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Barat Forced To Form New Band

DIRTY PRETTY THINGS frontman CARL BARAT insists he had no choice but to form a new band following PETE DOHERTY'S estrangement from THE LIBERTINES. The singer was convinced the group would flop without charismatic co-frontman...

Arctic Monkey Turner Voted Coolest Man

Rock newcomer ALEX TURNER of British band ARCTIC MONKEYS has been voted coolest man on the planet, beating out competition from superstars like LIAM GALLAGHER and KANYE WEST. The 19-year-old I BET YOU LOOK...

Libertines Have Not Split For Good

Defunct British band THE LIBERTINES have not split but are on "hiatus", according to frontman CARL BARAT. The singer and guitarist is convinced that there is hope for a reunion between himself and PETE...

Lewis Goes Topless For Provocative Lindeberg Ad

Actress-turned-punk rocker JULIETTE LEWIS is set to shock fans in a new ad for designer JOHAN LINDEBERG ad, by posing topless. The NATURAL BORN KILLERS star teamed up with the punk fashion king when...

Barat's Band Name Clash

British rocker CARL BARAT may be forced to change the name of his new group, because there is already a band performing as DIRTY PRETTY THINGS in the UK. The former LIBERTINES star disbanded...

Barat: 'Libertines Split Nearly Ruined Me'

British rocker CARL BARAT thought his career in music had ended when THE LIBERTINES split up. The CAN'T STAND ME NOW star was an emotional wreck when his explosive relationship with co-frontman PETE DOHERTY...

Barat Launches New Band

Former LIBERTINES star CARL BARAT has announced the line-up for his new rock band. Barat will continue to work with Libertines drummer GARY POWELL and ANTHONY ROSSOMANDO, who took over from troubled rocker PETE...

Barat And Lewis Land Modelling Jobs

JULIETTE LEWIS and THE LIBERTINES rocker CARL BARAT are taking the fashion world by storm after signing up to model the elegant designs of Swedish label J Lindeberg. The rockers were shot by prestigious...

Doherty Ditches Fashion Shoot

British rocker PETE DOHERTY left VOGUE magazine editors fuming when he failed to attend a London fashion shoot. The troubled BABYSHAMBLES singer was due to be photographed alongside his former THE LIBERTINES bandmate CARL...

The Libertines Manager Wants Band To Reform

Former LIBERTINES manager ALAN McGEE wants estranged rockers PETE DOHERTY and CARL BARAT to heal their rift and reform the group so they can sell millions of records. The mogul, who managed the CAN'T...

Doherty And Barat Reunite

Estranged LIBERTINES frontmen PETE DOHERTY and CARL BARAT were reunited in London last night (18APR05) after an 11-month rift. The rockers embraced and talked enthusiastically at a London bar, appearing to put the stormy...

Barat 'Relaxing' Into New Career

Former LIBERTINES rocker CARL BARAT is finally enjoying himself as a solo artist - because he spent so much time worrying about ex-bandmate PETE DOHERTY. Barat and Doherty were close friends when they shared...

Doherty Charges Dropped Due To 'Insufficient Evidence'

LATEST: Troubled rocker PETE DOHERTY had robbery and blackmail charges against him dropped due to "insufficient evidence for a realistic chance of prosecution". The former THE LIBERTINES star, who now fronts BABYSHAMBLES, faced a...

Doherty Blasts Police 'Vendetta'

Convicted burglar and drug addict PETE DOHERTY has accused police of "waging a vendetta" against him in a bid to land him in prison. The ex-LIBERTINES rocker - who was imprisoned in 2003 for...

Barat Turns To The Familiar

Former LIBERTINES star CARL BARAT has recruited a familiar face to help him launch his new group - former bandmate GARY POWELL. Just months after he split the band to go solo, Barat has...

Libertine Sits In Red Chair For Charity

Former LIBERTINES frontman CARL BARAT has joined legendary rockers BRYAN FERRY and MICK JONES in supporting British charity SHELTER's Million Children Campaign. The CAN'T STAND ME NOW singer is the latest in a succession...

Bez Blasts The Libertines

HAPPY MONDAYS star BEZ has slammed British rockers THE LIBERTINES for handing their troubled former frontman PETE DOHERTY over to the police when he robbed bandmate CARL BARAT's flat in 2003. Bez, who recently...

Barat Launches Solo Career

Former LIBERTINES star CARL BARAT's bid for solo success has been dealt a major boost after MERCURY RECORDS signed him to their VERTIGO imprint. The CAN'T STAND ME NOW singer - who famously kicked...

Libertine Sad To Miss Out On Doherty Reunion

THE LIBERTINES frontman CARL BARAT understands why former bandmate PETE DOHERTY snubbed a potential reunion at last night's (18FEB05) NME AWARDS in London - he is overcoming his demons. Doherty was dumped from The...

Doherty Arrested For Assault

Troubled English rocker PETE DOHERTY has been arrested on suspicion of assault and theft. The former LIBERTINE, who has been dating supermodel KATE MOSS since last month (JAN05), remains in police custody today (03FEB05),...

Barat Plans Stalled By Tumour Operation

Former LIBERTINES star CARL BARAT's plans to launch a solo project have hit an early obstacle - he urgently needs an operation to remove a tumour. The CAN'T STAND ME NOW singer faces surgery...

Barat's Challenge To Libertines Fans

Former LIBERTINES star CARL BARAT has challenged fans of the band to take over where they left off. The hugely popular group hung up their instruments last month (DEC04) after an eventful year, marked...

Libertines' Tribute To Doherty

THE LIBERTINES played their final gig outside Britain to avoid hurting former bandmate PETE DOHERTY's feelings. Doherty was forced to quit the band last May (04) after failing to kick his addictions to...

Barat Plans To Contact Doherty

THE LIBERTINES singer CARL BARAT plans to get in touch with estranged bandmate PETE DOHERTY, following the group's split last month (DEC04). The pair have barely spoken since Doherty quit the group last May...

Doherty In Writing Dispute With Libertines

LATEST: Former LIBERTINES singer PETE DOHERTY has called in his lawyers in a dispute over writing credits for their most recent album. The troubled rocker, who was ousted from the British band in May...

Doherty: 'I'll Return To The Libertines If I'm Asked'

Estranged THE LIBERTINES frontman PETE DOHERTY has appealed on British television to be allowed to return to the band. The singer - who was forced to quit the group in May (04) after failing...

Keane's Oxley: 'Libertines Are Middle-class Liars'

KEANE star TIM RICE-OXLEY has accused THE LIBERTINES of lying about their "rough background" to improve their rock and roll image. The BEDSHAPED pianist and his bandmate TOM CHAPLIN went drinking with Libertines stars...

The Libertines Will Never Tour Again

British rockers THE LIBERTINES shocked fans in France on Saturday night (18DEC04) by announcing they will never tour again - moments after PJ HARVEY revealed she is also quitting the music industry. The CAN'T...

Barat Plays Gig With New Band

THE LIBERTINES frontman CARL BARAT has formed a supergroup with members of PRIMAL SCREAM, THE CHARLATANS and RAZORLIGHT, fuelling speculation he is preparing to disband The Libertines. THE CHAVS feature Barat, Primal Scream keyboardist...

Doherty: 'Libertines Didn't Credit My Songs'

Troubled rocker PETE DOHERTY has accused his former band THE LIBERTINES of failing to credit his work on their latest album. Doherty - who has resumed his music career in new group BABYSHAMBLES -...

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