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Pete Doherty Given Six Month Driving Ban

Pete Doherty has been handed a six-month driving ban after being caught speeding.The Libertines rocker was given the punishment and a £9,200 fine at Folkestone Magistrates Court after being caught on the same camera speeding...

Liam Gallagher Offered Bass Job To Peter Crouch

Liam Gallagher offered retired soccer star pal Peter Crouch the chance to be his bass player.The 38-year-old former England striker has revealed the ex-Oasis singer bizarrely asked if he'd like to join his band, even...

The Libertines Set For UK Tour In December

The Libertines are set for a special Christmas tour of the UK in December.The 'Don't Look Back Into The Sun' hitmakers - comprised of Pete Doherty, Carl Barât, John Hassall, and Gary Powell - will...

The Libertines Flex Rap Skills In The Studio

The Libertines have been flexing their rap skills for their new album.The 'Can't Stand Me Now' rockers have been busy working on their long-awaited follow-up to 2015 album 'Anthems for Doomed Youth', and co-frontman Pete...

The Libertines Have Been Accepted By The Margate Community

The Libertines have been accepted by the community since buying a hotel in Margate.The 'Can't Stand Me Now' group's bassist Carl Barat and frontman Pete Doherty announced plans for their hotel/recording space, The Albion Rooms,...

Pete Doherty Refused To Listen To Arctic Monkeys

Pete Doherty refused to listen to Arctic Monkeys when they started out because he feared they would be much better than his band The Libertines.The 40-year-old rocker avoided Alex Turner's songs for a ''long, long...

Pete Doherty Challenges Liam Gallagher To A Boxing Match

Pete Doherty has challenged Liam Gallagher to a boxing match - because he is annoyed that the former Oasis frontman stole his bass player.The 40-year-old rocker is unhappy that Drew McConnell quit his band Babyshambles...

Pete Doherty's Vanessa Paradis Inspiration

Pete Doherty's new single was inspired by an alleged Vanessa Paradis sighting.The 40-year-old Libertines and Babyshambles star has new song 'Paradise Is Under Your Nose' with his latest band fellow The Puta Madres and he...

Pete Doherty Opens Up On Possible Babyshambles Reunion

Pete Doherty thinks a Babyshambles reunion would be too complicated to pull off.The band hasn't been active in five years after some festival shows supporting their third album 'Sequel To The Prequel' and while there...

Pete Doherty Hospitalised After Getting Spiked By A Hedgehog

Pete Doherty was hospitalised after getting spiked by a hedgehog.The Libertines rocker had been out walking his two Siberian huskies when one of the dog picked up the spiny mammal, and his attempts to...

Kate Moss: I've Never Taken Heroin

Kate Moss insists she's ''never'' taken heroin.The 45-year-old supermodel was often connected with the drug, especially after dating known addict Pete Doherty from 2005 to 2007, but has now insisted she's never taken the illegal...

Pete Doherty Forced To Finish Breakfast Challenge As He Was 'Skint'

Pete Doherty has admitted he had no choice but to complete the 'megga breakfast' challenge at an English cafe because he was ''starving and skint''. The Libertines star impressed fans last year after taking on...

Pete Doherty's New Album Pays Tribute To Late Band Member

Pete Doherty's new album includes a tribute to his late bandmate Alan Wass.Alan - who had previously played guitar for The Libertines - died in 2015 at the age of 33 after being unlawfully injected...

Pete Doherty Gets Candid On Drug Addiction

Pete Doherty believes his drug addiction is a ''mental deficiency''.The Libertines rocker wishes he was clean so he could ''feel things'' but he admitted that after entering rehab in Thailand, he managed to stay sober...

Pete Doherty: Brexit Will Be Good For Music

Pete Doherty thinks Brexit will be good for the British music industry.The 'Broken Love Song' hitmaker is excited to see the ''incredible backlash'' reaction from musicians when the United Kingdom leaves the European Union. Asked...

Pete Doherty Accused Of Letting His Dogs Savage A Neighbour's Cat To Death

Pete Doherty has been accused of not intervening to prevent his two husky dogs from “savaging” a neighbour’s cat to death.The Libertines singer and songwriter, 39, is alleged to have let his pets off their...

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...

Music News Round-up: Liam Payne Ep, Snoop Dogg Cookbook And Pete Doherty Gastro-antics

LIAM PAYNE ANNOUNCES NEW MUSIC Months after his much-publicised split from Cheryl, pop star Liam Payne has announced details of a new EP, titled First Time, which will be released on August 24th.A four-track release,...

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...

The Libertines Announce Break From Performing

The Libertines have announced they are taking a break from touring for the ''foreseeable future''. The indie rockers - who hit the music scene in 1997 - will play their final show at the Wheels...

The Libertines To Curate Kent Festival

The Libertines are curating a festival in Kent this year.The 'Can't Stand Me Now' hitmakers will headline Sunday night (09.09.19) of Wheels and Fins Festival on the South East coast of England at Joss Bay...

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...

Chas And Dave Heading Into Studio With The Libertines

Chas and Dave are set to head into the studio with The Libertines.The 'Rabbit' rock 'n' roll legends have been invited by Pete Doherty to work together on the 'Can't Stand Me Now' rockers' long-awaited...

Trampolene Didn't Tell Pete Doherty About Liam Gallagher Gigs

Trampolene didn't tell Liam Gallagher's sworn enemy Pete Doherty they were supporting the Oasis star.The Welsh group's frontman Jack Jones, who is also Libertines rocker Pete's guitarist in his band Puta Madres, decided to keep...

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...

Liam Gallagher Raging After Shopkeeper Refuses To Sell Him Cigarettes Without Id

Liam Gallagher is raging after a shopkeeper ID'd him for cigarettes.The 44-year-old rock star loves to let off steam on Twitter and has rushed to the social media site to rage about a diligent shop...

Liam Gallagher Reveals He Likes To 'Chase Squirrels'

Liam Gallagher likes to ''chase squirrels'' when he's not in the recording studio.The 44-year-old rock star has recently returned to the spotlight after taking a break from the music business, and Liam has revealed the...

Liam Gallagher Praises 'Talented' Bassist Drew Mcconnell

Liam Gallagher says he recruited Pete Doherty's bassist Drew McConnell because he's ''f***ing talented''. The former Oasis frontman knew the 38-year-old musician would be a perfect fit for his band because he has to have...

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,...

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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