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9 Big Music Feuds

Even Taylor Swift gets into them

(Newser) - One of the songs on Taylor Swift's hugely popular 1989 is reportedly about Katy Perry—"Bad Blood," which includes the lyrics "Did you think we'd be fine? / Still got scars on my back from your knife," is rumored to be about Perry "... More »

7 Lip Syncing Scandals

Some stars didn't even try to hide the fact they were mouthing along

(Newser) - Ever since Milli Vanilli made lip syncing infamous back in 1990—they were stripped of their Grammy when it was revealed that other singers actually recorded their hit song—many a singer has been accused of mouthing along to his or her own song, at least while performing. Radar rounds... More »

20 Celebs in Hot Water With Entire Countries

Even the Beatles were once banned from a country

(Newser) - Celebrities get VIP access to pretty much everywhere, right? Not necessarily: Wonderwall rounds up 20 celebrities who have been banned from (or at least gotten into a beef with) entire countries:
  • Richard Gere has been permanently banned from China because he's a little too close to the Dalai Lama,
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Liam Gallagher Suing Brother Over Oasis 'Lies'

Noel says appearance canceled because of hangover; Liam faults laryngitis

(Newser) - The Gallagher brothers, almost as famous for their near-constant feuding as they are for their old band, Oasis, have taken it to the next level. Liam is suing Noel for recent comments he made about the band's 2009 breakup , Reuters reports. During a July press conference to discuss his... More »

Former Oasis Frontman Slams Radiohead

How dare the band write about 'a f***ing tree,' says Gallagher

(Newser) - Liam Gallagher may not be in Oasis any longer, but that doesn't mean he's done insulting his fellow musical artists. (Oasis, of course, was famous for claiming to be "bigger than the Beatles." ) His target this time: Radiohead. "I heard that f***ing Radiohead record [The King ... More »

7 Rock Stars Who Are Major Headaches

Liam, Noel Gallagher count as one...which they'd probably fight about

(Newser) - We expect rock stars to lay in beds covered in money while drinking insanely pricey liquor and, umm, doing some other stuff. But we forget about the poor, poor souls—agents, concert promoters, record producers—who depend on them to be on time...and coherent. Cracked presents the 7 rock... More »

Guitarist Noel Gallagher Quits Oasis, Blames Brother Liam

(Newser) - After years of sibling rivalry that often escalated into brawls, guitarist Noel Gallagher quit the band Oasis today, the BBC reports, and blamed brother Liam. “It’s with some sadness and great relief to tell you that I quit Oasis tonight,” Noel, who’s 6 years older than... More »

China Cans Oasis Gigs Over Tibet Sympathies

(Newser) - China has canceled two Oasis concerts in April because band member Noel Gallagher appeared at a Free Tibet concert more than 10 years ago, NME reports. The decision “has left both Oasis and the promoters bewildered,” a statement from the band read. Calling the band "unsuitable,"... More »

Oasis Star Attacked on Stage

Man storms the stage at Toronto gig, shoves Gallagher brother into speakers

(Newser) - A rogue fan attacked Oasis star Noel Gallagher during a concert in Toronto, the Sydney Morning Herald reports. The man raced onto the stage and violently pushed the guitarist down into speakers as the band played What's the Story, Morning Glory? Gallagher's brother Liam and the band's bodyguards rushed the... More »

Thousands Stuck as Asian Budget Airline Folds

Hong Kong airline becomes 4th carrier to go bust this month

(Newser) - Thousands of passengers have been stranded in Hong Kong, London, and Vancouver with the collapse of Asian budget airline Oasis, the New York Times reports. In a sign that the industry's woes are spreading rapidly, the Hong Kong-based airline joins three US budget carriers to have gone under this month... More »

Radiohead's Free Downloads Prompt Others

Oasis, Jamiroquai are among those mulling freebie releases

(Newser) - Oasis, Jamiroquai and other bands not tied to record labels may soon follow in Radiohead's footsteps by offering their music for free download, reports the Daily Telegraph. While fans may pay whatever they choose for Radiohead's new album, released today, a spokesperson says the majority of visitors preordering on the... More »

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