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Additional Images Added As Metallica Play Manchester Arena

Metallica Manchester Arena Live A thunderous night of music as Metallica continue their Worldwired tour A night of tributes, screaming guitar and vocals to match. After strong support from Kvelertak, the gods of Metal took to stage, accompanied by the cheer of hyped fans, and a sea of phone torches, with an almighty bang as they opened with new hit, and the album title track, ‘Hardwired… To Self Destruct’. From… Keep Reading

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REAVIEW: Liam Gallagher Releases New Single ‘Greedy Soul’

Gallagher has been performing ‘Greedy Soul’ over this summer at various festivals, delivering it as a spiky, raucous, epic assault on the system. The studio version sadly lacks that killer bite, but still oozes with attitude as it pounds along like a relentless rock monster. Live Version One could be forgiven for thinking that the song is a stab at old brother, Noel, with Liam singing, ‘You’re getting old, you… Keep Reading

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Heavy Suns Unveil Epic ‘Hide’ Video

When it comes down to it, who doesn’t have a love for The Beatles, Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin?  South Yorkshire’s newest and most exciting export Heavy Suns take influence from those classic bands as well as recent incarnations of the psyche-rock genres but with the dark, thumping new single ‘Hide’ the five-piece are doing things with these roots that are seriously worthy of note. From the Oasis / Verve-esque… Keep Reading

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Oasis

Formed by brothers Noel and Liam Gallagher and their Manchester mates, Oasis rose to the top of the British charts in the mid-Nineties with its flair for classic psychedelic pop. The Beatles-influenced rock of its debut album, Definitely Maybe (1994), made Oasis overnight pop stars, while the Gallaghers’ bravado, open drug use, and general disrespect toward any band that wasn’t Oasis earned constant media attention. Some detractors suggested that Oasis… Keep Reading

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In The News: 23rd Feb Oasis, The Smiths, ACDC and David Bowie

1974, ‘Rebel Rebel’ by David Bowie entered the UK chart, the single reached No.5 the following month. Originally written for an aborted Ziggy Stardust musical in late 1973, ‘Rebel Rebel’ was Bowie’s last single in the glam rock style that had been his trademark. It was also his first hit since 1969 not to feature lead guitarist Mick Ronson; Bowie himself played guitar on this track. 1976, AC/DC shot the… Keep Reading

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FILM REVIEW: Oasis ‘Supersonic”

“I want the severed head of Phil Collins in my fridge by the end of this decade, and if I haven’t got it, I’ll be a failure”. From the outset, Noel Gallagher knew that Oasis were the antidote to ‘80s sap. This quote, documented in Mat Whitecross’ new film about the band, is one of many that portrays the swagger of the biggest act of the decade that followed. Blending… Keep Reading

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23 Ago Today Oasis Started To Change A Decade As They Land A Six Album Deal

On this day in 1993, Manchester’s very own would be, ‘Rock n Roll Stars’ Oasis, sign a six-album deal with Alan McGee’s Creation Records with a £40k advance. The Creation label owner (1993-2007) and 1995’s ‘Godlike Genius‘ award winner saw Oasis for the first time as the played to a crowd of 12.. When Alan first clocked Oasis, the band were supporting Sister Lovers in Glasgow in 1993, to an half-arsed,… Keep Reading

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Liam & Bonehead To Talk to Johnny Vaughan

Radio X’s Johnny Vaughan will talk to Liam about his life and career in front of an intimate audience at Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium on Sunday 16 October. They’ll also be joined by Oasis guitarist Paul “Bonehead” Arthurs. Just 200 tickets will be available for the intimate event, which is in aid of Global’s Make Some Noise. TICKETS ARE £150 AND WILL GO ON SALE ON WEDNESDAY 28 SEPTEMBER AT… Keep Reading

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Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, DR Koncerthuset 11. August

Weird reverb and sound, but the legend delivered a rock gig with lots of arrogance and big hits in Copenhagen As someone who grew up listening to Oasis, I was kinda expecting to witness a living legend working, but I was left with a strange feeling, both over the venue (sound), the lighting, and the show itself. People was coming in from near and far to DR’s new concert hall,… Keep Reading

