The Libertines are set to reunite to play at the Reading And Leeds Festivals this year, they have told NME.COM. Pete Doherty, Carl Barat, John Hassall and Gary Powell will reconvene to play second from top of the bill at the August 27-29 event – their first full gigs as a band since the 2004 split.
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U2 @ Hampden Park
U2’s 2009 ‘YouTube’ gig from California’s Rose Bowl stadium is to come out on DVD. ‘U2360° At The Rose Bowl’ will be the band’s first live release available in Blu–ray, and deluxe editions also feature a new documentary called ‘Squaring the Circle: Creating U2360°’. It’s out on June 7.
Three quarters of The Smiths came out to see The Drums play as they toured the UK this week. The iconic band’s frontman Morrissey went to see the US group play on Wednesday (March 31) at The Old Blue Last in London. Meanwhile a night earlier Andy Rourke and Mike Joyce turned up at a show.
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The Who were joined onstage by very special guests when they performed their rock opera album ‘Quadrophenia’ in its entirety in London on Monday (March 29). The band were assisted by Kasabian’s Tom Meighan and Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder during the gig in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust gig at the Royal Albert Hall.
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