As the frontman for quintessential British rockers Oasis, Liam Gallagher made no secret of his dislike for the U.S., at least as far as concert attendees go, claiming that they only wanted grungy people, stabbing themselves in the head onstage. But apparently Mr. Gallagher has changed his tune, or at least taken a liking to a two-bedroom condo in the Essex House at 160 Central Park South, which he bought for $2.5 million, according to city records.
Lots of great bands give birth to the odd side project or two. And yet rarely are these ventures of much consequence. Of course, if the great band happens to be Grizzly Bear, and the side project, Department of Eagles, all bets are off. See, the Eagles aren’t technically a side project at Read More
The Brits released the results of their own election today, though it’s safe to say theirs won’t have quite the impact on world affairs as ours will. I’m talking, of course, about NME’s annual Cool List—the English rag’s top 50 list of the hottest men and women in rock. Stereogum has conveniently condensed Read More
So you won’t be able to see Oasis play at Terminal 5 tonight—that’s thanks to the injuries Noel Gallagher sustained last weekend at the hands of this idiot. But if you happen to find yourself at any of these subway stops this afternoon—including Grand Central, Times Square, Penn Station, and Astor Place—you Read More
Sometimes people get what they deserve. Let those people be Noel and Liam Gallagher and let them be in a once-glorious, then coke-addled, now doggedly-irrelevant Britpop band called Oasis.
That anyway was our initial reaction to the news yesterday that the band’s performance Sunday night at Toronto’s Virgin Festival was rudely interrupted Read More