Underkill TV recently conducted an interview with Dan Hawkins (guitar, backing vocals) and Frankie Poullain (bass, backing vocals) of reunited British rockers THE DARKNESS. You can now watch the chat below.
THE DARKNESS recently spent time in the studio putting the finishing touches on its third album is almost complete.
The as-yet-untitled comeback CD was rehearsed in THE DARKNESS' Lowestoft hometown and was recorded at guitarist Dan Hawkins' home studio.
THE DARKNESS made its U.K. live comeback on June 5 in front of just 200 people at the Norwich Waterfront.
THE DARKNESS' appearance at the Download festival at Donington Park in Leicestershire, United Kingdom in June marked the band's first festival appearance since splitting up in 2006.
THE DARKNESS' first album, "Permission To Land", was released in 2003, hitting the No. 1 spot in the U.K. chart and winning "MasterCard British Album" at the 2004 Brit Awards (along with "Best British Group" and "British Rock Act").
Between 2003 and 2006, THE DARKNESS was honored with many awards and accolades; along with three Brit Awards, the band won an Ivor Novello in 2004 for "Songwriters Of The Year", four Kerrang! Awards, two Metal Hammer Awards, an MTV Europe Music Award and even an Elle Style Award in 2004 for "Most Stylish Band".
THE DARKNESS 2011:
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