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Alan Mcgee: 'London's Music Culture Is Facing Shutdown'

British music mogul Alan Mcgee fears rock culture in London is facing a life-or-death battle as developers attempt to "close down culture" by bulldozing historic venues in the city.The former boss of Creation Records is...

6th February 2015

Noel Gallagher Announces Charity Q And A

Noel Gallagher is taking part in an intimate Q&A for charity. The Oasis star has teamed up with XFM and Global Radio to raise money for their Make Some Noise charity in the live session...

30th September 2014

Alan Mcgee Has Written His Epitaph

Former Oasis manager Alan McGee has written his gravestone epitaph after being left petrified of death by several cancer scares.The 53-year-old music mogul - the man who discovered Liam and Noel Gallagher's band - has...

17th July 2014

Alan Mcgee Praises Bob Geldof's Strength At Daughter's Funeral

Music manager Alan Mcgee has praised his friend Bob Geldof's bravery in the aftermath of his daughter's death earlier this month (Apr14).Socialite and Tv star Peaches Geldof passed away on 7 April (14) aged 25,...

24th April 2014

Bob Geldof's Eulogy For Peaches Was Bravest Thing

Bob Geldof delivering a eulogy for his daughter Peaches has been described as the ''bravest thing'' by close friend Alan McGee. The Boomtown Rats singer spoke at his daughter's funeral on Monday (21.04.14), after she...

24th April 2014

Oasis To Reform In 2016?

Former Oasis manager Alan McGee believes the band will reunite in 2016.The record label owner is confident the 'Wonderwall' hitmakers will reform for their 25th anniversary, in two years time, after their split in August...

13th January 2014

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"Oasis will come back at some point... If they get back together it will be for a mega-bucks tour." Former Oasis manager Alan Mcgee is convinced Liam and Noel Gallagher will eventually settle their differences...

4th October 2013

Alan Mcgee Launches New Record Label

Music mogul Alan Mcgee is back in business with a new independent record label.The talent spotter-turned-executive famously formed Creation Records, which boasted a roster of bands including Oasis and Primal Scream before closing in 1999,...

13th June 2013

Alan Mcgee Planning Creation Rebirth

Music mogul Alan Mcgee is in talks to recreate the record label that produced Oasis, Primal Scream and My Bloody Valentine.The talent spotter-turned-executive shut down Creation Records after 16 years in 1999 and formed new...

11th September 2012

Alan Mcgee Considers Return From Retirement

Retired rock mogul Alan Mcgee is pondering a return to the music industry in a bid to stem the tide of TV talent show stars created by Simon Cowell.MCGee co-founded independent label Creation Records and...

16th May 2012

Alan Mcgee's Son In Rehab

Creation Records founder Alan Mcgee's rocker son Dan Devine has entered rehab at London's Pentonville prison.MCGee announced the news of Flats frontman Dan Devine's drug problems on his Facebook page, accompanied by a video of...

30th April 2012

Alan Mcgee: 'Britpop Is Back Because Modern Music Is Boring'

Former music mogul Alan Mcgee is adamant the only reason a resurgence of Britpop bands is proving popular is because "modern music is rubbish".At Tuesday's (21Feb12) Brit Awards, 1990s icons Blur and Noel Gallagher took...

24th February 2012

Alan Mcgee Auctioning Off Music Treasures

Former music mogul Alan Mcgee is selling off his collection of rock memorabilia, including an original demo tape by British band Oasis.MCGee, who founded Creation Records and discovered the Wonderwall hitmakers, is selling his prized...

22nd February 2012

Alan Mcgee Working On Britpop Musical With Welsh

Former music mogul Alan Mcgee is hoping to stage a new West End theatre production telling the story of Britpop alongside Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh.The ex-record label boss, who discovered Oasis, has already started working...

