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It’s time to smile !!! – “Pinewood Smile” our fifth album

Written by on 21 July 2017

Finally we can reveal details about our fifth album, Pinewood Smile, which is due for release on October 6th 2017 through Cooking Vinyl, and can be pre-ordered here. PINEWOOD SMILE TRACKLIST    All The Pretty Girls    Buccaneers Of Hispaniola    Solid Gold    Southern Trains    Why Don’t The Beautiful Cry?    Japanese Prisoner Of Love    Lay Down With […]

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Written by on 22 May 2017

The Darkness do not care for Brexit. In a robust stand against the isolationist policies of anti-music politicos, we insist that British Glam Rock will continue to be traded with our European friends! To this end we have instructed our minions to organise a simply stupendous music tour, in the varied lands of the Europe. […]

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Guns ‘n’ Roses support shows

Written by on 4 April 2017

I was recently out riding my Harley Davidson penny farthing through the grand canyon, when my ever expanding headscarf (worn to conceal my retreating hairline) blew off and got stuck in another motorcyclist’s spokes, forcing him to leap for safety in quite spectacular fashion. Imagine my surprise when it turned out that the hapless Harley […]

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New Album pre-order and UK Tour

Written by on 27 March 2017

The Darkness: Brooding, magnificent. Like the mighty mother condor, sitting atop her rock egg in a nest of curly hair on the side of a powerful mountain. Now, as we all know, great news comes in twos – so rejoice children of the world, because the rock egg is soon to hatch! In September of […]

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New Zealand VIP Experience Ticket upgrades

Written by on 19 March 2017

The VIP Experience ticket upgrades for the New Zealand tour will go on sale tomorrow evening UK at 9pm /  NZ 10am from our store here These will be limited to 30 per date. The VIP experience will include a special VIP Laminate and will allow access to the soundcheck which will then be followed […]

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Studio Update 07-03-2017

Written by on 8 March 2017

Day 2 of the Album V recording sessions. We’re recording with producer Adrian Bushby and engineer George Perks at Century Pigeon Studios in rural Englandshire. Ian ‘Soft Lad’ Norfolk is in da house, tuning guitars, assisting and taking photographs on my mobile phone. Century Pigeon’s proprietor kindly gave us a grand tour/history lesson upon our […]

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Written by on 27 February 2017

We’re chuffed to be headlining the Coventry, UK Godiva Festival on Sunday 9 July – 2017! Low on Ducats? No worries, this festival is FREE! “Coventry Godiva Festival, which remains the UK’s biggest free family music festival, will take place on 7-9 July in the War Memorial Park in Coventry.” Visit

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2017 Tour Dates

Written by on 26 February 2017

Here are our current tour dates, more to come! New Zealand – 20 April 2017 – Powerstation – Auckland, NZ  – Tickets – 21 April 2017 – Hunter Lounge @ VIC UNI – Wellington, NZ – Tickets – 22 April 2017 – The Foundry – Christchurch, NZ – Tickets –   Australia […]

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