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Dizzee Rascal To Miss The Brits

DIZZEE RASCAL will give the BRIT AWARDS a miss on Tuesday (17FEB04) - despite being nominated for three awards. The London-born musician, 19, is following in the footsteps of THE STREETS' MIKE SKINNER -...

Nme Snub The Darkness At Awards

British band THE DARKNESS failed to win a single prize at the NME MUSIC AWARDS yesterday (12FEB04), after refusing to attend the event. The glam rockers began a feud with the NME music magazine...

Hawkins Bares All On Tv

THE DARKNESS rocker JUSTIN HAWKINS has dismissed JANET JACKSON's recent breast-baring controversy - because he flashed his genitals on television. The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE singer was performing on Welsh TV...

Darkness Star Scared Of Heights

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS had to step in for a spectacular mountain-top guitar solo in the band's new video - because his brother DAN is scared of heights. The group - who are...

The Darkness Film Mountain Video

British rockers THE DARKNESS are pulling out all the stops with their new video, and hope it's outrageous setting will amaze their fans. The band, fronted by JUSTIN HAWKINS, recorded the promo for LOVE...

Darkness Frontman: I Love Dido

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS is a big fan of musical peer DIDO - although her single WHITE FLAG scuppered his chances of a British number one. The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED...

Jules Too Boring For Brits

Singer GARY JULES has been dropped from performing at next week's (17FEB04) BRIT AWARDS. After topping the charts at Christmas (03) with his sombre cover of TEARS FOR FEARS' MAD WORLD, the American was...

Darkness: We'll Crush Oasis

Rockers THE DARKNESS are convinced their next album will massively outsell OASIS' upcoming LP - because their chart rivals are "too old and past it" to compete with them. The I BELIEVE IN A...

The Darkness: 'Breaking America Was Easy'

British rockers THE DARKNESS are amazed they cracked American so quickly. The spandex-clad band won over US fans during a whirlwind stateside tour to promote their debut album PERMISSION TO LAND there. And...

The Darkness Vow To Storm Brits

Rock sensations THE DARKNESS have promised they'll sweep the boards at next week's (17FEB04) BRIT AWARDS. The band are nominated in four categories - Best British group, Best British breakthrough, Best British rock act...

Darkness Attack Oasis Again

THE DARKNESS have issued a bleak forecast for British rockers OASIS' future - they claim the band are "on their way down". Oasis guitarist NOEL GALLAGHER recently tagged the up-and-coming metal quartet "inoffensive", but...

The Darkness Discover Aussie Fame

British rockers THE DARKNESS were stunned to discover their newfound fame has spread to Australia after they were mobbed in a Sydney nightclub. The GROWING ON ME four-piece ditched their rock roots for a...

The Darkness Frontman Was Amazing Lover

The ex-fiancee of THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS has spoken of his superlative love-making skills. KATHRYN BIDDLE, 29, rates the flamboyant singer very highly when it comes to passion - awarding him "a...

Black Eyed Peas To Work With Darkness, Beyonce + Coldplay?

Hip-hop crew BLACK EYED PEAS are hoping they can persuade famous pals BEYONCE KNOWLES, COLDPLAY and THE DARKNESS to perform on their next album. The WHERE IS THE LOVE? group want MONKEY BUSINESS, due...

Hawkins Joins Black Eyed Peas Onstage

THE DARKNESS rocker JUSTIN HAWKINS has joined BLACK EYED PEAS onstage in Australia for a raucous performance of the rappers' track RETARDED. The unannounced rendition took place at the BIG DAY OUT festival down...

Darkness Star In Secret Romance

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS has secretly fallen for an American rocker - just weeks after calling off his engagement to longterm lover SUE WHITEHOUSE. The enigmatic singer - who split with his fiancee...

The Darkness To Rock America

British rockers THE DARKNESS have lined up their first full American tour following the US success of their debut album PERMISSION TO LAND. The quartet has confirmed 18 dates, which will begin in April...

Darkness Ignore Nme Bash

Flamboyant rockers THE DARKNESS are boycotting next month's (04) NME AWARDS, despite being nominated for four gongs. The GROWING ON ME band vowed to have nothing to do with the NME after the respected...

The Darkness Clean Up

Rockers THE DARKNESS are struggling to extract expletives from their songs in a bid to crack the American market - they've resorted to replacing the word "f***" with "duck". The British foursome have been...

Justin Hawkins: In It For The Fun

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS vows to quit the music business if he stops having fun. The energetic singer insists he's only interested in taking on an occupation which makes him content - and...

The Darkness Are Fastest Growing Brit Act In America

Rock band THE DARKNESS have stormed America, becoming Britain's fastest growing act in the US since the SPICE GIRLS. The energetic four-piece headed across the Atlantic on a mission conquer - and...

Aerosmith Cancel Darkness Brit Awards Duet

American rockers AEROSMITH have pulled out of a planned duet with rising stars THE DARKNESS at this year's (04) BRIT AWARDS - after fearing they would be upstaged. According to sources, the organisers...

The Darkness Opt For Sobriety

Glam rocker THE DARKNESS will abstain from the champagne at this year's (04) BRIT AWARDS in a bid to savour the evening. The British rock group - nominated for four awards - will...

Beyonce And Outkast To Dazzle Brits

Superstar BEYONCE KNOWLES is set to dominate this year's (04) BRIT AWARDS, with an eagerly awaited collaboration with hip-hop stars OUTKAST. The R+B singer, 22, is nominated for two awards and set to steal...

The Darkness: We're Like Rabies

British rockers THE DARKNESS are continuing their successful assault on the American charts - leading singer JUSTIN HAWKINS to liken their popularity to "rabies." The GROWING ON ME band have leapt 130 places up...

The Darkness Slam Oasis

Retro rockers THE DARKNESS claim to have discovered the secret to cracking the American charts - don't act like OASIS. The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE quartet are enjoying newfound American success...

Blue Shocked By Brits Snub

Boyband BLUE have been left devastated by their exclusion from this year's (04) BRIT AWARD nominations, having bagged the Best Band gong last time. Singer SIMON WEBBE admits he and his bandmates are struggling...

Darkness: 'We'll Scoop All Four Brits'

THE DARKNESS rocker JUSTIN HAWKINS has vowed the glam rockers will win all four of the BRIT AWARDS they've been nominated for. The spandex-clad hitmakers have left the British music scene in a spin in...

A Good Weekend For The Darkness

British rockers THE DARKNESS' quiet conquest of America continues - the group's debut album PERMISSION TO LAND has been voted the second best album of 2003 in a new heavy rock poll. The staff...

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