Posts tagged "The Darkness"
[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...
[NEWS] THE DARKNESS RELEASE BRAND NEW SINGLE ‘SOLID GOLD’

[NEWS] THE DARKNESS RELEASE BRAND NEW SINGLE ‘SOLID GOLD’

The Darkness have today released their expletive-drenched new single ‘Solid Gold’ accompanied by a video of the rock legends performing in a huge aircraft hangar with an abundance of Marshall speaker stacks, in true Darkness style. Frontman Justin Hawkins announces: “we have written this song to reassure you all that having now released more music...
[NEWS] NEW MUSIC VIDEO DROPS FOR THE DARKNESS' 'ALL THE PRETTY GIRLS'

[NEWS] NEW MUSIC VIDEO DROPS FOR THE DARKNESS’ ‘ALL THE PRETTY GIRLS’

Our favourite Brit-rockers, The Darkness, have just released an energetic, tongue-in-cheek video for their brand new single ‘All The Pretty Girls.’ Introducing the video in his own inimitable manner, frontman Justin Hawkins proclaims, “Dear People of the Internet. We have made this excellent video to distract you from the humdrum banality of existence. By looking...
[NEWS] THE DARKNESS ANNOUNCE RELEASE DATE FOR UPCOMING ALBUM AND SHARE 'ALL THE PRETTY GIRLS' ACROSS ALL STREAMING PLATFORMS

[NEWS] THE DARKNESS ANNOUNCE RELEASE DATE FOR UPCOMING ALBUM AND SHARE ‘ALL THE PRETTY GIRLS’ ACROSS ALL STREAMING PLATFORMS

High-energy hard rockers, The Darkness, have just completed a string of shows supporting Guns ‘N Roses and are now preparing to release their fifth studio album Pinewood Smile. Ahead of the album’s October release, the band has unveiled the opener ‘All The Pretty Girls,’ which addresses the attention that comes with fame and discusses the...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] GROOVIN THE MOO 2017 AT WAYVILLE SHOWGROUNDS

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] GROOVIN THE MOO 2017 AT WAYVILLE SHOWGROUNDS

Since the disappearance of Big Day Out, Soundwave and Future Music Festival, South Australia hasn’t been well-known for hosting insane music festivals. Fortunately, the 2014 inception of SA’s Groovin The Moo has been our saving grace. So popular that the festival site had to be moved from Oakbank to the Adelaide Showgrounds; regardless of the...
[INTERVIEW] JUSTIN HAWKINS ON GROOVIN THE MOO AND THE STATE OF ROCK 'N' ROLL TODAY

[INTERVIEW] JUSTIN HAWKINS ON GROOVIN THE MOO AND THE STATE OF ROCK ‘N’ ROLL TODAY

It’s been almost two years since The Darkness charged onto Aussie stages with their powerful new lineup and a collection of fresh material from the 2015 release, Last of Our Kind. Back then, the band had just recruited their third drummer in a year, Rufus Tiger Taylor (Queen Drummer, Roger Taylor’s son). Original members, Justin...
THE DARKNESS MELBOURNE HEADLINE SHOW SELLS OUT AND A SECOND SHOW IS ADDED

THE DARKNESS MELBOURNE HEADLINE SHOW SELLS OUT AND A SECOND SHOW IS ADDED

Melbourne fans of The Darkness haven’t hesitated in pledging their love for the band; with no time wasted, the first Melbourne show on Wednesday 3rd May has sold out in less than 30 minutes! Luckily, Darkness fiends who weren’t fast enough—or want to catch a second show—can now grab tickets for the recently announced second...
THE DARKNESS ANNOUNCES AUSTRALIAN HEADLINE SHOWS

THE DARKNESS ANNOUNCES AUSTRALIAN HEADLINE SHOWS

A MESSAGE FROM THE DARKNESS: Rejoice, Australians fair, in your home which you so rightly claim to be girt by sea—THE DARKNESS are quite simply thrilled to be returning to your shores! Those lovely people at Groovin The Moo festival have realised that there is simply NOT ENOUGH ROCK on your otherwise wonderful island, and...
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...