Hot Leg song featured on Channel 4 AdvertUK Television channel Channel 4/E4 are using 'Cocktails' by Hot Leg (Justin Hawkins' former band) on their advert for upcoming shows 'Big Bang Theory' and '2 Broke Girls'. Clips of the song are used and no vocals in the brief advert.
25 Nov 2012
Ginger Wildheart to Support The Darkness on UK/Europe TourGinger from the band The Wildhearts will be supporting The Darkness with his solo band, on their UK and Europe tour dates in March 2013.
The Wildhearts supported The Darkness in 2003/4 and Ginger is a close friend of the band.
Ginger tweeted the following earlier today:
Joyous news abounds & keeps-a-comin'. I, along with my wonderful solo band, will be supporting The Darkness on their March UK and Euro tour.— Ginger Wildheart (@Gingernyc) November 22, 2012
So very chuffed to be playing with me old muckers @thedarkness again. Love those fellers. Proper big man love too.— Ginger Wildheart (@Gingernyc) November 22, 2012
22 Nov 2012
Joan Jett and The Blackhearts support The Darkness in Australia?From Contact Music:
"The first wave of tour announcement sees the band kicking off the New Year in North America, before venturing back to the UK and Europe for February/March.
An April 2013 revisit to Australia (where they will be joined by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts for the tour), also sees the band returning to New Zealand for the first time since the Big Day Out festival in 2004."
BBC News: A Serious Justin At LastBBC News recently posted an article about famous people named Justin, and included Justin Hawkins in the article:
"Sure, there are a few famous Justins. Justin Timberlake, the singer and actor, is probably the best known. Or maybe the newer kid on the block, the teenyboppers' favourite, Justin Bieber.
There has been success for the frontman of the not-entirely serious rock band The Darkness, Justin Hawkins, not to mention the comedian Justin Lee Collins."
Read the full article at BBC News.
13 Nov 2012
The Darkness 'Let Them Eat Cakes' 2013 World Tour"Part One" of The Darkness' 2013 World Tour has been revealed as on our Tour Dates Page.
UK Dates on sale now. Check your local listings for ticket details worldwide or see the details on the tour dates page.
13 Nov 2012
The Darkness World Tour Dates 2013 - more newsFurther to the announcement that The Darkness are planning a World Tour in 2013, a poster had been released featuring an outline of where they will be playing in what months, from the Official Facebook Page.
It seems they will be touring the UK in March, and also Europe in February/March. There are also dates in Australia and New Zealand in April as well as USA dates at the start of the year.
Edit: News from Facebook:
"First wave of world tour announcement happens tomorrow! First tickets to go on sale will be the UK ones, which will be available FRIDAY morning. BUT... we're doing a two day special presale, so tickets will be available from our website (http://www.theactualdarkness.com/tour-dates) from midday tomorrow!! UK tour cities are GLASGOW, MANCHESTER, WOLVERHAMPTON, NEWCASTLE, SHEFFIELD and LONDON. Full details tomorrow morning. Watch this space!! x"
06 Nov 2012
The Darkness new UK/World tour dates for 2013 news soon?The Darkness' Official Facebook Page yesterday:
"Far be it from us to want to find ourselves branded as "teasers", BUT; you can expect news in the next week or so of 'part one' of our 2013 world tour! You're welcome.
Also the following was posted on Twitter:
03 Nov 2012
LA Weekly:Photos - The Darkness Live at Club Nokia, Los AngelesLA Weekly have a slideshow of photos from The Darkness' live performance in Los Angeles at Club Nokia, 24th October 2012.
03 Nov 2012