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Howler Blasts Death By Audio to Smithereens, They Wish: 1.19.12

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America Give Up, indeed. Since the Strokes and the long-lost Libertines have lost their relevancy, perhaps we do need a new bunch of 19-year-olds to shake up the basics of rock and roll for the younger set, proving that there’s still plenty to be said for rollicking choruses, simple guitar chords and comedic banter. Howler is clearly cocky frontman Jordan Gatesmith’s project, though his band mates Ian Nygaard (guitar), France Camp (bass), Max Petrek (keyboards) and Brent Mayes (drums) are the perfect backdrop, filling out Howler’s sound and making the set come alive like a boys’ bratty party on stage.

21 Jan 2012 | More

Carl Barat is a Multimedia King with Upcoming Solo Album, Memoirs, Film and Libertines Reunion

London’s Carl Barat has used the many months of his “self-imposed, post Dirty Pretty Things exile” wisely, buckling down to get studious. He’s accomplished what any smart, semi-retired, once famous (still famous), musician with a bit of college acting background should do. Barat has just announced that not only will he have a solo album due out in October…

28 Jun 2010 | More

The Libertines to Reunite for UK Festivals

The Libertines have told NME.com that they will reunite to play the Reading And Leeds Festivals in the UK this summer. Original members Pete Doherty, Carl Barat, Gary Powell and John Hassall will be the second from the top billing at the festival, which takes place from August 27th through 29th. This is their first full show together since they parted ways in 2004.

30 Mar 2010 | More

Peter Doherty’s “Last of the English Roses” Set to be First Single on Grace/Wasteland Solo Album

  Everyone’s favorite London bad boy troubadour, Pete Doherty, is planning to release “Last of the English Roses” as the …Read the Rest

17 Jan 2009 | More