THE DARKNESS – Colorado 2018 (Concert Review)

THE DARKNESS – Colorado 2018 (Concert Review)

A Darkness concert can be described in one word: FUN. I witnessed the Hawkins brothers and company at the Gothic Theatre in Denver this past Saturday.  It was sold out with 1,200 fans of all ages packed into every square inch of the venue.  I was extremely thankful I had press passes; after I left the photo pit I found a nice spot right of stage to enjoy the show vs. fighting for a view…

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SWEDEN ROCK 2018 Enlists Two More Bands (News)

SWEDEN ROCK 2018 Enlists Two More Bands (News)

In addition to an already blistering lineup, Sweden Rock reveals two more. Just announced early this morning as joining the already massive band list at Sweden Rock 2018 are The Darkness and Glenn Hughes. Here’s the official announcement translated from Swedish via Google Translate: Two new acts are now confirmed for the Sweden Rock Festival: The Darkness and Glenn Hughes performs classic Deep Purple. The Darkness got a slight sensational breakthrough with the debut album Permission to Land…

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What Rocked in 2017? We Answer! – Best of 2017 ep307

What Rocked in 2017? We Answer! – Best of 2017 ep307

If you think Rock is dead, then we have three hours of audio that prove you wrong. The Best of 2017 features twenty songs from the best Rock and Metal albums released over the past year.  We’ve selected our top 10 albums and are going to spin tracks from each in a 3-hour marathon episode. Additionally, you’ll get discussion on some the events that made 2017 a banner year for Decibel Geek. Best of 2017…

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THE DARKNESS – Pinewood Smile (Album Review)

THE DARKNESS – Pinewood Smile (Album Review)

Even though the release date for this record is October, I received this in July for review and this one came out of left field for me. I follow the band’s various updates through their feeds and such, but quite a lot of it is cryptic and silly fun that the band represents so well, so was unprepared for new music from The Darkness. When they released a new song “All the Pretty Girls” some…

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The Darkness Show Review Toronto by Blair De Abreu

The Darkness Show Review Toronto by Blair De Abreu

Oct. 23 – 2015 – The Phoenix, Toronto, ON Oh, what do two out of towners do on a Friday night in downtown Toronto when the Blue Jays are playing a game 6 elimination game? It must be a sign that The Darkness just happen to have a song and play it live, entitled “Friday Night”. Still a decision must be made. Who am I kidding, already had tickets for months to see one of our favourite…

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Interview with Frankie Poullain of The Darkness

Interview with Frankie Poullain of The Darkness

I am a fan of The Darkness, no ifs, ands or buts about it, right from the start. I was fortunate enough to be in England on business when they were just hitting in their homeland, sadly I did not get to catch a show of theirs while there. That would have to wait some 10 years later and after 2 shows in Toronto at The Phoenix in 2012 and 2014, or somewhere around then…

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The Darkness: Last Of Our Kind Album Review

The Darkness: Last Of Our Kind Album Review

Album review: The Darkness: Last Of Our Kind Release Date: June 2, 2015 I recall central park in fall….wrong story wrong movie wrong precursor to another amazing English band. The Darkness. Who the hell is The Darkness? That is all I heard for many years in North America as I preached them to be the saviours of a mundane rock scene. All I had to do was go on a business trip to England, spend…

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The Darkness-Last Of Our Kind (June 2, 2015)

The Darkness-Last Of Our Kind (June 2, 2015)

The Darkness are returning! The Brit hard rockers probably most well know for their song “I Beleive In A Thing Called Love” are issuing their fourth full-length album, Last Of Our Kind, on June 2, 2015 to North American markets. The album sees new drummer Emily Dolan Davies (who has since left) replacing founding member Ed Graham who departed late last year under “mysterious circumstances”. Frontman Justin Hawkins said: “Last of Our Kind is a collection…

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