Page last updated at 17:34 GMT, Tuesday, 9 September 2008 18:34 UK

Oasis pull gig over Noel's injury

Noel Gallagher
Noel Gallagher went to hospital after being attacked during a festival set

Oasis have rescheduled one of their concerts in Ontario, Canada, after Noel Gallagher was hurt by a fan on stage on Sunday at the V Festival in Toronto.

A statement posted on the band's website revealed the star had suffered "bruising to his ribs and hip" after he was pushed during his set.

"Despite resting up yesterday, the extent of his injuries mean he will not be able to perform tonight."

The concert, in London, Ontario, has been rescheduled for 15 December.

Ticketholders have been advised to hold on to their passes, which will be valid for the new date or can be refunded from the outlet which sold them.

The statement added the band were "very keen to complete their Canadian tour".

'Fell heavily'

The guitarist, 41, was admitted to hospital after a man ran on stage and pushed him over while he performed.

Toronto police said Daniel Sullivan, 47, had been charged over the incident.

A statement posted on the site on Monday said Gallagher had fallen "heavily on to his monitor speakers".

Despite his injuries, he returned to the stage a few minutes later to complete the set but was taken to hospital after the show.

The incident came as the band performed the title track to their 1995 album (What's The Story) Morning Glory?

Gallagher's attacker was hauled to the ground by security guards. The guitarist's younger brother Liam, who was singing, had to be restrained from retaliating.

Events were captured on video by a fan in the audience and posted on the YouTube website.


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