The Darkness

Festival Review: Groovin The Moo – Adelaide Showgrounds (28.04.17)

May 1, 2017

Groovin The Moo kicked off in Adelaide on Friday, with the sold-out festival returning hard and fast with another stellar line-up of national and international acts, plus a very controversial petting zoo and an even more scandalous venue change. The day promised drizzling showers and some of the coldest temperatures Adelaide had experienced all year, […]

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The Darkness on the state of rock & roll, returning to Australia and being larger than life

March 22, 2017

When The Darkness emerged on the scene they were larger than life. Presenting an incredibly unique take on the hectic nature of rock and roll, they really were a breath of fresh air to the industry and between the release of their debut album in 2003 to now, agenda wise, thankfully, not a whole lot […]

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Against Me!, The Darkness, Amy Shark & more confirmed for Groovin The Moo 2017

January 31, 2017

Returning for its majestic 13th year this April and May, Groovin The Moo has dropped its line up for 2017 – throwing back to some of our favourite international bands (plus some names primed to be introduced to Australians for the first time), not to mention a class cut of Australian talent in the mix. With […]

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Greg McLean’s The Darkness brings the horror in new trailer

February 15, 2016

The director of the classic Australian horror film Wolf Creek is bringing new horror film The Darkness to audience this May. The Greg McLean-directed film stars Kevin Bacon, Radha Mitchell, Matt Walsh and Jennifer Morrison and centers on a family that returns home from a trip to the Grand Canyon – only to bring a malicious supernatural force along […]

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Live Review: The Darkness – The Enmore Theatre, Sydney (13.11.15)

November 16, 2015

Friday night I donned my most obnoxious striped pants to see 80’s power rockers The Darkness play the Enmore Theatre in Sydney. The band took the stage with flamboyance, Justin Hawkins sporting a gregarious black and white pinstriped suit, complete with suspenders and his name emblazoned in metallics across the back, validating my calculated fashion […]

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Live Review: The Darkness + APES – HQ, Adelaide (06.11.15)

November 10, 2015

The Darkness last played Thebarton Theatre on their last Australian tour, so to see that they had downgraded slightly HQ wasn’t too much of a worry. If you’d seen them before, you’d known that they’re more than capable of putting on a brilliantly entertaining show regardless of the room. On a Friday night in Adelaide […]

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the AU Weekend Gig Guide: November 6th – November 8th.

November 5, 2015

There are some fantastic shows kicking off around the country this weekend, from The Darkness marking their Australian return in Adelaide on Friday, to Mumford & Sons doing their thing in Brisbane. On a local front, one of our faves The Paper Kites set up for a SOLD OUT show in Sydney, while Australian legends […]

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Justin Hawkins of The Darkness (UK) chats ahead of their Australian tour!

November 3, 2015

The Darkness kick off their Australian tour this week, returning Down Under following the cancellation of their 2013 tour. Their return from hiatus with 2012’s Hot Cakes album saw the band refreshed; they had original bassist Frankie Poullain back in the fold on the recording for the first time since their acclaimed debut and overall […]

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