The Libertines are an English rock band, formed in London in 1997 by frontmen Carl Barât (vocals/guitar) and Pete Doherty (vocals/guitar). The band, centred on the songwriting partnership of Barât and Doherty, has also included John Hassall (bass) and Gary Powell (drums) for most of its recording career. The band was part of the garage rock revival and spearheaded the movement in the UK.The band gained some notoriety in the early 2000s.
Returning to the scene of their triumphant reunion at the 2010 Reading & Leeds Festival, The Libertines are back with new tracks, a new record and a renewed vigour. 'Anthems for Doomed Youth' will be the band’s first since their self-titled second album, a classic British rock album which reached Number 1 in 2004. The band – who feature Pete Doherty, Carl Barat, John Hassall and Gary Powell – split soon afterwards and the greatest rock n’ roll story of a generation has been waiting for a new chapter ever since. Finally, the time has come…
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Historically a spoken tradition passed from one generation to the next, the official code of conduct for Bros appears here in its published form for the first time ever. By upholding the tenets of this sacred and legendary document, any dude can learn to achieve Bro-dom.