The Darkness

  1. Rick Springfield's Interactive Album App Reaches New Audiences

    November 08, 2012 9:41 AM EST Rick Interactive: An exclusive screenshot of the online version for Springfield's interactive album content. As musicians continue to recognize the power of mobile devices as a tool for interactive artistic expression and as a way to reach fa ...

  2. Sonisphere Music Festival Canceled: Adam Lambert and Queen Reunion Isn't Happening

    March 28, 2012 7:54 PM EDT After much fanfare, the big Queen performance featuring "American Idol" alum Adam Lambert at Sonisphere2012 isn't going to happen. The music festival has apparently been canceled. Adam Lambert to Perform With Queen at U.K. Festival ...

  3. Videos: All 2012 Super Bowl Music Ads, From Elton John to the Darkness, And More

    February 05, 2012 11:39 PM EST Music was back in a big way at the Super Bowl Sunday night. Artists like Elton John, Melanie Amaro, Motley Crue and The Darkness made on-camera appearances, while Echo & The Bunnymen, The Cult and James Brown had some of the most talked-about ...

  4. Liverpool Sound City Deemed A Success

    June 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The inaugural Liverpool Sound City conference and music showcase event has been declared a "massive success" by its organizers, following the confab's culmination last weekend. From May 27-30, more than 200 bands staged concerts in ...

  5. In The City OZ Postponed

    February 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Tony Wilson, co-founder and co-curator of Manchester, England's In The City (ITC) seminar and showcase event, has postponed the Australian version due to health issues. In The City AAA (Australia, Australasia, Asia) was to have been held for ...

  6. In The City Heads Down Under

    November 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Event expands to Australia in November. In The City (ITC), the U.K.'s annual city-based A&R confab and music festival, is heading Down Under. Launched 15 years ago in Manchester, England's northern musical center, the ITC promotes th ...

  7. Madonna Leads MTV Oz Award Nominations

    February 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST With five nominations, Madonna is the frontrunner leading up to the second MTV Australia Video Music Awards, to be held at the Sydney SuperDome on April 12. With five nominations, Madonna is the frontrunner leading up to the second MTV Australia V ...

  8. Nokia And Live Nation In Ticketing Pact

    February 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST New service provides concert tickets via handsets. Nokia, the world's biggest mobile-phone manufacturer, has joined forces with leading international music promoter Live Nation to unveil today (Feb. 1) a new U.K. digital-ticketing service cal ...

  9. Nokia And Live Nation In Ticketing Pact

    February 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Nokia, the world's biggest mobile-phone manufacturer, has joined forces with leading international music promoter Live Nation to unveil today (Feb. 1) a new U.K. digital-ticketing service called ticke Nokia, the world's biggest mobile-ph ...

  10. Darkness Split With Bassist

    May 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT British rock band the Darkness has split with bassist Frankie Poullain citing "musical differences." British rock band the Darkness has split with bassist Frankie Poullain citing "musical differences." According to a statement ...

  11. Darkness Split With Bassist

    May 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT British rock band the Darkness has split with bassist Frankie Poullain citing "musical differences." British rock band the Darkness has split with bassist Frankie Poullain citing "musical differences." According to a statement ...

  12. U.K. Band Aid Single Set For Download

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST The new "Band Aid 20" charity single is being prepared for release as a download from British online music services at midnight tomorrow (Nov. 17). The new "Band Aid 20" charity single is being prepared for release as a downloa ...

  13. U.K. Band Aid Single Set For Download

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST The new "Band Aid 20" charity single is being prepared for release as a download from British online music services at midnight tomorrow (Nov. 17). The new "Band Aid 20" charity single is being prepared for release as a downloa ...

  14. U.K. Band Aid Single Set For Download

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST The new "Band Aid 20" charity single is being prepared for release as a download from British online music services at midnight tomorrow (Nov. 17). The new "Band Aid 20" charity single is being prepared for release as a downloa ...

  15. Mercury To Release New Band Aid Single

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music U.K. & Ireland chairman/CEO Lucian Grainge has revealed to Billboard.biz initial details of the all-star recording of a "Band Aid III" charity single. Universal Music U.K. & Ireland chairman/CEO Lucian Grainge ...

