Former Oasis guitarist Bonehead to release debut Parlour Flames album in February 2013

The 'psychedelic art rock' band will play a number of shows before the end of the year

Former Oasis rhythm guitarist Bonehead has recorded an album with his new band Parlour Flames, which is now set for release in February of next year.

The band consists of Bonehead and Salford-based singer songwriter and poet Vinny Peculiar. Speaking about the record to NME, Bonehead said that there were “a lot of trumpets” on their 12 track debut LP and that it was made up of “psychedelic based art rock”. He added:

It’s really quite melodic, it’s accessible, the lyrics are genius I think… There’s tons of influences in there, that’s the beauty of me and Vinny, we sort of brought both our influences in there. We throw them in a pot and they just come out.

Bonehead added that Parlour Flames will be playing a handful of shows before Christmas, including The Kings Hall in Herne Bay on November 30, before taking a full band out on the road for a lengthier tour in January of next year.

Bonehead, aka Paul Arthurs, played rhythm guitar in Oasis from 1991 to 1999. He left during the recording of the band’s fourth album ‘Standing On The Shoulder Of Giants’ stating that he wanted to spend more time with his family. He was replaced in the band by Gem Archer, who now plays with Liam Gallagher in Beady Eye.

Since leaving Oasis, Bonehead has played in Moondog One with The Smiths’ Mike Joyce and Andy Rourke. He also DJs and has presented a radio show on BBC Radio Manchester.