Pete's Babyshambles bandmates evidently prefer Pete on "the drugs." Turns out, as expected, Pete is far from sober and these days he is drinking like crazy. As a result, the alcohol makes him really edgy. That might explain what was behind his bloody brawl with the paps this week. A close friend of the band says:
"[His bandmates] are terrified that Pete is drinking more than ever now he’s trying to kick the drugs."
"The booze is making him badtempered and he’s lashing out a lot."
"The drugs used to keep him calm and on an even keel. Now he’s less patient with people as he comes out of his hazy cloud of drugs."
"The band are concerned his bad behaviour will lead him to be banged up for GBH, which would be ironic considering everyone thought drugs would land him in jail."
Pete, don't you know what the meaning of sober is? It means no alcohol either. If this is true he's just trading one addiction for another. What are the chances he'll figure that one out before the wedding?