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Noel and Liam Gallagher on speaking terms?

April 26th, 2014 6:20am EDT
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Noel and Liam Gallagher are back on speaking terms.
The two feuding brothers and former Oasis band mates - who famously fell out backstage at a show in Paris in 2009 - are said to be slowly reconciling and it is seen as a "baby step" towards an eventual reunion for the group.
A source told The Sun newspaper: "The mudslinging has stopped but it's very much baby steps for the two as Noel wants to release his second solo record at the end of the year and tour that in 2015.
"Really that leaves 2016 open for an Oasis comeback - it really doesn't seem likely that it would be this year."
There has...

Nile Rodgers performs at BRITs after-party

February 21st, 2014 2:20am EST
Nile Rodgers
Nile Rodgers performed at a BRITs after-party.
The 61-year-old musician took to the stage with his band Chic at the Warner Belvedere bash, held in London, on Wednesday night (02.19.14) to perform a half- hour set in front of his showbiz pals.
Noel Gallagher, Florence Welch, David Haye and the Arctic Monkeys watched on as the group sung out their hits, including 'Good Times', 'Everybody Dance', 'We Are Family' and 'I Want Your Love'.
Kylie Minogue then jumped up on stage and joined them for the song 'Le Freak', with her sister Dannii Minogue cheering and supporting them from the front row. ...

David Bowie's 'proud' son

February 20th, 2014 4:20am EST
David Bowie
David Bowie's son is "proud as punch" over his BRIT Award win.
Filmmaker Duncan Jones was thrilled his 67-year-old father picked up the Best Male accolade - which he previously won in 1984 - at last night's (02.19.14) ceremony, but joked the honor wasn't as impressive as the two BAFTA awards he picked up in 2010, for Outstanding Debut and Outstanding British Film for his movie 'Moon'.
Duncan - whose mother is the singer's first wife Angie Bowie - tweeted: "Dad done good! A Brit! Not quite a Bafta, but... proud as punch."
Though the 'Fame' hitmaker - who released his first album in 10 years...

Kate Moss attends Prince's intimate London show

February 18th, 2014 10:20am EST
Kate Moss
Kate Moss was among the stars who attended Prince's intimate show in London last night (02.17.14).
The 40-year-old supermodel turned up at Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club in London to watch the 'Purple Rain' hitmaker and his new all-female band 3RDEYEGIRL perform the latest show on their 'Hit & Run' tour.
Kate was joined at the gig by her husband Jamie Hince and several other famous faces were in the audience, including Noel Gallagher, Adele, Rita Ora, Cara Delevingne, Nile Rodgers and Stephen Fry.
The 55-year-old musician played a different set compared to the tracks he has been playing at his...

Johnny Depp wants Stones to be his wedding band

February 5th, 2014 1:20am EST
Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp wants The Rolling Stones to play at his wedding, it has been claimed.
The 50-year-old actor proposed to girlfriend Amber Heard - who he met on the set of their film 'The Rum Diary' in 2011 - on Christmas Eve (24.12.13) and though they haven't set a date for their nuptials yet, he has asked his friend and 'Pirates of the Caribbean' co-star Keith Richards if he and his band will provide some music.
A source told Now magazine: "The wedding plans are at an early stage. But the one thing Johnny does know is he wants Keith and the guys there He might even ask to join them on a track o...

Liam and Noel Gallagher in book deals

January 23rd, 2014 4:20am EST
Noel Gallagher
Liam and Noel Gallagher are planning to write their autobiographies.
The brothers, who have barely spoken to each other since a huge backstage bust-up ended their band Oasis in August 2009, have received separate offers to tell their life stories and both are "seriously considering" putting pen to paper.
A source told the Daily Star newspaper: "The book company want both Noel and Liam to sign with them. They are seriously considering it as they both feel old and wise enough to write an autobiography and, of course, they would be paid good money."
Liam, 41, is said to be more interested in t...

