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The Libertines Documentary In The Works

The band, fronted by Pete Doherty and Carl Barat, announced on Twitter that executives at British channel BBC Four were producing a documentary about them and they asked fans for their participation....

The Libertines Set To Headline Charity Gig

The band, which includes Pete Doherty and Carl Barat, are scheduled to play the Unity Rocks concert at the 02 Academy in Brixton, London on 7 September (16) to promote the idea of...

The Libertines Drummer Joins The Specials For Tour

The British ska-veterans announced last month (Feb16) that they would be embarking on a tour of the U.K. On Wednesday (02Mar16), Libertines percussionist Gary confirmed he had accepted an offer...

Carl Barat Can't Watch Amy Winehouse Documentary

The Can't Stand Me Now musician was a close pal of Amy when she was making her name in the London music scene, and thinks watching the intimate film would bring back too...

Pete Doherty Selling Lyric Sheets

The Libertines star set up a pop-up store in north London in 2013 to sell his personal items, keepsakes, and memorabilia, and now he is offering fans another chance to own a slice...

Carl Barat Avoids Internet Over Anxiety

The British musician has spent years battling anxiety, and he is convinced the condition can be worsened if he sees snarky comments online, so he cuts himself off from the web as a...

Chloe Dobinson's Top 10 Albums Of 2015

10. Drake - If You're Reading This Then You're Too Late Making an impromptu release of his 4th studio album Drake made a return proving why he is one of the most in demand rappers....

Pete Doherty Stars In London Art Exhibition

The Libertines star is displaying 23 pieces, many painted in blood, at the Gibson Showroom in Fitzrovia, central London. It means the singer/guitarist's works have now been exhibited in cities including Paris,...

Pete Doherty Brawls With Swervedriver Star - Report

The Libertines star was allegedly dragged screaming from the Swervedriver frontman's hotel room in Kowloon after Franklin "decked him" with a single punch. Franklin alleges Doherty took at swing at him for...

The Libertines And Wolf Alice Lead The Pack For 2016 Nme Awards Nominations

Pete Doherty's reunited band and the indie rockers will go head-to-head for some of the biggest prizes at the prizegiving, including Best British Band, Best Live Band, Best Track, Best Music Video and...

Fans' Fears For Pete Doherty Over New Video

In the clip, which was filmed over the weekend (28-29Nov15), The Libertines star is heard asking a pal for a "nose-up" before leaning his head towards a flat surface and apparently snorting....

Pete Doherty Selling Customised Journals

The Libertines star is releasing a limited edition run of his book From Albion to Shangri-La, a collection of his private thoughts and writings from 2008 to 2013. He has designed a...

Pete Doherty Urges Fans To Stay Away From His Home

The Libertines star is currently battling to stay clean after kicking his long-running addictions to heroin and crack cocaine following a stint at a rehab clinic in Thailand last year (14). He...

Pete Doherty Puffs On Crack Pipe In New Libertines Promo

The troubled star spent more than 10 years battling addictions to heroin and crack cocaine, and after a lengthy spell at a rehab clinic in Thailand, he declared earlier this year (15) that...

Pete Doherty Accused Of Urinating In Dressing Room

The Can't Stand Me Now hitmaker and his bandmate Carl Barat were chatting to reporter Emmanuel Marolle backstage at the Rock en Seine festival, where the group performed on 29 August (15),...

Justin Bieber Is Back On Top Of UK Singles Chart With 'What Do You Mean'

A fortnight ago Justin Bieber scored his first ever UK number one with ‘What Do You Mean’ and now he’s back in the top spot again this week. The single has risen one place to...

The Libertines Back Out Of Rebooking Axed Shows

The British band was due to play two intimate shows at small venues in London and Manchester, England last week (ends11Sep15) before heading out on an arena tour next year (16), but they...

The Libertines Blame Panic Attack For Pete Doherty No-show

Fans of the Can't Stand Me Now hitmakers were left worried after a no-show at a concert at London's Electric Ballroom and an axed date in Manchester, England led to speculation about recovering...

Pete Doherty's Hotel Break

Pete Doherty was seen eating chips when he should have been on stage.The Libertines cancelled two of their shows after the 36-year-old singer went AWOL before one of their concerts but a source has now...

The Libertines Back Onstage After Axing Another Show

The rockers pulled out of BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge show on Monday (14Sep15) after axing gigs in London and Manchester, England on Thursday (10Sep15) and Friday (11Sep15). Their concert at...

The Libertines Assure Fans Pete Doherty Is Safe

The band postponed a gig at the Electric Ballroom in north London hours after it was due to begin and a spokesman told the audience the cancellation was caused by "a medical situation"....

The Libertines Postpone Two Gigs After Rumoured No-show By Pete Doherty In London

Some things never change. The Libertines, those glorious screw-ups of the mid-noughties, cancelled their headline show in London last night two hours after they were due on stage, citing a “medical emergency” as the reason...

The Libertines Axe Second Show

Pete Doherty's reunited band pulled the plug on a gig in London on Thursday night (10Sep15) at the last minute and now a show in Manchester, England scheduled for Friday (11Sep15) has also...

Mystery 'Medical Situation' Forces The Libertines To Scrap London Gig

The reunited group was scheduled to perform at Camden's Electric Ballroom, but had to pull the plug on the show at the last minute. Unfortunately, fans had to wait for two hours...

The Libertines Late After Pete Doherty Drives To The Wrong Venue - Reportedly

Doherty was on time for the show at the Academy, but somehow he arrived at the wrong one, and found himself outside the Glasgow Academy School, instead of the O2 Academy across the...

Pete Doherty Cut His Own Hair For Promo Pictures

The musician decided to smarten himself up before posing with his bandmates for a set of snaps to promote the group's new record, Anthems For Doomed Youth, but the haircut did not go...

The Libertines Announce Week Of Small Shows Following Triumphant Reading Set

The Libertines have announced a string of small live dates to celebrate the release of their new album Anthems For Doomed Youth on September 11th. The band will play five shows over the course of...

Pete Doherty Thrilled To Find Favourite Soccer Team In His Hotel

The rocker hit the stage for the band's headlining spot on the first night of the weekend festival and told fans he couldn't believe his luck. He said, "It turns out that...

Pete Doherty And Amy Winehouse Wrote A Song About Their Mice

Pete Doherty and Amy Winehouse wrote a song about their pet mice.The Libertines' rocker has revealed the pair of pals wrote several tracks together, including one about their furry friends, although it may never emerge...

Libertines Argued Over Singing On Lp

Carl Barât and Pete Doherty argued over singing on the new Libertines album.The pair have shared vocals in the past but they admitted they had several heated rows during the making of their third studio...

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