Ian Brown, The Smiths and Primal Scream also involved
Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher is set to head a supergroup next month in Manchester.
According to The Sun’s Bizarre column, the singer will team up with Stone Roses legend Ian Brown, and Freebass – the band featuring The Smiths‘ Andy Rourke, New Order’s Peter Hook and Mani from Primal Scream – at Manchester Versus Cancer charity concert.
The event will take place on February 23 at the MEN Arena.
The Freebass collective has been a side project for the three bass masters for several years.
The band have reportedly been recording an album together, calling in vocal favours from Charlatans singer Tim Burgess and Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie.
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