1. 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 . ...

  2. Alan McGee Q&A: Life After Creation, Rehab, 359 Music & Making Movies

    March 10, 2014 5:37 AM EDT Every now and then, there comes an industry figure who manages to loom as large as the bands he’s working with. Creation Records founder Alan McGee was certainly one of those people. Despite signing some of the most decadent (Primal Scream), co ...

  3. Liam Gallagher Slams Oasis' 'Definitely Maybe' Reissue: 'Don't Buy Into It'

    March 03, 2014 8:47 PM EST 0 0 0 Most bands would take to Twitter to promote a reissue of one of the top albums of their career, but that's not the case for Oasis. Ahead of the 20th anniversary reissue of "Definitely Maybe" on May 19, Liam Gallagher typed a few words ...

  4. Big Day Out Replace Blur with Beady Eye, Deftones, Hives

    December 04, 2013 12:32 AM EST 0 0 0 Blur’s withdrawal from the Big Day Out left such a void in the line-up, they’ve been replaced by three bands. Organizers of the annual Australasian touring festival today announced Liam Gallagher's Beady Eye, alternative rock veterans Deftones ...

  5. Gallo’s Film & TV Briefs: Aerosmith Releases Concert Film, Stone Roses Documentary Acquired, ‘Sing-Off’ Sets December Return

    October 10, 2013 2:04 AM EDT SpectiCast , which beams concerts into theaters, has added “Aerosmith: Rock For The Rising Sun” to their offerings beginning Oct. 17. The film is a collection of Aerosmith performances at seven different venues during their 2011 tour of Japan. T ...

  6. Liam Gallagher Allegedly Targeted in Love Child Lawsuit

    July 18, 2013 3:20 AM EDT When Liam Gallagher hits the headlines, it’s rarely about his music. The former Oasis frontman is in the news again thanks to a multi-million-dollar lawsuit launched by a music journalist who claims he’s the father of her child. Liza Ghorbani, a ...

  7. Oasis Take Out 20-Year Song Poll Down Under

    June 10, 2013 2:12 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 yout ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Margaret Thatcher & The Rise & Fall of the Great British Pop Protest Song

    April 09, 2013 6:17 AM EDT In early 1997, I interviewed the Spice Girls who were already massive in their U.K. homeland but had yet to release their debut single “Wannabe” in America. Amid frequent and voluble declarations of their Girl Power manifesto, Geri Halliwell blur ...

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  11. 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 ...

  12. Spice Girls, George Michael The Who Rock Olympics Closing Ceremonies; Digital Album Released

    August 13, 2012 8:03 AM EDT T he reunited Spice Girls playing the London Olympics' closing ceremony. (Getty Images) With a little British pomp and a lot of British pop, London brought the curtain down on a glorious Olympic Games on Sunday in a spectacular, technicolor p ...

  13. Olympics 2012: Muse, Kate Bush, One Direction Rumored to Perform at Closing Ceremony

    August 09, 2012 12:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Spice Girls, the Who, George Michael and More Are Also Expected to Appear at the Aug. 12 Concert in London Kate Bush is one of the biggest music names mentioned here as a potential performer at Sunday's star-studded Closing Ceremony of the Lond ...

  14. Are Adele, Rolling Stones, Spice Girls, Madness, George Michael, One Direction, Kate Bush and/or Muse Playing Olympics Closing Ceremony?

    August 09, 2012 8:31 AM EDT LONDON -- Kate Bush is one of the biggest music names mentioned here as a potential performer at Sunday's star-studded closing ceremony for the London 2012 Olympic Games. The singer's name is being bandied about in the British media alon ...

  15. The Stone Roses Begin Reunion Live Tour In Barcelona

    June 08, 2012 9:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Seminal U.K. rock band the Stone Roses made a triumphant start to their comeback tour, playing a hit-filled, ninety-minute set at Barcelona's intimate Razzmatazz venue. The rapturously-received gig was the first date in the Manchester-formed ba ...

