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Carl Barat And Pete Doherty's Unbreakable Bond

Carl Barat and Pete Doherty share a bond that is even closer than brothers.The Libertines frontmen have endured a fraught relationship at times over the years but they have grown to realise they work much...

The Libertines Working With The Prodigy's Liam Howlett On New Album

The Libertines are working with The Prodigy's Liam Howlett on their long-awaited new album.The 'Can't Stand Me Now' rockers' follow-up to 2015 LP 'Anthems for Doomed Youth' is set to see the indie band step...

Carl Barat's New Project The Heartless Tease First Single

Carl Barat and his sister Lucie's indie band they are managing, The Heartless, have announced their first single.The Libertines rocker put out a request ''desperately seeking'' musicians for a mystery project in May.And now the...

Blackwaters Starstruck When They First Met Libertines Legend

BlackWaters ''couldn't stop singing'' The Libertines songs when they first met Carl Barat.The 'Long Way To The Sun' rockers have worked in the studio with the indie rock legend - who will be taking them...

The Libertines Set For UK Tour In December

The Libertines are set for a special Christmas tour of the UK in December.The 'Don't Look Back Into The Sun' hitmakers - comprised of Pete Doherty, Carl Barât, John Hassall, and Gary Powell - will...

The Libertines Flex Rap Skills In The Studio

The Libertines have been flexing their rap skills for their new album.The 'Can't Stand Me Now' rockers have been busy working on their long-awaited follow-up to 2015 album 'Anthems for Doomed Youth', and co-frontman Pete...

The Libertines Have Been Accepted By The Margate Community

The Libertines have been accepted by the community since buying a hotel in Margate.The 'Can't Stand Me Now' group's bassist Carl Barat and frontman Pete Doherty announced plans for their hotel/recording space, The Albion Rooms,...

Carl Barat: Libertines 4th Album Writing Has Started

Carl Barat says The Libertines have started working on their fourth studio album. The band's guitarist has revealed the group have put ''dates in [their] studio diary'' for their next record - a follow-up to...

Carl Barat 'Desperately Seeking' Musicians For New Project

Carl Barat is ''desperately seeking'' musicians for a mystery project. The Libertines guitarist has taken to Instagram in his search for a ''male bassist, male guitarist, male drummer and a frontman'' for a new project...

Pete Doherty Forced To Finish Breakfast Challenge As He Was 'Skint'

Pete Doherty has admitted he had no choice but to complete the 'megga breakfast' challenge at an English cafe because he was ''starving and skint''. The Libertines star impressed fans last year after taking on...

Carl Barat: I Can't Work Under Pressure Of Writing A Hit

Carl Barat can't ''work under the pressure'' of writing a hit.The Libertines songwriter has admitted he can be a bit ''lazy'' when it comes to making new music and likes to be by himself with...

Pete Doherty Completes 'Megga Breakfast' Challenge

Pete Doherty has completed an enormous eating challenge by scoffing a huge traditional English breakfast.The Libertines star took on the 'megga breakfast' at The Dalby Cafe in Margate in Kent, Southern England, on Tuesday morning...

Chas Hodges Working With Buddy Holly Drummer On New Lp

Chas Hodges is making an album with Buddy Holly's drummer Jerry Allison.The 74-year-old piano player - famous for being one half of British cockney rock duo Chas and Dave - is teaming up with The...

The Libertines Launch The Albion Rooms Hotel

The Libertines have named their hotel/recording space in Margate, The Albion Rooms.The 'Can't Stand Me Now' group's frontman Pete Doherty and bassist Carl Barat had been waiting to obtain planning permission for their venture, which...

The Libertines Building Studio Complex In Margate

The Libertines are reportedly converting an old house into a studio complex in Margate, Kent. The 'Can't Stand Me Now' group's frontman Pete Doherty and bassist Carl Barat had been waiting to obtain planning permission...

New Book Offer Glimpse Into Kate Moss' Partying Lifestyle

Dirty Pretty Things guitarist Anthony Rossomando has revealed he had a one-night stand with Kate Moss after being told to ''do it for the USA'' by White Stripes rocker Jack White.The American musician became part...

Carl Barat Is Engaged To Partner Edie Langley

Carl Barat has confirmed he got engaged secretly.The Libertines musician has revealed he got down on one knee and proposed to the mother of his two children, Edie Langley - with whom he sons Eli,...

Pete Doherty's Solo Show Cancelled

Pete Doherty's solo show at Rough Trade has been cancelled.The 'Last of the English Roses' hitmaker was due to perform at Rough Trade East store in London on Monday (05.12.16) but was forced to cancel...

The Libertines Feel Under 'Pressure' Making Albums

Carl Barat admits there is ''always pressure'' on The Libertines when making an album.The 'Can't Stand Me Now' rock group - also comprised of Pete Doherty, John Hassall and Gary Powell - feel they...

The Libertines Have 'Special Plan' For Next Record

The Libertines have a ''special plan'' for their next album.Carl Barat, singer and bassist, says the 'Can't Stand Me Now' rockers - also comprised of Pete Doherty, John Hassall and drummer Gary Powell - will...

The Libertines Documentary In The Works

The band, fronted by Pete Doherty and Carl Barat, announced on Twitter that executives at British channel BBC Four were producing a documentary about them and they asked fans for their participation....

The Libertines Set To Headline Charity Gig

The band, which includes Pete Doherty and Carl Barat, are scheduled to play the Unity Rocks concert at the 02 Academy in Brixton, London on 7 September (16) to promote the idea of...

Carl Barat Can't Watch Amy Winehouse Documentary

The Can't Stand Me Now musician was a close pal of Amy when she was making her name in the London music scene, and thinks watching the intimate film would bring back too...

The Libertines Fans Targeted By Phone Thieves At Gig

Pete Doherty and Carl Barat's band played in Birmingham, England on Wednesday (27Jan16), and revellers at the Barclaycard Arena venue were reportedly targeted by thieves during the show. Two unnamed men, both...

Carl Barat Avoids Internet Over Anxiety

The British musician has spent years battling anxiety, and he is convinced the condition can be worsened if he sees snarky comments online, so he cuts himself off from the web as a...

Pete Doherty Puffs On Crack Pipe In New Libertines Promo

The troubled star spent more than 10 years battling addictions to heroin and crack cocaine, and after a lengthy spell at a rehab clinic in Thailand, he declared earlier this year (15) that...

The Libertines Announce UK Arena Shows

The Libertines have announced seven UK arena shows for January 2016. Despite the chaos frontman Pete Doherty caused on their recent mini run of shows, after going missing when he was due to perform at...

The Libertines' Gary Powell Blames Pete's Pals For Disappearance

The Libertines' Gary Powell believes Pete Doherty's group of 'friends' are to blame for his disappearance last week. The 45-year-old drummer has claimed Pete's pals outside of the band are a bad influence on him...

Pete Doherty Is 'Ok', Say The Libertines

The Libertines have issued a statement assuring fans that Pete Doherty is ''safe'' and well after he went missing on Thursday night (10.09.15).The 'Can't Stand Me Now' singer panicked his bandmates Carl Barat, John Hassall...

Libertines Cancel Gig After Pete Doherty 'Goes Missing'

The Libertines were forced to postpone their gig at the last minute in London last night (10.09.15) after Pete Doherty went missing. The indie rock band left fans waiting for three hours at the Electric...

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