Articles Tagged 'The Darkness'

Carol singers at Bath Christmas Market (Pic: Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

10 British Holiday Songs Every American Should Know

We’ve already named the three key songs without which no British Christmas would be complete, and our sister site Mind The Gap has compiled a list of songs that will remind every British ex-pat of home, simply because they are currently blasting out of every shop doorway and will continue to do so until Boxing […]

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Move Over Nessie: Five Mythical British Beasts

The Loch Ness monster is one of the most famous mythical beasts in the world, up there with Sasquatch and the yeti and the perfect wife for TV’s Simon Cowell. But Nessie is by no means the only made-up beastie to come from the British Isles. In fact, for such a small geographical area, there […]

The Darkness Are Back, And ‘Terrified’

It might have been a long time coming, but today sees the triumphant return of one Britain’s most preposterous bands, the Darkness, to the kind of huge audiences they once considered part of their daily routine. The band, who shot to fame in 2003, then almost as quickly shot away again, amid brotherly rows and […]

Glam Band The Darkness to Reunite, Record New Material

This is either great or dreadful news, depending on your musical tastes: one of the most popular Brit bands of the mid-2000s, The Darkness, have reformed after splitting five years ago, reports BBC Newsbeat. The Suffolk-based quartet, helmed by their oft-shirtless pistol of a frontman Justin Hawkins, wore David Lee Roth hair and powered out […]