  16. Universal U.K Partners With Liam Gallagher's Pretty Green Clothing Label To Open Virtual 'Shop-Front' Record Stores

    May 08, 2012 11:02 AM EDT Universal Music U.K. is taking an innovative approach to boosting its sales of vinyl product. Launching May 24, the label is to partner with British fashion company Pretty Green - the clothing label and retail chain set up by former Oasis, now Bea ...

  17. Noel Gallagher Lets Mud Fly in New Lawsuit Targeting 'Violent' Brother

    November 22, 2011 4:00 PM EST 0 0 0 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" be ...

  18. 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" ...

  19. Nigel Tufnel Day: 11 Loud Moments in Music

    November 11, 2011 11:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Today, music fans are getting loud and turning it up to 11 in an homage to Spinal Tap guitarist Nigel Tufnel's awe-inspiring line in the classic 1984 mockumentary "This Is Spinal Tap." It's 11/11/11, or "Nigel Tufnel Day,&qu ...

  20. New Frontman Noel Gallagher Misses 'Easy' Band Days

    October 21, 2011 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 British Rocker Launches High Flying Birds Album & Tour, Says No Oasis Reunion 'This Year' Two years and two months after leaving Oasis, Noel Gallagher says that "it's nice to start again and shape things from the bottom up.&q ...

  21. Bert Jansch, British Folk Legend, Dies at 67

    October 05, 2011 11:22 AM EDT 0 0 0 He was quiet, modest, uncomfortable in the spotlight - not looking for No. 1 hits or commercial ditties. But when Bert Jansch picked up an acoustic guitar, people listened, often spellbound by his subtle innovation and mastery. Jansch, who died of l ...

  22. Paul McCartney Picks Wedding Venue: Same as First Marriage

    September 16, 2011 9:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Paul McCartney is set to tie the knot at the venue where he first married more than 40 years ago. Officials said Friday that the former Beatle and fiancee Nancy Shevell have posted a notice of intention to marry at London's Marylebone Register ...

  23. 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 ...

  24. Oasis' Noel Gallagher Suing Brother Liam Over Libel

    August 19, 2011 4:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 One of music's most famous family feuds is headed for the courts. Oasis singer Liam Gallagher said Friday he is suing his estranged brother and former bandmate, Noel, for saying his hangover forced the rumbustious Brit rockers to cancel a conce ...

  25. Liam Gallagher: Beady Eye Is 'The Best Band On This Planet'

    March 07, 2011 3:52 PM EST 0 0 0 Noel and Liam Gallagher rarely backed away from proclamations of genius as the guitarist and lead singer of Oasis , and the latter still speaks in absolutes when discussing his new band, Beady Eye . "I feel I'm in the best band that is on ...

  26. Adele Fends Off Jessie J, Beady Eye on U.K. Album Chart

    March 07, 2011 9:34 AM EST 0 0 0 A dele'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 ...

  27. Billboard Bits: Kim Kardashian Previews Music Video, Liam Gallagher Tells Off Radiohead

    March 01, 2011 5:40 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Kim Kardashian Finishes Recording With The-Dream, Previews Music Video Kim Kardashian has finished recording her debut song, "Turn It Up," with The-Dream , acco ...

  28. Billboard Bits: Pink Talks Baby Names, Bon Jovi Going on Hiatus

    November 30, 2010 5:43 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Pink Reveals Top Choice for Baby Name When Pink announced on " Ellen " Nov. 17 that she was expecting a child, it didn't take long for the name game to beg ...

  29. 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 ...

  30. Annie Nightingale Breaks Record

    September 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT BBC Radio 1 DJ Annie Nightingale has entered the Guinness Book of Records as the longest serving female radio presenter. Nightingale, who began her career at Radio 1 in 1970, has been named the world record holder for the 'Longest Career as a ...

