Rhythm guitarist with the rock bands Oasis and Beady Eye who has worked with a wide variety of other groups.
He was a member of the 1980s group The Edge.
He collaborated with Trent Reznor on the Nine Inch Nails album With Teeth.
He attended Durham New College and Willington Parkside School.
He is a member of the band Oasis with Liam Gallagher.