via their MySpace pageâ€‹Ahhh, the Libertines. Most people first heard about the English rockers -- which formed in 1997 -- because of their co-frontman Pete Doherty's bouts with drugs, rehab, messing around with Amy Winehouse, his relationship with Kate Moss, stint in jail... did we miss anything?U ... More >>
From the ashes of defunct local rock outfit Falaz rises this fun-loving, ass-kicking group.
We'll take a cup of kindness for some of this year's musical train wrecks.
Shotter's Nation (Astralwerks)
The nine (and counting?) lives of Brit-rock’s weirdly compelling screwup
London's favorite rock'n'roll screwball, Pete Doherty, of Babyshambles is escaping jail time despite being arrested for suspicion of drug use recently. Apparently the cops didn't get him to court within 24 hours of his arrest. Not quite sure how that happened. Maybe a few extra quids in the cops poc ... More >>
Ten bands that weren't singing Yankee Doodle Dandy in '06
"Stick and Stones" (Rough Trade)