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    Tuesday, February 28, 2006

      NME CD features Oasis track

    This week's NME issue comes with an exclusive FREE CD featuring hot tracks from the winners of this year's Shockwaves NME Awards. This includes Rock n Roll Star recorded live in Manchester (05) by Oasis, Ian Brown, Kaiser Chiefs, Franz Ferdinand, The Strokes and many more! The issue will also include all the news and gossip from the ultimate rock 'n' roll party of the year and its on sale now.

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      Kaiser Chiefs hang with Oasis in Australia


    British rockers KAISER CHIEFS have forgiven OASIS star NOEL GALLAGHER for branding them "a bad BLUR".

    The band brushed off the criticism from the outspoken WONDERWALL hitmaker, and all members insist they're now on good terms with their rock rivals.

    Drummer NICK HODGSON says, "We hung out with them in Australia. Noel, especially, is a really, really good laugh."

    Guitarist ANDREW WHITE adds, "Whatever bad things they say about us, they're only jealous because their album (DON'T BELIEVE THE TRUTH) did f**k all last year. No they're nice guys and they like us."


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    Sunday, February 26, 2006

      What's the story, Liam?

    He says Don't Believe the Truth, but Liam Gallagher says the truth is, he and brother Noel are no longer the feuding siblings they used to be. Have Oasis really reached a new calm?

    If any band name seems at odds with reality, it is arguably Oasis, given the calm-shattering behaviour of the two bickering main men - the Gallagher brothers Noel and Liam.

    But Liam says in a recent phone interview from London that he has mellowed and that, gasp, he loves his older, 38-year-old sibling.

    "Ah, you know, we're brothers. I love him. If anyone ever said a bad word about him, they'd get their ears pulled," says the 33 year old who, despite this liberal use of swear words in the interview, sounds relaxed and is polite.

    "We don't go around holding hands and kissing each other like most brothers in bands - we don't fuck around."

    Their concert at the Singapore Indoor Stadium tonight has seen 90% of the 10,000 tickets sold. Tickets are priced from $68 to $160.

    The new Oasis of calm, if true, is certainly a marked change from their heyday in the 1990s when the Manchester outfit made headlines for fighting, drinking and spectacular kiss-and-make-up sessions between the Gallagher brothers.

    The group was then part of the Britpop phenomenon that included bands like Blur, Pulp and Suede.

    The band formed in 1991 when Liam joined a group called Rain.

    A year later, seeing his brother perform, Noel proclaimed the band 'utter shit' and offered to take over, provided he could lead its direction from then on.

    Thanks to the critically acclaimed debut album Definitely Maybe and its 18 million selling follow up (What's the Story) Morning Glory?, Oasis have become part of modern rock history.

    Their third album Be Here Now became the fastest selling album in Britain, with almost 500,000 copies sold on the first day alone.

    While newer outfits like Franz Ferdinand, Bloc Party and Kaiser Chiefs have pooper up since, Oasis still hold their own, with their last album Don't Believe the Truth selling 2.5million copies worldwide, including 10,000 copies here.

    All in, they have sold an estimated 50 million copies of their eight albums so far.

    The current Oasis line-up includes rhythm guitarist Gem Archer, 39, bassist Andy Bell, 35, and drummer Zak Starkey, 40, son of Beatles drummer Ringo Starr.

    Oasis, which cancelled a 2002 date in Singapore after the Oct 12 bomb blasts in Bali that year, was in Bangkok last Saturday to perform at a rock festival.

    They shared the bill with Scottish band Franz Ferdinand, who had flown in after their Singapore gig. Liam, by the way, had slammed Franz in the press before, comparing them to 1980s group Right Said Fred of the "I'm Too Sexy" fame.

    Singaporean musician Nick Chan, 25, of Astreal and Muon, who caught the Bangkok Rock festival, was unimpressed with Oasis' performance.

    "They have aged like vinegar rather than wine," says the guitarist and music producer. He adds that at one time, he could relate to their music, but that their "pub rock anthems have not really changed or evolved".

    But Adrian Wee, 30, founder of the successful indie night event Poptart, which takes place once a month at Home Club at The Riversidewalk, is still a fan.

