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Liam Gallagher hits back at Brett “Burt” Anderson’s comments on Britpop

Liam Gallagher has hit back at Suede frontman Brett Anderson's comments distancing himself from Britpop. In a recent interview, Anderson described the '90s indie genre as a "laddish, distasteful, misogynistic, nationalistic cartoon", and further set his band apart from the movement. The frontman was disparaging about Britpop and his band's place in it ever since the term was first coined...

‘Mystify: Michael Hutchence’ review: a touching tribute to one of music’s most misunderstood showmen

Michael Hutchence
By the time the 1996 Brit Awards rolled into view the silky sounds of Australian rock juggernaut INXS had fallen out of favour. The preceding decade brought the band huge international acclaim thanks to a string of hit singles such as ‘Never Tear Us Apart’ and ‘New Sensation’. But in the wake of the coarse textures of grunge and...

Listen to Liam Gallagher’s “biblical” isolated vocals on ‘Supersonic’ from Glastonbury 1995

A recently unearthed recording of Liam Gallagher's isolated vocals on 'Supersonic' from Oasis' headline set at Glastonbury 1995 is being shared online. The a cappella clip was edited by Oasis Youtube fansite user Maxi Gonzales, and has been hailed as "biblical" and "historic" by fans of the Britpop veterans. After their first appearance at Worthy Farm in 1994, Oasis returned to...

INXS: director Richard Lowenstein on ‘Mystify’ the documentary that will change everything you know about Michael Hutchence

"If you're sitting in a dark room without cameras then it can feel like being in a therapy session." NME is halfway through our conversation with filmmaker Richard Lowenstein, who is telling us about the moment when he finally sat down with model Helena Christensen to discuss her relationship with the late Michael Hutchence for the first time ever. The...

Suede’s Brett Anderson: “Britpop was a laddish, distasteful, misogynistic, nationalistic cartoon”

Suede Perform At Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow
Suede frontman Brett Anderson has admitted that he hated Britpop in the 90s and he tried to distance the band from it. Watch: Suede take us deep inside the dark and terrifying world of new album ‘The Blue Hour’ Speaking on BBC Hardtalk, he said: "I disassociated myself from that very early on, as soon as I saw what I saw...

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – ‘This Is The Place’ review: The Smiths meets ‘cosmic pop’

Following on from June’s Bowie-inspired ‘Black Star Dancing’, ‘This Is The Place’ is the second of three EPs you’ve got coming from The Chief in 2019. This one, in Noel Gallagher’s own words, is “a very Mancunian-sounding record”. “I can see guys in anoraks,” declared Gallagher, “nodding their heads moodily to it, while checking out each other’s Adidas trainers,...

Liam Gallagher: “I think Noel is having a mid-life crisis”

Liam Gallagher has said he believes his brother Noel, is having a "mid-life crisis." Read more: Liam Gallagher – ‘Why Me? Why Not.’ review Speaking to Nihal Arthanayake on BBC Radio 5 Live, the former Oasis frontman also said that despite offering his brother a number of "olive branches," that their feud remains. "I think he is having a mid -life crisis. It’s...

Liam Gallagher says he’ll invite Noel to his wedding: “He’ll go to the opening of anything”

Oasis
Liam Gallagher has revealed that he will invite his estranged brother and former Oasis bandmate Noel to his upcoming wedding. Read more: Liam Gallagher – ‘Why Me? Why Not.’ review Set to marry Debbie Gwyther next year after proposing to her during a holiday on Italy’s Amalfi coast, the former Oasis frontman says he's "buzzing" to tie the knot for the third time. In an...

Liam Gallagher says he’s convinced Noel “doesn’t like him anymore”

Noel and Liam Gallagher
Liam Gallagher has spoken out about his ongoing feud with Noel, saying that he's convinced his brother no longer "likes" him. Earlier this week Liam hit out at Noel for "slagging off" young fans who go to his shows and request Oasis songs. Now, despite being previously convinced that he did believe Noel loved him deep down, the singer no longer thinks it's...

Liam Gallagher calls out “pissflap” Kaiser Chiefs’ keyboardist Peanut over stage safety row

Liam Gallagher has responded to criticism from Kaiser Chiefs' keyboardist Nick 'Peanut' Baines, after he called him out for recently pulling out of a festival gig due to "safety concerns". Earlier this month, Gallagher pulled out of his appearance at Fall In Love Festival in Romania as he feared the stage was unsafe. "Absolutely gutted that we’ve come all this way and...