Rock band Oasis formed early in the 1990s and led Brit-pop bands on the U.S. charts with the 1995 release “(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?” The group remains a solid competitor on the U.S. charts, with five of their six albums placing within the top 10 on the Billboard 200. The band has often been plagued by the in-fighting between band leaders and brothers Noel and Liam Gallagher.
During the band’s 2008 tour of North America, guitarist and songwriter Noel Gallagher was attacked on stage mid-performance. His injuries forced the band to cancel or postpone a series of concerts. Though their ticket sales don’t place them in the same league as top-sellers like Bruce Springsteen or Madonna, Oasis strictly books arenas and stadiums during their North American tours.
Rock’s famed feuding brothers, Noel and Liam Gallagher, have plans to tour North America at the end of this year — but they won’t be touring together. After their acclaimed rock act Oasis called it quits, Noel and Liam’s paths diverged as they began work on separate musical projects.... Read more
Noel Gallagher, Oasis‘ songwriter and lead guitarist, has quit the group he co-founded with his brother, lead singer Liam, 18 years ago. The announcement came on August 28 minutes before the group was to take the stage at Rock en Seine in Paris, FRA. “It’s with some sadness and... Read more
Oasis cancelled its August 23 headlining slot at the annual V Festival at Hylands Park in Chelmsford, ENG, after frontman Liam Gallagher came down with viral laryngitis. Snow Patrol filled the headline spot. “After a year of being on the road, this is the first performance to be lost... Read more
The restrictive hand of Chinese politics has forced the cancellation of Oasis‘ first-ever concerts in April. The British rockers, currently on a world tour promoting “Dig Out Your Soul,” were scheduled to perform April 3 at Beijing’s Capital Arena and April 5 at Shanghai Grand Stage. After the Chinese... Read more
British rock icon Oasis is just one act wrapping its North American touring season during the week ending December 22 as compiled by TicketNews. The Gallagher brothers and their band have been on the road supporting their latest release, “Dig Out Your Soul.” During the group’s Canadian tour, guitarist... Read more
Today’s recap includes a tour mystery solved, date announcements and more as compiled by TicketNews on October 15, 2008. A concert mystery was solved today when Janet Jackson‘s camp finally addressed the multiple postponements and cancellations on her tour. Previously, the postponements had been chalked up to an unnamed... Read more
Despite having to cancel or postpone several concerts recently, Noel Gallagher and his band mates aren’t looking back in anger. British rock band Oasis announced plans for their first U.S. tour in three years, even as the guitarist continues to heal from an onstage attack that left him with... Read more
Today’s tour recap includes cancellations, postponements, comeback tours and more as compiled by Ticket News on September 11, 2008. A couple of major rock tours announced cancellations and postponements earlier today due to ailments within the bands. Avenged Sevenfold canceled the remainder of its fall U.S. tour due to... Read more
Oasis has postponed its September 9 concert at the John Labatt Center in London, ON, due to injuries sustained during an on-stage attack on Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher on September 7 at Toronto’s Virgin Festival. During their performance, a man (referred to on the band’s Web site as “an... Read more
Today’s tour recap features announcements, music festival news, memorial shows and more as compiled by Ticket News on September 8, 2008. Those who knew superstar tenor Luciano Pavarotti best are setting up a string of memorial concerts for the first anniversary of his September 6, 2007, death. The October... Read more