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Oasis’ Paul “Bonehead” Arthurs Diagnosed with Cancer

The guitarist will miss upcoming gigs with Liam Gallagher

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Paul Arthurs, photo by Lorne Thomson/Redferns
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    Oasis co-founder and guitarist Paul “Bonehead” Arthurs has been diagnosed with tonsil cancer.

    The 56-year-old musician shared the news on social media on Monday. “The good news is that it’s treatable and I’ll be starting a course of treatment soon,” Arthurs explained.

    Due to the diagnosis, Arthurs is “going to be taking a break from playing for a while,” and will miss an upcoming tour backing Liam Gallagher. “Have the best summer and enjoy the gigs if you’re going, I’ll see you soon,” he added.

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    Gallagher expressed well wishes to his longtime collaborator, writing on Twitter, “Sending BIG love to the 1 n only Bonehead and his family wishing you a speedy recovery we’re all thinking of you rasta you’ll be back on stage bfore you can say r we doing Colombia LG x.”

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