Noel Gallagher performs at Kate Moss' birthday

January 20th, 2014 2:20am EST
Kate Moss
Noel Gallagher sung to Kate Moss at her 40th birthday party.
The former Oasis star was cheered on by a number of guests as he broke into the catchy acoustic of 'Happy Birthday' at 6am yesterday (01.19.14) in celebration of the supermodel's milestone age.
Kate - who kicked off her celebrations with a posh lunch on Thursday (01.16.14) - reportedly spent £30,000 on entertainment for the big bash at her Cotswolds home on Saturday night (01.18.14).
Florence and the Machine, Mark Ronson, Soul II Soul and Massive Attack performed in yurts in the garden, while there were also tarot card readings, ...

Liam and Noel Gallagher to attend same wedding

December 20th, 2013 4:20am EST
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Liam and Noel Gallagher are to attend the same wedding.
The former Oasis brothers, who fell out when Noel, 46, quit the band after a backstage bust-up with his sibling in Paris in August 2009, could be on the verge of making up after their mother, Peggy, ordered them both to attend the nuptials next week in Ireland.
The ceremony is to be held at the K Club in Co. Kildare, where there will be free alcohol on hand, but Peggy has warned the rockers that they must be on their best behaviour.
A source told the Daily Star newspaper: "Noel and Liam refused to go at first.
"They still don't want t...

Noel Gallagher: Miley Cyrus is embarrassing

December 6th, 2013 4:20am EST
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Noel Gallagher thinks Miley Cyrus is "embarrassing" and has put female artists back "five years".
The former Oasis guitarist isn't impressed by the 'Wrecking Ball' hitmaker and says she should channel her energies into writing a good song rather than dressing provocatively and twerking with her tongue hanging out.
In an interview with Rolling Stone magazine, he said: "I think there's a trend, unfortunately, in the game, at the minute, of girls desperately trying to be provocative or desperately trying to - in inverted commas - 'start the debate' about some old sh*t or other.
"Because, rea...

Liam Gallagher's girlfriend pushing for Oasis reunion

November 4th, 2013 7:20am EST
Liam Gallagher
Liam Gallagher's girlfriend is trying to broker an Oasis reunion.
The singer has barely spoken to his older brother Noel Gallagher since the guitarist walked out on the super-group after the pair had a pre-gig bust-up in August 2009.
Debbie - who previously acted as manager for Liam's new band Beady Eye - has now come up with a proposal for the band to do three concerts in 2014 to mark the 20-year anniversary of Oasis' acclaimed debut album 'Definitely Maybe' and is using the pair's other brother Paul to try and get Liam, 41, and Noel, 46, to make peace.
A source told the Daily Mirror news...

Russell Brand and Noel Gallagher to open a bar

October 31st, 2013 7:20am EDT
Russell Brand
Russell Brand and Noel Gallagher are planning to open a talent bar.
The comedian and the former Oasis star want to give upcoming artists the opportunity to showcase their skills in a new private members spot in north London.
It's thought the pair are hoping to replicate the success of arty club Boogaloo in Highgate which is known for its trendy atmosphere and live music.
A source told the Daily Star newspaper: "The plan is to start a private members forum that will attract young professionals and upcoming artists to show off their talents. It was Russell's idea but Noel is fully behind it....

Liam Gallagher starts martial arts

October 24th, 2013 4:20am EDT
Liam Gallagher
Liam Gallagher has taken up martial arts.
The Beady Eye frontman has been releasing his pent-up aggression following the breakdown of his marriage to Nicole Appleton with some private lessons in karate at his home in Hampstead, London.
A source told the Daily Star newspaper: "It's been a tough year for Liam with his marriage break-up. He is finding martial arts therapeutic, and is training himself like a combat soldier. It helps him release his pent-up aggression and is great for his fitness too. He's actually in better shape than ever.
"Next he thinks he might try out boxing. And if he's ...

