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Strokes And Darkness To Sing For Climate Change

21st December 2005

THE STROKES and THE DARKNESS will headline a concert in Wales next month (JAN06) to raise awareness about climate change. The One Earth Concert will rock Cardiff's Millennium Stadium on 28 January, where a...

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The Things They Say 884

19th December 2005

"I just ducked. What would you do if COURTNEY LOVE threw her knickers at you? You wouldn't want them to hit you, would you?" THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS remembers his close call with diehard...

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Hawkins Hates Blair Tax

14th December 2005

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS resents his band's success - because he has to pay thousands of pounds (dollars) in tax to British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR. The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED...

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Hawkins Proud Of Slamming Blair

14th December 2005

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS's proudest moment is calling British prime minister TONY BLAIR a "murderer". The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE hitmaker was disgusted by the leader's decision to go to...

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Hawkins: 'I Sang Better Than Bono On Band Aid Single'

5th December 2005

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS is still furious with U2 singer BONO for usurping his vocals on last year's (04) Band Aid single, insisting that his singing voice is stronger. The I BELIEVE IN...

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The Things They Say 743

2nd December 2005

"I defy anyone after a couple of beverages to listen to HAZEL EYES standing up and not get the MICHAEL FLATLEYs." Former THE DARKNESS bassist FRANKIE POULLAIN is confident his new track will be a...

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Hawkins Sacked Poullain Over Scheming

2nd December 2005

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS kicked bass player FRANKIE POULLAIN out of the band when he heard about the rocker's scheming plans to turn his brother against him. Hawkins reveals he'd already grown tired...

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The Darkness Hire Panpipe Star For New Album

26th November 2005

Rockers THE DARKNESS were so determined to sound authentic on their new album ONE WAY TICKET TO HELL... AND BACK they hired a panpipe player from Peru for recording sessions. Frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS admits...

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Hawkins Refuses To Beg For Fame In The Us

25th November 2005

Rocker JUSTIN HAWKINS doesn't care if his band conquer the US - because American radio stations base their playlists on music industry politics. THE DARKNESS frontman hopes to follow the lead of OASIS, whose...

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Hawkins Defends Short Album

25th November 2005

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS insists the quality of his band's new album ONE WAY TICKET TO HELL... AND BACK more than makes up for its short running time. The 10-track album lasts for...

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The Darkness Slam Queen Accusations

22nd November 2005

British rockers THE DARKNESS have slammed accusations they worked with QUEEN producer ROY THOMAS BAKER in a bid to recreate their heroes' sound. Guitarist DAN HAWKINS is adamant he only picked Baker because they...

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Fascinating Fact 540

21st November 2005

The piano used by THE DARKNESS on new song ENGLISH COUNTRY GARDEN is the same instrument played by FREDDIE MERCURY on QUEEN's hit 1975 song BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY....

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The Darkness Bassist Speaks Of Brother Heartbreak

21st November 2005

THE DARKNESS' new bass player RICHIE EDWARDS was inspired to become a professional musician by his late brother, who was killed in a house fire in 2001. Despite his continuing heartache, Edwards - who...

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Madonna's Double Success

20th November 2005

Queen of pop MADONNA is celebrating as single HUNG UP enjoys a second week at the top of the UK singles chart - and her album went straight to number one too. The disco...

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Hawkins Ends Feud With Glastonbury Organiser

19th November 2005

THE DARKNESS rocker JUSTIN HAWKINS has agreed to perform at a future Glastonbury Festival after ending his feud with the event's organiser MICHAEL EAVIS. The GROWING ON YOU star had previously labelled Eavis, who...

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Hawkins Tears Up Blunt - Again

17th November 2005

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS has launched another scathing attack on singer/songwriter JAMES BLUNT - this time slamming the star's ambivalent lyrics. The ONE WAY TICKET hitmaker, who previously slammed the soldier-turned-singer as "wretched"...

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The Things They Say 596

15th November 2005

"It means we get better tables and better service - but I'm afraid to go to normal pubs as it could get a bit boisterous." THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS considers the ups and downs...

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Poullain Slams The Darkness' New Single

15th November 2005

Sacked bassist FRANKIE POULLAIN has slammed THE DARKNESS' new single for being offensive to people struggling to beat drug addictions. Poullain was ousted from the chart-toppping rockers earlier this year (05) after alienating himself...

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Hawkins: 'Lange Said Tone It Down, So We Camped It Up'

14th November 2005

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS was so incensed when legendary music producer ROBERT 'MUTT' LANGE suggested they tone down their flamboyant rock to break America, he decided to record the campest album he could....

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The Things They Say 591

14th November 2005

"Watching Baker work is incredible. When I think about it, I get shivers and get weepy." THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS was overjoyed to be working with legendary rock producer ROY THOMAS BAKER, the man...

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Hawkins Haunted By Unfriendly Poltergeist

14th November 2005

Flamboyant rocker JUSTIN HAWKINS is plagued by a ghostly spirit that slams doors in his London home. Far from being afraid however, THE DARKNESS frontman has tried to establish contact with the ghost via...

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Hawkins: 'I've Beaten Eating Disorder'

14th November 2005

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS has overcome his eating disorder demons and is now using exercise to keep his toned physique intact. The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE rocker, who loves to...

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Hawkins Attacks Bono's Ego

10th November 2005

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS has slammed Irish rocker BONO for "fuelling his ego" by arranging an audience with late Pope JOHN PAUL II. The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE rocker can...

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Hawkins Prepares His Own Funeral

9th November 2005

THE DARKNESS rocker JUSTIN HAWKINS has already planned his own funeral - he wants to be preserved in amber. Hawkins wants an extravagant send-off, so he'll be remembered forever and mourned at a statue...

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The Darkness Buy Their Own Album On Ebay

9th November 2005

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS has paid GBP350 ($630) for a promotional copy of his new album advertised on internet auction site eBay - because he is determined not to let the songs be leaked...

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Hawkins Slams Chris Martin

9th November 2005

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS has slammed CHRIS MARTIN as "vain" and for having a "narcissism complex". The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE rocker dismisses Coldplay star Martin for lacking belief in...

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Hawkins Hates Contemporary British Music

27th October 2005

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS has branded British music "a joke". The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE singer insists his UK rock contemporaries produce boring music which fails to interest international audiences....

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Hawkins: 'I Was A Geeky Rocker'

27th October 2005

THE DARKNESS brothers JUSTIN and DAN HAWKINS struggled to get on before forming the band, because Justin was "a geek" and Dan was "too cool". Singer/guitarist Justin was surprised when his hip younger brother...

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Wilson Hails Kaiser Chiefs Progress

20th October 2005

English singer RICKY WILSON is thrilled with the success his band the KAISER CHIEFS have enjoyed this year (05), because he felt they had a point to prove. The I PREDICT A RIOT star...

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Hawkins Sings Of Baldness Fears

12th October 2005

JUSTIN HAWKINS has written a song on THE DARKNESS' new album, dedicated to his fears of going bald. The long haired rocker is terrified he is destined to lose his hair, because heredity hair...

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