  31. Billboard Bits: Chris Brown, Elton John, Rihanna, Liam Gallagher

    March 15, 2010 3:57 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every afternoon. Chris Brown may be at the end of his ropes, pleading with fans to request his music in last ditch attempt to offset diminishing radio air-play. According ...

  32. Lady Gaga, JLS, Florence Rule At BRIT Awards

    February 16, 2010 6:07 PM EST 0 0 0 L ady Gaga was the big winner at the 2010 BRIT Awards at London's Earls Court with three wins, but British acts JLS and Florence and the Machine snagged important awards on the night. There were strong performances from Gaga , U.K. rock act Kas ...

  33. Liam Gallagher Talks Up New Band With Ex-Oasis Bandmates

    November 13, 2009 1:18 PM EST 0 0 0 Former Oasis guitarist and vocalist Liam Gallagher says that he and all of the other members of the band - aside from his brother Noel - are writing songs and will continue to perform as a new group. "We're sort of doing things at the mome ...

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

    October 08, 2009 3:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 Liam Gallagher has insisted that 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 a ...

  35. 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 ...

  36. 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 ...

  37. The Daily Noise 8.31.2009 - Billboard.com

    The Daily Noise 8.31.2009 - Billboard.com

    August 31, 2009 4:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 DJ AM was found dead, Noel Gallagher leaves Oasis and Fall Out Boy debuts a new music video. liam gallagher , Noel Gallagher , nicole richie , Bill Werde , DJ AM , The Daily Noise , Fuse , Blink 182 , Weezer , Oasis Videos Adam Goldstein Bill Werde ...

  38. Noel Gallagher Quits Oasis

    August 28, 2009 7:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 performance ...

  39. 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 ...

  40. March 6, 2009

    March 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST – Peggy DeCastro of the DeCastro Sisters dies of lung cancer at the age of 82. 2000 – Bonnie Raitt, Earth, Wind & Fire, Eric Clapton, James Taylor, Lovin’ Spoonful and the Moonglows are inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Clapto ...

  41. This Day in Music

    November 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Perry Henzell, who in 1972 co-authored, directed and produced the Jamaican movie, "The Harder They Come," dies in Kingston, Jamaica at the age of 70. The film's soundtrack, featuring the likes 2006 - Perry Henzell, who in 1972 ...

  42. Noel Gallagher Attacked Onstage In Toronto

    September 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher was assaulted onstage last night (Sept. 7) during the band's headlining set at Toronto's Virgin Festival on Toronto Island Park. Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher was assaulted onstage last night (Sept. 7) durin ...

  43. 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 ...

  44. Stones 'Shine' At London Film Premiere

    April 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 From out of the gloom on a drizzly London night, the spotlight fell squarely on the Rolling Stones as Martin Scorsese's concert film "Shine a Light" got the red carpet treatment in the capital. From out of the gloom on a drizzly Londo ...

  45. This Day in Music

    March 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Bob Geldof is honored with a special achievement accolade at the German industry's annual Echo Awards in Berlin. The veteran Irish musician and humanitarian is lauded for masterminding the hist 2006 - Bob Geldof is honored with a special ...

  46. This Day in Music

    March 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST - In the wake of its prerelease leak, the new Pearl Jam single, "World Wide Suicide," becomes available for free download without digital rights management restrictions from the band's Web site. 2006 - In the wake of its prerelea ...

  47. This Day in Music

    November 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Perry Henzell, who in 1972 co-authored, directed and produced the Jamaican movie, "The Harder They Come," dies in Kingston, Jamaica at the age of 70. The film's soundtrack, featuring the likes 2006 - Perry Henzell, who in 1972 ...

  48. Oasis Working Quickly On New Album

    November 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Oasis is making quick, early progress on recording their first studio release in three years, singer Liam Gallagher said today (Nov. 13). Oasis is making quick, early progress on recording their first studio release in three years, singer Liam Galla ...

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