Stars donate their jeans to genetic charity campaign

September 20th, 2013 3:10am EDT
Noel Gallagher
Stars including Ozzy Osbourne, Noel Gallagher and Harry Styles are giving away their denims to raise money for charity.

The musicians have offered up their personal clothing for an auction for Jeans For Genes Day, a U.K. fundraising drive to raise money for kids with genetic disorders.

Alongside the trio, Tinie Tempah, Melanie Chisholm, Nicole Scherzinger, Olly Murs, and Professor Green have all put their jeans up for sale, with fans given the chance to text editors at Britain's The Sun to be in with a chance to win their idol's item.

The money raised from the messages will be donated t...

Noel Gallager's representative shuts down Oasis reunion report

September 16th, 2013 8:40pm EDT
A representative for Noel Gallagher has dismissed reports suggesting Oasis have been offered a lucrative deal to reform for a series of big concerts next summer (14).

Fans' hopes were raised at the weekend (14-15Sep13) after sources claimed the warring Gallagher brothers were being tempted to put their issues aside and return to the stage at Britain's Knebworth House venue, the site of their huge concerts in the 1990s, to mark 20 years since the release of the band's debut album Definitely Maybe.

However, a spokesperson for guitarist Noel insists the claims are completely false, simply te...

Oasis Offered Huge Sum For Reunion Show

September 15th, 2013 2:37pm EDT
The warring Gallagher brothers have been offered a lucrative deal to reform their band Oasis to return to Knebworth for a series of huge shows next summer, according to a U.K. report.

The British rock group dissolved in 2009 following a major bust-up between singer Liam Gallagher and his guitarist brother Noel backstage at a music festival in France.

The siblings have not been on speaking terms since the incident, but a new reports suggests promoters are attempting to lure the brothers back together for an Oasis reunion next year.

The stars and their former Oasis bandmates have reportedl...

Noel Gallagher lashes out at politician at GQ Awards

September 5th, 2013 3:00am EDT
Noel Gallagher
Former Oasis star Noel Gallagher lashed out at Britain's Foreign Secretary after spotting him at the GQ Men of the Year Awards in London on Tuesday (03Sep13).

The rocker was accepting his Icon of the Year prize when he criticised Conservative William Hague, one of the senior members of Britain's coalition government, for taking time off to attend the glamorous ceremony.

Gallagher said, "It's nice to see the Foreign Secretary here while there's s**t going on all over the world that he should be sorting out."

The Wonderwall hitmaker, a staunch supporter of Britain's Labour Party, also appe...

Noel Gallagher confused by Damon Albarn collaboration claims

August 18th, 2013 8:40pm EDT
Noel Gallagher
British rocker Noel Gallagher has denied reports suggesting he is working on new material with his former arch-rival, Blur frontman Damon Albarn.

Albarn's bandmate Alex James claimed the pair had hit the recording studio after ending a bitter 18-year feud when they took to the stage together at a Teenage Cancer Trust charity gig in March (13).

He said, "Damon and Noel Gallagher are working together on a lot of stuff, so whatever was back then is not relevant anymore. But we have to add that young bands today are all very nice. We were totally intolerable."

However, Gallagher is adamant t...

Noel Gallagher's Spider Becomes A Celebrity After Festival Scare

September 6th, 2012 6:12pm EDT
Noel Gallagher's Spider
A venomous spider which shut down preparations for Noel Gallagher's Jersey Live festival appearance over the weekend has become a local celebrity.

The green-fanged tubeweb spider was discovered in one of the rocker's guitar cases and prompted festival bosses to quarantine the backstage area over fears the arachnid could pose a threat.

The creepy-crawly was not as dangerous or exotic as feared, but it has become quite an attraction at Durrells Wildlife Conservation Trust in Jersey, where it now resides.

Expert Matt Goetz tells WENN, "It's a very common European spider but you don't often ...

