The Darkness head out on a nationwide UK tour this winter in support of their fourth album, Last Of Our Kind.
The Darkness UK tour
Updated: 13 May 2015
The Darkness will embark on a huge tour of the UK throughout November and December 2015.
Led by Justin Hawkins, The Darkness’s tour will take in dates in cities such as London, Manchester, Leeds and Glasgow. The tour will see the band’s new drummer Rufus Taylor, son of Queen’s Roger Taylor, take to the stage.
The December tour gets underway in Norwich on 30 November. Entering December, The Darkness will visit Cambridge, Newcastle, Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Southampton, Bexhill, Bournemouth and Oxford. The band will conclude the 2015 live dates with a huge gig at London’s Roundhouse on 20 December.
The Darkness’s run of shows are in support of their fourth album, Last Of Our Kind. The collection follows 2012’s Hot Cakes, which spawned the hits Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us and Everybody Have A Good Time.
About The Darkness
Justin and Dan Hawkins, Frankie Poullain and Rufus Taylor are The Darkness. Formed in 2000, the group have built a reputation for their fierce stage shows led by the charismatic Justin Hawkins.
Some of The Darkness’s biggest hits include I Believe In A Thing Called Love, Get Your Hands Off My Woman and Love Is Only A Feeling.
The band’s debut came in 2003 in the form of Permission To Land. It propelled the group to the top of the charts and what followed was a wave of awards and nominations for the band. 2004 saw The Darkness pick up the Ivor Novello award, three BRITs, an MTV Europe Music Award, two Kerrang! awards and many more.
One Way Ticket To Hell… And Back, their second album, was released in 2005. The collection was certified platinum in the UK and included singles One Way Ticket To Hell, Is It Just Me? and Girlfriend.
The Darkness separated in 2007 but reunited during 2011, playing a number of small shows before joining the Download Festival 2011 bill. The Darkness had well and truly returned. Their third album, Hot Cakes, soon followed in 2012.
2015 sees The Darkness return to the stage with a fourth album, Last Of Our Kind, in tow and new drummer, Rufus Taylor, in the line-up. Get ready to see The Darkness’s incredible live show with tickets now on sale.