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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...

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...

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 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...

Darkness' Geek Past

Rock sensations THE DARKNESS have been unmasked as childhood nerds who were "rather quiet" by a teacher who knew then as youngsters. High-pitched catsuit-wearing frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS and guitarist brother DAN were just seven...

Roth Salutes The Darkness

VAN HALEN singer DAVID LEE ROTH has given retro-rockers THE DARKNESS his seal of approval - and even wants to tour with the band. The Darkness have been hailed as making eighties rockers such...

Justin Sweeps The Board At Mtv Emas

It was JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE's night at the MTV EUROPE MUSIC AWARDS yesterday (06NOV03), as the pop hunk picked up three awards. Winning Best Album, Best Male and Best Pop, Timberlake became progressively more emotional...

Darkness Cancel Again

Retro rockers THE DARKNESS have been forced to cancel their second gig in a row due to singer JUSTIN HAWKINS' laryngitis. The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE stars pride themselves on being...

The Darkness Leave Fans In The Dark

British retro rockers THE DARKNESS were forced to cancel a gig on Saturday (18OCT03) after frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS fell ill with a throat infection. The spandex-clad performers were scheduled to play at the LIVERPOOL...

Darkness Bassist: I Want To Be Better Than Dad

THE DARKNESS rocker FRANKIE POULLAIN has one musical ambition, to become more successful than the father who deserted him as a child. The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE bassist says he will...

Darkness Gig Canceled After Drowning Fear

Cult rockers THE DARKNESS have been banned from playing a historic gig in their home town amid fears that fans could drown at the beachfront venue. Spandex-clad singer JUSTIN HAWKINS and his bandmates had...

The Darkness Rock America

British glam rockers THE DARKNESS are inching closer to cracking the American music market, after winning the support of an influential US radio station. After topping the British charts, the lycra-clad sensation swiftly turned...

Darkness Get Sentimental

British rockers THE DARKNESS are planning to give fans "the gift that keeps on giving" with the release of hotly-tipped Christmas single. The spandex-clad foursome are releasing CHRISTMAS TIME (DON'T LET THE BELLS END)...

Darkness Mix It Up For Xmas Video

Rockers THE DARKNESS are promising a highly festive mix of "staple" images for the video to their eagerly-awaited Christmas single - including a Ferrari and children in woolly hats. The band shot the promo...

The Darkness Make The World See The Light

British band THE DARKNESS are delighted by their whirlwind success, because it's brought stadium rock back to the masses. The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE hitmakers have burst onto the music scene...

Darkness Form After Drunken Family Gathering

Rockers THE DARKNESS have their family to thank for their creation - singer JUSTIN HAWKINS only became aware of his vocal prowess at a drunken bash with his relatives. The I BELIEVE IN A...

Black Eyed Peas Hold On To Number One

American band BLACK EYED PEAS are still topping the British charts after four weeks. Heavily hyped rock act THE DARKNESS have failed to knock the WHERE IS THE LOVE group from the top spot,...

Darkness' Justin Marrying Manager

THE DARKNESS' frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS has found a SHARON to his OZZY OSBOURNE - he's secretly engaged to his band's manager. The tattooed rocker is madly in love with mum-of-one SUE WHITEHOUSE, 36, who's...

Coldplay Scoop Four Q Award Nominations

British rockers COLDPLAY are leading the race at music bible Q's annual awards - after picking up for four nominations. The YELLOW band - fronted by CHRIS MARTIN - have been nominated in the...

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