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Former member of The Libertines, Pete Doherty, makes the new headlines an awful lot, although not usually for the best of reasons. While he is still often mentioned in stories about The Libertines, he is often remembered for being asked to leave the band on multiple occasions for his continued drug abuse. Some stories focus on his music career, while most headlines are devoted to his additions and rehab visits.

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Musician Alan Wass Dead

The musician, who performed with bands including Lefthand and The Lipstick Melodies, passed away last week (ends26Apr15). He was in his mid-30s. Online rumours suggest he suffered a heart attack following an...

The Libertines Work With 1d Producer

The Libertines are working with One Direction and Ed Sheeran's producer on their new album. Carl Barat has revealed the indie band decided to collaborate Grammy Award winner Jake Gosling on their third studio LP...

The Libertines To Announce Album 'Soon'

The Libertines will release details of their new album ''soon''.The band - made up of Carl Barat, John Hassall, Gary Powell and Pete Doherty - have recently been working on the follow-up to their self-titled...

Pete Doherty Returning To Rehab - Report

The Libertines star, who has endured a well-documented struggle with drink and drugs, is said to be planning a refresher course at the Hope Centre in Sri Racha, Thailand in preparation for the...

Pete Doherty Regrets Not Recording With Amy Winehouse

Pete Doherty is ''haunted'' by never finishing a song with Amy Winehouse.The Libertines frontman used to try to write with his late friend, but she was ''very, very critical'' of him, and their addictions frequently...

Pete Doherty Happy To Be Clean

Pete Doherty got clean ''by accident''.The Libertines rocker has battled heroin addiction for several years, but is finally free of drugs after undergoing a stint in a Thai rehab clinic, which he checked into because...

The Libertines: 'It's Good To Be Back In The Studio'

The Libertines say it feels ''good to be back in the studio''.The band - made up of Carl Barat, John Hassall, Gary Powell and Pete Doherty - have recently been working on the follow-up to...

Crucified Pete Doherty Sculpture To Be Erected In London Church

An odd marble sculpture of singer/songwriter Pete Doherty crucified is to be displayed at London's St. Marylebone Parish Church.The life-size image will be erected on Thursday (19Feb15) as part of Art Below's Stations of the...

The Libertines To Headline Ibiza Rocks

The Libertines will headline Ibiza Rocks.The 'Can't Stand Me Now' hitmakers will perform on the poolside Rocks stage for the series' 10th birthday party, as part of the 14-week event, which will also host performances...

Pete Doherty Pulls Double Duty On Live Performance Return

British rocker Pete Doherty will pull double duty by performing two shows in one evening to mark his first live performance since he left rehab.The Libertines star checked out of the Hope Rehab Center in...

Carl Barat Vowed To Avoid Heroin And Cocaine

Carl Barat ''had a rule'' never to take heroin or cocaine.The Libertines' co-frontman admitted he struggled with drugs when he was younger but revealed his rule meant he has never suffered the same levels of...

The Libertines Take Upbeat Turn

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...

The Libertines Announced As Headliners For 'T In The Park'

The Libertines have been announced as headliners for this year's T in the Park music festival in Perthshire. The reunited indie rockers are the first act to be confirmed for the festival, which takes place...

The Libertines For T In The Park

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...

Pete Doherty Shoots Emotional Amy Winehouse Promo

British rocker Pete Doherty was overcome with emotion and appeared to break down in tears as he shot a touching promo video for his Amy Winehouse tribute song.The Libertines star was good friends with the...

Carl Barat 'Needs' Therapy

Carl Barat ''needs'' to have therapy.The Libertines co-frontman - who has sons Eli, four, and five-month-old Ramone with girlfriend Edie Langley - has struggled with depression and thinks now his bandmate Pete Doherty has finally...

Pete Doherty Working With Elephants To Stay Off Drugs

Pete Doherty is working in an elephant sanctuary to help him stay off drugs. The Libertines frontman has been helping out at the centre in Thailand since finishing his treatment for heroin addiction at the...

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The Libertines star Pete Doherty has debuted his Amy Winehouse tribute track, Flags of the Old Regime. Proceeds from the song, which features the line, "I don't wanna die anymore/Any more than I did wanna...

The Libertines Record New Album In Thailand After Pete Doherty's Rehab

British rockers The Libertines are recording their first new album in 11 years at a studio in Thailand just weeks after Pete Doherty left a rehabilitation clinic in the country.The singer/guitarist spent almost three months...

Pete Doherty To Set Up Rehab Foundation

British rocker Pete Doherty plans to help his fellow drug addicts by setting up a foundation to raise money for rehab treatment.The Libertines star spent almost three months at the Hope Rehab Center in Chonburi,...

Pete Doherty Got Rehab For Free

British rocker Pete Doherty spent almost three months at a drug rehabilitation centre for free by agreeing to help publicise it during his treatment.The Libertines star flew to the Hope Rehab Center in Chonburi, Thailand...

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

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...

Pete Doherty Arranged Rehab Drug Delivery

Rocker Pete Doherty secretly begged pals to send him drugs while he was battling heroin addiction at a rehabilitation clinic in Thailand.The Libertines star checked into the Hope Rehab Center in Chonburi in October (14)...

Pete Doherty Out Of Rehab

Troubled British rocker Pete Doherty has checked out of a rehab centre in Thailand after undergoing treatment for a heroin addiction.The former Libertines star has sought help with his drug demons on a number of...

Pete Doherty Has Five Teeth Removed

British rocker Pete Doherty has had five teeth removed as he continues to recover from drug addiction at a rehabilitation clinic in Thailand.The Libertines star checked into the Hope Rehab Center in Chonburi in October...

Pete Doherty: 'Drug Cleanup Is Remarkable And Improbable'

Troubled rocker Pete Doherty has told fans he is clean of all drugs for the first time in more than 12 years and has hailed his small steps to recovery as "remarkable and somewhat improbable".The...

The Libertines Announce Third Album

Quintessential noughties British indie group The Libertines have signed to a major label to release a long-awaited third album. In news reported by the NME, The band have made a deal with Virgin EMI, and...

Pete Doherty Planning Fundraising Gigs To Help Drug Addicts

Troubled British rocker Pete Doherty is planning to stage a series of fundraising gigs to help other drug addicts after he leaves the Thai rehab clinic where he is battling heroin addiction.The Libertines star has...

Pete Doherty Back In Thai Rehab To Kick Heroin Addiction

The Libertines man Pete Doherty has checked into a rehabilitation centre in Thailand, just two years after he was asked to leave a similar facility. Doherty is attempting to kick his heroin addiction and wants...

Pete Doherty Back In Thai Rehab

Troubled rocker Pete Doherty checked himself into a rehabilitation facility in Thailand last month (Oct14) to tackle his heroin addiction.The Libertines frontman has undergone treatment on a number of occasions to battle his drug demons,...

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