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Muse, Gorillaz and Libertines collaborators reunite to reform Senseless Things

Senseless Things
Having spent the years since their split working with the likes of Muse, Gorillaz and The Libertines, '90s rock veterans Senseless Things have reformed. Check out their new single 'Lost Honey' below. After forming in 1986, Senseless Things split in 1995 after four albums together - with much of their artwork created by Gorillaz animator Jamie Hewlett. They attracted a...

Pete Doherty tweets about ‘slapping’ and ‘spitting’ on female fan after Munich gig

The Libertines frontman Pete Doherty has detailed an account of an "odd" incident that took place after his gig in Munich last month. The show in question took place at the Muffathalle venue in the German city on February 21. In tweets posted today (March 2), Doherty asked fans to "shed any light on an incident after the show". He went on...

Pete Doherty shares naked photo with a crisp packet covering his penis

The Libertines frontman Pete Doherty shared a naked snap at the weekend, with just a crisp packet covering his genitals. Doherty is currently embarking on a solo tour of Europe, playing Berlin on Saturday (February 25). Ahead of the show, he posted the NSFW photo to his Instagram, along with the caption: "Peter's got it covered, Berlin!" See that beneath. Pete...

Carl Barat talks The Jackals, the new Libertines album and 2017 tour

Carl Barat on mental health
Carl Barat has spoken out about his plans for 2017 with The Jackals, as well as touring with The Libertines and recording a new album. Watch our video interview with Barat above. Barat spoke to us on the red carpet of the VO5 NME Awards 2017, where he said that The Libertines were planning to take a 'fallow year', but...

The Libertines announce huge stadium show with The Coral and Reverend & The Makers

The Coral, The Libertines, Reverend & The Makers
The Libertines' tour plans for 2017 continue to grow - announcing a huge stadium show at Prenton Park with The Coral and Reverend & The Makers. The 16,500 capacity gig sees them headline a night of the Wirral Live series at the home of Tranmere Rovers FC, before they headline Tramlines in Sheffield and Truck Festival in Oxford in July, The...

The Libertines, The Vaccines and Franz Ferdinand to headline Truck Festival 2017

Libertines, Vaccines, Franz Ferdinand to headline Truck Festival
The Libertines, The Vaccines, and Franz Ferdinand are to headline Truck Festival 2017. The Wombats, Slaves, Maximo Park, Cabbage, Jagwar Ma and The Magic Band have also been announced for the three-day Oxford bash, which takes place from July 21-23 at Hill Farm in Old Marston. Festival director Matt Harrap said in announcing today's wave of bands: "2017 is our 20th...

The Libertines, All Saints, Metronomy and more to play Tramlines Festival 2017

Metronomy, The Libertines, All Saints and more join the Tramlines Festival 2017 line-up
The Libertines, Metronomy and All Saints head up the massive line-up just announced for Tramlines Festival 2017. Also on the bill at the acclaimed Sheffield city centre festival are Toots and the Maytals, The Coral, The Pharcyde, Twin Atlantic, Loyle Carner, Hot 8 Brass Band, Don Letts, Omar Souleyman, M.O, Cate Le Bon, Nadia Rose, Akala, We Are Scientists and...

10 of 2002’s best debut albums

The year 2002 saw some of the world’s best bands taking their first steps. Many of the year’s finest debuts are being peddled to this day, referenced by countless new acts and cited as game-changers worth celebrating. Some drew heaps of acclaim at the time. Others were panned, only to become instant commercial smashes or cult favourites years later. As...

The Libertines’ John Hassall & The April Rainers unveil new video for ‘Intercity 125’

John Hassell and The April Rainers
The Libertines' John Hassall has unveiled the new video for 'Intercity 125' with new band The April Rainers. See it first on NME below. While The Libertines consider their next album, the bassist's latest project shows a new side to the indie veteran - leaning on his blissed-out, psychedelic folk-pop tenancies. Directed by Danish filmmaker Niels Vogensen, the clip filmed on...