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Dirty Pretty Things Announce Surprise Split

Dirty Pretty Things have confirmed they are to split after three years together.The indie band, fronted by Carl Barat, formed after the dissolution of Barat's former group the Libertines.The four-piece - featuring another ex-Libertine in...

By on 01 October 2008

Doherty + Barat Thrill Fans With Reunion

Former LIBERTINES bandmates PETE DOHERTY and CARL BARAT thrilled fans as they took to the stage at a surprise reunion gig in London. Doherty was scheduled to perform at The Prince of Wales pub in...

Barat's Illness 'Good For Band'

DIRTY PRETTY THINGS bassist Didz Hammond has said that frontman Carl Bart's recent illness was beneficial to the band.Barat was rushed to hospital earlier this summer with acute pancreatitis and given strict instructions to stay...

By on 11 August 2008

Carl Barat Talks New Album

Carl Barat has been talking about the forthcoming DIRTY PRETTY THINGS album and his planned collaboration with MARK RONSON.The former LIBERTINES guitarist said his band will be playing several dates in August and October in...

By on 18 July 2008

Barat: 'Libertines Won't Reunite'

DIRTY PRETTY THINGS frontman CARL BARAT has ruled out a LIBERTINES reunion, because he is too busy. The British rocker is adamantly denying that the cult band will reform, after rumours circulated that he and...

Barat Considers Libertines Reunion

British rocker CARL BARAT has sparked new hopes for a THE LIBERTINES reunion after insisting he and former pal PETE DOHERTY have "unfinished business" in a U.K. newspaper interview. The Dirty Pretty Things star and...

The Libertines Would Only Reform For An Album, Says Barat

DIRTY PRTTY THINGS frontman Carl Barat has said that the only reason he would reunite with Pete Doherty to reform THE LIBERTINES would be to make a new studio album.Barat told the Independent he would...

By on 30 May 2008

Doherty And Barat Reunite To Write Musical

Former LIBERTINES bandmates PETE DOHERTY and CARL BARAT are reuniting for the first time in five years to create a new musical. The former pals went their separate ways when Doherty was sacked from the...

Pete Doherty 'Moved To Safe Area' In Prison

Pete Doherty has been moved to a safe area of Wormwood Scrubs prison following an alleged plot to attack him, reports claim.The Babyshambles frontman was jailed earlier this month for 14 weeks after violating the...

By on 18 April 2008

Pete Doherty Jailed After Breaking Probation Order

Pete Doherty has been jailed for 14 weeks after violating the terms of his probation order.The Babyshambles frontman received the sentence after a hearing at West London magistrates' court this morning.Judge Davinder Lachar said the...

By on 08 April 2008

Scissor Sisters To Pen Tunes For Broadway Show

THE SCISSOR SISTERS are planning to pen the songs for a musical version of TALES OF THE CITY.Frontman JAKE SHEARS and touring band member JOHN GARDEN will write the tunes for the Broadway show, which...

By on 14 March 2008

Pete Doherty And Carl Barat To Write Stage Musical Together

Former Libertines Pete Doherty and Carl Barat are to reunite to write a stage musical together, it has been confirmed.The once-inseparable pair underwent a bitter split during the break-up of the Libertines in 2004, with...

By on 05 March 2008

Libertines Reunite To Pen Musical

Former LIBERTINES bandmates PETE DOHERTY and CARL BARAT are reuniting to pen a musical. The British rockers split in 2004 after Doherty failed to kick his drug habit - with the singer going on to...

Libertines Could Reunite For Comedy

Former LIBERTINES bandmates PETE DOHERTY and CARL BARAT will reunite - to pen a comedy musical for the stage. Pretty Little Things frontman Barat and Doherty will work together on the musical, marking their first...

Doherty Eyes Barat Reunion

British rocker PETE DOHERTY is pleading with his former LIBERTINES bandmate CARL BARAT to join him on the upcoming BABYSHAMBLES tour. The band are hoping Barat will play the guitar when they perform a cover...

