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Noel Gallagher splits from Oasis

 

Oasis have cancelled all concerts with effect from last Friday in Paris.

A statement from Noel  on Friday

28 August 2009

"It's with some sadness and great relief to tell you that I quit Oasis tonight. People will write and say what they like, but I simply could not go on working with Liam a day longer.

"Apologies to all the people who bought tickets for the shows in Paris, Konstanz and Milan."

On Saturday he issued this 'back to form' statement

"Dearly beloved, it is with a heavy heart and a sad face that I say this to you this morning," he wrote.

"As of last Friday, August 28, I have been forced to leave the Manchester rock 'n' roll pop group Oasis.

"The details are not important and of too great a number to list. But I feel you have the right to know that the level of verbal and violent intimidation towards me, my family, friends and comrades has become intolerable. And the lack of support and understanding from my management and bandmates has left me with no other option than to get me cape and seek pastures new.

"I would like firstly to offer my apologies to them kids in Paris who'd paid money and waited all day to see us only to be let down AGAIN by the band. Apologies are probably not enough, I know, but I'm afraid it's all I've got.

"While I'm on the subject, I'd like to say [sorry] to the good people of V Festival that experienced the same thing. Again, I can only apologise - although I don't know why, it was nothing to do with me. I was match-fit and ready to be brilliant. Alas, other people in the group weren't up to it.

"In closing I would like to thank all the Oasis fans, all over the world. The last 18 years have been truly, truly amazing (and I hate that word, but today is the one time I'll deem it appropriate). A dream come true. I take with me glorious memories."

He concluded by telling fans: "Now, if you'll excuse me, I have a family and a football team to indulge. I'll see you somewhere down the road. It's been a fuckin' pleasure."

 

While Warme’s music usually draws a picture of a Gallagher-esque two finger salute, their new single ‘New Man’ evokes a more sentimental side of rock’n’roll.

As a follow up to the thrilling working class leather jacket anthem ‘Council House Opera’, taken from the upcoming new album of the same name which is set for release on February 25th, this song is setting the perfect mood for cold and dark winter nights. Having been inspired by Britain’s finest such as The Beatles or The Jam, this band has something else to offer apart auto-tuned pop facades. With this song the band, who has worked with rock royalties such as Ian McLagan of the Small Faces/Faces in the past, demonstrates that there’s more to the mayhem that often accompanies British lad culture and guitar groups.

Growing up in the musically unstimulating environment of Bradford, West Yorkshire, band members Lee Walsh, Craig Hamilton, Jamie Hamilton, Macauley Haywood and Lewis Knight have been making their way up step by step, from supporting musicians such as Arthur Brown, Henry Rollins or The Strypes and playing in front of up to 25000 people at festivals. Memories from the road also include the time they were heading to a festival and ended up being threatened by Austrian police pointing guns at them, to which Warme’s somewhat surreal response was to hold tennis rackets back at the police officers. Apart from the occasional rock’n’roll excess the lads are as down to earth as it gets. They like football and having a good time with their friends. Those day to day experiences have a big influence on their music. Warme’s songs are mainly inspired by the very idea of what it means to be British. This could well be a band heralding a 21st century Britpop revival.

The single ‘New Man’ will be out on February 12th, followed by album 'Council House Opera' on February 25th.

Live dates:
Friday 8th of April @ Star of Kings in Kings Cross, London

LINKS:
www.warmemusic.com https://www.facebook.com/WarmeUKOfficial


Ever wondered how to create a global community of artists that help those in need while fostering their individual careers? It’s really quite easy and Perform-ers shows you how to do it.

Perform-ers is a new platform for creative people who can set up an online profile to promote their music and art and enter global competitions. These competitions will not only enable artists to gain amazing prizes but they will also use part of their revenues to give to charities!

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Instead of having to use multiple websites to upload profiles, videos and audio files Perform-ers offers a centralised version of all those platforms combined in one. On the website, the audience will not only be able to engage with the artist but can support them by purchasing their music or voting for them in various competitions. Apart from those weekly media contests, talent searches for singers, models, DJs and the like will be held as well.

With Perform-ers, the chance to be tomorrow’s new superstar is imminent!

Unlike the X Factor it gives artists complete control over their creative outcome and instead of relying on just a few different judges, the whole world will have a say and give you a real idea how receptive people actually are to what you offer!

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Perform-ers is an amalgamation of artists from around the world that allows outstanding talent to be filtered out through competitions and interaction with their audience. In order to reach as many people as possible, the website will be available in English, German, French, Spanish, Russian, Czech and Polish versions.

What makes Perform-ers different from other artist platforms is a worldview that does not only focus on gaining maximum exposure for the musicians and artists but also use the money that is made through competitions to help those in need by supporting charities. For each time you enter a contest, there will be a $1.99 upload fee of which 20c will go directly to sponsored charities while 50c will go into the cash pool from which the cash prizes derive.

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Righteous Reprobates demonstrate that Rock is not the sound of the past, but the sound of the future, with their next single release ‘We Go With What We Know’ - if there is a ‘Rock Revival’ going on then surely they have to be a part of it.

Having worked with the Grammy winning Sean Magee in Abbey Road studios on their forthcoming debut album, the London & Kent based four piece is stepping into the footsteps of so many great bands before them, ranging from Britpop acts like Oasis and Blur to the rock and pop legends of the 60s and 70s, and right through to the now.

Righteous Reprobates have had plenty of strong support (including very healthy Radio play) for their last single ‘My Psychosis’, with Pure M Magazine writing: “Its fresh feel is complemented by hints of an old-school sound that, when thrown together, work well and demonstrate plenty of potential for the band’s future.” The follow up ‘We Go With What We Know’ is an energy driven rock’n’roll pop power-boost!

Check out the new single here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nOr093YX1S0

Rob White (Guitar, Vocals), Charlie Kenny (Drums), Jack Griffiths (Guitar, Vocals) and Jack Collier (Bass) are bringing a retro-fresh take on a music genre that has brought forth some of the biggest bands in music history. Songwriter Rob took some inspiration for the lyrics especially from his experience living in New Zealand and Australia for six years. He says: “Living abroad for so long gave me perspective and widened the scope of my song writing subject matter.” Righteous Reprobates evidently have all the necessary ingredients of being a great guitar band – they have the talent, the dedication and the drive for bigger projects ahead! Apart from now releasing this magnificent second single, the band has also got a lot to offer when hitting the live stages.

You can view some footage of their debut gig, live at The Forum in Tunbridge Wells (Small Venue of the Year - NME), here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UqIB7TH9A7w]

The lads deliver a great performance, so it should only be a matter of time until promoters for the likes of Reading and Glastonbury start to pick up on them! It’s fair to say that Righteous Reprobates hail a new era of indie rock by taking over where bands like the Arctic Monkeys and Kasabian have left off. So, roll on this 'Rock Revival', then….

‘We Go With What We Know’ is out on 15th April 2016

LINKS:
https://www.facebook.com/righteousreprobates
http://righteousreprobates.com
https://soundcloud.com/righteous-reprobates-500102521

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