Rising from the ashes of The Libertines, Pete Doherty formed Babyshambles – as famous for cancelling gigs as they are for Doherty’s drug dependence. Notoriously axed by Oasis on their 2005 UK tour for failing to turn up, Babyshambles are drugs in every sense of the word – destructive but addictive.

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Pete Doherty has announced a pair of UK shows for later this year. The Libertines and Babyshambles man recently announced details of his second solo album, with ‘Hamburg Demonstrations’ due for…

If you don’t count yourself among their number, the level of patience afforded Peter Doherty by his disciples can often seem little short of mystifying. We’re not just talking about…

Peter Doherty will always be a man whose talent is overlooked because of stories about heroin falling out of his pocket at a bail hearing, or pictures emerging of him…

Renowned shark pickler Damien Hirst designed the artwork, but they should have had him preserve the man at the tiller: Peter Doherty sounds as sturdy as a rotten orange as…

Here’s what I can tell from the grainy footage of a recent live Babyshambles show in Paris: their new tune is a jaunty ska number that features Pete Doherty declaring…