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The Darkness Top American Rock Chart

The Darkness have topped the American Download Rock Chart after appearing in a Super Bowl advert. The British rockers' frontman, Justin Hawkins, had a spot in a 90 second ad for electronics company Samsung which...

Reality Tv Fan Anthony Hopkins

Sir Anthony Hopkins loves a quiet night in watching 'Mob Wives'. The 'Silence of the Lambs' star admitted he is a loner who prefers his own company to other people's and loves to watch the...

The Darkness Finishing Comeback Record

The Darkness have "nearly finished" their comeback album. The 'I Believe in a Thing Called Love' rockers reformed with their original line up earlier this year, and have been putting together the follow up to...

Johnny Robinson, X Factor Star, Quizzed Over Benefits

Johnny Robinson, one of more extravagant performers on THE X FACTOR UK, is being investigated after allegations he is falsely claiming incapacity benefit while appearing on the show, according to the UK's Daily Mirror.Last week,...

The Darkness' Dire Influence

The Darkness' new album is influenced by Dire Straits.The recently reformed 'Cannonball' group are putting the finishing touches to their comeback album, and have a surprising musical influence to add to "AC/DC, Queen and Aerosmith"...

Katy Perry's Parents 'Let Go'

Katy Perry is pleased her parents have "let go of the leash" they had on her.The 'Friday Night' hitmaker - whose parents Keith and Mary Hudson are Christian pastors - explained her mum and dad...

Emily Mortimer Loves Cars Toy

Emily Mortimer says having a toy of her 'Cars 2' character is the highlight of her career.The 39-year-old British actress - who has two children, Sam, seven, and 18-month-old May, with husband Alessandro Nivola -...

Warner Bros. To Push Product On Hotel Key Cards At Comic-con

Warner Bros. has apparently cornered the market on hotel key card advertising at this year's San Diego Comic-Con. Some 36 hotels in the area that issue magnetic credit-card-like keys to their Comic-Con-attending guests to enter...

Justin Hawkins Wet Himself On Flight

The Darkness frontman Justin Hawkins was left red-faced at the height of his addiction battles after wetting himself on a flight.The British rockers shot to fame in 2003 and Hawkins, who has admitted suffering cocaine...

Justin Hawkins Had Plane Epiphany To Quit Drugs

The Darkness singer Justin Hawkins knew he had to quit drink and drugs when he wet himself on a plane. The 'I Believe in a Thing Called Love' rocker admits his substance abuse made him...

Linkin Park Close Download 2011

Linkin Park closed the UK's Download rock festival last night (12.06.11).The 'Crawling' rockers ended the three day event which also saw performances from metal heavyweights including Rob Zombie, System of a Down, Alice Cooper, The...

Dan Hawkins: 'Justin Would Have Died Without Rehab'

The Darkness star Dan Hawkins is convinced his bandmate brother Justin would be dead if he hadn't quit the band to go to rehab.The British rockers shot to fame in 2003 but just three years...

The Darkness Kick Off Britain's Download Festival

The Darkness sealed their comeback by kicking off Britain's Download Festival on Friday (10Jun11), marking their first U.K. festival appearance since 2004.The British rockers, who reformed earlier this year (11), played a 13-song set on...

The Darkness Play Better Sober

The Darkness find it much easier to play shows now they're sober.The 'I Believe in a Thing Called Love' rockers - who originally split in 2006 over drug problems within the band - are making...

The Darkness 'Terrified' Of Comeback Gig

Reformed rockers The Darkness are "terrified" ahead of their big comeback gig at Britain's Download Festival on Friday (10Jun11), because they are concerned they might receive a "hostile" reaction.The British band, led by Justin Hawkins,...

The Darkness Plotting World Tour

Reunited British rockers The Darkness are plotting a world tour to seal their comeback.The band, led by Justin Hawkins, is currently working on a third album after reforming earlier this year (11), and they will...

The Darkness Set For Intimate Comeback Shows

Reunited British rockers The Darkness are planning to treat fans to a trio of intimate shows ahead of their big comeback at the U.K.'s Download Festival next month (Jun11).The Brit Award-winning rockers, led by Justin...

The Darkness Announce Low Key Comeback Shows

The Darkness have announced three warm up shows ahead of their appearance at this year's Download Festival.The 'I Believe in a Thing Called Love' rockers will play the intimate shows in their home country ahead...

The Darkness And Plan B Join Sporting Fundraiser

Reformed rockers The Darkness, rapper Plan B, and singer/songwriter Pete Doherty are among British stars lining up to show off their ball skills at an upcoming charity soccer event.The I Believe in a Thing Called...

Robbie Williams Gets Darts Lessons

Robbie Williams is receiving secret darts lessons from Phil Taylor to help him beat his Take That bandmates. The British band are planning to host a huge tournament when they take to the road for...

The Darkness Confirm Reunion

British rockers The Darkness have confirmed they are reforming for a festival appearance this summer (11) and are working on tracks for a new album.The band, which split in 2006 over frontman Justin Hawkins' drug...

The Darkness Reform

The Darkness have reformed.Warring brothers Justin and Dan Hawkins have called an end to their feud and are set to hit the road for a series of concerts, including a number of festival dates.According to...

The Darkness Back Together

Madcap British rockers The Darkness are planning a low-key comeback if the launch of a new website is anything to go by.The group imploded in 2006 and split amid reports of alcohol abuse and in-fighting...

Patton Re-signs For More Darkness

FAITH NO MORE star MIKE PATTON is returning to the world of videogames and reprising his villainous role in THE DARKNESS sequel.The Epic singer voiced the character of possessed mafia hitman Jackie Estacado in the...

Katy Perry's Dad Praises Russell Brand

Katy Perry's dad has praised his new son-in-law Russell Brand.Keith Hudson - who is a Christian pastor - has confessed he couldn't have wished for a better son-in-law than the British comedian, as he makes...

Gary Lightbody's 'Natural' Music

Gary Lightbody's new music is "nothing like" Snow Patrol.The Northern Ireland-born singer confesses his side project Tired Pony - a collaboration with REM's Peter Buck - is more "natural" than his other band, as each...

Hawkins: 'The Darkness Will Not Reform'

British rocker JUSTIN HAWKINS has dismissed rumours THE DARKNESS is reforming after four years apart, insisting the band will not reunite.Hawkins left the group in 2006 after six years as its frontman, and went on...

The Darkness To Reform

The Darkness are reforming after brothers Justin and Dan Hawkins finally ended their bitter feud.The spandex-clad rock group split in 2006 when Justin left to battle drink and drug problems and the warring siblings have...

Blind Side Turns Out Twilight 'S Lights

The Blind Side turned out to be a real eye-opener for box-office analysts over the weekend as the movie held on to first place in its third weekend with an estimated $20.1 million -- about...

Russell Brand Needs God

Katy Perry's parents are urging Russell Brand to "go towards the light" and find God. The pastor parents of the 'I Kissed A Girl' singer recently met the British comedian - a former heroin addict...

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