Noel Gallagher Questioned At Coachella Over His Sleeping Pill Stash

April 16th, 2012 10:12am EDT
Noel Gallagher
British rocker Noel Gallagher caused a security scare at Coachella after authorities found his stash of sleeping pills.

The former Oasis star faced questioning after bouncers discovered a bag of 30 white and yellow pills in his backpack as he made his way into the annual music festival in Indio, California on Saturday.

He tells Britain's The Sun, "We got body-searched coming in. It was like an airport. It is me, I suppose, so they might know the history. They pulled out my sleeping tablets and asked me to explain them. There were about 30 little yellow and white tablets."

"I said, 'In...

Tupac Shakur 'Resurrected' During Snoop Dogg's Performance At Coachella

April 16th, 2012 8:12am EDT
Tupac Shakur
Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre brought Tupac Shakur back from the dead for a show stopping finale to the first Coachella weekend on Sunday night.

Shakur appeared as a hologram on the festival stage after a tribute performance of his hit California Love and the late star 'teamed up' with Snoop on Ain't Nothin' Like A Gangsta Party after an eerie solo rendition of Hail Mary from beyond the grave.

The ghostly apparition drew mixed reactions from those watching the set online, with one fan calling it "wrong on so many levels" and others stunned by the Tupac trick, tweeting, "WTF!"

However, most ra...

Noel Gallagher: 'Nothing Anybody Does Can Be As Big As Oasis'

April 1st, 2012 5:01pm EDT
Noel Gallagher
Noel Gallagher is convinced his solo career will never reached the same heights as his time with Oasis.

The British rocker penned most of the songs which made his former band one of the world's biggest rock acts during the mid-1990s.

His solo act, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, proved a hit with fans after his debut record reached the top of the U.K. charts last year.

However, he's adamant nothing he or any of his rock peers do now will ever be as successful as the now-defunct group.

In an interview with Mark Lawson for the BBC, he says, "Nothing anybody does can be as big as Oasis...

Roger Daltrey: 'Oasis Will Get Back Together Within The Next Four Years'

March 6th, 2012 7:34pm EST
Roger Daltrey
The Who star Roger Daltrey is convinced Oasis will reform within the next four years.

The rocker, who has had a love-hate relationship with bandmate Pete Townshend for decades, insists it's inevitable that the estranged Gallagher brothers, Noel and Liam, will put their differences to one side for a major comeback.

He tells British radio network Xfm, "You know damn well that they'll be together - I predict within four years. And it will be magic. They'll be bigger than ever and they'll be drinking twice as much."

Oasis split in 2009 and the Gallaghers have waged a war of words in the medi...

Justin Bieber Wins Worst Album Award At NME Awards; Florence Welch Triumphs

March 1st, 2012 8:30am EST
Florence + the Machine
Florence Welch and her Florence + The Machine bandmates have ended Adele's accolades haul with a double win at the NME Awards in London on Wednesday.

Welch and her band beat the multiple Grammy and Brit Awards winner to the Best Solo Artist and Best Track trophies at the O2 Brixton Academy ceremony, while nailing one of the night's highlight performances.

Other big winners at the 2012 prizegiving, which honors British indie rock, included Foo Fighters (Best International Band), The Horrors (Best Album for Skying) and Arctic Monkeys (Best Live Band).

Kasabian were named Best British Band ...

Adele's Success Continues At Brit Awards

February 21st, 2012 4:30pm EST
Adele's Success Continues At Brit Awards
Adele was the early winner at the Brit Awards in London on Tuesday, taking home the honor for Best Female Solo Artist.

The singer, who scooped six Grammys earlier this month, continued her incredible run of success by fighting off competition from Florence and the Machine, Jessie J, Kate Bush and Laura Marling to win the award.

Accepting her prize, Adele trembled with excitement as she told the audience, "Thank you so much... it's been an amazing year, thank you."

Bruno Mars was also celebrating early at the ceremony as he was named International Male Solo Artist, and Emeli Sande receive...

