The first snippet comes from MTV.co.uk:
"Pete Doherty has told MTV News he is worrying about Babyshambles management and having a lack of money in a bizarre rant. At Rock Am Ring festival he revealed: “We’ve got a few concerns at the moment over issues with management, where the money has been going (and) distribution of wealth.” Bandmate Drew McConnell then asked “Do we?” before the wayward singer continued: “We need to sit down as a band and talk about the future. What’s happening and why, when and who with. Two years of arseing about, we could actually make money out of this job.” Doherty added: “I’ve just realised people are always saying to me ‘yeah but you can afford it’ and I’m like ‘what’s making them say that?’”. Incredulous Drew then interrupted asking the rest of the band: “Are You listening to this lads? We need to stop f**king around!”. Pete- whose Babyshambles played the German festival on Saturday- then got onto the topic the local fans who are known for loving heavy metal: “They think we’re a bunch of penises. They think we’re pussies but what they’ve got to understand is those bands are all about special effects and pedals,” he said". “Every scream that comes out of my guitar is because I’m screaming and my fingers are screaming.”
The second snippet comes from Showbiz Spy, so I would take this thing with a pinch of salt (although it looks quite interesting!):
"Troubled rocker PETE DOHERTY is in talks to set up his own record label with the help of a millionaire British businessman. The Babyshambles frontman is reportedly in talks with internet tycoon Andrew Michael, who is worth an estimated $100 million (GBP50 million), about forming their own company. The move would pave the way for Doherty to have complete creative control over his music career. A source tells British newspaper the Daily Star Sunday, "Pete's thinking the sky's the limit. He's getting some good advice and he can't wait to get going. "A record label would be good to start with but he's got a whole host of other ideas to make money."
In the meantime, while Peter is struggling with financial problems, and Carl is struggling with... NME readers, John Hassall and his band Yeti manage to score a rave review on Gigwise for their upcoming album. Between two dogs striving for a bone...
Back to Shambles, Gigwise appointed Adam as guest editor of the week and had him review the new singles: "This week’s guest editor of Singled Out! is Adam Ficek of Babyshambles. When the drummer, who also fronts the fantastic Roses, Kings, Castles, popped by our office last week we played five singles into his ears and told him to review them. Interested to know what he thought? Well read on to find out..."