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Barat To Be Doherty's Best Man

Troubled British rocker PETE DOHERTY has asked his former LIBERTINES bandmate CARL BARAT to be his best man at his forthcoming marriage to supermodel KATE MOSS. Doherty and Barat fell out in 2004 when the...

Arctic Monkeys And The Killers Up For Nme Gongs

The Killers have been nominated for both Best Track and Best Video at the NME Awards.The Las Vegas-based band have been put forward for their song When You Were Young and for the video Bones,...

By on 30 January 2007

Britain Vs America At Nme Awards

ARCTIC MONKEYS, KASABIAN, THE KILLERS, MUSE and MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE will lead the way at this year's (07) NME Awards, after scoring four nominations each. After winning three awards at last year's ceremony, Arctic Monkeys...

Barat Struggling With Sobriety

British rocker CARL BARAT is struggling with his new found sobriety less than two weeks after giving up alcohol. The DIRTY PRETTY THINGS frontman - who sacked PETE DOHERTY from THE LIBERTINES because of his...

Doherty Blasts Dirty Pretty Things

Troubled rocker PETE DOHERTY has mocked his former music partner CARL BARAT's new band DIRTY PRETTY THINGS, insisting his career has stalled since THE LIBERTINES split up. Doherty was kicked out of The Libertines in...

'Borat' Barat Teased By Bandmates

DIRTY PRETTY THINGS frontman CARL BARAT has become the subject of relentless teasing by his bandmates, because his surname sounds similar to SACHA BARON COHEN's creation BORAT. The former LIBERTINE, 28, is not amused by...

Barat Shrugs Off Allen Criticism

DIRTY PRETTY THINGS frontman CARL BARAT has hit back at LILY ALLEN after she criticised him for ignoring her. SMILE singer Allen recently accused Barat of behaving "like God" when they met. But former LIBERTINES...

Gallagher In Scrap With Rock Rival

OASIS frontman LIAM GALLAGHER was left red-faced recently when a young British rock rival told him to "grow up" during a backstage confrontation. The WONDERWALL singer was left fuming when THE PADDINGTONS frontman TOM ATKIN...

Barat: 'I'm Poor'

DIRTY PRETTY THINGS frontman CARL BARAT insists he has no money, even though his band have a huge following in the UK. Barat, who famously kicked PETE DOHERTY out of THE LIBERTINES in 2004, is...

Libertines Star Slams Reunion Reports

Former LIBERTINES star GARY POWELL has ruled out reuniting with troubled rocker PETE DOHERTY to revive the band, revealing they don't even keep in touch. The drummer, who formed new group DIRTY PRETTY THINGS with...

Gallagher Stuns Fans At Dirty Pretty Things Gig

OASIS frontman LIAM GALLAGHER caused a frenzy when he attended a surprise London gig by rock newcomers DIRTY PRETTY THINGS on Friday night (29OCT06). The SOME MIGHT SAY singer joined a small group of fans...

Barat And Doherty's Poverty Apartment

British rocker CARL BARAT once shared an apartment with PETE DOHERTY that was so small, they could only enter through a broken window. The DIRTY PRETTY THINGS frontman writes about the tiny north London apartment...

Barat Eyes Stage Dance Moves

Injured DIRTY PRETTY THINGS frontman CARL BARAT is tempted to never play the guitar onstage again - so he can dance freely instead. The BANG BANG YOU'RE DEAD star broke his collarbone last month (AUG06)...

Rockers Fight Racism

DIRTY PRETTY THINGS rocker CARL BARAT is urging music fans throughout the UK to join the fight against racism and bigotry. The former LIBERTINES star is involved in the LoveMusicHateRacism campaign, which organises positive events...

Dirty Pretty Things Cancel Euro Tour

British rockers DIRTY PRETTY THINGS have cancelled their European tour next month, citing a change to their schedule. The group, fronted by former LIBERTINES singer CARL BARAT, were meant to support Swedish rock group MANDO...

