Oasis

  1. Oasis Win Triple J’s 20-Year Song Poll

    June 10, 2013 1:49 AM EDT A 17-year old ballad whose meaning was never quite explained by its now-defunct British creators is officially the biggest song of the past 20 years in Australia. Oasis’ 1995 hit “Wonderwall” is the surprise No. 1 on the state-funded Triple J yo ...

  2. Shazam Nets Over One Million Interactions During Olympics' Closing Ceremony

    August 13, 2012 6:25 PM EDT Shazam's social engagement strategies are paying off again. Today the company released a few statistics showing the number of interactions the platform received over the course of the Olympics, including more than one million interactions dur ...

  3. Oasis Legal Family Feud Resumes: Liam Gallagher Allegedly Attacked Brother Noel With Guitar

    November 22, 2011 11:41 AM EST The famously factitious relationship between former Oasis members Liam and Noel Gallagher looks set to deteriorate further following reports that Noel has filed court documents accusing his younger brother of abusive and "irresponsible" ...

  4. Noel Gallagher Debuts Atop U.K. Album Charts, Rihanna Has No. 1 Single

    October 24, 2011 7:40 AM EDT Noel Gallagher's post-Oasis career was given a resounding vote of confidence by British music buyers Sunday (23) when his self-titled album with new group the High Flying Birds, on the Sour Mash label, debuted at No. 1 with sales of 122,000, ...

  5. U.K. News Round-Up: Amy Winehouse Foundation Returns Checks; Liam Sues Noel; 'The X-Factor' Returns

    August 22, 2011 2:57 PM EDT Amy Winehouse's father, Mitch, has been forced to postpone plans to set up a charity foundation in his late daughter's name because of a quarrel over the organisation's name. Mitch first announced that he was to establish The Amy Wi ...

  6. Adele Sells a Million, Sets U.K. Charts Record

    March 07, 2011 10:31 AM EST Adele's "21" (XL) sold its millionth copy in the United Kingdom last week to secure a sixth week atop the album chart, while its "Someone Like You" track started a third week as the U.K.'s No. 1 single. As the English ...

  7. Liam Gallagher's New Band Gives Away Single

    November 09, 2010 12:00 AM EST Liam Gallagher and his new band Beady Eye are releasing their first single "Bring the Light" as a free download. The song will be available from 1000 GMT on their website beadyeyemusic.com on Nov. 10, while the album, which was recorded ...

  8. Noel Gallagher Jams With Paul Weller In London

    April 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Former Oasis star Noel Gallagher joined Paul Weller on-stage at the Modfather's intimate London show. Gallagher -- who split with Oasis last year - guested last night (April 21) on guitar and vocals on versions of Oasis' 2005 song " ...

  9. Gallagher Attacker Sentenced To House Arrest

    April 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A 48-year-old man who pleaded guilty to attacking Noel Gallagher on stage in Toronto has been sentenced to 12 months' house arrest. During the Virgin Music Festival in September 2008, Daniel Sullivan invaded the stage and pushed the Oasis son ...

  10. Noel Gallagher Describes On-stage Attack

    March 24, 2010 12:00 AM EDT In a victim's impact statement read in Toronto court, former Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher said he felt he had been "hit by a bus" when pushed from behind at the Virgin Music Festival in 2008. Gallagher's statement was read at ...

  11. Killers Pull Asia Dates

    January 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST The Killers have cancelled their six-city Asia tour, scheduled to begin Jan. 24 in Singapore, "due to unforeseen circumstances," according to a statement posted on the band’s official web site. The group's tour was set to take them ...

  12. Liam Gallagher Confirms Oasis Split, Plans 'Next Step'

    October 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Liam Gallagher has insisted U.K. rock act Oasis is no more, following Noel Gallagher's departure from the group in the summer. Although the brothers have always had a rocky relationship, Gallagher insisted this split was for good, during an i ...

  13. Noel Gallagher's Exit Ends Oasis Tour Early

    September 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The remaining dates on U.K. rock act Oasis' 2009 world tour were scrapped, following the Aug. 28 departure of guitarist and songwriter Noel Gallagher. London-based Ignition Management, which represents the band, declined to comment on the can ...

  14. Noel Gallagher Quits Oasis

    August 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Lead guitarist and songwriter Noel Gallagher has quit Oasis, according to a statement he posted tonight (Aug. 28) to the band's website. The announcement came shortly after the last-minute cancellation of the group's scheduled performanc ...

  15. Snow Patrol Deps For Oasis At U.K.'s V Fest

    August 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Oasis was forced to cancel its appearance at the second leg of the U.K. V Festival, held in Chelmsford, England on Sunday night (Aug. 23), after lead singer Liam Gallagher was diagnosed with viral laryngitis; Snow Patrol took over the vacated head ...

