Former Kasabian bassist Jay Mehler has been confirmed as the new man in Liam Gallagher's post-Oasis band Beady Eye.

Rumours over the weekend (02-03Mar13) suggested Mehler had replaced Jeff Wootton in the band and now Kasabian frontman Sergio Pizzorno has confirmed the news via

He writes, "Jay is our bro we're all good and the last six years have been mega. He's moving on and will be incredible in Beady Eye.

"We thought posting an awesome video was the best way to let you guys know that he will be missed, but here it is in black and white too."