Barat Dismisses Doherty Reunion Reports

LATEST: CARL BARAT has rubbished reports he's reuniting with his former THE LIBERTINES bandmate PETE DOHERTY, insisting they even recorded their parts on a charity single separately. The rockers were asked to appear on a...

Doherty And Barat Reunite For Charity Single

Former LIBERTINES bandmates PETE DOHERTY and CARL BARAT are on the verge of reuniting to form a new band, after being persuaded to record a charity single together. Estranged rockers Doherty and Barat, who now...

Barat Broke Collarbone In Drunken Motorbike Crash

LATEST: DIRTY PRETTY THINGS singer CARL BARAT broke his collarbone in a drunken motorbike accident in Taiwan last week (ends06AUG06). The BANG BANG YOU'RE DEAD hitmaker will continue with his vocal duties on the group's...

Barat Breaks Collarbone

DIRTY PRETTY THINGS frontman CARL BARAT broke his collarbone in Taiwan last week (ends06AUG), but he is bravely soldiering on with his American tour which kicks off tonight (08AUG06). The BANG BANG YOU'RE DEAD hitmaker...

Barat: 'I'm No Heart Throb'

DIRTY PRETTY THINGS frontman CARL BARAT is uncomfortable being idolised by female fans and can't understand how he has achieved heartthrob status. The former LIBERTINES star insists he is far from a lothario and his...

Barat: 'I'm No Heart Throb'

DIRTY PRETTY THINGS frontman CARL BARAT is uncomfortable being idolised by female fans and can't understand how he has achieved heartthrob status. The former LIBERTINES star insists he is far from a lothario and his...

Barat Tell Monkeys How To Dress

DIRTY PRETTY THINGS frontman CARL BARAT has been giving fellow Brit rockers ARCTIC MONKEYS fashion tips. The former LIBERTINE star's new band were recording in Glasgow, Scotland, when they met up with Monkeys frontman ALEX...

British Rockers Attack Mtv Presenter

British rockers DIRTY PRETTY THINGS attacked MTV UK presenter ZANE LOWE when he told them to stop smoking backstage at this weekend's (08-09JUL06) Oxegen festival in Ireland. The BANG BANG YOU'RE DEAD hitmakers - frontman...

Barat Ditched Cocaine For New Album

DIRTY PRETTY THINGS frontman CARL BARAT is proud of his new band's debut album, because it's the first he has ever written music not under the influence of cocaine. The former LIBERTINES star found songwriting...

Moss Wants To Get Chilly With Arctic Monkey

Supermodel KATE MOSS is reportedly pursuing ARCTIC MONKEYS frontman ALEX TURNER for a date. The English beauty, 32, has already been romantically linked to on/off lover PETE DOHERTY, comedian RUSSELL BRAND, model JAMIE BURKE and...

Barat: 'We Could Be Doomed'

CARL BARAT fears his new band DIRTY PRETTY THINGS may be "doomed" as he found it impossible to see when his former band THE LIBERTINES were going to implode until it was too late. The...

Watts Joins Mortensen For Thriller

NAOMI WATTS will join VIGGO MORTENSEN for the London-based thriller EASTERN PROMISES. DAVID CRONENBERG will direct the script by STEVEN KNIGHT, which delves into the same seedy underside of London life that Knight explored in...

Barat Fears For Doherty After 'Heroin Photos'

British singer CARL BARAT fears for his former bandmate PETE DOHERTY after pictures of the BABYSHAMBLES frontman purportedly injecting an unconscious fan with heroin were published by a British newspaper on Friday (28APR06). Barat and...

Gnarls Barkley Score UK Chart Double

American duo GNARLS BARKLEY have scored a UK chart double, topping both the singles and album countdowns. The hip-hop outfit, comprising GORILLAZ producer DANGER MOUSE and rapper CEE-LO, notch their fifth week at number one...

Barat: 'I Never Fired Doherty'

Former THE LIBERTINES star CARL BARAT has dismissed rumours he kicked fellow frontman PETE DOHERTY out of the band, insisting the troubled rocker left voluntarily. Barat, who has since formed new group DIRTY PRETTY THINGS,...

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