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The Libertines Open Glastonbury 2022

The Libertines have kicked off Glastonbury 2022 with a performance on The Other Stage.Co-frontman Pete Doherty - who famously "married" supermodel Kate Moss, 48, at a joke wedding at the famous music festival in 2005...

The Libertines Will Play Up The Bracket In Full For One Off London Show

The Libertines will perform 'Up the Bracket' in full for a special 20th anniversary show.The 'Time For Heroes' indie rockers will celebrate 20 years since the release of their debut album at London's Wembley Arena...

The Libertines To Play Up The Bracket In Full At Special One-off London Show

The Libertines will play 'Up The Bracket' in full at a special London arena show this summer.The 'Time For Heroes' indie legends have announced plans to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their debut studio album...

Pete Doherty Reveals Whether We Will Get New Libertines Music In 2022

Pete Doherty hopes The Libertines will release new music in 2022.The frontman has revealed he and his bandmates - Carl Barat, John Hassall and Gary Powell - decided to "hold off" their first studio effort...

Pete Doherty Shares New Song With FréDéRic Lo Inspired By Getting Clean

Pete Doherty's new single with Frédéric Lo was penned while he was "white-knuckling it with drugs".The Libertines and Babyshambles rocker has shared the new track, 'You Can't Keep It From Me Forever', with the French...

Alan Mcgee: Drugs Got In The Way Of Libertines Being Global Megastars

Alan McGee says the "completely out of control" Libertines could have been global megastars if it wasn't for drugs.The 60-year-old music mogul and Creation Records co-founder is known for managing some of the most notorious...

The Libertines' Gary Powell Recalls Being Naked In Front Of Dave Grohl On A Ferry

The Libertines' drummer Gary Powell has recalled the "awkward" moment he was butt naked in front of Dave Grohl.The 51-year-old sticksman was "escorted backstage" after hitting the booze hard at Isle of Wight festival in...

The Libertines Announce 15-Date Giddy Up A Ding-dong Tour

The Libertines have announced the 'Giddy Up A Ding-Dong Tour’.Pete Doherty, Carl Barat, and co will embark on a 15-date run this November and December across the UK, for what will mark their first shows...

The Libertines Tease Imminent Announcement

The Libertines have teased an announcement.The indie legends took to Twitter to share a clip of old concert footage and revealed news is imminent. Soundtracked to 2003's ‘Don’t Look Back Into The Sun’, they simply...

Album Of The Week: The 15th Anniversary Of The Libertines' Greatest Work

It's been 15 years since the release of one of the most iconic albums of the 2000s: The Libertines' self-titled second album and the record that landed them the number one spot in the UK...

Libertines Release Details Of Their Curated Stage At Wheels & Fins Festival

The Wheels And Fins Festival, taking place between the 7th-9th September at Joss Bay Beach near Broadstairs in Kent, have just announced a rather special set of additions to their already impressive line-up. The Libertines,...

The Libertines Update Fans On Fourth Album

They seem to have been in the headlines more frequently for festivals and curious business adventures like opening hotels these days, but The Libertines’ drummer Gary Powell has offered fans a little update on the...

Noel Gallagher Unimpressed With Arctic Monkeys Album

Noel Gallagher was expecting a ''few choruses'' on the new Arctic Monkeys album 'Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino'.The 'Holy Mountain' hitmaker has had a chance to check out the Sheffield band's sixth studio album which...

The Libertines To Headline And Curate Wheels & Fins Festival

The Libertines will be making another festival appearance this summer, headlining the Wheels & Fins festival in Kent in September, with the group being invited to curate the entire day’s line-up.Wheels & Fins will run...

The Libertines Reveal Plans For Their Own Hotel

The Libertines have revealed that their plans for a hotel and studio complex in the English seaside town of Margate are well under way, and that they hope to open it to the public later...

By The Sea 2017 - Preview

By The Sea festival returns to Margate at the end of September for its third year. Over the course of three days alongside the heritage rides, candy floss stalls, 2p slots and just a stones...

Pete Doherty Performs At Anti-le Pen Rally In Paris

Pete Doherty has performed at a protest rally in Paris this week, staged to warn about the “threat” posed by far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, ahead of the crucial elections this weekend.The Libertines and...

Chloe Dobinson's Top 10 Albums Of 2015

10. Drake - If You're Reading This Then You're Too Late Making an impromptu release of his 4th studio album Drake made a return proving why he is one of the most in demand rappers....

Pete Doherty Selling Customised Journals

The Libertines star is releasing a limited edition run of his book From Albion to Shangri-La, a collection of his private thoughts and writings from 2008 to 2013. He has designed a...

Pete Doherty Urges Fans To Stay Away From His Home

The Libertines star is currently battling to stay clean after kicking his long-running addictions to heroin and crack cocaine following a stint at a rehab clinic in Thailand last year (14). He...

Pete Doherty Puffs On Crack Pipe In New Libertines Promo

The troubled star spent more than 10 years battling addictions to heroin and crack cocaine, and after a lengthy spell at a rehab clinic in Thailand, he declared earlier this year (15) that...

Pete Doherty Accused Of Urinating In Dressing Room

The Can't Stand Me Now hitmaker and his bandmate Carl Barat were chatting to reporter Emmanuel Marolle backstage at the Rock en Seine festival, where the group performed on 29 August (15),...

Justin Bieber Is Back On Top Of UK Singles Chart With 'What Do You Mean'

A fortnight ago Justin Bieber scored his first ever UK number one with ‘What Do You Mean’ and now he’s back in the top spot again this week. The single has risen one place to...

The Libertines Back Out Of Rebooking Axed Shows

The British band was due to play two intimate shows at small venues in London and Manchester, England last week (ends11Sep15) before heading out on an arena tour next year (16), but they...

The Libertines Blame Panic Attack For Pete Doherty No-show

Fans of the Can't Stand Me Now hitmakers were left worried after a no-show at a concert at London's Electric Ballroom and an axed date in Manchester, England led to speculation about recovering...

Pete Doherty's Hotel Break

Pete Doherty was seen eating chips when he should have been on stage.The Libertines cancelled two of their shows after the 36-year-old singer went AWOL before one of their concerts but a source has now...

The Libertines Back Onstage After Axing Another Show

The rockers pulled out of BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge show on Monday (14Sep15) after axing gigs in London and Manchester, England on Thursday (10Sep15) and Friday (11Sep15). Their concert at...

The Libertines Assure Fans Pete Doherty Is Safe

The band postponed a gig at the Electric Ballroom in north London hours after it was due to begin and a spokesman told the audience the cancellation was caused by "a medical situation"....

The Libertines Postpone Two Gigs After Rumoured No-show By Pete Doherty In London

Some things never change. The Libertines, those glorious screw-ups of the mid-noughties, cancelled their headline show in London last night two hours after they were due on stage, citing a “medical emergency” as the reason...

The Libertines Axe Second Show

Pete Doherty's reunited band pulled the plug on a gig in London on Thursday night (10Sep15) at the last minute and now a show in Manchester, England scheduled for Friday (11Sep15) has also...

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