news for Oasis fans? Beady Eye has now been shut. Frontman Liam Gallagher announced Saturday (Oct. 25) on Twitter that the rock group has broken up. The band had parted ways with its manager earlier this year, according to NME . Noel Gallagher On Oasis Anniversary: '…

  9. Royal Blood, Lilly Wood Top U.K. Charts

    September 01, 2014 4:04 AM EDT English rock duo Royal Blood sold nearly 66,000 units to debut atop the U.K. album chart yesterday (Aug. 31) with their self-titled Warner Bros./Warner Music album. French-Israeli duo Lilly Wood entered the singles chart at No. 1 with German DJ-producer Robin Schulz’s remix of their 2010…

  10. Noel Gallagher On Oasis Anniversary: 'I Won't Be Getting Involved'

    November 21, 2013 5:06 AM EST Oasis definitely won’t be reuniting. That’s the line according to Noel Gallagher, who has poured ice-cold water on any hopes that he and his brother Liam might settle their differences. Next year marks the 20th anniversary of the British rockers’ lauded debut “Definitely Maybe.” Whatever,…

  11. Noel Gallagher On One Direction: They're 'F--king Idiots'

    October 21, 2013 5:06 AM EDT In case there was any doubt, Noel Gallagher isn't a fan of One Direction. The outspoken ex-Oasis rocker revealed his very candid thoughts about the boy-banders in a recent interview with British GQ, during which he called them "f--king idiots." "F--king idiots. Bless &…

  12. Emeli Sandé Takes Two Trophies at the Ivor Novello Awards

    May 17, 2013 6:27 AM EDT Emeli Sand é was the big winner Thursday at the 58th Ivor Novello Awards, held in central London. Sand é ’s “Next to Me” was the only multiple winner on the day, collecting honors for best song musically and lyrically, and the PRS for Music award for most performed work. The Scottish singer…

  13. Noel Gallagher, Damon Albarn Bury Hatchet for ‘Tender’ Performance

    March 25, 2013 12:51 AM EDT In 1995, at the height of “Britpop,” there was no rivalry quite like that of Blur and Oasis. Now, those one-time best-of-enemies have done the unimaginable with their respective frontmen dueting on stage. Blur’s frontman Damon Albarn and guitarist Graham Coxon teamed-up on the weekend with…

  14. Paul Weller & Miles Kane Go Mod for John Varvatos Ads

    July 11, 2012 11:10 AM EDT Men's edgy lifestyle brand John Varvatos brings English punk legend Paul Weller and fellow UK indie rocker Miles Kane together for its latest campaign. The images for the print ads, taken by Danny Clinch against a gritty pawn shop in Manhattan's Lower East Side, boast the two…

  15. Coachella 2012: 10 Things Seen & Heard Saturday

    April 15, 2012 10:45 AM EDT If Friday night at Coachella was all about the old-timers like Pulp, Refused, Mazzy Star and James looking for a furious comeback, the overarching theme of Saturday (April 14) was the current state of indie rock, with fresh faces and much-ballyhooed veterans taking flight in Indio, Calif.…

  16. Adele, Coldplay Enjoy BRIT Awards Bump on U.K. Charts

    February 27, 2012 9:45 AM EST The BRIT Awards effect showed itself on the new U.K. sales charts Feb. 26 for a number of artists including Ed Sheeran , Coldplay , Florence + The Machine and, more than anyone, Adele . "21" is back at the top of the album list for the 21st aggregate week after her double win at…

  17. BRIT Awards 2012: Adele, Ed Sheeran, Coldplay Win Big

    February 21, 2012 5:55 PM EST Adele 's already packed award shelf just got that extra bit crowded. On top of the six Grammy Awards that the "Someone Like You" singer picked up earlier this month, Adele took home two of the biggest prizes at the 2012 Brit Awards, held tonight (Feb. 21) at London's O2…

  18. Kanye West Takes Fan, Soundgarden Flack After Big Day Out Delay

    January 23, 2012 6:00 PM EST A Big Day Out turned into a rough one for Kanye West . The hip-hop star, headlining the Australian festival over the weekend, was reportedly 45 minutes late to the stage after inclement weather led to sound problems. According to local publication the Gold Coast Bulletin , the delay was "…

  19. Bruno Mars 'Doo-Wops' Back to U.K. No. 1

    January 16, 2012 8:40 AM EST Jessie J's 'Domino' Leaps 8-1 to Top Singles Chart B runo Mars ' "Doo-Wops & Hooligans" celebrated a year on the U.K. album chart yesterday (Jan. 15) by going back to where it started, at No. 1. Multiple BRIT Award nominee Jessie J is celebrating her second…

  20. Adele, Coldplay Score BRIT Award Nominations

    January 12, 2012 3:35 PM EST Adele, Coldplay, Florence & The Machine and Jessie J were among the British artists to earn multiple 2012 BRIT Award nominations, which were announced on Thursday (Jan. 12). The 32nd annual BRIT Awards, which honor the best popular music coming out of the U.K., will be held on Feb. 21.…

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