Tag Archives: Justin Hawkins

Remember When: The Darkness appeared in a Super Bowl commercial?

Posted by on January 30, 2017

It’s not that often when metal creeps its way into mainstream pop culture. So when metal/hard rock acts do actually pop up in beloved sitcoms, dramatic films, cartoons or even reality series, it’s kind of awesome. So in the weekly column Remember When, Metal Insider recalls the most random instances of metal’s elite appearing in front […]

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The Darkness’ Justin Hawkins helps De La Soul on Megadeth-referencing “Lord Intended”

Posted by on August 26, 2016

It’s been 12 years since NY hip-hop trio De La Soul have released an album, and they returned in a big way today with the release of And The Anonymous Suffering. They announced they were recording their ninth album last year via a Kickstarter campaign, surpassing it’s $110,000 goal in less than 10 hours. ULtimately, the album […]

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The Darkness Cover Radiohead On New Album

Posted by on July 24, 2012

The Darkness have been out of the spotlight for a while now, which I guess is what happens after your second album flops and your singer leaves the band after developing an alcohol and cocaine problem. However, Justin Hawkins rejoined the band last year, and their first album in five years, Hot Cakes, sounds like the […]

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The Darkness Show Off “Every Inch Of You” Via New Song

Posted by on May 31, 2012

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wAQhHSw6KFk[/youtube] On August 21, The Darkness will release their third and first album since disbanding in 2006, Hot Cakes. And while we’ve previously heard the song called “Nothin’s Gonna Stop Us,” we now have another new song from the UK rock group. And while the lyric video for “Every Inch Of You” starts off with a […]

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The Darkness And The Cult Pop Up During Super Bowl Commercials

Posted by on February 6, 2012

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NjK_mKfosvw[/youtube] Motley Crue wasn’t the only hard rock band that made an appearance during last night’s Super Bowl game. In fact, one of our favorite commercials from last night’s game may have come from Samsung Mobile. The Bobby Farrelly (Dumb And Dumber, There’s Something About Mary) directed clip starts out as one of their typical […]

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