  16. Oasis Wins Britpop Airplay Battle

    July 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT New airplay figures from U.K. collecting society PRS for Music have revealed that Oasis leads Blur in the battle for Britpop supremacy in the U.K., as the rival acts appear at huge London shows within a week of each other. Oasis' "Wonder ...

  17. Oasis Vinyl Re-Issues

    June 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rock act Oasis will re-issue all seven of its albums plus its b-sides collection from July 13 in a limited edition vinyl re-press. Released through the band's own Big Brother label, the albums will be available worldwide through Warner M ...

  18. The Times Is Right For Oasis' Gallagher

    March 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. national newspaper the Times is to release a collection of live recordings by Oasis mainman Noel Gallagher in a move aimed at raising funds for the Teenage Cancer Trust charity. The initiative will see recordings from Gallagher's March 2 ...

  19. China Cancels Oasis Shows

    March 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST Oasis won't be performing its first ever shows in China after all. The Chinese government has revoked the performance licenses issued to the U.K. rock act. The band's Chinese promoters Emma Entertainment/Ticketmaster China informed them ...

  20. Blur To Headline T In The Park

    February 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST Recently reformed U.K. rock act Blur is the latest band confirmed to headline Scotland's T in the Park festival, staged by DF Concerts on July 9 to 12 in Balado, Kinross-shire. It will join already announced acts Kings of Leon, Snow Patrol an ...

  21. Oasis Announces China Dates

    January 26, 2009 12:00 AM EST Britpop superstars Oasis will tread on Chinese soil for the first time ever as part of its “Dig Out Your Soul” world tour. The U.K. band -- currently on tour in Europe -- has announced shows at Beijing Capital Gym (April 3) and Shanghai Grand Stag ...

  22. Oasis Wraps Electric Proms, Sells Out Wembley Shows

    October 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Oasis has concluded the five-day BBC Electric Proms event with a show at London's Roundhouse venue featuring 50 guest vocalists from the Crouch End Festival Chorus. The choir collaborated with the U.K. rock act on several songs, including the ...

  23. New Oasis Deal Pays Out In Spades

    October 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT It may look like business as usual for Oasis, as its new album crashes in at No. 1 in the United Kingdom and achieves impressive chart debuts all around the world, including its best U.S. entry in a decade. But in fact, the setup behind "Dig ...

  24. Oasis Books Two Nights At U.K.’s Wembley Stadium

    October 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K rock act Oasis has unveiled U.K and Ireland stadium dates for summer 2009, including two nights at the 80,000-capacity Wembley Stadium on July 11 and 12. The band will also play homecoming shows at Manchester Heaton Park on June 6 and 7. The b ...

  25. MTVNI Scores Exclusive Oasis Gig Broadcast

    October 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks International will exclusively broadcast Oasis' sold-out concert at London's Wembley Arena live-to-air at 9pm on MTV One on Oct. 16 in the U.K. and Ireland. It will be the first broadcast of the tour for the U.K. rock act� ...

  26. Oasis Offers Budget MP3 Version Of Digital Album

    September 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rock act Oasis is to offer its new set, "Dig Out Your Soul" (Big Brother Recordings), on two separate formats for download purchasers. As well as the full-length album, the band will be releasing a ten-track MP3 version for £5 ($9.2 ...

  27. Gallagher Ailing, Oasis Postpones More Shows

    September 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Oasis has postponed three additional shows in the wake of injuries suffered by guitarist Noel Gallagher during a Sept. 7 onstage attack in Toronto. According to the band's Web site, Gallagher has three broken and dislodged ribs and has been a ...

  28. Oasis Turn to NYC Buskers to Promote New Album

    September 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT If you hear New York street musician playing what sounds the new Oasis single over the next few days don't be surprised. It's part of the British rockers promotion of their upcoming new album "Dig Out Your Soul." Oasis, along w ...

  29. Oasis Ontario Date Postponed

    September 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rock band Oasis has been forced to postpone tonight's (Sept. 9) gig at the Canadian venue John Labatt Centre in London, Ontario, after guitarist/songwriter Noel Gallagher was attacked by a stage invader two days ago at the Virgin Festiva ...

  30. Oasis Gives (Sheet) Music Away

    September 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rock act Oasis has hooked up with leading music magazine NME and a government organization in a move aimed at encouraging budding musicians to learn to play musical instruments. In an initiative backed by the U.K. government's Arts Counc ...

  31. Oasis Kicks Off Tour, Adds NYC Show

    August 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Oasis kicked off its North American tour with Ryan Adams Tuesday (Aug. 26) in Seattle, debuting four songs from its upcoming album, "Dig Out Your Soul," including first single "The Shock of the Lightning." The group also played ...