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On This Day: 15th July, Music News & Events

A day of ups an down on this day, 15th July. A day in history that is packed with music news that includes Pink Floyd, David Bowie, Oasis, Happy Mondays, Queen and much more.  1958, John Lennon’s mother Julia was killed by a car driven by an off-duty drunken police officer named Eric Clague (Clague was later acquitted of the offence). John was 17 at the time. 1965, This weeks US Top three singles, No.3… Keep Reading

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On This Day | 23rd March…

Imagine If This Never Happened? Pete Townsend says he regretted forming The Who, Oasis got paid 100 quid a gig and The Smiths first ever London gig… 1961, Elvis Presley had his seventh UK No.1 single with ‘Wooden Heart.’ The song was based on a German folk song and was featured in Presley’s film GI Blues. 1964, John Lennon’s book of verse and rhyme ‘In His Own Write’ was published in… Keep Reading

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On This Day | 12th March…

1968, The Rolling Stones started recording their next single ‘Jumpin’ Jack Flash’ with new producer Jimmy Miller at Olympic studios in London. Keith Richards has stated that he and Jagger wrote the lyrics while staying at Richards’ country house, where they were awakened one morning by the sound of gardener Jack Dyer walking past the window. When Jagger asked what the noise was, Richards responded, “Oh, that’s Jack – that’s… Keep Reading

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On This Day | 11th March…

1964, The Beatles spent the day filming at Twickenham Studios for A Hard Day’s Night. Filming on a stage set made to look like a train guard’s cage, where the Beatles played cards and mimed to ‘I Should Have Known Better’. 1968, The Otis Redding single ‘(Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay’ went gold in the US three months after the singer was killed in a plane crash. 1971,… Keep Reading

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On This Day | 9th March…

1964, The Beatles filmed the last day of train scenes for the movie A Hard Day’s Night. During their six days of filming aboard a moving train, The Beatles travelled a total of 2,500 miles on the rails. 1964, Capitol Records released a song called ‘Letter To The Beatles’ by The Four Preps. The lyrics describe a boy lamenting the fact that he’s lost his girlfriend to The Fab Four.… Keep Reading

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On This Day | 7th March…

Photo credit: Justin Slee. Oasis front man Liam Gallagher, Taken in the dressing rooms at the Leeds Irish Centre sometime around April or May in 1994. 1962, The Beatles recorded their first radio appearance, at the Playhouse Theatre, Hulme, Manchester, for the BBC radio program Teenager’s Turn – Here We Go’. After a rehearsal, the Beatles put on suits for the first time and, along with the other artists appearing on… Keep Reading

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On This Day | 6th March…

1961, George Formby died aged 57. The British singing comedian and ukulele player made over 20 films, and his best known song is ‘Leaning On A Lamp Post.’ Formby who was made an OBE in 1946 was a major influence on George Harrison. 1966, The Rolling Stones started recording sessions for their tenth UK single ‘Paint It, Black’ at RCA studios in Hollywood. It was originally titled ‘Paint It Black’… Keep Reading

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On this day | 5th March…

1955, Elvis Presley made his TV debut when he appeared on the weekend show ‘Louisiana Hayride’ on KWKH TV, broadcast from Shreveport Auditorium in Shreveport, Louisiana. 1963, The Beatles recorded what would be their third single ‘From Me to You’ just five days after John Lennon and Paul McCartney wrote the song. Originally planned as the B-side of the record, it was switched to the A-side during the recording session,… Keep Reading

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On this day | 2nd March…

1955, Elvis Presley appeared at Porky’s Rooftop Club in Newport, Arkansas. Constantly on the road, performing night after night this was the group’s 46th show this year, 1955, Bo Diddley has his first recording session at Universal Recording Studio in Chicago, where he laid down ‘Bo Diddley’, which went on the top the US R&B chart by the following June. 1963, The Four Seasons became the first group to have… Keep Reading

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