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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 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...

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...

The Libertines Ink New Deal For Comeback Album

Reunited British rockers The Libertines have secured a new record deal for the release of their first new album in 11 years.The Don't Look Back into the Sun hitmakers returned to the stage after a...

The Libertines Win Best Festival Headliners Award

Reunited rockers The Libertines were honoured at an awards ceremony in London on Monday (01Dec14) as they were named the best headline act at a British festival in 2014.The band's set at British Summer Time...

Libertines Won't Be Nostalgia Act

The Libertines will only headline festivals if they have new material.The group reformed earlier this year for a string of gigs and though they have been touted for many events next summer, co-frontman Carl Barat...

Carl Barat's Angry New Band

Carl Barat's new band are ''what The Libertines can't be''.The 'I Get Along' singer formed The Jackals earlier this year and though his most successful band are also working together again, he is enjoying having...

Pete Doherty In Rehab

Pete Doherty is back in rehab.The Libertines rocker - who has undergone numerous stints in clinics in the past to be treated for drug addiction - is receiving treatment in Thailand and doing ''great''.Speaking from...

Pete Doherty Stops Stage Hallucinations

Pete Doherty has stopped hallucinating on stage.The 'What a Waster' rocker - who has battled addiction to heroin - feels much ''happier'' since reuniting with his Libertines bandmates and was amazed at how much easier...

So, Who's Playing ‘Secret Sets’ At Reading And Leeds 2014?

Every year, festival campsites buzz with rumours of ‘favourite bands playing secret slots’ and unlikely artists playing impromptu performances. As an event with a rich history of putting on secret shows, this month’s Reading and...

Daniel Radcliffe Dodged Pete Doherty On Train Journey

Actor Daniel Radcliffe avoided his hero Pete Doherty on a train bound for France - because he felt sure The Libertines star would not be interested in chatting to him.The Harry Potter star and the...

Libertines Fear Visa Issues Will Scupper U.s. Tour

Reformed rockers The Libertines want to tour the U.S. for the first time in more than 10 years, but they fear frontman Pete Doherty will be refused a visa over his string of drug convictions.The...

The Libertines On Prostitutes, Football And ‘How Pete Doherty Kidnapped Us…’

While it may have been one of the most anticipated reunions of the year, The Libertines are still proving to be as chaotic and unpredictable as they were in The Good Old Days. The cult...

The Libertines Promise 'Special' Release

The Libertines wants to do something ''more special'' than a new album.The reunited 'I Get Along' group have been writing new material together, but they want to do something different to a regular release.Drummer Gary...

The Libertines Explain Bond

The Libertines cemented their reformation over 'Columbo' and golf.The 'Don't Look Back into the Sun' hitmakers - Pete Doherty, Carl Barat, John Hassall and Gary Powell - enjoyed a break in Pete's current home city...

The Libertines To Release New Album In 2015

The Libertines will release a new album next year.The 'I Get Along' rockers insist there must be more to their reunion than performing gigs as they worry that will result in arguments, but need...

Carl Barat Wants New Libertines Album Ready For 2015

The Libertines rocker Carl Barat is eyeing a 2015 release for the reunited band's first album of new material in 11 years.The Don't Look Back into the Sun hitmakers returned to the stage after a...

The Libertines' Highly Praised Hyde Park Gig Interrupted By Surging Fans

The Libertines' first reunion gig on English soil got off to a rocky start when overzealous fans surged towards the stage whilst the band performed at the British Summer Time gig in Hyde Park, London....

Nine Hospitalised At Libertines Comeback Show

Nine revellers were hospitalised as The Libertines' huge comeback show on Saturday (05Jul14) descended into chaos.The cult British band performed for 60,000 fans at London's Hyde Park but the concert was halted several times as...

Pete Doherty: Kate Moss Burned Childhood Teddy Bear

Pete Doherty lost his childhood teddy bear after Kate Moss set fire to him.The Libertines rocker and the supermodel broke up in 2007 after two years together, and he was devastated when she ''burned'' him...

The Libertines Bring Back The Good Old Days At London Hyde Park Reunion Show

The Libertines were reunited last night in front of a packed crowd in London’s Hyde Park, delivering a hit filled set in front of thousands of eager fans.Time for heroes? The Libertines are backArriving on...

The Libertines' Hyde Park Show Descends Into Chaos Amid Crushing And Brawls

The Libertines' huge comeback show at London's Hyde Park on Saturday night (05Jul14) was repeatedly halted over safety concerns as dozens of fans were crushed and rioting broke out in the crowd.Fans at the British...

The Libertines Halt Set Due To Crowd Fear

The Libertines were forced to halt their set in London's Hyde Park after just two songs last night (05.07.14).The reformed rockers had blitzed through opener 'Vertigo' and were midway through 'Boys in the Band' when...

The Libertines Reunite For Hits-laden Hyde Park Warm Up In Glasgow

The Libertines reunited over the weekend for a high energy show in Glasgow, as warm up for their massive reunion show at Hyde Park next weekend. The band, Pete Doherty, Carl Barat, bass player...

The Libertines Reunite At Scottish Show

British rockers The Libertines returned to the stage together for the first time in four years on Saturday night (28Jun14).Earlier this year (14), the band announced they would be reuniting for a huge concert at...

Alex Turner To "Dust Off Tunic" For The Libertines Reunion Shows

Alex Turner said he would ‘relish’ the opportunity to see the newly-reformed Libertines perform live - suggesting he might even ‘knock the dust off his old tunic’ in support of the indie icons. Both Turner...

The Libertines Hoping For Record Deal

The Libertines are hoping to secure a new record deal after their reunion gig at London's Hyde Park. The 'Can't Stand Me Now' band - made up of Pete Doherty, Carl Barat, Gary Powell and...

Pete Doherty Hoping For Big Paycheck For The Libertines Reunion

British rocker Pete Doherty is hoping for a hefty paycheck from The Libertines' reunion this summer (14) after production costs left the band out of pocket following its 2010 comeback.The cult rockers reformed to play...

Carl Barat Has Not Met Pete Doherty In Years

The Libertines star Carl Barat went several years without meeting up with his bandmate Pete Doherty prior to their reunion announcement on Friday (25Apr14).The British rockers split in 2004 after clashing over Doherty's drug abuse...

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