Posts Tagged ‘The Darkness’

LIVE: Stone Free Festival @ The O2, London (18/06/2016)

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Date: June 18th 2016
Venue: The O2, London
Website: www.stonefreefestival.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/stonefreefestival
Twitter: www.twitter.com/stonefreefest

Brand new for 2016, Stone Free Festival raised some eyebrows when announcing Alice Cooper and Rick Wakeman to headline the 20,000 capacity The O2 Arena but the promise of a full day festival extravaganza encompassing the whole site was an exciting prospect. Though the term “extravaganza” may have been pushing the boat out quite a bit, with the stages (some non-music) and rare vinyl sales holding a disconnect, thankfully the line-up was full of gems to keep the day exciting, despite some inconveniences along the way.

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FEATURE: 12 Days Of Rockmas

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Christmas is just around the corner but then again, if the shops are anything to go by it’s been “just around the corner” since fucking September.  By now you are no doubt infuriated by the 2001 tracklist of ‘Now That’s What I Call Christmas!’ that’s been constantly blasting away for the last… forever, and quite frankly, we are too.  So, to shake things up a bit the DEAD PRESS! Staff came up with the ’12 Days of Rockmas’, a festive Fuck You playlist of Rock and Metal Christmas themed songs.  With only 12 days until the Big Jebus Birthday Showdown be sure to whack these Noel Nasty’s on your tinsel covered speakers, kick over a snowman, lace the crackers with gunpowder, drink all the sherry and turn it up to 11.

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VIDEO: The Darkness – I Am Santa

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The Darkness have confirmed plans to release an upcoming Christmas single. The song, entitled ‘I Am Santa’, will drop on Xmas day, and also be available on an reissue of their latest LP ‘The Last Of Our Kind’, out now (which will feature three other brand new tracks). You can find the ‘I Am Santa’ video below:

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VIDEO: The Darkness – Last Of Our Kind

British hard rockers The Darkness have just unveiled a music video to accompany ‘Last Of Our Kind’, the title-track from their recently released fourth record. You can stream and watch the video below:

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LIVE: Download Festival @ Donington Park (Sunday – 14/06/2015)

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Date: June 14th, 2015
Venue: Donington Park, Donington
Website: www.downloadfestival.co.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/downloadfest
Twitter: www.twitter.com/downloadfest

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Known far and wide for the hallowed grounds on which many of rock’s heroes of the past, present and in time future have walked and played on, Donington’s Download Festival is the UK’s most prestigious rock and metal festival. Back once again, as it is every year, equipped with a line-up that draws in an impressive crowd, we got into the thick of it for the whole weekend for what could arguably be the best weekend in music all year long.

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NEWS: Young Guns & The Darkness named as secret bands for Download Festival 2015!

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With Download Festival coming our way in just a few more days, the festival organisers have now confirmed the two secret bands they’ve been keeping close to their chest for the past few months. Both British alternative rock outfit Young Guns and hard rock spandex lovers The Darkness will be joining the festival bill this year.

Young Guns will be performing at 9:30pm on Friday (June 12th) over at Jake’s Stage/Fourth Stage, whereas The Darkness will perform their set at 3:00pm on Sunday (June 14th) on the Maverick Stage/Third Stage.

You can find a revised list of this year’s stage times following the new additions to the bill here.

This year’s Download Festival takes place on June 12th-14th 2015 at Donington Park, Derbyshire. You can purchase tickets and find more information over on the festival’s official website (here).

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ALBUM: The Darkness – Last Of Our Kind

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Release Date: June 1st, 2015
Label: Kobalt Label Services
Website: www.thedarkness.co.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/thedarknessofficial
Twitter: www.twitter.com/thedarkness

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Exploding in a shower of glam glitter and eighties extravagance, homegrown quartet The Darkness were the surprise mainstream darlings of the early noughties, with their chart-bothering debut album ‘Permission To Land’ delivering a masterclass in rock ‘n’ roll fireworks, albeit with its tongue planted firmly in cheek.

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AUDIO: The Darkness – Last Of Our Kind (Album Stream)

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Retro rock heavyweights The Darkness have released a full stream of their new record ‘Last Of Our Kind’, which is set to officially drop on June 1st via Kobalt Label Services. You can listen to it by clicking below:

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AUDIO: The Darkness – Hammer & Tongs

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British rock heavyweights The Darkness have unveiled a stream of their new track ‘Hammer & Tongs’, which is lifted from their upcoming record ‘Last Of Our Kind’, out June 1st via Kobalt Label Services. Check it out below:

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NEWS: The Darkness confirm November/December UK tour!

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British rock heavyweights The Darkness have confirmed the dates for their upcoming November/December UK tour, which you can check out below:

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