Liam Gallagher and Damon Albarn came to blows at a now-infamous charity football match in — over two decades on we reveal what really sparked their war of words. Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox. Pop legends Liam Gallagher and Damon Albarn go eyeball-to-eyeball as a crowd of adoring fans look on. The Oasis frontman, dressed in a trademark bucket hat, is seen leaning into his southern rival with a stern look on his face.
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He was the lead singer of the rock band Oasis from to and the rock band Beady Eye from to , before releasing his debut solo album in Gallagher's debut solo album, As You Were , was released in October and proved to be a critical and commercial success. It topped the UK Albums Chart and was the ninth fastest-selling debut album of the s in the UK, with over , units sold in its first week. Why Not , topped the UK charts upon its release in September ; his tenth chart-topping album, including eight with Oasis, it was the fastest-selling vinyl of The family later moved to the city's Burnage area. Liam was physically abused by his father as a child, although not as badly as his older brothers Paul and Noel. He has said that the abuse affected him deeply and inspired him to become an artist. A leaked phone call later revealed that he subsequently called his father and threatened to break his legs if he ever saw him again.
The former Oasis frontman has revealed how the Gallagher matriarch feels about his estrangement with his brother Noel. Liam Gallagher has revealed what his mum thinks about his feud with his brother or the chances of a musical reunion between them. The year-old rocker and his older sibling have been engaged in a public war of words since Noel left Oasis in , and their beloved mother Peggy - who has an eldest son Paul - has been in the middle ever since. The full story of Liam and Noel Gallagher's feud. While Liam might not think his mum cares about an Oasis reunion, someone who used to be close to the band reckons she is the only key to the band getting back together. Back in , Paul "Bigun" Ashbee - who is credited with introducing Liam to Bonehead - told the Manchester Evening News "It wouldn't take much for them to get together.