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VIP Ticket Upgrades Now On Sale!

Written by on 14 October 2019

VIP TICKET UPGRADES ON SALE NOW! PLUS!… BE IN WITH A CHANCE OF JOINING THE DARKNESS ON STAGE TO PLAY A FULL SONG OF YOUR CHOICE AT SOUNDCHECK!   Ladies. Gentlemen. Children (of eligible age, obviously). What price glory? Imagine, just as in the dreams that you don’t dare to talk about, playing your favourite […]

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New single & title track of new album ‘Easter Is Cancelled’ released today!

Written by on 26 September 2019

LATEST SINGLE ‘HEART EXPLODES’ ADDED TO RADIO 2 PLAYLIST! The Darkness have released the title track of their forthcoming jaw-dropping quasi- sci-fi concept album Easter Is Cancelled, out next Friday (Oct 4th) via Cooking Vinyl. ‘Easter Is Cancelled’ gives a taste of what to expect from the band’s most diverse album yet. The song features […]

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‘Heart Explodes’ Live Footage Video & ‘Easter Is Cancelled’ Tour Set Details Released!

Written by on 19 September 2019

‘HEART EXPLODES’ LIVE FOOTAGE VIDEO RELEASED HEADLINE TOUR – STARTS NOVEMBER 2019 – PLAYING THE ALBUM ‘EASTER IS CANCELLED’ IN FULL + ALL THE HITS & MORE!   The Darkness have announced they are set to play their forthcoming jaw-dropping quasi-sci-fi concept album Easter Is Cancelled in full, alongside a set of their very greatest […]

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Second Single ‘Heart Explodes out now! Watch the Lyric Video…

Written by on 16 August 2019

Hot on the heels of the release of ‘Rock And Roll Deserves To Die’ from the upcoming concept album ‘Easter Is Cancelled’, The Darkness share their joyous new lyric  video to second single ‘Heart Explodes’. Having been featured in Spotify’s New Music Friday, the ambitious track accompanies an animated lyric video that draws upon powerful thoughts. Justin Hawkins […]

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Australia & New Zealand 2020 Tour Dates Announced!

Written by on 15 August 2019

PREPARE FOR THE SONIC APOCALYPSE – THE DARKNESS IS SPREADING TO THE LAND DOWN UNDER! Where are the heroes that this world needs, the heroes that this world deserves? Cast aside despair, people, for the tide will turn and the sun will come again as the The Darkness have just announced they’ll be spreading their […]

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New single ‘Rock And Roll Deserves To Die’ out now!

Written by on 6 August 2019

‘ROCK AND ROLL DESERVES TO DIE’ BRAND NEW SINGLE & VIDEO RELEASED EASTER IS CANCELLED NEW ALBUM OUT OCTOBER 4th VIA COOKING VINYL The Darkness have released their brand new single ‘Rock And Roll Deserves To Die’, accompanied by a brilliantly entertaining video. It’s the first taste of their jaw-droppingly ambitious new album Easter Is […]

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The Darkness and KISS!

Written by on 30 May 2019

On the eighth day, when God invented Rock n Roll, he very wisely gave it to Kiss, so best as to show his love for us all. With this in mind, imagine (if you will) a giant cathedral of Rock, floating across the endless oceans, delivering pure Rock music to the four corners of the […]

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Easter Is Cancelled UK and European Tour

Written by on 9 April 2019

The Darkness Easter is Cancelled NEW ALBUM OUT ON OCTOBER 4TH 2019 UK and Europe Tour Tickets on Sale Now The Darkness Easter is Cancelled NEW ALBUM OUT ON OCTOBER 4TH 2019 UK and European Tour Dates Announced Tickets on general sale 10am Friday 12th April 2019 Click to buy your tickets here: https://TheDarkness.lnk.to/EICAS Pre-Order EASTER IS […]

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New Album ‘Easter is Cancelled’ on sale NOW