13th December 2011

Alan Mcgee Hacked By Tabloid Investigator

Former music mogul Alan Mcgee has been caught up in the British phone hacking scandal after it emerged he was targeted by a tabloid newspaper.MCGee, who discovered Oasis and signed them to his Creation Records...

7th November 2011

Alan Mcgee Found Sony Warehouse Blaze 'Funny'

Former music mogul Alan Mcgee has branded a fire that destroyed a Sony record stock warehouse "funny" because it meant a lot of bad music was ruined.The Sony Dadc building in Enfield, north London was...

7th September 2011

Noel Gallagher Loved Creation Days

Noel Gallagher wishes he was still signed to Creation records. The 43-year-old musician was signed to the iconic indie label with his band Oasis - who went on to become one of the UK's biggest...

21st May 2011

Mcgee Denies Oasis Meeting Was Set Up

Former music mogul Alan Mcgee has denied his legendary chance discovery of British band Oasis was set up by record industry bosses, insisting the rumour is "rubbish".MCGee was head of independent label Creation Records in...

18th May 2011

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"There was this amazing young version of Paul Weller sat there in a light blue Adidas tracksuit. I assumed he was the drug dealer and that Bonehead, the guitarist, was the singer. It was only...

3rd May 2011

Record Boss Thought Liam Gallagher Looked Like A Drug Dealer

Alan McGee thought Liam Gallagher was a drug dealer when he first met Oasis.The self-proclaimed President of Pop - who signed Oasis and Primal Scream to the Creation record label - had no idea who...

3rd May 2011

Alan Mcgee's Drug-hazed Deal For Mcgowan

Creation Records boss Alan Mcgee knew his substance abuse problems had spiralled out of control when he flew to America and landed Shane Macgowan a lucrative record deal - without realising the Irish rocker wasn't...

3rd May 2011

Alan Mcgee Rues Late Retirement

Music mogul Alan Mcgee wishes he'd walked away from the industry after Oasis' triumphant gigs at Britain's Knebworth House, because he became "delusional" with success.MCGee was head of famed independent label Creation Records and became...

2nd May 2011

Alan Mcgee: 'Punk Lifestyle To Blame For Untimely Deaths'

Former music mogul Alan Mcgee has blamed punk stars' "rock and roll lifestyle" for claiming the lives of his heroes before their time.MCGee, who founded independent label Creation Records, is convinced punk rockers suffer untimely...

28th April 2011

Alan Mcgee Turns Down Movie Biopic

Former music mogul Alan Mcgee turned down the chance to make a feature film telling the story of his years as boss of Creation Records because the movie would be "a freak show".MCGee rose to...

22nd April 2011

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Music mogul ALAN MCGEE is calling on producers to cast Welsh star RHYS IFANS as himself in a new movie about Creation Records, the British label behind OASIS and PRIMAL SCREAM.

13th January 2011

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"I wish I had signed THE STONE ROSES. I don't know how I missed them. We were on a roll at that point. We get every good one." Former CREATION RECORDS boss ALAN MCGEE regrets...

5th January 2011

Mcgee: 'Gallagher's New Material Is Amazing'

OASIS' one-time mentor ALAN MCGEE has given NOEL GALLAGHER's new music a big thumbs up, insisting the singer/songwriter has created some of his best material since quitting the band.The former Creation Records boss, who signed...

5th January 2011

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"I think they will make up. It might be a few years but they will. I'm pretty sure. I mean, they're brothers." Creation Records boss ALAN MCGEE, who signed OASIS to the label, is adamant...

10th November 2010

Beady Eye Prepare To 'Bring The Light'

Beady Eye will release their debut track 'Bring The Light' as a free download at 10am tomorrow (10.11.10).The song is the first post-Oasis track to be released since the group split last year, and features...

9th November 2010

Alan Mcgee's Lost Year

Record label boss Alan McGee says the only thing he can remember about 1993 is signing Oasis. The Creation records founder admits he started taking ecstasy in the late 80s, and that by the time...

29th September 2010

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