News that Noel Gallagher is to take his brother to court reminds us there are few more dispiriting sights for dedicated music fans than seeing their heroes on the way to hearings. Trussed up in unfamiliar shirt and tie combinations, they look as uncomfortable as ex-lags at job interviews. It is bad enough when artists attend divorce proceedings or face the beak for falling asleep at the wheel, but far worse is when they have brought the suit (legal, not sartorial) themselves. Any dealings with the legal system are bound to make the protagonist look petty-minded, venal or underhand.
Taking fellow bandmates to court is usually a mistake, says Chris Mugan
Oasis finally split after a row about Liam Gallagher's fashion business led to a violent dressing room clash in Paris, Noel Gallagher has revealed.
Liam Gallagher will not attend his brother Noel's wedding.
It was surely no coincidence that Liam Gallagher chose Glasgow's most fiery venue for this debut live appearance by his post-Oasis project. His old band had its ups and downs, but this city remained vocal in its appreciation of their supremely confident self-possession.
Roger Daltrey plans to give up music to be an artist.
Noel Gallagher hasn't started work on his debut solo album yet.
Gem Archer believes Liam Gallagher was "suppressed" by his brother Noel.
We're off to Macclesfield to make an idiot of ourselves – then loading up on ice-cream!
Liam Gallagher today beat stars such as Bono, Freddie Mercury and John Lennon to be named the greatest frontman of all time.
It's the biggest night in the British music industry calendar, renowned for drunkenness, bad language, feuds and bad behaviour. But last night the 30th Brit Awards ceremony was a noticeably more well-behaved affair.
A nostalgic taste of special brew
Relations between Oasis stars Liam and Noel Gallagher are now so bad they no longer speak, travel separately on tour and only see each other onstage, Liam claimed today.
With news that Liam Gallagher is set for his first movie role, we take a look back at other rock stars turned actors.
Twisted Wheel are a cocky Oldham trio whose rise has been aided by the patronage of Liam Gallagher and Paul Weller. (Those alarm bells are deafening, aren't they?)
Even if you didn't know that Al Green was an ordained minister, his concert performances would leave no room for doubt, in all senses of the term.