    "I still think they are an important band for what they achieved in the 1990s. Along with Blur, they were one of the key bands in the Britpop invasion."

    He attended an Oasis concert in 1998 in Melbourne, Australia, and plays hits like Roll With It at Poptart.

    Will Oasis raise their game tonight to please music critics? The concert organiser, Lushington Entertainments, has spent over $1 million to bring them in, and is certainly hoping they will in their 90 minute set.

    Not that criticism will bother Liam. The father of three children says: "The kids who buy our records, they like the songs, they come to the concerts. That’s who I care about."

    There was a three-year break in between the last album Heathen Chemistry and DBTT last year. What were you doing in that period?

    Well, there wasn't really any break, you know. We were writing the record and demo-ing stuff. That took about a year, I suppose. Then we decided to record it; we did that a few times.

    We didn’t have much time to sit at home, we were pretty much in the studio all the time.
    I would like to say I wouldn’t like to take that much time ever again, it’s just boring. I would like to get a new record out towards the end of the year.

    You want to kick butt, basically?

    Fucking right, man. I didn’t join a band to cruise, I joined a band to make music

    You’ve been touring for quite awhile now. Do you hate seeing Noel on an almost daily basis? Is there anything nice you have to say about your brother, since you guys fight a lot?

    I’ve got lots of nice things to say about him, though he’s always slagging me off. But I think he’s a great songwriter. He thinks he’s a little bit better at singing than me, which always pisses me off.

    The album reviews of Don’t Believe the Truth I’ve read are lukewarm. Does that bother you?

    Not really, I think that’s the way it is, darling. Until we pull out something really amazing, that is. The ones I’ve been reading have been all right, it’s been about 50/50 with the reviews. I think people expect too much of Oasis. But nothing bothers me.

    Nothing bothers you? I hear you’ve got a hot temper, though.

    Yeah, I’ve got a got temper when people pop cameras in my face. Other than that, I’m sweet. I get on with everyone.

    But you’re not shy about having a go at other bands like Franz Ferdinand the way you did last year…

    That’s my born right to have an opinion. And it’s my opinion that they sound like Right Said Fred. It’s not personal.

    People go, “Do you like Franz Ferdinand?” I say, “No”. It’s my right as a musician, as a person, in general, to diss them. And they can diss my band, I don’t lose sleep over it. And if they get upset and say “Oh, he slagged off my band”, I say “Fucking go back to art college, you little wussies.”

    Does it bother you that they slag you off in the press and not to your face?

    Not in the slightest. The difference between me and them is that I’ll tell it to their face when we go to Bangkok. (No slagging face-off, as far as we know, went on in Bangkok.)

    You guys have kept your fan base even if your last three albums were slammed a bit by the critics. How do you think you’ve managed that?

    Do you think I give a toss about what some failed musician says about my record? Some spotty little idiot writing for some stupid magazine didn’t like my record because he didn’t like my attitude? I don’t give a fuck.

    All right Liam, would you say you’ve mellowed down over the years?

    No, not really. I wouldn’t say so. It depend I guess. I think I’ve a good angle on my life. I was on a bender for the past 15 years, not any more. I’ve kids, I’ve other things in my life than being a rock star.

    It’s a nice place to be. Ten years ago, I didn’t have anything. All I had is this band, and you tend to go a bit daft. But I’m not the person I was 10 years ago.

    Is it true you thought about taking up yoga to chill out?

    (Chuckles) Laying on your back and all that, getting into bendy awkward positions? No, I don’t think so. People who write these things must be on drugs. No, no yoga for me.

    Have you and your long-time girlfriend Nicole got married? There are rumours floating around on the Net…

    No. You’re all nosy parkers. I don’t think it’s all that important. It we got married, you’d know about it. But it wouldn’t change your life.

    Are you excited to come to Singapore?

    I’m excited to go everywhere, man. I’ve got a huge amount of energy and I love to see places I haven’t been. I can’t remember where it is, to tell you the truth, but I can’t wait. And people can expect a no-nonsense, straight rock ‘n’ roll show.

    Pure attitude, five great-looking guys on stage doing it how it’s meant to be done.

    source: Straits Times

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      Liam writes song for Charlotte Church

    OASIS frontman LIAM GALLAGHER is such a huge fan of CHARLOTTE CHURCH, he has written the Welsh singer a song he hopes she'll perform.

