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The Darkness unveil ‘Solid Gold’ new track (that’s what it’s called…)

In the lead up to their upcoming album ‘Pinewood Smile’ Lowestoft cock-rockers The Darkness have released yet another single entitled Solid Gold. Check out it’s accompanying video below: Frontman Justin Hawkins announces: “We have written this song to reassure you all that having now released more music in the period after our well publicised hiatus than in the period before ...

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The Darkness unveil video for ‘All The Pretty Girls’

You may recall last week Lowestoft cock-rockers, The Darkness, announced their new album ‘Pinewood Smile’. Now they have a typical Darkness-y, OTT video to go with lead single ‘All The Pretty Girls’. Check it out below: Introducing the video, front-man Justin Hawkins proclaims: “Dear People of the Internet. We have made this excellent video to distract you from the humdrum ...

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The Darkness unveil new album ‘Pinewood Smile’

One of the UK’s most entertaining band’s in recent memory are back, that’s right -The Darkness have unveiled details of their new album entitled ‘Pinewood Smile’. Check out the artwork below: The album is released on October 6th and features the lead single All The Pretty Girls. Listen to the track below: Some may “What is The Darkness’ relevance in 2017?” Front-man ...

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The Darkness announce new drummer

Retro-rockers The Darkness have announced that Rufus Taylor , son of Queen legend Roger Taylor, will be their new drummer to replace Emily Dolan Davies. Taylor was recommended to the band by a friend of guitarist Dan Hawkins. When Taylor agreed he had to fly to the UK from Australia to learn their set-list in only four days. Dan Hawkins ...

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The Darkness reveal new track ‘Barbarian’ plus new album info

After a few line-up changes, Lowestoft retro-rockers The Darkness are back on track with news of live dates, a new album and video for their next single ‘Barbarian’. The new album will be titled ‘The Last Of Our Kind’  and will be made available on June the 1st.  This album is produced by guitarist and founding Darkness member Dan Hawkins. ...

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The Darkness ‘Hot Cakes’ Review

10 years ago it seemed like rock was dead: nu-metal was getting more cringe-worthy by the second and Nickleback had a hit single in the UK top 10. All hope was lost until 2003 a glimmer of hope for the Hard Rock scene… … A band whose front man was wearing striped spandex jumpsuits supporting the likes of Def Leppard ...

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