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Carl Barat Forms New Band The Jackals

Carl Barat has announced his first gig with his band The Jackals. The former Libertines man recruited the group via Facebook, after posting an advert for a drummer, bass player and rhythm guitarist, and receiving...

Carl Barat Dumped Session Band Over Songs Criticism

British rocker Carl Barat decided to dump his session musicians and recruit a full-time band after he overheard them criticising his songs after a gig.The former Libertines and Dirty Pretty Things star headed out on...

Indie X-factor? Thousands Apply To Be In Carl Barat's New Band

Carl Barat has received over 1,000 applications to join his new band. The former Libertines man announced on New Year's Eve that he was looking to put a new team together, telling NME.com, "I don't...

Carl Barat Gives Up On Solo Career

British rocker Carl Barat is forming a new band to release his latest songs as he is sick of life as a solo artist.The guitarist shot to fame as co-frontman of cult band The Libertines...

Carl Barat At New Year's Eve Party

Carl Barat had a crowd singing along to Auld Lang Syne on New Year's Eve in London (31.12.13). The former frontman of The Libertines played a DJ set at This Feeling at Vibe bar in...

Liam Gallagher Went Into Anaphylactic Shock After Eating Blue M&m

It would have been slightly ironic had a blue M&M nut killed off former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher. The Manchester-born singer, who's lived the rock n' roll lifestyle for over 20 years, admitted he thought...

Carl Barat Opens Up About Depression Battle

British rocker Carl Barat has spoken out about his battle with depression, revealing he turned to therapy to help him face his problems.The former Libertines star spent years struggling to cope with his emotions before...

Carl Barat Receives Honorary Doctorate

British rocker Carl Barat returned to school on Friday (09Nov12) to receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Winchester in England.The Libertines star, 34, was the guest of honour at the Winchester Cathedral graduation...

Carl Barat To Be Honoured With Doctorate

The Libertines star Carl Barat is to be awarded an honorary a doctorate from the University Of Winchester in England.The rocker will pick up his latest accolade next month (Nov12), according to Nme.com. Ironically,...

Paul Mccartney Joins Damon Albarn On Stage

Sir Paul McCartney joined Damon Albarn at his Africa Express show in London this weekend.The Beatles legend was a surprise special guest at the concert on Saturday (08.09.12) playing Wings tracks 'Coming Up' and 'Goodnight...

Damon Albarn's African Party

Damon Albarn is having a ''24 hour party'' touring the UK for his Africa Express shows.The Blur singer - who is travelling with musicians including Carl Barat, Jarvis Cocker, Gruff Rhys and Eliza Doolittle on...

Pete Doherty Kicked Out Of Rehab For 'Disruptive' Behaviour

Pete Doherty - the former frontman of The Libertines and Babyshambles - has been chucked out of rehab. A report from the Daily Mail reveals that the notoriously troublesome rocker has been asked to leave...

Carl Barat And Pete Doherty To Work On New Album

Former The Libertines stars Carl Barat and Pete Doherty are set to team up for a new album.The rockers fell out following the band's ill fated second album in 2004, before reforming for U.K. festivals...

Pete Doherty And Carl Barat To Rejoin Forces

After readmitting himself into rehab on a Thai retreat, Pete Doherty looks to be willing to reclaim some sense of productivity once he returns. Despite pulling out of his scheduled T in the Park performance...

Carl Barat Urged Opera Bosses To Tone Down 'Camp' Costume

Rocker Carl Barat begged opera bosses to re-design his costume when he was cast as Roman emperor Nero in a French stage show, fearing the camp outfit would ruin his wildman image.The former Libertines star...

Pete Doherty Off To Rehab After Cannes Festival Film Flop?

We've seen it all before with Pete Doherty, sadly, and so it's with little surprise to report rumors that the musician-turned-actor is apparently heading back to rehab in another bid to defeat substance issues that...

The Libertines Writing New Material

Pete Doherty and Carl Barat are writing new Libertines songs together. The pair - who both fronted the band playing guitar and singing - have had a turbulent relationship since reuniting to play two festival...

The Things They Say 24826

"Whenever I do things that are, in my mind, slightly laudable, he gets a bit jealous. He assumes that because I've got an exhibition, he should have one." Rocker/artist Pete Doherty insists his The Libertines...

Carl Barat: Libertines Will Perform Again

Carl Barat is ''sure'' The Libertines will perform together again.The 'Time For Heroes' hitmakers - Carl, Pete Doherty, Gary Powell and John Hassall - have not shared a stage since their one-off comeback shows at...

Carl Barat Silences The Libertines Reunion Rumour

Carl Barat has spoken out to quash rumours he's set to reunite with his former The Libertines bandmate Pete Doherty, insisting they recently met up only for a "hug and a coffee".The cult British band...

The Libertines Frontmen Reunite

The Libertines Carl Barat and Pete Doherty have been hanging out together.The co-frontmen of the band posted a picture of them together on twitter, sparking excitement relations between have got better and they could get...

Russell Brand Pens Emotional Amy Winehouse Letter

Russell Brand, the British comedian and close friend of the late Amy Winehouse, has penned an emotional letter detailing the times he spent with the British singer and criticising the lack of help she received...

Barat To Play Nero In French Opera

Rocker Carl Barat is set to play Roman emperor Nero in a new French opera.The former Libertines star will take the stage in Pop'pea, an opera inspired by Monteverdi's The Coronation of Poppea, at the...

Pulp Close Wireless Festival

Pulp performed a triumphant set to close London's Wireless festival last night (03.07.11).The legendary Britpop group - who are playing their first shows since originally splitting in 2002 - closed the three day festival in...

Kate Moss Wedding Has Village On Lockdown

Kate Moss's wedding to the British rocker Jamie Hince has seen the quiet village of Southrop on lockdown with disgruntled residents being stopped at roadblocks and redirected by security staff, reports the UK's Daily Mail....

Pete Doherty Says Carl Doesn't Trust Him

Pete Doherty claims his Libertines bandmate Carl Barat doesn't trust him anymore. The future of the 'Time for Heroes' band - who came together for a handful of reunion shows last year - looks bleak...

Carl Barat Wants To 'Start Again' With Pete Doherty

Carl Barat thinks he and Pete Doherty have to "start again" for The Libertines to work.The singer and guitarist said he feels currently there is "no future" for the group - who originally split in...

Carl Barat Vows Never To Talk About The Libertines Again

British rocker Carl Barat has sensationally vowed never to talk about his former band The Libertines ever again because he is determined to put the past behind him and move on.The musician reunited the group...

The Libertines Have 'No Future'

Carl Barat says there is "no future" for The Libertines. The 'What a Waster' group ignited fans hopes of a full scale reunion after they played two festival shows at Reading and Leeds in the...

Carl Barat Kills Off The Libertines Reunion Rumours

Carl Barat has cast doubt on re-joining his former The Libertines bandmate Pete Doherty for a permanent reunion - insisting the "curtain is falling" on the cult British band.Barat and Doherty reunited in 2010, six...

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