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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

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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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No. 24: The Darkness, ‘I Believe In a Thing Called Love’ – Top 21st Century Hard Rock Songs

The Darkness
Scarlet Page

There's a good chance that the Darkness' song ‘I Believe In a Thing Called Love’ got stuck in your head when it hit airwaves in 2003. Singer Justin Hawkins' falsetto vocals and the tune's epic melody made it a standout track among the other songs on radio at the time.

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The Darkness Debut New Single ‘Everybody Have a Good Time’

The Darkness
Scarlet Page

The Darkness made their triumphant return earlier this year with the song ‘Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us’ after a seven-year hiatus, but that was just a precursor to the fun that they had in store.

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The Darkness Recall Autographing a Man’s Rump and a Stuffed Dog’s Privates

The Darkness
Photo by Marianne Harris

We recently had the pleasure of interviewing Darkness frontman Justin Hawkins and drummer Ed Graham. At the end of a captivating conversation with half of the British rock giants, the duo reminisced about some of their most memorable encounters with fans, which included signing a man's rump and penning an autograph on the testicles of a stuffed family dog.

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The Darkness Desecrate $120 Million Painting ‘The Scream’ for ‘Funny or Die’

The Darkness
Photo by Marianne Harris

As a part of their illustrious comeback after a five-year hiatus, British rockers the Darkness have chosen to celebrate the occasion by dropping their very own dung onto the iconic Edward Munch painting 'The Scream.' Luckily for all of us, the fine people at Funny or Die were there to document the "artistic statement."

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Filed Under: Category: Funny, News, Videos, WTF

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