Written by on 4 April 2019

The Darkness Easter is Cancelled NEW ALBUM OUT ON OCTOBER 4TH 2019 “We live in dark times. As power-drunk clowns cast a shadow of despair across the land, our people cower in tumbledown hovels. The children do not dance and the birds are silent. Hope is crushed! Where are the heroes that this world needs, […]

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Ed Sheeran & The Darkness

Written by on 4 February 2019

We’re happy to announce that we’ve been invited to support fellow Suffolk gentleman Ed Sheeran on his upcoming Divide Tour UK dates! For remaining tickets visit www.edsheeran.com. Friday 16 and Saturday 17 August – LEEDS Roundhay Park. Friday 23, Saturday 24, Sunday 25, and Monday 26 August – IPSWICH Chantry Park.

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The Battle for Christmas Number One! Justin Hawkins via The Guardian

Written by on 19 December 2018

‘Someone called me the antichrist’: behind the battles for Christmas No 1 Christmas No 1 was once a fiercely fought-over prize. From RATM v Joe McElderry, Slade v Wizzard and George Michael in Wham! v George Michael in Band Aid, winners and losers recall the great festive stand-offs www.theguardian.com “The song includes several double entendres, […]

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Justin Hawkins interview, Christmas, British Bake Off and More via Clash Magazine

Written by on 19 December 2018

The Darkness’ Justin Hawkins On Christmas, Bake Off, And Bohemian Rhapsody www.clashmusic.com “Yeah! Listen to more rock… stop fucking around! Stop settling for pastiches, let’s have a real fucking rock band now. Or… just listen to The Darkness! Failing that, just listen to The Darkness who are an impeccable rock band of impeccable quality and […]

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The Darkness on The Great British Bake Off!

Written by on 16 December 2018

The Darkness will perform their festive hit Christmas Time (Don’t Let The Bells End) on The Great British Bake Off on Christmas Day, the band have confirmed. The one-off edition of the show is titled The Great Festive Bake Off, and will see four bakers put through their paces in front of Paul Hollywood, Prue Leith, Noel Fielding and Sandi […]

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Get Loud for Nordoff Robbins! 26 September Bristol UK!

Written by on 3 August 2018

As any fool will tell you, loud and The Darkness go together like a beautiful hand and a black leather glove with diamante studs and shiny silver pirate buckles all over it. The Darkness resolutely support mighty Nordoff Robbins and their music therapy – what better way to display this than a Get Loud Session […]

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‘LIVE at Hammersmith’ OUT NOW!

Written by on 18 June 2018

  The Darkness ‘LIVE at Hammersmith’ is out NOW!! Recorded LIVE in London at the iconic Hammersmith Apollo in December, LIVE at Hammersmith captures the magic for you to relive The Darkness LIVE at your pleasure.   Available on Double Gatefold Vinyl, CD, Cassette, and Computer Stuff! Grab it HERE – https://thedarkness.lnk.to/LAH Track listing – 01. Open […]

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Pre Order ‘The Darkness LIVE at Hammersmith’ out June 15!

Written by on 25 April 2018

“The Darkness is untamed. It cannot be caged. Some very clever recording engineers have discovered a way to capture its essence; all that remains is for us to release it back into the wild.” – Justin Hawkins Hammersmith Eventim Apollo, December, 2017.  A magical night captured live and mastered by Dan Hawkins, 19 incendiary tracks […]

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Tour de Prance news and reviews!

Written by on 10 April 2018

Los Angeles Reviews: “It was a night filled with infectious rock tracks, wicked licks and lots of audience interaction.” “The Darkness never dipped too low on the fun factor, keeping the energy upbeat through the night.” Via: http://loudwire.com/the-darkness-tour-de-prance-los-angeles-opening-night-photos-review/   “Justin Hawkins is a supremely charismatic entertainer; whose epic vocals and buzzing guitar work are electrifying to […]

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