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Pete Doherty says The Libertines will open their own ‘hotel’

Pete Doherty has claimed that he will open a 'Libertines Hotel' with bandmate Carl Barât. Speaking to Q Magazine, Doherty recalled how Barât announced the "massive" news to him recently. "He's been nest-egging," Doherty said. "All our advances. Cos he know I always just spunk mine. He's got this gaff now, on the seafront, I won't say where." The singer continued: "We're gonna...

Pete Doherty: “The Libertines is a lifelong trip with very dear friends that will never end”

Pete Doherty has voiced his hopes for the future of The Libertines, declaring that the band "is a lifelong trip with very dear friends, that for one reason or another will never end." Doherty, who last night (December 7) completed a small two-date UK tour, gave a rare televised interview with Channel 4 News' Krishnan Guru-Murthy which was broadcast earlier today...

Peter Doherty – ‘Hamburg Demonstrations’ Review

As a long-time resident of the city, it’s no surprise that Peter Doherty’s second solo album has a thing or two to say about last November’s terrorist attacks in Paris, nor is what he has to say about them all that surprising. “Come on boys, you gotta choose your weapons – J-45 or AK-47,” he sings on ‘Hell To...

Trampolene and Pete Doherty share video for ‘Blue Balls And A Broken Heart’

Trampolene has shared his new video for 'Blue Balls And A Broken Heart', featuring Pete Doherty.  See it first on NME below. Filmed on tour where Trampolene's Jack Jones is Pete Doherty's guitarist in his solo tour band The Puta Madres, the clip shows Jones, Pete, the band, crew and audience all at a show in France dancing along to...

Q&A: Carl Barat on The Libertines, The Jackals, Pete Doherty and what 2017 has in store

How was it playing in South America with The Libertines? "It's a bit of an untouched continent for us really. The fans were mental. We had guitars outside the hotel and just a little festival. It was great." What do you think it is about the music of The Libertines that translates well into another culture? "I don't know really. There's...

Carl Barat calls for more to be done to stop ‘heartbreaking’ child refugee crisis

Carl Barat has called for more to be done to help with the child refugee crisis, which The Libertines man described as 'something that strikes pain into any decent human's heart'. Ahead of a special London charity gig for the benefit of child refugees next month, The Dirty Pretty Things and Jackals frontman has spoken out about the situation after...

Carl Barat gives update on The Libertines’ new album

Carl Barat has given an update on the progress and plans for The Libertines' new album - revealing that they hope to have new material out late next year. The 'Time For Heroes' indie veterans were last in the UK for the Unity Rocks charity gig at Brixton Academy - before completing the live campaign for 'Anthems For Doomed Youth'...

Pete Doherty announces UK solo shows for December

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 release on 2 December. In support of the LP, Doherty will play UK solo shows in London and Manchester. The London date will take place at the capital's O2 Forum on...

Pete Doherty unveils video for ‘I Don’t Love Anyone (But You’re Not Just Anyone)’

Pete Doherty has unveiled the video for his new single 'I Don't Love Anyone (But You're Not Just Anyone)'. The Libertines and Babyshambles man announced details of his second solo album last month, with 'Hamburg Demonstrations' due for release on 2 December. The video for the album's lead single was directed by Italian Luca Monterosso Whitmann, using footage of Pete performing...

The Libertines’ John Hassall announces new album with his band, The April Rainers

The first single, 'Given Time', is out now