TMZ

Our TV Shows

Got a Tip?

Call TMZ at (888) 847-9869 or Click Here

Oasis Man Slams Pete; Hates Green Day

12/20/2006 12:40 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Noel GallagherNoel Gallagher of Oasis has never been one to shy away from self-promotion, and the one thing he seems to like to do even more than tooting his own horn, is to denigrate others. His latest targets include President Bush, Tony Blair, Green Day and Kate Moss' fiance Pete Doherty.

In an interview you'll find in the latest issue of Stuff Magazine, when asked his opinion of Mr. Doherty, Noel says:

Pete Doherty"Overrated. He's marginally talented, but not anywhere as good as me. If he wasn't [BLANK]-ing a supermodel, no one outside of NME would give a s@*! about him."

Ouch, tell us how you really feel Noel. Kate's man, however, isn't Noel's only target. Noel also slags his bandmates for ingesting cheap drugs and takes on the boys in Green Day. Noel seems to think Billy Joe and company need to be knocked off their high horse:

"They consider themselves to be - and I quote - "a kick-ass rock 'n' roll band." They could not be less kick-ass if they tried."

Green DayWait, that's not all ... Noel goes even further and calls Green Day musical thieves, saying, "they ripped off one of my songs!" The singer believes that Green Day's big hit, "Boulevard of Broken Dreams," has a strikingly similar arrangement to Oasis' smash, "Wonderwall." Wow, it's one thing to say a band is overrated, but quite another to say they've ripped off your tune. We'll see if Billy Joe (also not afraid to speak out) responds.

Of course, Noel doesn't seem to care who responds to his rants, he just seems like to hear himself talk. Get the rest of Noel's unvarnished self-indulgence in the January issue of Stuff, on newsstands now.

Around The Web