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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

Barat: 'Doherty Could Be Dead In A Few Years'

Troubled British rock star PETE DOHERTY could "be dead in a few years" - according to his former LIBERTINES bandmate CARL BARAT. The pair performed together as part of The Libertines until a fall out...

Pete Doherty's £500k Blood Paintings

A collection of artwork by Pete Doherty featuring the singer's own blood is to go on sale in London next week.The controversial Babyshambles frontman could make 500,000 from the sale of 14 paintings and several...

Pete Doherty's £500k Blood Paintings

A collection of artwork by Pete Doherty featuring the singer's own blood is to go on sale in London next week.The controversial Babyshambles frontman could make 500,000 from the sale of 14 paintings and several...

Oasis Song Voted Greatest Indie Anthem

Oasis have topped a poll of the greatest indie anthems ever with their classic song Live Forever taken from their debut album Definitely Maybe.The Noel Gallagher-penned tune has long been a staple in the band's...

By on 03 May 2007

Doherty 'Cooperating' With Drug Hearings

Babyshambles frontman Pete Doherty has been praised at his latest review of a drug treatment order.While attending the review at Thames magistrates court, district judge Jane McIvor said: "The fact you've turned up shows cooperation...

By on 18 April 2007

Barat Dismisses Libertines Reunion Reports

British rocker CARL BARAT has dismissed reports THE LIBERTINES are to reform, after performing with his former bandmate PETE DOHERTY last week (12Apr07). The Dirty Pretty Things frontman was a surprise guest at troubled singer...

Barat And Doherty Kept Gig Secret

Rocker CARL BARAT kept a reunion gig with his former LIBERTINES bandmate PETE DOHERTY secret, because they didn't want a "circus" surrounding the event. The former LIBERTINES bandmates reunited on stage at London's Hackney Empire...

Barat: "I Missed The Songs"

Former Libertine Carl Barat has revealed that last week's surprise reunion with Pete Doherty had been planned as far back as the NME Awards on March 1st.Speaking to the NME, Barat confirmed that he and...

By on 16 April 2007

Libertines Reunite On London Stage

Pete Doherty and Carl Barat performed on stage together for the first time since 2004 in London last night.The two former Libertines united at Doherty's second performance at the Hackney Empire, billed as 'an evening...

By on 13 April 2007

Doherty And Barat Reunite On Stage

Former THE LIBERTINES bandmembers PETE DOHERTY and CARL BARAT were reunited onstage last night (12Apr07) for the first time in three years. The band split in 2004 after Barat became fed up with Doherty's hellraising...

Doherty And Barat Fuel Reform Rumours

Former feuding bandmates CARL BARAT and PETE DOHERTY have sparked rumours of THE LIBERTINES reforming after they were spotted out together at the weekend (begs06APR07). The CAN'T STOP ME NOW rockers split in 2005 after...

Doherty-doll Makers Slammed

Makers of a Pete Doherty doll have been slammed by anti-drugs campaigners for glorifying illegal drug use.More Barred than Barbie, the doll of the former Libertines frontman features a charming little crack-pipe which lights up...

By on 02 April 2007

Dirty Pretty Things To Play For Road Safety Charity

British rockers DIRTY PRETTY THINGS are to play a fundraising gig benefitting global road safety in London next month (APR07). The band, fronted by former LIBERTINES star CARL BARAT, will perform at the Shepherds Bush...

Barat: 'I Will Reunite With Doherty'

DIRTY PRETTY THINGS frontman CARL BARAT insists he will reunite with his former LIBERTINES bandmate PETE DOHERTY in the future. The pair went their separate ways after a series of bitter rows - Doherty was...

Barat: 'I Want To Work With Doherty'

LATEST: British rocker CARL BARAT has given his biggest hint yet he will re-team with former LIBERTINES bandmate PETE DOHERTY. Doherty and Barat fell out in 2004 when the BABYSHAMBLES frontman quit The Libertines to...

Barat To Be Doherty's Best Man

Troubled British rocker PETE DOHERTY has asked his former LIBERTINES bandmate CARL BARAT to be his best man at his forthcoming marriage to supermodel KATE MOSS. Doherty and Barat fell out in 2004 when the...

Doherty Due In Court - Again

Pete Doherty has added another charge to his ever lengthening rap sheet after the Babyshambles singer was told he would face magistrates on driving offences.The 27-year-old has been charged with failing to produce driving documents,...

By on 06 February 2007

Barat Struggling With Sobriety

British rocker CARL BARAT is struggling with his new found sobriety less than two weeks after giving up alcohol. The DIRTY PRETTY THINGS frontman - who sacked PETE DOHERTY from THE LIBERTINES because of his...

Doherty Blasts Dirty Pretty Things

Troubled rocker PETE DOHERTY has mocked his former music partner CARL BARAT's new band DIRTY PRETTY THINGS, insisting his career has stalled since THE LIBERTINES split up. Doherty was kicked out of The Libertines in...

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