    WONDERWALL star Gallagher was inspired to pen the track after following Church's exploits in British tabloid newspapers.

    He says, "She's a great lass. I love reading about her and thought I'd write something for her.

    "I just hope she wants to sing it."


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    Friday, February 24, 2006

      One Liam Gallagher ...medium rare please

    A killer cannibal wants to eat Robbie Williams.

    Armin Meiwes - who murdered and ate a man he met over the internet - says he would like to have the pop heartthrob for dinner because he only eats "beautiful people".

    But the 'Rock DJ' singer is not the only star on the German cannibal's menu.

    He would also like to get a taste of Oasis singer Liam Gallagher, Barry Manilow and British actor Hugh Grant.
    He said: "I want to eat people who are beautiful."

    Meiwes revealed his bizarre fantasies at his retrial in Frankfurt for killing and eating Bernd Brandes - a willing victim who agreed to have his penis chopped off by Meiwes before they both tried to eat it.

    He was jailed for eight-and-a-half years for manslaughter in 2004, but prosecutors want Meiwes jailed for life for murder.

    After slicing off Brandes' appendage, he then knifed him to death and cut his body up - storing the parts in his freezer and grilling and eating them for almost a year.

    Police finally became suspicious when a web user tipped them off after seeing an online ad for victims happy to be his next meal.

    source: LIFE STYLE EXTRA (UK)

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    Thursday, February 23, 2006

      'The Importance Of Being Idle' voted best video

    'The Importance Of Being Idle' is your choice. Oasis are celebrating after winning the Best Video prize tonight (February 23) at the ShockWaves NME Awards 2006.

    The band's clip for the single 'The Importance Of Being Idle' was victorious, beating Franz Ferdinand, Gorillaz, The Strokes and Kaiser Chiefs.

    Oasis' award, which was voted for by NME readers and MTV2 viewers, was picked-up on the band's behalf by actor Rhys Ifans, who starred in the video as a lazy undertaker in a funeral parlour run by the Gallagher brothers.

    He said: "Oasis can't be here, there's been a terible air accident and they're all dead. Legends."

    The full nominations were:

    Franz Ferdinand - ' Do You Want To'
    Gorillaz - 'DARE'
    The Strokes - 'Juicebox'
    Kaiser Chiefs - 'I Predict A Riot'
    Oasis - 'The Importance Of Being Idle'


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    Wednesday, February 22, 2006

      Shack release new album on Sour Mash label

    Shack have announced that they will release their new studio album '... The Corner Of Miles And Gil' on May 15.

    The LP will be preceded by a limited edition single 'Tie Me Down' on May 1, while the band will tour the UK throughout that month.

    Recorded in 2005, '... The Corner of Miles and Gil' will be released though Noel Gallagher's label Sour Mash, who stepped in when the band were left without a deal after their last album 'Here's Tom With The Weather' in 2003.

    The single 'Tie Me Down' will come back with the B-side 'Uncle Smaegel's Cardigan' and the tracklisting for the new album is set to run:

    'Tie Me Down'
    'Cup of Tea'
    'Shelley Brown'
    'Black & White'
    'New Day'
    'Miles Away'
    'Finn, Sophie, Bobby & Lance'
    'Funny Things'
    'Find A Place'

    Shack's upcoming UK tour will call at:

    Liverpool Academy (May 12)
    Manchester Quays Theatre (13)
    Oxford Zodiac (14)
    London Kings College (15)
    Brighton Concorde (16)
    Newcastle The Cluny (18)
    Glasgow King Tuts (19)
    Bristol Fleece (21)
    Nottingham Rescue Rooms (22)


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    Tuesday, February 21, 2006

      Seoul Press Conference

    Gem Archer, right, and Liam Gallagher, center, join Noel Gallagher of Oasis at a press conference in Seoul on Tuesday. Andy Bell, sick with a cold, was absent from the photo session but performed at the concert.

    For Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher, it’s either one way or the other.
    It can be ``fabulous,’’_ what he describes himself and his playing _ or, in reference to a specific musician, he may take a more critical tone.

