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The Libertines' Hyde Park Gig Opposed By Hyde Park Residents

Carl Barat has issued a pragmatic response to those opposing The Libertines’ comeback gig at Hyde Park in early July. “If people are concerned about noise they shouldn't have moved to Hyde Park,” he said....

The Libertines Confirm Huge Comeback Show

Cult British rockers The Libertines are reuniting after four years for a huge concert at London's Hyde Park.The band split in 2004 following a series of bust-ups over frontman Pete Doherty's drug abuse, but they...

The Libertines To Headline British Summer Time

The Libertines will headline Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park.The indie band have confirmed they will reunite for the London concert on July 5, supported by Pogues, Spiritualized, Maximo Park and The Enemy. The...

The Libertines To Reform For Big Money Hyde Park Show?

The Libertines look set to reunite for a gig at Hyde Park, following a post on the band's official Facebook page. Singer Pete Doherty also gave a recent interview in which he said he planned...

Pete Doherty Sparks The Libertines Reunion Rumour

British rocker Pete Doherty has sparked rumours his cult band The Libertines is planning to reform for a huge summer gig at London's Hyde Park.The group was tipped for big things following the release of...

Carl Barat Forms New Band The Jackals

Carl Barat has announced his first gig with his band The Jackals. The former Libertines man recruited the group via Facebook, after posting an advert for a drummer, bass player and rhythm guitarist, and receiving...

Pete Doherty Opens Memorabilia Shop In London

British rocker Pete Doherty has set up a shop in London to sell off his personal items and memorabilia from his bands Babyshambles and The Libertines.The singer is working as a sales assistant in the...

Pete Doherty Plans To Sell Cigarette Smoked By Amy Winehouse

The Libertines star Pete Doherty is preparing to sell off his unusual rock 'n' roll memorabilia, including cigarette butts smoked by late pal Amy Winehouse and his ex-girlfriend Kate Moss.The British rocker opens up about...

David Bowie's Producer Gives Away Studio Secrets

David Bowie's producer is hosting The Record Producers Live in London.Tony Visconti - who has produced David Bowie albums including 'Space Oddity', 'Young Americans' and his latest, 'The Next Day' - will be joined by...

Carl Barat To Be Honoured With Doctorate

The Libertines star Carl Barat is to be awarded an honorary a doctorate from the University Of Winchester in England.The rocker will pick up his latest accolade next month (Nov12), according to Nme.com. Ironically,...

Gary Powell Slams Morrissey Over Backstage Snub

The Libertines drummer Gary Powell has launched a broadside against controversial rocker Morrissey, branding the outspoken star a "p**ck" and a "k**b".The cult British band played on the same bill as the former The Smiths...

Pete Doherty Kicked Out Of Rehab For 'Disruptive' Behaviour

Pete Doherty - the former frontman of The Libertines and Babyshambles - has been chucked out of rehab. A report from the Daily Mail reveals that the notoriously troublesome rocker has been asked to leave...

Carl Barat And Pete Doherty To Work On New Album

Former The Libertines stars Carl Barat and Pete Doherty are set to team up for a new album.The rockers fell out following the band's ill fated second album in 2004, before reforming for U.K. festivals...

Pete Doherty Checks Into Rehab

Pete Doherty has checked into rehab.The Libertines frontman flew to Thailand yesterday (26.06.12) to cure his addiction to heroin and crack cocaine.A statement on the singer's official website read: ''Peter has left the building, well...

Pete Doherty Anxious About Performing

Pete Doherty gets ''enormous anxiety'' before appearing on stage. The former Libertines singer suffers from crippling stage fright, which he says affects his abilities to perform, but also admits his current band, Babyshambles, have a...

Pete Doherty Off To Rehab After Cannes Festival Film Flop?

We've seen it all before with Pete Doherty, sadly, and so it's with little surprise to report rumors that the musician-turned-actor is apparently heading back to rehab in another bid to defeat substance issues that...

Pete Doherty's Film Debut: Don't Give Up Your Day Job, Pete

Pete Doherty 's film debut has gone down like a lead balloon at the Cannes Film Festival, it would appear. Reuters reports that the Libertines singer's performance in 'Confession of a Child of the Century'...

Kate Moss Drunk Dials Pete Doherty

Pete Doherty claims his ex-girlfriend Kate Moss still drunk dials him - five years after they spilt.The Libertines frontman says the ''happily married'' supermodel sometimes leaves him voicemail messages when she is intoxicated even though...

Pete Doherty Almost Sabotaged The Libertines Reunion

The Libertines rocker Pete Doherty was tempted to sabotage the band's hotly-anticipated reunion in 2010 to get revenge over his sacking from the group.The cult British band reformed six years after splitting up in 2004...

Pete Doherty's Gainsbourg Affair

Pete Doherty enjoyed a brief affair with Charlotte Gainsbourg. The former Libertines rocker - who previously romanced Kate Moss - claims he and his 'Confessions of a Young Contemporary' co-star had a romance when they...

Pete Doherty Plans Rehab Spell In April

Pete Doherty is planning to go to rehab ''at the end of April''. The Libertines frontman - who has had a well documented battle with substance abuse - admits he has a ''long way to...

The Libertines Writing New Material

Pete Doherty and Carl Barat are writing new Libertines songs together. The pair - who both fronted the band playing guitar and singing - have had a turbulent relationship since reuniting to play two festival...

The Things They Say 24826

"Whenever I do things that are, in my mind, slightly laudable, he gets a bit jealous. He assumes that because I've got an exhibition, he should have one." Rocker/artist Pete Doherty insists his The Libertines...

Pete Doherty Inspired By Amy's Death

Pete Doherty found the wake of Amy Winehouse's death an ''inspiring time''. The singer and songwriter was living in squalor in London when his friend died of accidental alcohol poisoning last year, and found her...

The Libertines Movie Screenings Postponed

The U.K. tour of a new film documenting the 2010 reunion of rocker Pete Doherty's band The Libertines has been postponed because the director has tonsillitis.Roger Sargent was scheduled to chat with fans about the...

Carl Barat: Libertines Will Perform Again

Carl Barat is ''sure'' The Libertines will perform together again.The 'Time For Heroes' hitmakers - Carl, Pete Doherty, Gary Powell and John Hassall - have not shared a stage since their one-off comeback shows at...

Pete Doherty: I've Stopped Injecting

Pete Doherty has stopped injecting drugs.The former Libertines rocker - who has had a well documented battle with substance abuse - will not get high from needles any more out of respect for his mystery...

Kate Moss Destroyed Pete Doherty's Possessions

Kate Moss "destroyed" all of Pete Doherty's possessions when they split - apart from several elephant statues they bought together.The former Libertines rocker was in a turbulent relationship with the supermodel from January 2005 to...

Pete Doherty Haunted By Amy Winehouse

Pete Doherty believes he is being haunted by Amy Winehouse.The 32-year-old singer was close pals with the 'Rehab' hitmaker before her death from alcohol poisoning in July, and he has become so concerned her ghost...

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