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Cheap Champagne Forced Darkness To Snub Nude Photoshoot

Rockers THE DARKNESS have revealed the real reason they refused a risque photoshoot with 15 naked models - the complimentary champagne wasn't good enough. The spandex-clad band were mocked in the media after rejecting...

The Darkness Snub Sexy Shoot

British band THE DARKNESS have ruined their reputations as rock wildmen by refusing to do a photoshoot with 15 nude models. The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE group - fronted by newly-single...

The Darkness Bank At Coutts

Rockers THE DARKNESS have become so successful in 2003 that they are now customers of exclusive British bank COUTTS. The bank boasts prestigious clients such as British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II and her family....

Noel Gallagher Slams The Darkness

OASIS star NOEL GALLAGHER has dismissed rock outfit THE DARKNESS as "inoffensive" and says he has no idea why they're so popular. The 36-year-old guitarist is confused as to why the I BELIEVE IN...

Justin Hawkins Splits From Fiancee

Devastated THE DARKNESS rocker JUSTIN HAWKINS has broken up with the woman who inspired his greatest songs. The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE singer separated from SUE WHITEHOUSE - who has...

Contactmusic.com Christmas Poll 2003

---------------------------------------------- We asked all the staff at Contactmusic.com to vote for their favourite stars of the year - and the chart-stealing front page-bagging A-list came a clear first. It's been a good year for these celebs...

Mad World Still Tops The Charts

Gloomy Christmas Number One single MAD WORLD has stayed at the top of the British charts - marking it as the last top seller of the year (03). The GARY JULES and MICHAEL ANDREWS...

Darkness Eye Gallic Future

British rock stars THE DARKNESS are planning to get over their Christmas Number One disappointment with a flourish - by recording a single in French. The GROWING ON ME quartet - who lost out...

Coldplay Are Top Winners In Bizarre Awards

Rockers COLDPLAY have scooped three gongs from British tabloid THE SUN's annual BIZARRE awards. THE SCIENTIST band won Best Rock Band, Best Live Act and Best Album for A RUSH OF BLOOD TO THE...

The Darkness Enjoy Sales Success

British rockers THE DARKNESS are far from disappointed at their failure to become the British Christmas number one - because they've had their best week of sales ever. The CHRISTMAS TIME (DON'T LET THE...

Darkness Lose Out On Christmas Number One

British rockers THE DARKNESS have been beaten to the Christmas Number One spot by a little-known American duo. GARY JULES and MICHAEL ANDREWS achieved the coveted top spot with a cover of TEARS FOR...

Justin Darkness Delivers Mtv Christmas Message

Frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS of supergroup THE DARKNESS is to deliver an alternative Christmas message to Britain on music channel MTV. The rocker will be pitted against British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II, making her annual...

The Darkness Attack Number One Rival

Rockers THE DARKNESS have slammed the tune that's rivalling their bid for the British Christmas number one single, labelling it "not very Christmassy". The catsuit-clad band's CHRISTMAS TIME (DON'T LET THE BELLS END) is...

Darkness Get By With A Little Help From Their Mum

British glam rockers THE DARKNESS look set to score the Christmas number one in their native country - thanks to their mum. Devoted SANDY HAWKINS has already bought 20 copies of the band's single...

Rock To Beat Pop For Christmas No.1

Rockers THE DARKNESS and GARY JULES look set to beat POP IDOL contestants for the coveted Christmas No.1 in the British charts. The former favourite for the top spot - the IDOLS from TV...

The Darkness In Row With Record Company

British rockers THE DARKNESS are embroiled in a bitter row with their record company ATLANTIC RECORDS - because they are being forced to continue touring their first album. The I BELIEVE IN A THING...

Justin Hawkins Wants To Fake His Own Death

THE DARKNESS rocker JUSTIN HAWKINS wants to fake his own death so he can live in paradise on a secluded island. And the I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE singer believes the best...

The Darkness Secure Multi-million Deal

British rock sensations THE DARKNESS have signed a multi-million publishing deal with record company UNIVERSAL after becoming one of music's most exciting new acts. The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE rockers inked...

Darkness Descending On Small Town

British rockers THE DARKNESS have terrified inhabitants of a tiny English seaside town after announcing they'd like to move there. The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE band - who have set the...

Darkness Take America

Shock rockers THE DARKNESS are determined to make it big in America - because people there still understand their brand of "classic rock" music. The British foursome are convinced they'll be a huge hit...

The Darkness Slam Coldplay

Rock wildmen THE DARKNESS have dealt a blow to the musical stylings of rival band COLDPLAY - criticising their guitarist JON BUCKLAND's musical ability as "inadequate". According to THE THING CALLED LOVE hitmakers, Buckland...

Darkness Brand Lemmy A 'Warty C***'

THE DARKNESS have launched a foul-mouthed attack on their biggest detractor, MOTORHEAD star LEMMY - branding him a "warty c***". The veteran rocker has dismissed the band - who have divided critical opinion with...

The Darkness: Free Your Buttocks

Retro rockers THE DARKNESS are proud of their liberating qualities - identifying "unclenching the buttocks" as the secret to a more relaxed outlook. The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE stars have brought...

The White Stripes Make Album Of The Year

THE WHITE STRIPES' ELEPHANT has been named best album of 2003 by Britain's influential Q magazine. BLUR'S THINK TANK and THE MARS VOLTA's album DE-LOUSED IN THE COMATORIUM came second and third respectively....

The Darkness' Alcatraz Inspiration

THE DARKNESS rocker JUSTIN HAWKINS has been inspired to write a new song for the band, by San Francisco's sinister ALCATRAZ PRISON. The retro rockers recently performed in the California city, and the spandex-clad...

The Darkness Bring Christmas Cheer To Fans

British retro-rockers THE DARKNESS claim their Christmas single is a "gift to fans" - but not an anthem for "gluttony, consumerism or bloated, flatulent post-dinner snoozing". The spandex-clad band have recorded CHRISTMAS TIME (DON'T...

The Darkness Attack The Strokes

THE DARKNESS have launched a bitter attack on THE STROKES - calling them "dull and boring". The British rock quartet, who have themselves been slammed by the likes of MOTORHEAD frontman LEMMY, can't understand...

The Darkness Tipped For The Top

Music experts are touting rockers THE DARKNESS for the Christmas number one spot in Britain - because their song features a festive theme and "a choir of children". Specialists at chart chronicle BRITISH HIT...

The Darkness Shy Away From Naked Girls

Shy British rockers THE DARKNESS pulled out of a photo session with 15 topless girls - because they felt "intimidated and uneasy". The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE band were set to...

The Darkness Are Great, Says Tony Blair

Rockers THE DARKNESS are infiltrating the British establishment with their fun brand of glam rock - even PRIME MINISTER TONY BLAIR is a fan. The leader was visiting a London school when he was...

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