    As for his first stay in Seoul, his comments were positive.

    Gallagher arrived not expecting to see much of the place.

    ``But last night out _ it was nice,’’the Brit told at an intimate meeting with the local press yesterday hours before Oasis’ first-ever show here.

    ``It’s great. It’s really great to be in a country you’ve never been before,’’ he added.

    British rock group Oasis is paying local fans a long overdue visit, their stop over in the peninsula made to stage the Seoul leg of their world tour.

    Oasis played a set of 18 songs including ``Lyla,’’ ``Let There Be Love’’and more off the group’s most recent album ``Don’t Believe the Truth.’’before a sell-out crowd at the Olympic Hall yesterday evening.

    How anxious were Koreans fans to see him?

    With the best seats in the house gone within a week of the opening of box offices and left over sold out clean by early February leaving concert promoters no choice but to put up an additional 100 seats for sale on Feb. 15.

    Gallagher said he doesn’t like to get involved in anything other than writing songs, which is why it took so long for his band to make its way to South Korea.

    Oasis was formed in 1992 when Noel joined a group started up by brother Liam with his fellow schoolmates Paul Arthurs, Paul McGuigan and Tony McCaroll on the condition he be the leader and sole song writer.

    Their first full-fledged recording, 1994’s ``Definitely Maybe,’’ shot straight up to number one in the U.K. chart upon entering. It also went down in British pop history as the fastest-selling debut ever.

    The success of the band’s next recording effort ``(What's the Story) Morning Glory?'' in the American pop scene propelled the band into the international spotlight.

    However, their own reputation is not all that’s come out of their success. Oasis is credited to have kicked off the 1990s British Invasion, having paved the way for other U.K. rock acts like Radiohead and Blur into the international music scene,

    When asked of his take on newer groups from the U.K. like Coldplay, he flat out denied feeling threatened in any way.

    ``Oasis is not Coldplay as is Coldplay not Oasis. The music we make are completely different,’’ said Gallagher but didn’t hesitate to add that Coldplay is one of the most successful bands to come out of the U.K.

    ``Chris (of Coldplay) is actually a good friend,’’ he said.

    While the band’s popularity and public’s demand for the group rose, so did tension between group members. The current line-up _ Noel, Liam, Andy Bell and Gem Archer _ is different from its original, with the exception of the two Gallaghers even though that the brothers are known to have frequent run-ins with each other.

    And this may explain why Noel sat alone yesterday at the press conference while Liam met with local cable networks.

    ``Liam doesn’t particularly like talking,’’ he said.

    Oasis made a strong come back with ``Don’t Believe the Truth’’ in June, 2005. The album sold over 40 million copies worldwide and proved that Oasis was still together.

    Oasis leaves today to make two more stops in Asia before going on to the Americas to wrap up their world tour in Mexico City on March 31.

    ``As of the 32nd (of May), we’ll be on a very long holiday,’’ he said.

    Reporter: Han Eun-jung

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      Bangkok 100 Festival Review

    Quite simply, the festival punters came, they saw and they had a truly rocking good time last weekend in Bangkok.

    For two glorious days, revellers from across the region who attended the inaugural Bangkok 100 Rock Festival – touted as the biggest such festival in South-East Asia – were treated to a thrilling rock festival experience that came tantalisingly close to being “the real deal”.

    While it was not quite on the epic scale as Glastonbury (in England) or Big Day Out (Australia), the Bangkok 100 Rock fest definitely has the potential to develop into something as vital and exciting, something like a Roskilde, Coachella or a Benicàssim festival for the region.

    All said, it is a very good thing indeed for local music lovers who have been starved of such happenings.

    Held at Lakeside Muangthong Thani, an expansive carpark site situated about a 30-minute drive from the Bangkok city centre, the festival boasted a bill that read like a who’s who of British indie rock.

    Oasis’ frontman Liam Gallagher (right) in the thick of the swaggering rock action.
    On the first day last Saturday, Britpop giants Oasis headlined a bill that also included Scottish art rockers Franz Ferdinand, ex-Stone Roses frontman Ian Brown and Belgian experimentalist outfit Deus. It was some feat pulling together such an indie treat. Day two saw art-school punks the Futureheads and Mercury Prize-nominated quartet Maximo Park sharing the bill with indie heavy hitters Snow Patrol and Placebo. Not too bad either.