  16. Mercury To Release New Band Aid Single

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music U.K. & Ireland chairman/CEO Lucian Grainge has revealed to Billboard.biz initial details of the all-star recording of a "Band Aid III" charity single. Universal Music U.K. & Ireland chairman/CEO Lucian Grainge ...

  17. Jay-Z's Six-Pack Tops MTV VMA Noms

    July 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Miami arena is biggest venue ever for show. Rapper Jay-Z leads the field for the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards, with six nominations for "99 Problems." OutKast, No Doubt and Beyoncé are right behind with five nods each. This year's sh ...

  18. Fuse Broadcasts Free 'Downloads'

    June 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-video network Fuse is encouraging its viewers to download songs without paying for them. But there's nothing illicit going on. In an industry first, the network is giving away legal downloads as Music-video network Fuse is encouraging i ...

  19. Local Ladies Win Big at Japan's MTV Video Awards

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Japanese female vocalists Ayumi Hamasaki, Namie Amuro and Mika Nakashima (Sony) were the big winners at the third annual MTV Video Music Awards Japan, held in Tokyo on Sunday (May 23). Japanese female vocalists Ayumi Hamasaki, Namie Amuro and Mika ...

  20. London Fleadh To Return After Year Off

    March 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Mean Fiddler Music Group (MFMG) will resurrect its Fleadh festival on June 20 in London. The British promoter canceled the Irish music festival last year, citing a lack of headlining acts. Mean Fiddler Music Group (MFMG) will resurrect its Fleadh ...

  21. London Fleadh To Return After Year Off

    March 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Mean Fiddler Music Group (MFMG) will resurrect its Fleadh festival on June 20 in London. The British promoter canceled the Irish music festival last year, citing a lack of headlining acts. Mean Fiddler Music Group (MFMG) will resurrect its Fleadh ...

  22. WMI Inks European Realtones Deal With T-Mobile

    March 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Warner Music International (WMI) has entered a deal to sell realtones via T-Mobile International, the cell-phone arm of German telecommunications giant Deutsche Telekom. Warner Music International (WMI) has entered a deal to sell realtones via T-M ...

  23. WMI Inks European Realtones Deal With T-Mobile

    March 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Warner Music International (WMI) has entered a deal to sell realtones via T-Mobile International, the cell-phone arm of German telecommunications giant Deutsche Telekom. Warner Music International (WMI) has entered a deal to sell realtones via T-M ...

  24. U.K. CD Albums Market Shows Gains

    February 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Shipments of CD albums in the U.K. shot up 5.6% during 2003 to 234 million units, according to figures from the British Phonographic Industry (BPI). Shipments of CD albums in the U.K. shot up 5.6% during 2003 to 234 million units, according to fig ...

  25. U.K. CD Albums Market Shows Gains

    February 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Shipments of CD albums in the U.K. shot up 5.6% during 2003 to 234 million units, according to figures from the British Phonographic Industry (BPI). Shipments of CD albums in the U.K. shot up 5.6% during 2003 to 234 million units, according to fig ...

  26. Beyoncé, OutKast To Play Brits

    January 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Beyoncé and OutKast will perform the latter's hit "Hey Ya!" together at the Brit Awards Feb. 17 at London's Earls Court, Billboard.biz has learned. Beyoncé and OutKast will perform the latter's hit "Hey Ya!&q ...

  27. Beyoncé, OutKast To Play Brits

    January 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Beyoncé and OutKast will perform the latter's hit "Hey Ya!" together at the Brit Awards Feb. 17 at London's Earls Court, Billboard.biz has learned. Beyoncé and OutKast will perform the latter's hit "Hey Ya!&q ...

  28. EMI Is No. 1 In Euro Album Chart Share

    December 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST EMI took the lead in European albums chart share this year. According to a full-year aggregate of the European charts compiled by Billboard, the London-based major had a 25.9% share of the albums char EMI took the lead in European albums chart sha ...

  29. EMI Is No. 1 In Euro Album Chart Share

    December 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST EMI took the lead in European albums chart share this year. According to a full-year aggregate of the European charts compiled by Billboard, the London-based major had a 25.9% share of the albums char EMI took the lead in European albums chart sha ...

  30. EMI Is No. 1 In Euro Album Chart Share

    December 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST EMI took the lead in European albums chart share this year. According to a full-year aggregate of the European charts compiled by Billboard, the London-based major had a 25.9% share of the albums char EMI took the lead in European albums chart sha ...