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The Libertines Play First Reunion Gig

THE LIBERTINES have staged their first show together since announcing plans to reunite.The cult band, fronted by Pete Doherty and Carl Barat, announced earlier this week (begs29Mar10) they were reforming to perform at Britain's Reading...

Pete Doherty's Confused Son

Pete Doherty's son calls his bandmate 'Dad'.The Libertines rocker admits six-year-old Astile - his child with former girlfriend Lisa Moorish - isn't a fan of his music and even gets confused when he sees his...

The Libertines Perform Together

The Libertines have performed together for the first time in almost six years.The quartet - co-frontmen Carl Barat and Pete Doherty, drummer Gary Powell and bassist John Hassall - played a short set at London's...

Brawl Led To Libertines Reunion

Cult British rock band THE LIBERTINES' reunion was sealed after frontman PETE DOHERTY got into a brawl in Denmark.The controversial singer/guitarist was strolling through a street in the country last year (09) when a group...

The Libertines Reunion A 'Potential Disaster'

Pete Doherty said The Libertines reunion is "potentially a f**king disaster". The singer and guitarist, who fronted the band with Carl Barat until 2004 - when he was kicked out for drug problems, shortly before...

Guns N' Roses Headline Reading

Guns N' Roses, Arcade Fire and Blink-182 have been confirmed as headliners for this year's Reading and Leeds festivals.The US groups will each top the bill on one night of the three-day event - which...

Doherty: 'Libertines Reunion Could Be A Disaster'

PETE DOHERTY is worried about THE LIBERTINES' upcoming sets at a U.K. music festival, admitting the reunion is "potentially a disaster" waiting to happen.The cult band, fronted by Doherty and Carl Barat, was announced as...

Guns N Roses Headline Reading

Guns N Roses, Arcade Fire and Blink-182 have been confirmed as headliners for this year's Reading and Leeds festivals.The US groups will each top the bill on one night of the three-day event - which...

Guns N Roses Headline Reading

Guns N Roses, Arcade Fire and Blink-182 have been confirmed as headliners for this years Reading and Leeds festivals.The US groups will each top the bill on one night of the three-day event which takes...

The Libertines Reform For Reading

The Libertines are reforming to headline the Reading and Leeds Festivals.The cult British indie group - fronted by Carl Barat and Pete Doherty - have signed up to headline the festivals in August this summer,...

Libertines Reform For U.k. Festival

Cult British rock band THE LIBERTINES are set to stun fans by reforming for a special guest slot at the U.K.'s Reading and Leeds festivals this year (10).The group - fronted by Pete Doherty and...

Carl Barat's Artistic Freedom

Carl Barat's record label doesn't care if his new album sells well.The former Libertines and Dirty Pretty Things rocker is recording his debut solo LP and has been advised not to worry about making the...

Libertines Reunion Steps Up

THE LIBERTINES reunion has moved a step closer to fruition - CARL BARAT is planning to discuss the group's imminent revival with former bandmate PETE DOHERTY.The rockers famously fell out over Doherty's excessive drug use,...

Carl Barat's 'Naked' Album

Carl Barat's solo album has a "naked" sound. The former Libertines frontman wants the collection of songs to be a departure from what people know him for. He said: "It will sound very different because...

Carl Barat's 'Forced' Album

Carl Barat has forced himself to go solo. The former Libertines star admitted he finds being solo hard but claimed he also has difficulties in bands. The 31-year-old singer said: "Without focus I'm kind of......

Barat Lands Theatre Role

Former LIBERTINES star CARL BARAT is set to make his London stage debut - opposite JUDE LAW's ex-wife SADIE FROST.He will star in Sam Shepard's play Fool For Love at the U.K. capital's Riverside Studios...

The Libertines Reunite

THE LIBERTINES reunion is official - the founding members of the U.K. band have reportedly signed a new management deal.Rockers Pete Doherty and Carl Barat famously fell out over Doherty's excessive drug use, leading to...

Carl Barat Happy To Go It Alone

Carl Barat prefers being a solo artist.The former Libertines and Dirty Pretty Things frontman is currently working on his debut solo LP and is finding the experience "liberating".He said: "Life really is easier not being...

Smooth Jon Mcclure

Jon McClure wants to be called "Photobooth Man."The Reverend and the Makers frontman was amazed at the ease in which he fitted in during rehearsals with veteran musicians The Silver Cornet Band for his performance...

Suede To Reform?

Brett Anderson has hinted Suede will reform. The rocker says the iconic British group, which disbanded in 2002, have remained in contact and he won't rule out performing again with his bandmates - bassist Mat...

Barat: 'I'm Too Busy For Libertines Reunion'

British rocker CARL BARAT has no immediate plans to reform THE LIBERTINES - his hectic schedule means he won't be able to team up with PETE DOHERTY until at least 2011.Doherty was booted from the...

Pete Doherty's Roundhouse Show

Pete Doherty kicked-off his UK tour on Saturday night (19.09.09).The former Babyshambles and Libertines frontman wowed his army of loyal fans as he performed a two-hour set at The Roundhouse in Camden, North London.His playlist...

Pete Doherty Gives Private Show

Pete Doherty gave a private performance to a fan after he was thrown out of the rocker's concert.The unnamed teenager was asked to leave a secret show at London's Roundhouse venue for being underage but...

Doherty Reunites With Ex-libertines Drummer

British rocker PETE DOHERTY thrilled fans at a solo gig on Tuesday (25Aug09) by teaming up with former THE LIBERTINES drummer PAUL DUFOUR to perform some rare songs.The singer was performing an intimate gig at...

The Libertines 2010 Return

The Libertines will perform at festivals next year.Former co-frontman Pete Doherty says he has convinced ex-bandmates John Hassall, who played bass for the group, and drummer Gary Powell to take part in a series of...

Pete Doherty's Libertines Pledge

The Libertines will record an album next year.Co-frontman Pete Doherty says he and former bandmate Carl Barat have put their differences behind them and following months of speculation, confirmed they plan to record together again.Hesaid:...

Jones Backs Libertines Reunion Talk

Former CLASH rocker MICK JONES has thrown his weight behind a rumoured LIBERTINES reunion - offering to reprise his role as the indie band's producer.Jones took control of the group's two albums Up The Bracket...

Pete Doherty Loves Work

Pete Doherty insists he can cope with three separate musical ventures.The troubled rocker has vowed to reunite his former group The Libertines - which split due to his problems with drug addiction - as well...

Razorlight's Rave Record

Razorlight are making a rave album.The 'Golden Touch' rockers - whose last LP 'Slipway Fires' was slammed by critics - are planning a change of direction with their next record and want to work with...

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