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Hawkins Turns Arty For Solo Project

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS is so protective of his new solo album BLUE WHALE, he's insisting on designing all the artwork for the project so no one interferes with his "artistic vision". The...

Hawkins Hits Back At Bbc Dj

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS has hit out at a British radio after she mocked his solo debut - a cover version of SPARKS's 1974 hit THIS TOWN AIN'T BIG ENOUGH FOR THE BOTH OF...

The Darkness Woo Turner

THE DARKNESS are wooing TINA TURNER out of retirement to sing with them on a new track. But the flamboyant British rockers fear they might have to amend the name of their tune W**KER...

The Darkness Replace Poullain

THE DARKNESS have confirmed their new bassist is RICHIE EDWARDS - filling the gap left by FRANKIE POULLAIN's 'sacking' in May (05). Edwards, originally a guitar technician for guitarist DAN HAWKINS, was the hot...

The Darkness Omit Former Member From Album

LATEST: British rockers THE DARKNESS have refused to feature their former bass player on their forthcoming album - despite his claims he co-wrote their eagerly awaited follow-up to PERMISSION TO LAND. Guitarist DAN...

Hawkins Urges Moss To Leave Doherty

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS has urged supermodel KATE MOSS to end her romance with PETE DOHERTY, insisting the former drug addict is a "waste of space". The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED...

No Love Lost Between Hawkins And Poullain

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS has slammed the group's recently departed bassist FRANKIE POULLAIN, by declaring the rockers will be looking for a replacement "who can play their instrument". The I BELIEVE IN A...

The Darkness: 'We Haven't Replaced Poullain'

LATEST: THE DARKNESS have rubbished reports they've found a replacement for newly departed bassist FRANKIE POULLAIN - insisting to suggest otherwise is "totally premature". The flamboyant British rockers parted company with Poullain on Monday...

The Darkness Find A Replacement

British glam rockers THE DARKNESS have reportedly found a replacement for their recently departed bassist FRANKIE POULLAIN. The guitarist quit the I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE stars on Monday (23MAY05) after clashing...

Poullain Quits The Darkness

THE DARKNESS is now a glam rock trio after bassist FRANKIE POULLAIN sensationally quit the band after only one album. The English group leapt to international fame in 2003 with a string of hit...

The Darkness Channel Hero Mercury

Rock legend FREDDIE MERCURY is helping glam rockers THE DARKNESS record their new album, from beyond the grave. Frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS is a massive fan of Mercury - who died of AIDS in 1991...

Darkness Buy Sports Cars

The producer of THE DARKNESS' new album is so confident of its success, he has told the band to order sports cars for themselves. ROY THOMAS BAKER is thrilled with the work he has...

Darkness Feud Over Album Name

British rockers THE DARKNESS are embroiled in a serious row - over the name for their follow-up album to 2003's PERMISSION TO LAND. Flamboyant singer JUSTIN HAWKINS has failed to settle on a title...

Darkness Star Releases Solo Work

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS has temporarily stepped away from his rock outfit to record a solo album. The flamboyant singer plans to capitalise on the excitement generated by the forthcoming release of The...

Darkness Team Up With Lemar

British rockers THE DARKNESS were so impressed with R+B star LEMAR's unique cover of their hit I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE, they have agreed to record with the singer. The 26-year-old R+B...

Hawkins Plans Darts Tv Contest

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS is hoping TV bosses will give him his broadcasting break as the presenter of a darts show he's dreamt up. The GROWING ON ME rocker is such a fan...

The Darkness Look For Easy Life

Glam rockers THE DARKNESS have warned fans they are planning to cut back on live performances now they've made their name. The band quickly attracted a massive fanbase through an exhaustive concert schedule that...

The Darkness Furious About Brits Snub

Flamboyant rockers THE DARKNESS are still furious they weren't nominated at February's (05) prestigious BRIT AWARDS. The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE band, who won three gongs at the ceremony last year...

Hawkins Determined To Prove Critics Wrong

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS is determined to prove his band's critics wrong with their second album - even though he's struggling to compose potentially chart-topping tunes. The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED...

Darkness Record In Queen Studio

THE DARKNESS are communing with the late FREDDIE MERCURY by recording the follow-up album to PERMISSION TO LAND in QUEEN's old studio. The flamboyant British rockers are currently hard at work in the studio...

Darkness Struggling To Make Second Album

THE DARKNESS fear their eagerly-awaited second album won't be ready until September (05) - because the British rockers are struggling to write new songs. The band's frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS is considering calling the disc...

Hawkins' Model Birthday Present

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS received an unusual present for his 30th birthday yesterday (17MAR05) - a life-size waxwork of himself from London's Madame Tussauds museum. The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE...

Madonna To Rock Out On Next Album

Pop superstar MADONNA is heading in a new direction on her next album, which will see her ditching dance-flavoured tracks in favour of a more rocking sound. The MATERIAL GIRL, who spends much of...

Darkness Censored For Dubai Performance

British rockers THE DARKNESS have been ordered to clean up their act for a performance in Dubai. Frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS has been warned that swearing and wearing his trademark catsuit would deeply offend the...

Live Aid 2 Planned For Tsunami Victims

Bosses of a major British stadium are calling on bands like U2, COLDPLAY and THE DARKNESS to help raise millions for the victims of the Asian tsunami - by performing at a LIVE AID-style extravaganza....

Band Aid Rules British Christmas Charts

BAND AID 20's reworking of hit charity single DO THEY KNOW IT'S CHRISTMAS is the British Christmas number one - after spending four weeks ruling the airwaves. Top stars including COLDPLAY, ROBBIE WILLIAMS, DIDO,...

Aristocrats Fight Over The Darkness

Two British aristocrats are battling to provide a venue for glam rockers THE DARKNESS's first ever gig in their native Suffolk. The EARL OF STRADBROKE's son HEKTOR ROUS and LORD SOMERLEYTON's son HUGH CROSSLEY...

Bono Hates His Band Aid Line

U2 rocker BONO hates the line he battled JUSTIN HAWKINS to sing in BAND AID 20's charity song DO THEY KNOW IT'S CHRISTMAS? The Irish singer famously fought THE DARKNESS frontman for the right...

Darkness Buy Rural Sheep Farm

Flamboyant rockers THE DARKNESS are buying a rural farm in their native Britain so they can rehearse in peace away from the bright lights of London. The GROWING ON ME band, fronted by JUSTIN...

Mcfly Scoop Five Smash Hits Awards

Boyband McFLY were the champions of last night's (21NOV04) SMASH HITS POLL WINNERS' party after collecting a staggering five awards. The FIVE COLOURS IN HER HAIR foursome - DANNY JONES, TOM FLETCHER, HARRY JUDD...

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