    On both days, the line up of intentional acts were augmented by popular local Thai groups like Modern Dog, Ebola, Flure, Body Slam and the rather interestingly named Big Ass.

    For some unknown reason, local promoters have tended to underestimate the pulling power of British indie rock bands like Oasis and Franz Ferdinand, despite their continued success in Britain and the United States. But Bangkok 100 Rock proved that not only can these guys pull a bumper festival crowd but also that they could do it with much style, invention and panache.

    Certainly bands don’t some any bigger, brasher and more exciting than durable Mancunian superstars Oasis. The band showed that they could attract a huge crowd almost anywhere in the world by pulling nearly 25,000 excitable punters to their Saturday night headline slot. All this on a night when Liverpool was entertaining arch rivals Manchester United in the FA Cup.

    For both nights, an intoxicating sense of bonhomie and camaraderie was palpable in the air as indie fans congregated in Bangkok to witness one of the most awesome bills put together in a South-East Asian music festival. Indeed there were plenty of indie fans from Malaysia who made the long trip up to Bangkok to check out the bands.

    Although there were some teething problems for the organisers (Riverman, Matching Entertainment and Pernod Ricard), which is understandable as it was the first time they had attempted to stage an event of this magnitude, the festival was generally very well organised. Logistical support from the Thai government was a big plus.

    For the average music fan, it was a pleasure to attend the fest considering the festival minders and police were friendly ... and more importantly, the portable toilets were relatively clean and the festival site spotless. Malaysian festival organisers should be taking notes here and the fact that Thai policemen were happy to pose for pictures with inebriated foreign music fans was hospitality at its best.

    Without doubt, any minor quibbles were all forgotten when the bands took to the stage. Over the course of two days, there were many highlights and it’s rather difficult to isolate them. Certainly day one of the fest belonged to Oasis and Franz Ferdinand – judging by the frenzied reception received by both.

    Franz Ferdinand’s main man Alex Kapranos (right) and drummer Paul Thomson thrilling the crowd. – Photos courtesy of The Nation / Asia News Network
    Oasis lived up to their billing as one of the best rock ’n’ roll bands on the planet by swaggering on stage and blowing the crowd away with a brilliant set mainly comprising tracks from their new album Don’t Believe the Truth.

    Frontman Liam Gallagher, the epitome of rock star cool, was in good form. Dressed in a blue Adidas tracksuit top, he was in fine voice and capped off the night in thrilling rock star fashion as he leapt into the crowd during a rousing version of The Who’s classic My Generation.

    On that kind of form, the younger Gallagher proved that he was indeed one of the best singers to come out from Britain. Anyone disputing this should have been there to hear the band’s version of Rock and Roll Star, dedicated on the night to Ian Brown.

    Before Oasis took the stage, Franz Ferdinand wowed the crowd with a set that resembled adrenaline punk rock of the highest order. Franz Ferdinand wanted to write songs to make people dance and last Saturday that was precisely what they did.

    With the sizzling energy of the Buzzcocks and a set that drew from both hit albums, Franz Ferdinand underlined the fact that it has arrived as a contender for the big stage – and the Bangkok crowd went bananas.

    Ian Brown, the former Stone Roses frontman also deserves a special mention just for being the most charismatic rocker at the festival. Certainly, he must be the only man who can pull off wearing a bright pink Adidas tracksuit. While his set was rough and ready at best, watching Brown perform the Stone Roses classic She Bangs the Drums in front of 25,000 felt like a genuine festival moment.

    After the highs of Saturday night, thanks to Oasis and Franz Ferdinand’s excellent performances, Sunday’s bill of bands had their work cut out. But down to the potency of their melodic and heartfelt tunes, Irish/ Scottish quartet Snow Patrol managed to entertain the crowd with a set comprising songs from their excellent million-selling album Final Straw along with new songs from their forthcoming new album Eyes Open.

    Headliners Placebo worked hard to get the crowd going but as much as Brian Molko tore into a nearly indie metal-sounding set, the night really belonged to Snow Patrol and their singer Gary Lightbody who sang beautifully throughout with soul and emotion.

    source: Malaysia Star

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    Friday, February 17, 2006

      Gem on touring and recording

    Guitarist Gem Archer spared some time for a brief phone interview recently from Melbourne, Australia.

