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Hawkins Brothers Face Arthritis Scare

THE DARKNESS brothers JUSTIN and DAN HAWKINS are bravely facing the prospect of developing arthritis - because the genetic disease hangs over their family. Singer Justin and guitarist Dan's mother and sister already have...

Darkness And Metallica Win Kerrang! Awards

British glam rockers THE DARKNESS and veteran group METALLICA were the toast of the KERRANG! AWARDS in London last night (26AUG04). The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE foursome picked up Best British...

The Darkness Sacrifice Privacy For Fame

THE DARKNESS have allayed fears they're struggling to cope in the glare of the media spotlight - insisting there's plenty of time for privacy when their popularity wanes. The GROWING ON ME stars are...

The Darkness Lose Control

Rockers THE DARKNESS have blasted record company bosses for releasing their single LOVE IS ONLY A FEELING without their consent. The British band believe their laziness is to blame for allowing others to wrestle...

Slipknot Lead Kerrang! Nominations List

Rockers SLIPKNOT are heading the list of nominees at this year's (04) KERRANG! awards, after being named in four categories. The Iowa, America band have received nods in the Best Album, Best Video, Best...

The Darkness Scared They've Lost It

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS is terrified the band's next album will fail to live up to the success of their debut LP and be "sh*t". The British glam rockers burst into the charts...

Justin Hawkins: 'My Weight Battle'

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS continuously battles with his fluctuating weight. The singer is famous for his skinny frame and spandex suits - but he admits he swings between being overweight and dangerously thin....

The Darkness Topless Trauma

British rockers THE DARKNESS were left red-faced after daring a fan to go topless - only to discover "she" was actually a man. FRANKIE POULLAIN - who plays bass in the energetic four-piece -...

Ill Hawkins Cancels Gig

Glam rockers THE DARKNESS have pulled out of a music festival in Japan this weekend - because frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS is suffering from exhaustion. The band were scheduled to perform at the SUMMERSONIC festival...

Hawkins Goes After Car Thieves

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS plans to find the culprits who stole the wheels off his new JAGUAR - and he is armed with a shovel should he find them. The GROWING ON ME...

Darkness Star Left Stranded

Thieves have rendered THE DARKNESS rocker JUSTIN HAWKINS immobile, after stealing all the wheels from his luxury JAGUAR car. The spandex-clad singer was stunned to discover the $108,000 (GBP60,000) XK8 motor propped up on...

Darkness Frontman's Car Damaged

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS was horrified yesterday morning (03AUG04) to discover the wheels of his brand new Jaguar had been stolen overnight. The flamboyant glam rocker was devastated when he leant out of...

Hawkins's Doll To Hit American Toy Stores

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS is delighted girls will soon be playing with a doll version of himself. The PERMISSION TO LAND singer, 29, will be replicated into a miniature spandex-wearing toy to...

The Darkness Asked To Sign Dead Dog

British glam rock band THE DARKNESS encountered a strange request from a fan - to sign his grandma's dead dog. The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE group's drummer ED GRAHAM recalls...

Hawkins Defends His Fame Academy Attack

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS is "glad" he branded reality series FAME ACADEMY a "travesty" on a live British kids TV show. The PERMISSION TO LAND singer, 29, branded the BBC show "racist"...

The Darkness Mum Loves Bad Language Song

THE DARKNESS rockers JUSTIN and DAN HAWKINS find it impossible to offend their mother - because she has become accustomed to the bands' colourful language. In fact, SANDY's favourite song is the band's foul-mouthed...

The Darkness Were Dismissed By Glastonbury Boss As 'Novelty'

THE DARKNESS have hit out at the organisers of Britain's GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL, after they claimed the band demanded $1.8 million (GBP1 million) to perform at this year's event. Festival creator MICHAEL EAVIS also dismissed...

Hawkins Plans To Record New Material

THE DARKNESS fear they will lose the interest of fans if they don't start work on the follow up to their smash hit debut album soon. The glam rockers have barely finished performing and...

The Darkness Go Back To School

Rockers THE DARKNESS turned up unannounced at their old school to open a new music centre on Monday (26JUL04). Three members of the I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE group - JUSTIN and...

Jamelia: Darkness Too Big To Work With Me

LATEST: R+B beauty JAMELIA is anxious rockers THE DARKNESS would "look down their noses" at her if she asked them to collaborate on a single with her. The SEE IT IN A BOY'S EYES...

The Darkness To Make Gbp10 Million From 18 Date Tour

British rockers THE DARKNESS will net a staggering $18 million (GBP10 million) after agreeing to perform a 18 date arena tour this autumn (04). The GROWING ON ME hitmakers will tour their native Britain...

Stars Line Up For Miller Shows

LENNY KRAVITZ, JAMES BROWN, THE DARKNESS, VELVET REVOLVER and THE DOORS OF THE 21ST CENTURY are lining up to rock out for beer company MILLER BREWING COMPANY. The rockers will help the company celebrate...

Darkness Thrilled To Replace Bowie

Flamboyant rockers THE DARKNESS can't wait to headline this weekend's (10/11JUL04) T IN THE PARK music festival and promise they will "blow the place apart". The British band were promoted to the top of...

Darkness' Pouillain: 'Cracks' Are Appearing

Rockers THE DARKNESS are "sick to the back teeth of each other", according to bassist FRANKIE POUILLAIN. The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE band have been almost constantly on the road for...

Custom-made Guitars For Hawkins

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS is having custom-made guitars built in his name - to provide him with more freedom to leap around onstage. The specially designed, white JUSTIN HAWKINS SIGNATURE EDITION from American...

The Cure Star Blasts 'Comedy Band' The Darkness

THE CURE star ROBERT SMITH has blasted THE DARKNESS because they remind him how much he hated QUEEN. The goth superstar admits he thinks the I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE hitmakers are...

The Darkness Enjoy Metal Awards Victory

British rockers THE DARKNESS have added to their extraordinary awards collection by winning the best video gong at London's METAL HAMMER AWARDS yesterday (07JUN04). The flamboyant group won the award for their hit...

Hawkins Attacks Questions About Pierced Manhood

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS has furiously urged fans and journalists to stop interrogating him about his pierced penis. The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE singer is sick of endless questions about...

The Darkness Keep Pals The Wildhearts Alive

British rockers THE WILDHEARTS have credited THE DARKNESS for keeping them together - because they'd have split if the I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE hitmakers hadn't asked them on their tour. The...

Lemmy And Hawkins Bury The Hatchet

Outspoken rockers LEMMY and JUSTIN HAWKINS have called a truce on their feud - after meeting for peace talks in Los Angeles. The two men were locked in a bitter argument after it was...

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