1. The Darkness Returns From Hiatus With New Material

    August 09, 2012 4:00 PM EDT ''The world needs the Darkness," declares Justin Hawkins, the group's mustachioed guitarist and falsetto-voiced singer, "whether it knows it or not." As with most things concerning the Darkness - the ludicrously attir ...

  2. The Darkness Declares 'Nothing's Gonna Stop Us' on Comeback Single

    February 01, 2012 3:50 PM EST 0 0 0 Six years must seem like nothing to The Darkness : it's been over a half-decade since the glam rockers released a stitch of new music, but on their comeback single, "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us," the reunited group is up to its old, ...

  3. The Darkness' Hawkins on Reunion: 'We Understand Each Other Now'

    December 20, 2011 3:20 PM EST 0 0 0 The Darkness is well into its third album, although plans for its eventual release are "pretty vague" according to guitarist Dan Hawkins. Still, the British rockers have "nine of the required songs done, all finished, all sounding shi ...

  4. The Darkness Announces 2012 U.S. Tour, Plot New Album

    December 05, 2011 1:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Eight years and a messy breakup after the release of their out-of-nowhere hit single, "I Believe in a Thing Called Love," reunited rockers The Darkness have announced plans to reestablish themselves in the United States with a new album an ...

  5. The Darkness Reuniting for Festival Gig, New Album

    March 15, 2011 10:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 British hard rock band The Darkness is reforming after a five-year break to perform at the Download festival on June 10 as the warm-up act for Def Leppard , they announced on their website on Tuesday. Before the event, the quartet from eastern Engla ...

  6. Meat Loaf Brings 'Teddy Bear' To America

    May 03, 2010 2:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 M eat Loaf is hoping that "Hang Loose, Teddy Bear" will have a life beyond its musical incarnation. The 13 songs on the new album, which comes out May 11 in North America, are companion pieces to a short story written by screenwriter direc ...

  7. Just Signed: Justin Hawkins, Kobalt Music Group, Arthouse, Mitch Alla

    March 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT - Darkness frontman Justin Hawkins has signed a global administration and creative services deal with Kobalt Music Group for all future songs, including recent collaborations with Meatloaf and Adam Lambert. Hawkins has also fronted two other acts, ...

  8. Adam Lambert Reveals Single Details And Muse Collaboration, Defends Album Cover

    October 29, 2009 11:03 AM EDT 0 0 0 A dam Lambert is once again taking to Twitter to reveal details about his Nov. 23 debut album, "For Your Entertainment." On Wednesday afternoon (Oct. 28), the "American Idol" singer told fans that his debut single will be the alb ...

  9. March 17, 2009

    March 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – A judge in London orders Paul McCartney to pay Heather Mills $48.6 million to settle their divorce. The court also orders McCartney to pay $70,000 annually in child support for the couple’s 4-year-old daughter, Beatrice. 2006 – Rapper Lumumba ...

  10. This Day in Music

    October 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Singer Justin Hawkins announces that he has left British band the Darkness to continue his drug rehabilitation. 2006 - Singer Justin Hawkins announces that he has left British band the Darkness to continue his drug rehabilitation. 2004 - The ...

  11. Justin Hawkins Starts Fresh With Hot Leg

    October 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The collapse of his former band, the Darkness, and an unsuccessful attempt to represent the United Kingdom in 2007's Eurovision Song Contest have hardly dampened Justin Hawkins' drive. The collapse of his former band, the Darkness, and an ...

  12. This Day in Music

    October 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Singer Justin Hawkins announces that he has left British band the Darkness to continue his drug rehabilitation. 2006 - Singer Justin Hawkins announces that he has left British band the Darkness to continue his drug rehabilitation. 2004 - The ...

  13. Darkness Lead Singer Hawkins Quits Band

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Singer Justin Hawkins has left British band the Darkness to continue his drug rehabilitation. Hawkins revealed his intentions today (Oct. 11) in an interview with the Sun newspaper. "It will be an uph Singer Justin Hawkins has left British band ...

  14. The Darkness Refutes Label Rumors

    August 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In the same statement, the group revealed that frontman Justin Hawkins entered a rehab facility last week to address unspecified substance abuse issues. U.K. glam rock act the Darkness has taken to its Web site to deny rumors it has been dropped by ...

  15. The Darkness Keeps Rocking On New CD

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 U.K. rock act the Darkness has nailed down the track list for its second album, "One Way Ticket to Hell... and Back." U.K. rock act the Darkness has nailed down the track list for its second album, "One Way Ticket to Hell... and Back. ...

  16. Blunt Leads U.K. Album Chart Again

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 James Blunt's five-week run at the top of the U.K. singles chart with "You're Beautiful" (Atlantic) was ended yesterday (Aug. 21) by boy band McFly, who opened at No. 1 with "I'll Be OK" (Universal Is James Blunt&# ...

  17. The Darkness Envelops New York

    September 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 U.K. import the Darkness will play arguably the most important show of its career tonight (Sept. 18) before a sold-out audience at the Bowery Ballroom in New York. U.K. import the Darkness will play arguably the most important show of its career ton ...