    Liam said it was one of the Top 5 shows we’ve played. Ever! It was great man, really great. There are certain places in the world where the reception is really great like Glasgow and Melbourne’s like that,” said Gem with much enthusiasm.

    As noted during this world tour, the setlists have been all about new Oasis material. Well, it took the band close to three years to come out with a new album, and there is no reason to hide behind the old hits. With tunes like Lyla, Turn Up The Sun, A Bell Will Ring, The Importance of Being Idle, Mucky Fingers and more from Don’t Believe The Truth playing a bigger prominence at recent concert sets, Oasis has proven it is more than capable of mixing the rocked up new material with the classics on this tour.

    To date, the Oasis tour has gone without a hitch. Remember the regular instances of Noel Gallagher quitting in the middle of a tour, the band accident in the United States in 2002 and Liam’s bust-up in Germany in 2003? No such incidents have plagued the band so far. Left with a month, Oasis plans to tour hard before heading into the studio to do another record.

    Gem, who joined Oasis in 2000 after the recording Standing On The Shoulder of Giants, noted: “Liam wants to go to the studio now. It’s one of those things, you know. We’ve got six albums worth of material but we’re loving it, loving what we do as a band; touring and then it’s back to the studio to record more songs.”

    Even though the Gallagher brothers are the only original members of the band now, all the current bandmates play a role when it comes to making music, including bassist Andy Bell.

    “The way we make music is that everybody writes. Either we do a demo together or I do a demo with Noel or Andy will do one in Sweden (it’s where he lives). For this album, producer Dave Sardy picked the songs out and it was a good batch of songs.”

    For a first time Oasis songwriting credit, Gem provided the standout A Bell Will Ring on the album.

    It also helps that Noel has got his own studio filled with vintage gear whenever they want to record a track or demo.

    “When we do a demo, it’s more like a first take and it’s not like a usual demo. For the guitar solo in The Meaning of Soul, it was just one take. When it comes to recording, we do it really quick. A song can take a day and we can record five songs in a week and have a break after that,” revealed the 38-year-old.

    Gem used a Fender Esquire plugged straight to a Vox AC30 for the record and said that the Fender is his favourite axe.

    Noel loves his Gibson ES335 in the studio but live, it’s a different story.”

    source: Malaysia Star Newspaper

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      Noel gives thumbs up for new Kasabian LP

    Kasabian have revealed that they are taking a more organic approach with their second album and as of yet it’s “ugly.”

    Leicester’s finest have ditched sampled beats and looped drums that were the trademark of their eponymous debut, but album is roughly cut at the moment.

    Frontman Tom Meighan explains: “What we’ve done is become more real. It’s not about the sampled beats anymore, it’s all about real drums.

    “But don’t worry, the album’s still really fucking ugly. Sometimes even I’m upset by its ugliness.”

    He continued to The Star: “It’s a proper beast of a record and I can’t wait to get it out there.

    “But to be honest… the whole album just picks you up and tears through you.

    Noel Gallagher’s been in the studio a couple of times for a listen and given it the thumbs up, so you know it must be as good as I’m saying.”


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    Wednesday, February 15, 2006

      Win a vinyl copy of The Importance of being Idle ! is giving away a brand new vinyl copy of the Oasis single "The Importance of being Idle"

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    Tuesday, February 14, 2006

      Presale for Brazil Concert to go on sale

    Ticketmaster Brazil has a Presale starting on February 16th reserved for Citi Bank clients only. The concert will take place on March 15th at Complexo do Credicard Hall in Sao Paulo. The presale ends the 22nd of February.

    source : Ticketmaster Brazil

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    Friday, February 10, 2006

      Double standards ?

    OASIS have landed a £1million US ad deal — despite blasting White Stripes for taking advertisers’ cash.

    Their single All Around The World is being used by telecoms firm AT&T.

    It comes after Noel Gallagher said Stripes star Jack White had “sold out” by writing a Coca-Cola jingle.

    Noel said: “I don’t believe in adverts. Jack White ceases to be in the club.”