Suspended Sentence For Doherty

Singer Pete Doherty has been given a suspended sentence for a string of drug and motoring offences at a west London court today.The 28-year-old was sentenced to four months in jail - suspended for two...

By on 26 October 2007

Doherty Gets Suspended Sentence

Singer Pete Doherty has been given a suspended sentence for a string of drug and motoring offences at a west London court today.The 28-year-old was sentenced to four months in jail - suspended for two...

By on 26 October 2007

Pete And Courtney Spark Love Rumours

Rumours of an unlikely relationship between two of music's most troubled stars have gathered pace today after a meeting between Pete Doherty and Courtney Love was spotted by onlookers.The Babyshambles frontman took a trip from...

By on 19 September 2007

Doherty Sentencing Put Back

Babyshambles singer Pete Doherty's scheduled sentencing for drugs possession has been put back until next month.The musician was due to appear at West London magistrates court today for a hearing, but has apparently entered rehab...

By on 04 September 2007

Dirty Pretty Things To Do Prison Gig

Dirty Pretty Things are set to play a one-off gig in London's Pentonville prison on bank holiday Monday.The band, founded by former Libertines co-frontman Carl Barat, are playing the date to raise awareness of suicide...

By on 21 August 2007

Babyshambles Finalise Autumn Release

Babyshambles have finalised the details for their single and album releases, due on September 17th and October 1st respectively.Delivery, the first track to be lifted from the album Shotter's Nation will kick off the new...

By on 16 August 2007

Robbie And Winehouse Set For Radio 1 Album

Robbie Williams, Amy Winehouse and Kylie Minogue are among the stars who feature on a new Radio 1 cover album.To celebrate the radio station's 40th anniversary, 40 songs from 1967 to 2007 have been collated...

By on 16 August 2007

Doherty Makes Public Appeal For Moss

Pete Doherty has made a public appeal for his ex-love Kate Moss to take him back.After the more usual attempts at speaking to the London-born model failed, the Babyshambles frontman has used her reportedly 'favourite'...

By on 31 July 2007

Rough Trade Acquired By Beggars

Independent record label Rough Trade has joined the Beggars Group after the company bought Sanctuary's share of the small firm.Rough Trade will continue to operate out of its own offices but all central functions will...

By on 24 July 2007

Barat Snubs Doherty Reunion

British rocker CARL BARAT has branded speculation he was to reunite with his former THE LIBERTINES bandmates at England's Glastonbury Festival "hurtful". It was rumoured Barat and singer Pete Doherty would share the Acoustic Stage...

British Guitar Supergroup Makes Debut Performance

A British guitar supergroup comprising of members from THE LIBERTINES, KLAXONS and THE CHARLATANS made their performance debut last night (18Jun07). The Chavs played a five-song set at London's Cuckoo Club during which they rotated...

Rumoured Libertines Reunion At Glasto

Pete Doherty and Carl Barat will be stepping out on stage together once again at Glastonbury this weekend, according to reports.The pair played an intimate gig at the Hackney Empire earlier this year when Barat...

By on 18 June 2007

Libertines 'Reunite' For Glasto?

LIBERTINES rockers PETE DOHERTY and CARL BARAT are set to get together again in a rare performance at this year's Glastonbury festival.The huge open-air concert, famous for its hippies, mud and screaming girls, is likely...

By on 18 June 2007

Libertines To Reunite At Glastonbury?

Defunct band THE LIBERTINES may reunite at England's famous Glastonbury Festival this week (22-24Jun07). British newspaper Daily Mirror reports the group's joint frontmen Pete Doherty and Carl Barat have been in talks to share the...

Teenage Pete Video Shows Shocking Changes

A video of troubled rocker PETE DOHERTY as a fresh-faced teen has appeared, showing the worrying changes in the musician's body.The clip, which was filmed by MTV at the height of OASIS's heyday, shows a...

By on 22 May 2007

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