Gig Review: The Darkness / Rews – York Barbican (17th December 2019)

While fans of pop music look forward to Michael Bublé being wheeled out of the cave he has been hiding in all year to spread a little bit of festival cheer, rock fans have what seems to be an annual rock n' rock pantomime provided by The Darkness to get them in the Christmas spirit. … Continue reading Gig Review: The Darkness / Rews – York Barbican (17th December 2019)

Album Review: The Darkness – Easter is Cancelled

In 2017, The Darkness unleashed their finest opus since their debut. Much like Permission to Land, Pinewood Smile was an album for the ages. It was the most Darkness album they’d ever recorded. Full of chunky, balls-out riffs, taking the piss out of Southern Rail, the music industry and questioning why good-looking people don’t cry … Continue reading Album Review: The Darkness – Easter is Cancelled

The Darkness release first single from “Easter is Cancelled”

The Darkness have released their brand new single "Rock And Roll Deserves To Die", accompanied by a brilliantly entertaining video. It’s the first taste of their jaw-droppingly ambitious new album Easter Is Cancelled, out on October 4th through Cooking Vinyl. From chiming, acoustic beginnings, "Rock And Roll Deserves To Die" explodes into an epic five-minute … Continue reading The Darkness release first single from “Easter is Cancelled”

Tour News: The Darkness, Light The Torch, Polaris, Rocklahoma, Rivers of Nihil

Here's all the latest news on various tours happening throughout the world of rock and metal! The Darkness/Live In Chelsea British hard-rock stalwarts, The Darkness, have been announced as special guests for a huge outdoor summer show in West London in the stunning grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, which will see the legendary Toto … Continue reading Tour News: The Darkness, Light The Torch, Polaris, Rocklahoma, Rivers of Nihil

The Darkness announce “Easter is Cancelled” UK/Ireland tour

Following the announcement of the forthcoming album prophecy Easter Is Cancelled due October 4th via Cooking Vinyl, The Darkness have announced they will be spreading their message across the land on a full UK and Ireland headline tour this winter and will play 18 dates starting in November 2019. Tickets are available for fans on pre-sale now with pre-orders of … Continue reading The Darkness announce “Easter is Cancelled” UK/Ireland tour

We’ll Be There: Rock the Coast Festival (14th-15th June)

It’s that time of year when we are all getting excited about the festival announcements for Download, Bloodstock and many of the others based here in the UK. I have a different plan, while many of you are packing your waterproofs and heading for Download, I will be breaking out my pasty legs in the … Continue reading We’ll Be There: Rock the Coast Festival (14th-15th June)