    Oasis refused to comment last night.

    source: The Sun

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    Thursday, February 09, 2006

      "Of course we're better than Oasis'

    They're the best band in Britain - far better than Oasis. That's how Kaiser Chiefs' Ricky Wilson feels about his band.

    In fact, the singer admits he's so impressed with himself these days, he gets starstruck just looking in the mirror.

    "It's true," Ricky jokes.

    "I wakeup in the morning, start shaking and think: 'Oh, my God. I can't believe I'm brushing Ricky Wilson's teeth!'

    And there will be plenty of shaking going on at the Brit Awards next week, too.

    Not only are the Kaisers up for five awards, they'll also perform in front of the acts they've grownup idolising. And right now, just the thought of meeting the se stars is giving Ricky the jitters.

    "I'll have a heart attack at the Brits because it'll be wall-to-wall celebs," he admits.

    "I do quite like the feeling of shaking when you're talking to them but I know it'll be awful, too."

    One star he may bump into on the night is Paul Weller, though Ricky was far from impressed by the ageing Mod father's attack on Sting, Queen, U2 and other winners of the Brits lifetime achievement award.

    "Paul's a bit of an old fuddy-duddy for slagging those people off," says Ricky.

    "I think if you haven't got anything nice to say...

    "You shouldn't slag people off just because you don't like their music, when you don't even know them or when you'll bump into them next."

    Still, Ricky, 27, wouldn't mind meeting Weller, who'll be at the Brits picking up his own lifetime achievement gong.

    "I'd definitely still be starstruck if I met Paul. His music is great."

    One band Ricky won't be seeing is Oasis - much to his disappointment.

    "It's daft that Oasis aren't coming," he says. I like Liam Gallagher. He always says something clever and funny. But he's not the sort of bloke I'd go down the pub with. Whenever I say anything, he disagrees."

    Liam would no doubt disagree with Ricky's contention that the Kaisers are the better band.

    Ricky boasts: "Yes, I still think we're the best band in the world. Of course we're better than Oasis. I don't want to come across as big-headed - Oasis are great - but I wouldn't be in a band if it wasn't the best."

    source: The Sun

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    Tuesday, February 07, 2006

      Noel and Gem guests on BBC Radio 2

    Noel and Gem will be guests on the Dermot O'Leary show, BBC Radio 2 (88-91 FM or online at this Sat 11th Feb from 5pm. Noel and Gem will be speaking to Dermot and playing some acoustic tracks.

    source: Oasisinet

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    Sunday, February 05, 2006

      Liam's fitness craze causing troubles

    LIAM GALLAGHER has been driving his posh neighbours potty – pounding along on his new running machine.

    The thundering racket caused by the OASIS frontman’s fitness regime has left residents in London’s trendy Primrose Hill up in arms.

    Liam has been sweating out the lager and fighting the flab by putting in the miles on his treadmill.

    But neighbours are going barmy because the heavyweight hellraiser sounds more like a stampeding herd of buffalo than a lean middle-distance runner.

    And following complaints to the local council he could be served with a noise abatement order if he keeps shaking the (Wonder)walls.

    One resident living underneath Liam’s flat told me the star’s jogging even caused her light bulbs to fall out. She said: “Since Liam moved in our lives have been made hell.

    “Just before Christmas he bought himself the machine and the noise has been unbearable. When he gets on it the walls start to shake.

    “You can hear everything. There is the constant thud of him jogging. Sometimes it has got so bad that bulbs have fallen out of my chandelier.”

    The neighbour has become so fed up she has written to Camden Council to demand action. She added: “I have tried to talk to Liam but nothing has happened.

    “When he moved in I thought it might be noisy with him playing the guitar.

    “I never thought I would have to listen to him keeping fit on a running machine.

    “It is not very rock and roll but it is making our lives a nightmare all the same.

    “He spends hours each week on the machine, and it’s so loud you can barely hear yourself think.”

    Liam treated himself to the machine after he and fiancée NICOLE APPLETON moved in last August with son Gene.

    The family decided to quit their last pad — a £2million townhouse in Hampstead — after becoming sick of hardcore fans of the band camping outside their front door day and night.

    source: The Sun

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