Justin Hawkins Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

12th October 2012

Quote: "I play tennis when I can but mostly I like taking pictures of my dog - in different scenarios, wearing different costumes." The Darkness frontman Justin Hawkins dresses up his dog in his spare time.

13th June 2011

Quote: "I think some of my obsessiveness has transferred to ink. I've lost count of how many tattoos I've got. But I'm covered in them - mostly musical instruments I admire." The Darkness frontman Justin Hawkins reveals his latest addiction after quitting drugs and alcohol in 2006.

12th June 2011

Quote: "When we split up our mums told us not to do it; we should have listened to them back then. This time around, they pushed us into getting back together and we did. We owe it to them." Rocker Justin Hawkins reveals the reason The Darkness decided to reform.

16th March 2011

Tweet: "Thanks for all the lovely messages of support. I'm gobsmacked and overwhelmed by all the positivity in and around The Darkness!" The Darkness frontman Justin Hawkins is thrilled by fans' reaction to news the band is getting back together after a five year hiatus.

6th February 2008

Fact: British rockers The Darkness have reformed under a new name, STONE GODS, without former frontman Justin Hawkins. The group split in 2006 following the departure of Hawkins.

12th December 2007

Fact: Former The Darkness frontman Justin Hawkins and pop singer Jamelia will provide the singing voices for characters on forthcoming BBC kids' cartoon FREEFONIX, which airs on British screens on 4 January (08).

21st May 2006

Quote: "This is all hard-earned fat and I'm having a great time. Beneath it still lies the beating heart of a rock Adonis." The Darkness frontman Justin Hawkins refuses to worry about piling on the pounds.

12th April 2006

Quote: "We've heard RUSSELL (CROWE) wants to have a night out with us while we're here, so, if you speak to him, tell him we're up for it." THE DARKNESS singer Justin Hawkins is ready for a night on the town Crowe during his visit Down Under for tonight's (12APR06) MTV Australian Video Music Awards.

19th February 2006

Fact: <p>The Darkness frontman Justin Hawkins wants his new guitar encrusted with 4,000 gems to ensure he becomes the first rock star to own a crystal-studded instrument. </p>

19th December 2005

Quote: <p>"I just ducked. What would you do if Courtney Love threw her knickers at you? You wouldn't want them to hit you, would you?" The Darkness frontman Justin Hawkins remembers his close call with diehard fan Courtney Love's underwear. </p>

25th November 2005

Quote: <p>"They only made CDs with storage capacity based on one of Beethoven's symphonies. It was 74 minutes long, so they thought that's the longest you'll ever need a CD to be. So it was music that dictated technology, really - it's usually the other way around." THE DARKNESS singer Justin Hawkins explains why CDs initially only had a 74-minute capacity. </p>

15th November 2005

Quote: <p>"It means we get better tables and better service - but I'm afraid to go to normal pubs as it could get a bit boisterous." The Darkness frontman Justin Hawkins considers the ups and downs of fame. </p>

14th November 2005

Quote: <p>"Watching Baker work is incredible. When I think about it, I get shivers and get weepy." The Darkness frontman Justin Hawkins was overjoyed to be working with legendary rock producer ROY THOMAS BAKER, the man behind Queen classic Bohemian Rhapsody. </p>

22nd February 2004

Quote: <p>"We're not boring like Coldplay. We don't take ourselves that seriously but we're still flying the flag for Britain." The Darkness frontman Justin Hawkins explains why his band won three Brit Awards. </p> <b>22/02/2004 14:09</b>

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