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The symbiosis of Liam Gallagher and John Squire

The Manchester musicians unravel their new, affecting joint album.

Foo Fighters reveal lineups for Taylor Hawkins tribute concerts

UPDATE: Foo Fighters have revealed both lineups for the “all-star rock shows” honoring Taylor Hawkins. The first concert will take place in London’s Wembley Stadium Sept. 3, with the second set for Los Angeles’ Kia Forum Sept. 27. The London lineup includes Geddy Lee (Rush), Chrissie Hynde (The Pretenders), Alex Lifeson, Liam Gallagher (Oasis), Roger […]

A history of Britpop, from Pulp to Oasis

“The Battle Of Britpop” In its Aug. 26, 1995 issue, venerable U.K. pop weekly NME reported, “In a week where news leaked that Saddam Hussein was preparing nuclear weapons, everyday folks were still getting slaughtered in Bosnia and Mike Tyson was making his comeback, tabloids and broadsheets alike went Britpop crazy.” Homegrown pop groups Blur […]

Foo Fighters reveal North American tour dates and Ramones cover

Foo Fighters have just announced a summer 2022 North American tour in support of their album Medicine At Midnight. Along with a string of U.K. and European dates, the band will hit several stadiums across the country between May and August. Meanwhile, Dave Grohl is continuing the annual tradition of the “Hanukkah Sessions” with Greg […]

Oasis revisit a pivotal moment in music with 'Oasis Knebworth 1996'

Oasis are celebrated in a new documentary by music video director Jake Scott titled Oasis Knebworth 1996. The film will have a worldwide release starting Sept. 23, and tickets are available here. In 1996, Oasis brought 250,000 fans to Knebworth House in Hertfordshire for two nights of music. The event is a milestone in music […]

10 times different artists collaborated to make inspiring music

September 1963: A young R&B combo called the Rolling Stones are rehearsing, preparing for a recording session. Their manager, former Beatles publicist Andrew Loog Oldham, was tearing his hair out. They were about to record their second single, a follow-up to their modestly successful remake of Chuck Berry’s “Come On.” But they had one problem: […]

10 reasons why Oasis are the most influential Britpop band of all time

Britpop was the sound of England taking back rock ‘n’ roll after American grunge and alt rock had annexed the world’s airwaves and charts for the first half of the ‘90s. Vox amps, Union Jacks, 1964 Paul McCartney haircuts, Ben Sherman shirts and Chelsea boots became all the rage, as bands plundered their British Invasion, […]

10 ‘MTV Unplugged’ performances from the ’90s that remain iconic

There’s no doubt that the relative abundance of “unplugged” performances has skyrocketed in the past year. It makes sense, given that pared-back sessions are far easier to conduct over a livestream than a full-band setup. Still, though, we can’t help but feel like we’re experiencing a bit of a ’90s cultural revival. If you have […]

Reading & Leeds Festival is nearly sold out after confirming 2021 plans

If you are planning to attend Reading & Leeds Festival this August, you may want to get your tickets before it’s too late. Just days after confirming the U.K. event is going ahead as planned, Reading Festival has completely sold out with Leeds Festival not far behind. Read more: Waterparks spotlight their next era with […]

Reading & Leeds confirm the 2021 festivals are happening

Reading & Leeds ticket holders woke up to some exciting news on Wednesday morning. Due to England’s latest plans to ease out of COVID-19 restrictions, Reading & Leeds is officially able to hold their festivals this August. Read more: Former I Killed The Prom Queen bassist Sean Kennedy dies at 35 So far, 2021 hasn’t […]

Reading & Leeds announce the first wave of bands for 2021

Due to coronavirus, Reading & Leeds were forced to postpone its 2020 festival to 2021. Now, the U.K.-based event has announced the first wave of acts performing in 2021. Next year’s lineup includes Post Malone, FEVER 333, Liam Gallagher, Catfish and The Bottlemen, Queens Of The Stone Age and more. Read more: ‘American Horror Story’ […]

Reading & Leeds Festival won’t be continuing this year as originally hoped

Back in March, Reading & Leeds Festival announced that the U.K. festival was still scheduled to go on as planned despite coronavirus concerns. With headliners including Stormzy, Liam Gallagher, Rage Against The Machine, and more, the highly-anticipated festival was scheduled to happen August 28-30. Now, it has been announced that the summer festival will not […]

Reading & Leeds “going ahead as planned” amid coronavirus pandemic

Reading & Leeds Festival 2020 is still going on as planned. The U.K-based music fest is set for Aug. 28-30. R&L recently sent an email to fans reassuring them that despite coronavirus concerns, the plan is to still move forward. Read More: Vans launches Autism Awareness collection with sensory inclusive designs The Reading festival is the […]

Florence + The Machine, Liam Gallagher to support Rolling Stones

[Photos by: Vincent Haycock, RANKIN, Wikimedia Commons] Florence + The Machine and Oasis' Liam Gallagher are among the artists tapped to support the Rolling Stones on the legendary rock band's U.K. tour this spring. Catch the latest list of cities, dates and supporting acts right here. Read more: P!ATD fans are getting potatoes in the […]

Watch the Killers cover Oasis' "Wonderwall" live

[Photos by: Anton Corbijn, Jill Furmanovsky] The Killers evoked the interminable spirit of '90s frat bros last night with an impromptu cover of Oasis' “Wonderwall” during their concert at Lollapalooza Chile. Watch Brandon Flowers and the boys walk them winding roads below. Read more: Watch Liam Gallagher get interviewed by kids As reported by the […]

Liam Gallagher as Darth Vader is the 'Star Wars' mashup we're looking for

[Photos by: RANKIN, Lucasfilm] Can you imagine what the Empire would be like if it were headed up by ol' Beady Eye himself, Liam Gallagher? Thankfully, we don't have to wonder, as this video posits a Star Wars in which Darth Vader is voiced by the former Oasis singer—and the results are hilarious. Watch below. […]

Watch Liam Gallagher get interviewed by a group of schoolchildren

[Photo by: Noisey/YouTube] You know you're in for a treat when the first question of an ad hoc interview among Liam Gallagher and a classroom full of cute kids comes from a rosy-cheeked little girl asking the former Oasis singer, “How do you deal with your anger management issues?” Check it out below. Read more: […]

Foo Fighters apparently eager to collaborate with Liam Gallagher

[Photos by: Brantley Gutierrez, RANKIN] Foo Fighters' triumphant Cal Jam performance last year, which saw the band covering the Beatles with Liam Gallagher, apparently set off the spark of collaboration for Dave Grohl and crew. According to the former Oasis lead singer, the Foos can't stop bugging him for an in-studio collab. Read more: Foo […]

Liam Gallagher bids Morrissey a "miserable Christmas"

[Photos by: Rankin, Sam Rayner] Looks like chestnuts weren't the only things roasting on an open fire at Liam Gallagher's house this Christmas, as the former Oasis singer seemingly spent the evening roasting Morrissey on Twitter. See the tweets below. Read more: Morrissey defends Spacey, Weinstein On Monday, Gallagher (who may or may not have […]
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