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Dizzee Rascal Wins Mercury Music Prize

10th September 2003

Teenager DIZZEE RASCAL has become the first rapper to win Britain's prestigious PANASONIC MERCURY MUSIC PRIZE. The up and coming star, who at 19 is the youngest person to land the $32,000 (GBP20,000) award,...

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The Darkness Aim To Keep It Real

8th September 2003

Flamboyant rockers THE DARKNESS are determined to keep it real and sing about subjects their fans can relate to. Despite aping legendary excessive rockers like AEROSMITH and MOTLEY CRUE, the I BELIEVE IN A...

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The Darkness Get Rush-release In America

3rd September 2003

Breakout British rockers THE DARKNESS are heading for the big time - their debut album is being rush-released in America in a bid to shoot them to the top of the charts. Despite being...

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The Darkness Headline Mtv2 Birthday Bash

2nd September 2003

British rockers THE DARKNESS have cemented their mass appeal after being awarded a headline slot at London's BRIXTON ACADEMY to mark MTV2's fifth birthday. The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE band are...

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The Darkness: 'We Will Conquer America'

1st September 2003

Rock sensations THE DARKNESS are vowing to conquer the American music market - once they've cracked "Luxembourg, then Malaysia". The spandex-clad hitmakers - whose album PERMISSION TO LAND sits atop of the British chart,...

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The Darkness Inspire The Stones

26th August 2003

Up-and-coming rock outfit THE DARKNESS received the ultimate compliment from music stalwart SIR MICK JAGGER when he took a liking to their extravagant stage outfits. The GROWING ON ME sensations supported the ROLLING STONES...

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The Darkness Win + Then Lose Rock Awards

24th August 2003

British newcomers THE DARKNESS are ecstatic after winning two awards from heavy metal magazine KERRANG! - but can't remember what they did with them. The GROWING ON ME rockers won Best Album and Best...

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The Darkness Relaxed About Mercury Prize Nomination

22nd August 2003

British rockers THE DARKNESS are delighted with their nomination for the country's prestigious MERCURY MUSIC PRIZE - but remain unfazed at the prospect of winning. The GROWING ON ME hitmakers would love to win...

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The Darkness Triumph At Kerrang! Awards

22nd August 2003

Hot British band THE DARKNESS scored two awards at last night's KERRANG! awards, which honour the best in rock and metal music. The GROWING ON ME group scooped the Best Live Act and Best...

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The Darkness Ready To Light Up UK Heavy Metal Awards

21st August 2003

British band THE DARKNESS are set to cement their position in the big time at tonight's prestigious KERRANG! AWARDS. The much-hyped rock band are nominated in three categories at tonight's (21AUG03) London ceremony, the...

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Leeds Festival Will Go Ahead

20th August 2003

LATEST: Britain's CARLING WEEKEND: LEEDS FESTIVAL will go ahead as planned this weekend (22/24AUG03) - despite a last minute attempt to pull the plug on the event. An emergency meeting of LEEDS CITY COUNCIL...

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Planning Issue Threatens UK Music Festival

19th August 2003

LATEST: This year's CARLING WEEKEND: LEEDS FESTIVAL in England could be stopped from going ahead on a planning technicality. Leeds City Council is holding an emergency meeting tonight (19AUG03) after festival organisers failed...

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Pop Tv Past For The Darkness Frontman

17th August 2003

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS has shocked fans of the spandex-clad rockers by admitting he once composed the theme tune to a British pop talent show. However the PERMISSION TO LAND star is refusing...

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The Darkness Lift Off

7th August 2003

Rising rockers THE DARKNESS are eager to take their music to intergalactic extremes - and perform a live gig from outer space. The PERMISSION TO LAND album-makers took the 125,000-strong crowds by storm at...

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The Darkness Use Underwear As Outerwear

7th August 2003

Spandex-clad rockers THE DARKNESS are planning to make their next crazy outfit from an assortment of fan's underwear - which includes a pair of COURTNEY LOVE's knickers. The GROWING ON ME performers are famous...

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The Darkness Triumph In Kerrang! Nominations

6th August 2003

Jumpsuited rockers THE DARKNESS have received three nominations in Britain's KERRANG! magazine's annual awards. The eccentric band have been put up for Best British Newcomer, Best Album and Best Live Act. ELECTRIC 6...

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Robbie Williams Counts His Cash At Knebworth

3rd August 2003

Pop hunk ROBBIE WILLIAMS is looking forward to banking $8 million (GBP5 million) for his three sell-out shows at Knebworth, England this weekend (01/03AUG03). The FEEL superstar will rake in $3.2 million (GBP2 million)...

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The Darkness: C*ck Rock Is Our Calling

1st August 2003

Spandex clad band THE DARKNESS are delighted at their new found success - because it justifies their years of obstinate toil in the name of "c*ck rock". The Lowestoft, England band are supporting ROBBIE...

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Robbie And Darkness Singer's Nude Warblings

1st August 2003

ROBBIE WILLIAMS has found an ally in THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS - because they both find inspiration when they're naked. The GROWING ON ME rockers are supporting the hunky ROCK DJ singer for...

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Darkness Singer To Go Commando At Robbie Gig

30th July 2003

Outrageous JUSTIN HAWKINS from rockers THE DARKNESS is going naked this weekend (2/3AUG03) - as he tries to upstage ROBBIE WILLIAMS. The quirky GROWING ON ME singer has two costumes that are so tight...

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Radiohead Battle Newcomers For Mercury Prize

22nd July 2003

British band RADIOHEAD are fighting it out with a group of rock rookies for this year's (03) prestigious PANASONIC MERCURY MUSIC PRIZE. The band's controversial HAIL TO THE THIEF long player is their third...

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