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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...

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...

Libertines Release Details Of Their Curated Stage At Wheels & Fins Festival

The Wheels And Fins Festival, taking place between the 7th-9th September at Joss Bay Beach near Broadstairs in Kent, have just announced a rather special set of additions to their already impressive line-up. The Libertines,...

The Libertines Update Fans On Fourth Album

They seem to have been in the headlines more frequently for festivals and curious business adventures like opening hotels these days, but The Libertines’ drummer Gary Powell has offered fans a little update on the...

Noel Gallagher Unimpressed With Arctic Monkeys Album

Noel Gallagher was expecting a ''few choruses'' on the new Arctic Monkeys album 'Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino'.The 'Holy Mountain' hitmaker has had a chance to check out the Sheffield band's sixth studio album which...

The Libertines To Headline And Curate Wheels & Fins Festival

The Libertines will be making another festival appearance this summer, headlining the Wheels & Fins festival in Kent in September, with the group being invited to curate the entire day’s line-up.Wheels & Fins will run...

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...

Libertines Set For Meltdown Festival's 25th Anniversary

Meltdown Festival have announced the likes of Nine Inch Nails, The Libertines and Placebo as part of their huge 25th anniversary event.For the milestone year, the line-up - which has been curated by a different...

The Libertines To Headline Kendal Calling

The Libertines, Catfish and the Bottlemen, and Run DMC will headline Kendal Calling. The 'Can't Stand Me Now' hitmakers will bring the music festival to a close on Sunday July 29 at Lowther Deer Park...

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 Reveal Plans For Their Own Hotel

The Libertines have revealed that their plans for a hotel and studio complex in the English seaside town of Margate are well under way, and that they hope to open it to the public later...

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...

By The Sea 2017 - Preview

By The Sea festival returns to Margate at the end of September for its third year. Over the course of three days alongside the heritage rides, candy floss stalls, 2p slots and just a stones...

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,...

Pete Doherty Performs At Anti-le Pen Rally In Paris

Pete Doherty has performed at a protest rally in Paris this week, staged to warn about the “threat” posed by far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, ahead of the crucial elections this weekend.The Libertines and...

The Rolling Stones Dumped Drug-ravaged Pete Doherty In A Bin

The Libertines rocker has had a long history of drug problems including heroin addiction, and took things too far in the band's dressing room at the Isle of Wight festival in 2007....

Pete Doherty Pulls Out Of London Show

The singer/songwriter was booked to perform at the Rough Trade East store, but couldn't get there on time. A statement released on Twitter by venue bosses reads: ''Due to delays en route,...

Pete Doherty's Solo Show Cancelled

Pete Doherty's solo show at Rough Trade has been cancelled.The 'Last of the English Roses' hitmaker was due to perform at Rough Trade East store in London on Monday (05.12.16) but was forced to cancel...

The Libertines Feel Under 'Pressure' Making Albums

Carl Barat admits there is ''always pressure'' on The Libertines when making an album.The 'Can't Stand Me Now' rock group - also comprised of Pete Doherty, John Hassall and Gary Powell - feel they...

The Libertines Have 'Special Plan' For Next Record

The Libertines have a ''special plan'' for their next album.Carl Barat, singer and bassist, says the 'Can't Stand Me Now' rockers - also comprised of Pete Doherty, John Hassall and drummer Gary Powell - will...

Pete Doherty Announces Two December UK Shows

Pete Doherty has announced two UK shows for December.The 37-year-old singer is to perform at London's O2 Forum on December 6 and Manchester's Albert Hall on December 7, in support of his first solo album...

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...

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