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The Libertines Take Upbeat Turn

1st February 2015

The Libertines are trying to make ''surprisingly upbeat'' music.The band - featuring Carl Barat, Pete Doherty, John Hassall and Gary Powell - have started working on new material which will be their first since their...

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The Libertines For T In The Park

30th January 2015

The Libertines will headline T in the Park.The band - featuring Carl Barat, Peter Doherty, John Hassall and Gary Powell - are the first act to be announced for the Scottish festival which will take...

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Pete Doherty Recruits 'Warlord's Daughter' For The Libertines Record

8th January 2015

Pete Doherty tried to recruit a ''warlord's daughter'' for the new The Libertines album while in rehab.The band's frontman - who left the Hope Rehab facility in Thailand in December after recovering from a heroin...

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The Libertines Promise 'Special' Release

22nd July 2014

The Libertines wants to do something ''more special'' than a new album.The reunited 'I Get Along' group have been writing new material together, but they want to do something different to a regular release.Drummer Gary...

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The Libertines Explain Bond

13th July 2014

The Libertines cemented their reformation over 'Columbo' and golf.The 'Don't Look Back into the Sun' hitmakers - Pete Doherty, Carl Barat, John Hassall and Gary Powell - enjoyed a break in Pete's current home city...

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The Libertines' Highly Praised Hyde Park Gig Interrupted By Surging Fans

By Elinor Cosgrave | 7th July 2014

The Libertines' first reunion gig on English soil got off to a rocky start when overzealous fans surged towards the stage whilst the band performed at the British Summer Time gig in Hyde Park, London....

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The Libertines Hoping For Record Deal

28th May 2014

The Libertines are hoping to secure a new record deal after their reunion gig at London's Hyde Park. The 'Can't Stand Me Now' band - made up of Pete Doherty, Carl Barat, Gary Powell and...

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The Libertines To Headline British Summer Time

25th April 2014

The Libertines will headline Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park.The indie band have confirmed they will reunite for the London concert on July 5, supported by Pogues, Spiritualized, Maximo Park and The Enemy. The...

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The Libertines To Reunite At Hyde Park

22nd April 2014

The Libertines have hinted at a reunion gig in London's Hyde Park.Frontman Pete Doherty is reportedly suffering ''financial difficulty'' and is hoping the large sum of money offered to reform with co-frontman Carl Barât, drummer...

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Gary Powell Slams Morrissey Over Backstage Snub

14th August 2012

The Libertines drummer Gary Powell has launched a broadside against controversial rocker Morrissey, branding the outspoken star a "p**ck" and a "k**b".The cult British band played on the same bill as the former The Smiths...

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The Libertines Writing New Material

6th April 2012

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...

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Carl Barat: Libertines Will Perform Again

2nd March 2012

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...

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The Libertines Frontmen Reunite

12th August 2011

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...

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Pete Doherty Says Carl Doesn't Trust Him

14th May 2011

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...

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The Libertines Have 'No Future'

11th May 2011

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...

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'Defining Band Of Summer' The Libertines

15th September 2010

The Libertines have been named the defining band of the summer in a new poll.The British indie rockers' reunion at Reading and Leeds festivals at the end of August was voted as 2010's Defining Festival...

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Libertines To Record Again?

7th September 2010

Carl Barat says The Libertines may record new songs. Following the group's reunion shows at the Reading and Leeds festival at the end of August, co-frontman Carl hopes they can continue in some form, although...

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Libertines Star Slams Reunion Reports

12th October 2006

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...

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British Rockers Attack Mtv Presenter

11th July 2006

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...

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Dirty Pretty Things Debut Hit By Illness

9th March 2006

Cult rockers DIRTY PRETTY THINGS' debut London show almost ended in disaster last night (08MAR06) when frontman CARK BARAT was struck down by a severe migraine just minutes before he was due to take to...

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Barat's Band Name Clash

12th October 2005

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...

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Barat: 'Libertines Split Nearly Ruined Me'

3rd October 2005

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...

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Barat Launches New Band

15th September 2005

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...

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Barat Turns To The Familiar

10th April 2005

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...

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

22nd December 2004

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...

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

22nd December 2004

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...

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Barat's Surgery Forces Libertines To Rest

2nd November 2004

British rockers THE LIBERTINES have cancelled all live gigs from the end of 2004, so frontman CARL BARAT can undergo surgery. The band have been busy touring since PETE DOHERTY left the band in...

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Libertines Shut Out Doherty

19th October 2004

Ousted LIBERTINES rocker PETE DOHERTY has ruled out an imminent return to the group, because none of his former bandmates will talk to him. The troubled star was dropped from the line-up earlier this...

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Doherty's Home Rehab

13th September 2004

Former LIBERTINES rocker PETE DOHERTY has moved in with his parents in a last ditch effort to quit drugs. The singer was forced to quit the band after several stints in rehab in Britain...

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Libertines Finally Reunite

26th July 2004

LATEST: Troubled singer PETE DOHERTY and drummer GARY POWELL of THE LIBERTINES have delighted fans by uniting on stage at the launch of a photography exhibition in London, Britain. Powell embraced Doherty and provided handclaps...

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