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Pete Doherty's Late Realisation

Pete Doherty always realises ''five seconds too late'' life is better without drugs.The Libertines rocker - who is currently clean following his most recent stint in rehab - admits it is always hard not to...

The Libertines Play Surprise Gig In London Bar

The group, fronted by Pete Doherty and Carl Barat, gave no early warning to fans of their performance and turned up unannounced to take over a show by rock band The Holy Ghosts...

Noel Gallagher: Rock 'N' Roll In Hibernation

Noel Gallagher believes rock 'n' roll is ''in hibernation''.The 'Ballad of the Mighty I' singer thinks the genre is currently experiencing a lull because he can't see any new bands emerging who are as good...

Man Dies At Scottish Music Festival

The man, aged 36, was found at the event's campsite at Strathallan Castle in Perthshire, and the cause of death has not yet been determined. The festival started on Friday (09Jul15)...

The Libertines Confirm Release Date For Long Awaited Third Album

It’s the moment for which the indie world’s been waiting for over a decade – the third album by The Libertines has a title and release date! Anthems For Doomed Youth, their first since their...

The Libertines To Release Album In September

The Libertines will release their new album 'Anthems For Doomed Youth' on September 4.The reformed band - comprised of Pete Doherty, Carl Barât, John Hassall and Gary Powell - recorded the hotly anticipated LP with...

Carl Barat Praises Pete Doherty's Addiction Fight

Doherty has been hooked on heroin and crack cocaine for more than ten years, but he entered a specialist rehab clinic in Thailand last year (14) in a desperate bid to beat his...

The Libertines Roadie Fired For Revealing Secret Glastonbury Gig - Report

The Don't Look Back Into The Sun hitmakers, fronted by Pete Doherty and Carl Barat, took to the stage for a 'surprise' appearance at the music event after the line-up was reshuffled -...

The Libertines Play Secret Set Of Old And New Material On Glastonbury's Pyramid Stage

The Libertines were the very welcomed surprise on Glastonbury’s Pyramid stage yesterday evening, filling in the empty slot left when Florence + The Machine stepped up to headline in place of Foo Fighters. The reunited...

The Libertines Performed Secret Glasto Gig

The Libertines performed a secret set at Glastonbury last night (26.06.15).The London-based band took to The Pyramid Stage - which had simply read 'To Be Announced' to fill the gap left vacant when Florence +...

Louis Tomlinson 'Flirty' With Mystery Brunette At Glastonbury

Louis Tomlinson got ''flirty'' with a mystery brunette at Glastonbury.The 23-year-old One Direction star enjoyed his first time at the Worthy Farm festival with his fellow band member Niall Horan, and got close to the...

Pete Doherty Pays Tribute To Late Pal During Surprise Glastonbury Set

The rockers were added to the first-day line-up at the last minute after Florence + the MAChine were bumped up to headliners when Foo Fighters pulled the plug on their set to allow...

Libertines Tipped As Glastonbury's Mystery Act

Florence + The MAChine were bumped up to headliners after the Foo Fighters cancelled their Friday night slot due to Dave Grohl's broken leg, and the reshuffling has left a gap in the...

T In The Park Bosses Movie Main Stage To Keep Nesting Birds Happy

Bosses revamped the Strathallan Castle site in Perthshire after learning of the presence of the protected birds. Environmental manager Steve Taylor says, "We have adjusted two things - the construction timetable and...

The Libertines' Snake Scare

The Libertines risked death from snake bites recording their new album.The reformed group secluded themselves away in a facility in Thailand to set down tracks for their comeback record and though there were few people...

Amy Winehouse Watched Over The Libertines

Amy Winehouse watched over The Libertines as they recorded their comeback album.The 'Time For Heroes' hitmakers lived in a Thai recording studio to set down tracks for their long-awaited LP, and though they kept the...

Archaeological Discovery Will Not Prevent 'T In The Park' Go-ahead

The recent archaeological discovery at the new site of the T In The Park festival will not prevent the weekend-long event from going ahead, experts have confirmed.Contractors preparing the site near Strathallan Castle came across...

T In The Park 2015 Given The Green Light

Following an uncertain few weeks, T In The Park has been given the go-ahead for its new site at Strathallan Castle.The BBC reported that a 90 minute meeting of the Perth and Kinross Council on...

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...

Could 'T In The Park' Be Under Threat Of Cancellation?

The annual T In The Park festival in Scotland is under threat of cancellation if the local council for its proposed new site at Strathallan Castle in Perthshire fails to approve its application.Opposition to the...

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...

Libertines To Headline Reading And Leeds

The Libertines will headline the Reading and Leeds festivals this year.The 'Don't Look Back Into the Sun' hitmakers - who reunited to perform at the event in 2010 - have been unveiled as the final...

The Libertines Join Reading And Leeds Festival Headliners

Reunited rockers The Libertines have joined Metallica and Mumford & Sons as headliners at the Reading and Leeds festivals in the U.K.The group, fronted by Carl Barat and Pete Doherty, made its debut on the...

Noel Gallagher Turns Down Offer To Work On Libertines Album

British rocker Noel Gallagher has turned down an invitation to produce The Libertines' first album in 11 years because the band wants to record in Thailand.The British rockers headed to Thailand to be with their...

Alt-j, The Libertines And The Jesus And Mary Chain Among Best Kept Secret 2015 First Announcements

The Netherlands' Best Kept Secret Festival won't be a secret for long if they keep introducing stellar acts such as this each year! The first line-up announcement includes alt-j, The Libertines and Noel Gallagher's High...

Carl Barat's Ghost Musician

Carl Barat claims there is a ghost on his new album.The 36-year-old rocker played piano on 'We Want More', a track from his record with The Jackals but was stunned when early versions of the...

Live At Leeds 2015 Brings 200 Artists To 20 Venues

Every year in Leeds, the May Bank Holiday marks the return of a whole bunch of great gigs for the annual Live at Leeds festival. Played by tons of bands at venues all over the...

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...

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