  32. Oasis Plots U.K. Arena Tour

    August 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rock act Oasis has announced an 18-date arena tour on the day it premiered comeback single "The Shock of the Lightning" on British radio. The band will follow its North American dates with a British tour that launches with two night ...

  33. Oasis Inks North American Distro Deal

    July 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Oasis' Big Brother Recordings has signed a North American distribution deal with Warner Bros. Records. The first new release under the deal will be the band's forthcoming studio album, "Dig Out Your Soul," due Oct. 7. As previo ...

  34. Oasis, Adams Win Big At Silver Clefs

    July 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Oasis took home the top prize at the prestigious O2 Silver Clef awards in London. Noel Gallagher, Gem Archer and Andy Bell -- singer Liam Gallagher was notable by his absence -- picked up the prestigious Silver Clef award Friday (July 4) at the Hi ...

  35. In The City Confirms Keynotes

    June 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Organizers of Britain’s In The City music conference have signed up rock photographer Kevin Cummins and film-maker Dick Carruthers as keynote interviewees. The annual conference, which was established in 1992 by the late Factory Records founder To ...

  36. Oasis Go For 'Soul' With New Album

    June 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Oasis' first album under the British rockers' new recording deal will land in the fourth quarter. The awaited new set, "Dig Out Your Soul," is slated for an Oct. 6 release in the United Kingdom through their own label, Big Brot ...

  37. Oasis Inks Deal With Sony BMG

    June 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Oasis has expanded its partnership with Sony BMG by signing a new three-album deal with the company. The profit-sharing agreement will find Oasis continuing to release music on its own Big Brother imprint, with global distribution and marketing by ...

  38. Poptones Plays Its Final Tune

    October 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT U.K. independent label figurehead Alan McGee has closed his London-based label Poptones. A statement today (Oct. 4) from McGee and his joint shareholder in Poptones, Stephen King, said that the two companies the pair owned, Poptones and Creation M ...

  39. The Who, Gallagher Line-Up For U.K. TCT Concerts

    March 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Who, Oasis' Noel Gallagher, Kaiser Chiefs and Kasabian are some of the big-name artists participating in the U.K.'s Teenage Cancer Trust week of concerts, which kicks off tonight (March 26). Gallagher, hot Scottish newcomers The View ...

  40. Brand To Host Brit Awards 2007

    December 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST Eccentric British comedian and presenter Russell Brand will host the 2007 Brit Awards, which will take place on Feb. 14 at London's Earl's Court arena. Thirteen trophies will be handed out on the night, including the outstanding contribu ...

  41. HMV, Virgin Do Battle In Manchester

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Retailers launch rival initiatives. U.K. retail rivals HMV and Virgin will go head to head this coming week with respective initiatives in Manchester, England's northern music center. HMV will on Monday (Nov. 20) kick-starts a two-week HMV ca ...

  42. HMV, Virgin Do Battle In Manchester

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Retailers launch rival initiatives. U.K. retail rivals HMV and Virgin will go head to head this coming week with respective initiatives in Manchester, England's northern music center. HMV will on Monday (Nov. 20) kick-starts a two-week HMV ca ...

  43. Oasis To Be Honored At BRIT Awards

    October 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Event set for Feb. 14. Oasis will be honored with The Outstanding Contribution to Music at The BRIT Awards on Feb. 14, 2007. The Manchester-originated U.K. hit-makers were founded in 1991. Led by the brothers Liam and Noel Gallagher, Oasis became ...

  44. Sony/ATV, Musicnotes.com Ink Deal

    June 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT To include songs by the Beatles, Beck, Oasis. To include songs by the Beatles, Beck, Oasis. News ...

  45. Sony/ATV, Musicnotes.com Ink Deal

    June 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT To include songs by the Beatles, Beck, Oasis. Sony/ATV Music Publishing has licensed its catalog of songs to online digital sheet music company Musicnotes.com. Under the agreement, the Madison, Wis.-based company will produce and sell digital shee ...

  46. ARCTIC MONKEYS

    February 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Within seconds, Arctic Monkeys gate-crashed the U.K. pop charts and became national heroes, thanks to an infectiously excited Internet fan base. The hype reminds one of Oasis, but that hasn't hurt yet Within seconds, Arctic Monkeys gate-crash ...

  47. Arctic Monkeys Debut Heading For Record Books

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST Hot British alternative rock act Arctic Monkeys are poised to set an industry benchmark after retailers reported explosive first week sales for their debut album. The album is expected to be a distant Hot British alternative rock act Arctic Monkey ...

  48. Arctic Monkeys Debut Heading For Record Books

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST Hot British alternative rock act Arctic Monkeys are poised to set an industry benchmark after retailers reported explosive first week sales for their debut album. The album is expected to be a distant Hot British alternative rock act Arctic Monkey ...