Noel Gallagher Wants To Score Quentin Tarantino's 'Django Unchained'

February 15th, 2012 9:55pm EST
Noel Gallagher
British rocker Noel Gallagher has his sights set on becoming a movie composer and he wants to record a score for Quentin Tarantino.

The former Oasis rocker is currently on tour promoting his debut solo album Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, and he has a psychedelic follow-up record in the pipeline, which is due for release next year.

But he's already planning his next move - and a film soundtrack project is at the top of his to-do list.

He tells NME magazine, "If anyone's writing a western film out there, I would love to do one (score)... I've got loads of spaghetti western-esque inci...

Noel Gallagher Is A Godlike Genius

January 23rd, 2012 9:00pm EST
Noel Gallagher
Rocker Noel Gallagher is to be honored with the Godlike Genius prize at this year's NME Awards.

The singer/songwriter, 44, will pick up the accolade at the ceremony which will be held at London's O2 Academy Brixton on February 29.

The cheeky former Oasis star says, "I would like to thank NME for bestowing upon me such a great accolade. I have dreamt of this moment since I was 43 years old. I accept that I am now a genius, just like God."

Previous recipients of the award include Paul Weller, The Cure, Manic Street Preachers and New Order. Last year's Godlike Genius was Dave Grohl.

Noel Gallagher Writing Theme Song For Upcoming 007 Film 'Skyfall'?

November 20th, 2011 10:30am EST
Noel Gallagher
Former Oasis rocker Noel Gallagher is in talks to be handed the honor of writing the new James Bond theme, according to a U.K. report.

The British musician is reportedly in the running to pen the theme tune for Daniel Craig's upcoming outing in new 007 film Skyfall, and he is set to meet with movie bosses to discuss the project.

A source tells Britain's The Sun newspaper, "They're going to talk about potentially writing and performing the song for next year's new Bond film. Nothing is signed or official, it's just being discussed at the moment."

Gallagher previously expressed his interes...

Noel Gallagher Excited To Meet Katie Holmes, Shocked By Her Demands Afterward

November 13th, 2011 6:15pm EST
Noel Gallagher
Noel Gallagher was left flabbergasted backstage at the Late Show With David Letterman earlier this week when actress Katie Holmes asked to be deleted from video footage the rocker's pal shot.

The former Oasis star was about to make his debut as a solo artist on Letterman's late-night show at the Ed Sullivan theater in New York when he had an unexpected request from a fellow guest on the show.

In a post on his blog, he writes, "We literally bumped into that top Scientologist Katie Holmes on the way into the studio. We came out of the lift (elevator) and BANG, there she was.

"Now at this p...

Kanye West Axed From Music Festival Line-Up Down Under

November 9th, 2011 8:05am EST
Kanye West
Rapper Kanye West has been dropped from three legs of a multi-venue music festival Down Under, reportedly due to financial cuts.

The hip-hop star was previously scheduled to perform at all of the Big Day Out concerts, but he will no longer appear in Perth and Adelaide in Australia or in Auckland, New Zealand - the three cities where declining ticket sales have seen the festivals downsize.

Organizers claim the line-up change is down to a restructuring of the events, with a spokesperson telling Australian ABC News, "For our 20th year, we have chosen to rebuild the Perth and Adelaide event...

Adele Scores Two Q Awards

October 24th, 2011 11:35am EDT
Singer Adele celebrated a double delight on Monday when she won two top honors at Q magazine's music awards ceremony.

The soul star was named Best Female Artist and also scooped the Best Song of the year award for her track Rolling in the Deep.

Rapper Tinie Tempah won the Best Male Artist prize, Coldplay took home the best act in the world today honor, and Bon Iver won Best Album for his self-titled disc.

Price Tag hit-maker Jessie J won Best Video for her Do It Like a Dude promo, Biffy Clyro landed the Best Live Act honor, and U2 were named the best band of the last 25 years.

Noel ...

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