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Carl Barat Announces Solo Album

Carl Barat has announced the details of his debut solo album. The Libertines co-frontman - who is to play the band's first full gig in six years later in the month - will release both...

The Libertines Announce Warm-up Gig Details

The Libertines will play their first full gig since 2004 on August 25.The 'Up The Bracket' rockers - who are reforming later in the month at the high-profile Reading and Leeds festivals - will perform...

Libertines Confirm Comeback Show

Cult British band THE LIBERTINES are to return to the scene of their greatest triumph for a hotly-anticipated comeback show.The rockers split in 2004 after frontmen Pete Doherty and Carl Barat fell out over Doherty's...

Carl Barat To Be A Dad

Carl Barat is to become a father.The Libertines frontman's girlfriend Edie Langley is expecting her first child with the rocker later this year and it is believed the new arrival will be a boy.A friend...

Libertines Get New Look

The Libertines will unveil a new image at their Reading and Leeds Festival gigs later this month.The British rockers - who split in 2004 shortly after firing troubled co-frontman Pete Doherty over his drug use...

Gary Powell's 'Leap Of Faith'

Gary Powell has revealed setting up new band The Invasion Of... was "a leap of faith".The Libertines drummer - who is to reunite with his former bandmates Carl Barat, Pete Doherty and John Hassall for...

Libertines To Perform Festival Warm-up

The Libertines are to play an intimate London gig as a festival warm-up.The British rockers - who split in 2004 shortly after firing troubled co-frontman Pete Doherty over his drug use - will take to...

Bob Dylan Plays Hop Farm

Bob Dylan performed his only UK show of the year on Saturday (03.07.10).The veteran singer headlined the Hop Farm festival in Kent, South East England, delighting thousands of fans - across several generations - with...

Barat Goes Solo

CARL BARAT has disappointed fans who were hoping THE LIBERTINES' reunion would be permanent - the British rocker will go solo after the band's comeback gigs this summer (10).The group, fronted by Barat and Pete...

Pete Doherty 'Broke'

Pete Doherty is "completely broke".The Babyshambles rocker - who has a history of drug addiction - has reportedly been forced to rent a flat in Camden, north London, to save money, while performing low-key acoustic...

Pete Doherty Unveils New Babyshambles?

Pete Doherty unveiled a new Babyshambles line-up this week confusing fans as to the group's current status. 'Last Of The English Roses' singer Pete was due to play a solo show in London on Tuesday...

Babyshambles Dismiss Split Rumours

British rockers BABYSHAMBLES have assured fans the band will not split now frontman PETE DOHERTY has rejoined THE LIBERTINES.The troubled rocker was kicked out of The Libertines in 2004 after his spiralling drug habit lead...

Doherty Blasted For Beer Spit

PETE DOHERTY has come under fire from critics after he was caught on camera spitting beer at a U.K. TV news reporter following THE LIBERTINES' reunion gig.The cult band, fronted by Doherty and Carl Barat,...

The Libertines Play First Reunion Gig

THE LIBERTINES have staged their first show together since announcing plans to reunite.The cult band, fronted by Pete Doherty and Carl Barat, announced earlier this week (begs29Mar10) they were reforming to perform at Britain's Reading...

Pete Doherty's Confused Son

Pete Doherty's son calls his bandmate 'Dad'.The Libertines rocker admits six-year-old Astile - his child with former girlfriend Lisa Moorish - isn't a fan of his music and even gets confused when he sees his...

The Libertines Perform Together

The Libertines have performed together for the first time in almost six years.The quartet - co-frontmen Carl Barat and Pete Doherty, drummer Gary Powell and bassist John Hassall - played a short set at London's...

Brawl Led To Libertines Reunion

Cult British rock band THE LIBERTINES' reunion was sealed after frontman PETE DOHERTY got into a brawl in Denmark.The controversial singer/guitarist was strolling through a street in the country last year (09) when a group...

The Libertines Reunion A 'Potential Disaster'

Pete Doherty said The Libertines reunion is "potentially a f**king disaster". The singer and guitarist, who fronted the band with Carl Barat until 2004 - when he was kicked out for drug problems, shortly before...

Guns N' Roses Headline Reading

Guns N' Roses, Arcade Fire and Blink-182 have been confirmed as headliners for this year's Reading and Leeds festivals.The US groups will each top the bill on one night of the three-day event - which...

Doherty: 'Libertines Reunion Could Be A Disaster'

PETE DOHERTY is worried about THE LIBERTINES' upcoming sets at a U.K. music festival, admitting the reunion is "potentially a disaster" waiting to happen.The cult band, fronted by Doherty and Carl Barat, was announced as...

Guns N Roses Headline Reading

Guns N Roses, Arcade Fire and Blink-182 have been confirmed as headliners for this year's Reading and Leeds festivals.The US groups will each top the bill on one night of the three-day event - which...

Guns N Roses Headline Reading

Guns N Roses, Arcade Fire and Blink-182 have been confirmed as headliners for this years Reading and Leeds festivals.The US groups will each top the bill on one night of the three-day event which takes...

The Libertines Reform For Reading

The Libertines are reforming to headline the Reading and Leeds Festivals.The cult British indie group - fronted by Carl Barat and Pete Doherty - have signed up to headline the festivals in August this summer,...

Libertines Reform For U.k. Festival

Cult British rock band THE LIBERTINES are set to stun fans by reforming for a special guest slot at the U.K.'s Reading and Leeds festivals this year (10).The group - fronted by Pete Doherty and...

Carl Barat's Artistic Freedom

Carl Barat's record label doesn't care if his new album sells well.The former Libertines and Dirty Pretty Things rocker is recording his debut solo LP and has been advised not to worry about making the...

Libertines Reunion Steps Up

THE LIBERTINES reunion has moved a step closer to fruition - CARL BARAT is planning to discuss the group's imminent revival with former bandmate PETE DOHERTY.The rockers famously fell out over Doherty's excessive drug use,...

Carl Barat's 'Naked' Album

Carl Barat's solo album has a "naked" sound. The former Libertines frontman wants the collection of songs to be a departure from what people know him for. He said: "It will sound very different because...

Carl Barat's 'Forced' Album

Carl Barat has forced himself to go solo. The former Libertines star admitted he finds being solo hard but claimed he also has difficulties in bands. The 31-year-old singer said: "Without focus I'm kind of......

Barat Lands Theatre Role

Former LIBERTINES star CARL BARAT is set to make his London stage debut - opposite JUDE LAW's ex-wife SADIE FROST.He will star in Sam Shepard's play Fool For Love at the U.K. capital's Riverside Studios...

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