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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...

The Libertines Announce Week Of Small Shows Following Triumphant Reading Set

The Libertines have announced a string of small live dates to celebrate the release of their new album Anthems For Doomed Youth on September 11th. The band will play five shows over the course of...

Pete Doherty Feels Reborn

Pete Doherty says it feels like The Libertines have ''died and been buried and come back''.The group imploded in acrimony just two and a half years after forming in 1997 but now that they are...

Libertines Argued Over Singing On Lp

Carl Barât and Pete Doherty argued over singing on the new Libertines album.The pair have shared vocals in the past but they admitted they had several heated rows during the making of their third studio...

Pete Doherty Suffered Relapse

Pete Doherty suffered a relapse earlier this year.The Libertines' musician fell back into old drug habits following the death of his friend and collaborator Alan Wass in April, months after he spent time in a...

The Libertines Confirm Release Date For Long Awaited Third Album

It’s the moment for which the indie world’s been waiting for over a decade – the third album by The Libertines has a title and release date! Anthems For Doomed Youth, their first since their...

The Libertines To Release Album In September

The Libertines will release their new album 'Anthems For Doomed Youth' on September 4.The reformed band - comprised of Pete Doherty, Carl Barât, John Hassall and Gary Powell - recorded the hotly anticipated LP with...

Carl Barat Praises Pete Doherty's Addiction Fight

Doherty has been hooked on heroin and crack cocaine for more than ten years, but he entered a specialist rehab clinic in Thailand last year (14) in a desperate bid to beat his...

The Libertines Play Secret Set Of Old And New Material On Glastonbury's Pyramid Stage

The Libertines were the very welcomed surprise on Glastonbury’s Pyramid stage yesterday evening, filling in the empty slot left when Florence + The Machine stepped up to headline in place of Foo Fighters. The reunited...

The Libertines Performed Secret Glasto Gig

The Libertines performed a secret set at Glastonbury last night (26.06.15).The London-based band took to The Pyramid Stage - which had simply read 'To Be Announced' to fill the gap left vacant when Florence +...

The Libertines' Snake Scare

The Libertines risked death from snake bites recording their new album.The reformed group secluded themselves away in a facility in Thailand to set down tracks for their comeback record and though there were few people...

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