British rockers Kaiser Chiefs have forgiven OASIS star Noel Gallagher for branding them "a bad Blur".

The band brushed off the criticism from the outspoken WONDERWALL hitmaker, and all members insist they're now on good terms with their rock rivals.

Drummer NICK HODGSON says, "We hung out with them in Australia. Noel, especially, is a really, really good laugh."

Guitarist Andrew White adds, "Whatever bad things they say about us, they're only jealous because their album (DON'T BELIEVE THE TRUTH) did f**k all last year. No they're nice guys and they like us."