Posts tagged "Frankie Poullain"
[ALBUM REVIEW] EASTER IS CANCELLED BY THE DARKNESS

[ALBUM REVIEW] EASTER IS CANCELLED BY THE DARKNESS

‘Easter Is Cancelled’ and ‘Rock and Roll Deserves to Die’ are two extremely outlandish and over the top statements; most rock bands would not even contemplate exhorting the latter. The Darkness, though, are not most rock bands. They have always been outlandish and when they make these statements, you know there will be an intriguing...
[NEWS] THE DARKNESS ANNOUNCE ‘EASTER IS CANCELLED’ AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND 2020 TOUR AND RELEASE NEW SINGLE ‘HEART EXPLODES’

[NEWS] THE DARKNESS ANNOUNCE ‘EASTER IS CANCELLED’ AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND 2020 TOUR AND RELEASE NEW SINGLE ‘HEART EXPLODES’

After what will be a three-year gap between visits, UK rock favourites The Darkness will be back on Aussie and New Zealand shores to spread their Easter Is Cancelled message with a headline tour in March 2020. On a mission to lead us to the sunlit uplands of inclusivity, togetherness and rock ‘n’ roll fellowship, The Darkness will...
[ALBUM REVIEW] PINEWOOD SMILE BY THE DARKNESS

[ALBUM REVIEW] PINEWOOD SMILE BY THE DARKNESS

Pinewood Smile is the fifth album from The Darkness and they just keep smashing out hit after hit! Justin Hawkins (vocals, guitar), Dan Hawkins (guitar), Frankie Poullain (bass) and Rufus Taylor (drums) have really put their heads together to create an album that is imaginative, complex and funny. Opening with the single ‘All The Pretty...
[INTERVIEW] FRANKIE POULLAIN ON PINEWOOD SMILE

[INTERVIEW] FRANKIE POULLAIN ON PINEWOOD SMILE

UK rock legends The Darkness have been laying down tracks in the studio and are about to release their fifth album, Pinewood Smile. This is drummer Rufus Taylor’s debut album with the band, and he even lends his voice alongside Justin Hawkins’ for a few tracks—the outcome is magical. Pinewood Smile sees this distinctive band...
LIVE MUSIC REVIEW: THE DARKNESS

LIVE MUSIC REVIEW: THE DARKNESS

The Darkness have come a long way from the year 2000 when the then four piece – Justin Hawkins (Lead vocals and guitar), Dan Hawkins (Backing vocals and guitar), Ed Graham (Drums) and Frankie Poullain (Bass) – first formed. 15 years down the track and they’ve had a myriad of ups and downs; their debut...