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Justin Hawkins Left 'Limping' After Doing David Lee Roth-style Split Stage Jump

Justin Hawkins suffered a hamstring injury after doing a "David Lee Roth-style split jump" on stage.The Darkness frontman hasn't been able to run due to sustaining a leg injury while trying to copy the former...

The Darkness Launch Christmas Beer Named After Festive Hit

The Darkness has released a beer named after their festive hit 'Christmas Time (Don't Let The Bells End)'.The band - comprised of Frankie Poullain, Rufus Taylor, and brothers Justin and Dan Hawkins - have collaborated...

The Darkness Think Last Of Our Kind Is Their Heaviest Lp

The Darkness' bassist Frankie Poullain thinks their new LP 'Last of Our Kind' is their ''heaviest'' and ''best'' record.The 48-year-old rocker admitted the album has ''surpassed'' their other albums in his eyes because there is...

Dan Hawkins: Darkness Nearly Killed Me

Dan Hawkins thought he would die if he carried on drinking. The Darkness guitarist got caught up in alcohol-fuelled chaos with the band after the success of their debut album 'Permission To Land' in 2003...

Justin Hawkins: My Catsuit Drama

The Darkness' most vivid memory of their career is when frontman Justin Hawkins first wore a catsuit on stage.The flamboyant frontman went against his bandmates wishes by wriggling into the tight one-piece in the back...

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 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...

Justin Hawkins' Drug Abuse Ruined The Darkness

Former THE DARKNESS guitarist DAN HAWKINS has blamed his frontman brother's drug abuse for the collapse of the British band. Hawkins - who has since formed a new band, Stone Gods, with ex-The Darkness members...

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...

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...

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