Ex-guitarist also confirms he will be at 'Supersonic' premiere this Sunday (October 2)
Former Oasis guitarist Paul ‘Bonehead’ Arthurs has said he’d be there ‘like a shot’ if the original line-up of the band reformed.
The axeman is set to attend the forthcoming premiere of the Oasis documentary Supersonic with Liam Gallagher in Manchester on Sunday (October 2).
He admitted that he would love to rejoin the band one day.
“There’s never a day goes by when I’m not asked by someone about a reunion,” said Bonehead. “But nothing has been said to me about that. If I was asked? Then absolutely, like a shot.”
Bookies recently slashed odds that the band would reform in 2017. Bookmakers Betway claim that based around the release of the band’s upcoming documentary Supersonic and a reissue of their 1997 album ‘Be Here Now’, betting now points towards the return of Oasis in 2017.
“The betting suggests that 2017 is the most likely year for Oasis to get back together at 5/4,” said Betway’s Alan Alger. “But with the band’s biopic set to be released next month, some might say that our offer of 3/1 for Oasis to reform by the end of this year is good value.”
Supersonic director Mat Whitecross also recently said he was confident the band would reform at some point.
“Neither of them have discounted the idea of getting back together. It will happen, I’m sure. The idea of never seeing them again for me is impossible,” he added.
The film charts the rise of Oasis from 1993-96, culminating in the band’s two super gigs at Knebworth, which saw them play to 250,000 people. It also features new interviews with Noel and Liam Gallagher, their mother and members of the band and road crew.
Bonehead told Manchester Evening News: “It was a pretty incredible film to watch. There was stuff on there that even the band members are thinking how did they get that? It’s a brilliant, brilliant film, really portrays it all.
“I think it really brought it back to me. At the time everything was happening so quick and we were reaching those heights, you really don’t get a day to sit back and think, where are we going?
“When we were doing it then there was no YouTube, Facebook or Twitter, so to sit and back and watch those early years, growing up to walking out with the band at Knebworth, it was a pretty incredible thing.”
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