Tag Archives: The Darkness

Epicenter 2020: Metallica and Disturbed to headline, new home in Charlotte

Posted by on November 19, 2019

After a “rocky” start (pun intended) in Rockingham, North Carolina, Epicenter has found a new home at the Rock City Campgrounds at Charlotte Motor Speedway. After a monumental announcement by DWP and Metallica giving us not one… but TWO headlining sets at all of DWP festivals for next year we all awaited the full lineup! […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/16: Creeping up the charts

Posted by on October 16, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Once again we have a week featuring a large amount of debuts, 15 to be exact. Gatecreeper leads the pack with a top 30 debut. Not only did the band’s second album chart, […]

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Album Review: ‘Easter Is Cancelled’ by The Darkness

Posted by on October 4, 2019

If rock’s purpose in the world was ever in question, leave it to British rockers The Darkness to explore the subject in depth. That’s exactly what the band does on their new album Easter Is Cancelled, a cinematic loose concept album that pulls from classic metal musical tropes to discover the power of rock. There’s […]

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Thirteen Videos to check out this week – 9/25/19

Posted by on September 25, 2019

This week we’re expecting to see many new albums arrive including Borknagar, Opeth, Dragonforce, Steel Panther, and more. There’s still a ton of new music to explore before 2019 wraps up. With that being said, we found at least thirteen new videos within the last week to check out. 13) New Years Day premiere “Come […]

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Thirteen videos to check out – 8/19/19

Posted by on August 19, 2019

2019 is a great year for metal, which includes New & Noteworthy albums that were released this past Friday (16th). While we have a lot of new music to listen to and tours to check out, we gathered thirteen videos that have premiered within the last week for you to check out.   13) Dawn […]

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The Darkness premiere “Rock and Roll Deserves to Die” video

Posted by on August 6, 2019

The Darkness have announced their new album Easter Is Cancelled will be released on October 4th via Cooking Vinyl. The record marks the group’s first-ever concept album as it consist of ten tracks produced by Dan Hawkins. Today (6th) the band has unveiled the first single from their upcoming record with a new video for […]

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The Darkness to release ‘The Darkness Live At Hammersmith’ in June

Posted by on April 25, 2018

  On June 15th, The Darkness’ first- ever live album, The Darkness Live At Hammersmith will arrive. The upcoming live set will feature 19 tracks that were recorded on December 10th, 2017 at Hammersmith Apollo in London. The career-spanning album will be released about a month after their current tour of the US ends (which, if […]

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Photos: The Darkness Prance around Philly, 4/18/18

Posted by on April 24, 2018

The Darkness’ Pinewood Smile from last year is another fun addition to their catalog, and since late last month have been traipsing around North America on the “Tour de Prance” tour. While their tour winds down next week in Dallas, Metal Insider contributing photographer Wes Orshoski came to the City of Brotherly Love to shoot their show […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/1: Robert Plant’s got the fire

Posted by on November 1, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Unfortunately, I didn’t receive the chart information necessary to complete MBN last week, so I’m a week behind over here. Hope you all had a happy and metal Halloween.   Notable Debuts:  Robert Plant, […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/8: Marilyn Manson has a heavenly debut

Posted by on October 18, 2017

Sometimes it’s awkward to write about album sales in 2017, specifically when it comes to bands and artists with longstanding careers. You have to put out qualifiers like “it’s a good debut but it’s nowhere near their best.” Take Marilyn Manson for example: he’s our to debut this week with 32,000 copies sold. Now, that’s […]

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