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The Darkness Cancel Tour Dates Due to Drummer’s Hip Injury

The Darkness
Wind-Up

British rock 'n' rollers the Darkness have been forced to postpone their upcoming Australia / New Zealand tour dates due to drummer Ed Graham's severe hip problems. Having already gone through "extensive surgery" several years ago, Graham has been playing through the pain for the last few weeks, but the drummer has now been advised to rest up and undergo testing before returning to his spot behind the kit.

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The Darkness Unveil Video for ‘With a Woman’

The Darkness
Vevo

The Darkness have unleashed a music video for their tune ‘With a Woman,' which marks the fourth single from the band’s 2012 disc ‘Hot Cakes.’ The clip delivers ‘Episode 1’ of what will likely take music fans on a trip down memory lane to a time when the hair was big and the videos were larger than life.

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The Darkness Frontman Justin Hawkins Falls Off Stage in Sweden

The Darkness Justin Hawkins
Ilya S. Savenok, Getty Images

The Darkness are known for their boundless energy and bringing their all to their live shows, but frontman Justin Hawkins' enthusiasm got the better of him at a recent show in Stockholm, Sweden when he took a tumble into the crowd.

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The Darkness Making Plans for 2014 Album

The Darkness Dan Hawkins
Jo Hale, Getty Images

The Darkness' reunion will continue beyond their 'Hot Cakes' album and guitarist Dan Hawkins says that fans shouldn't expect too long of a turnaround before a new record arrives.

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The Darkness To Launch ‘Let Them Eat Cakes’ World Tour in January 2013

The Darkness
Wind-Up Records

After a bit of an extended break, the Darkness returned in August with their latest disc ‘Hot Cakes,’ the follow-up to 2005's 'One Way Ticket to Hell... and Back.' Now, as if making up for lost time, the band is plotting to take their tasty musical treats out on the road again for a 2013 headlining run that will span 15 countries.

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Dan Hawkins of The Darkness Dishes on Owning a Custom Guitar Crafted for Jimmy Page

The Darkness
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

The Darkness recently returned with their new disc ‘Hot Cakes’ on Aug. 21, ending a six year drought of new music from the Brit rockers. In a new interview, guitarist Dan Hawkins talks about playing in a band with his brother Justin and owning a custom Les Paul that was made for the legendary Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin fame.

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The Darkness Offer Metal Cover of Radiohead’s ‘Street Spirit (Fade Out)’

Wind-Up Records
Wind-Up Records

You've heard just how long Thom Yorke can hold a falsetto note in the Radiohead classic 'Street Spirit (Fade Out).' So who would be the hard rock or metal equivalent? The Darkness' Justin Hawkins of course.

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The Word Alive vs. The Darkness – Cage Match

The Word Alive vs. The Darkness
Fearless / Wind-Up

Just as In This Moment were on the brink of entering the Cage Match Hall of Fame, Arizona metalcore band the Word Alive were able to knock the band off of their top spot. Now, the Word Alive begin their own trek to the Hall of Fame, but to gain their second win, they must defeat a group of rock 'n' roll juggernauts from merry old England.

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The Darkness Talk Reunion, Upcoming Album ‘Hot Cakes’ + More

The Darkness
Photo by Marianne Harris

The Darkness on Reunion + New Album

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The Darkness Break Out the Bear in ‘Everybody Have a Good Time’ Video

YouTube
YouTube

Music has missed the good-natured fun of the Darkness, but thankfully the band is back with their own brand of rock 'n' roll. The group has always had a sense of humor about their music, and it serves them well once again in the video for 'Everybody Have a Good Time.'

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