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The Darkness announce new UK tour dates

Pre-order the band's new LP for early access to tickets.

UK glam rockers The Darkness have confirmed details of their forthcoming UK tour.

The tour is in support of their forthcoming album Easter is Cancelled, which is set to drop on 4 October 2019.

Fronted by force of nature Justin Hawkins, The Darkness exploded into the public’s consciousness in 2003 with their wildly successful debut album Permission to Land. 

Featuring the smash singles Get Your Hands off My Woman, Growing on Me, Love Is Only a Feeling, Christmas Time (Don’t Let the Bells End) and I Believe in a Thing Called Love, the album catapulted the band to superstardom. The LP has gone 4x Platinum in the UK and the album’s success earned the band a headline slot at Reading and Leeds festival in 2004.

Watch the official video for the rifftastic I Believe in a Thing Called Love below:

Since their debut, The Darkness have gone on to release four more albums; 2005’s One Way Ticket to Hell and Back, 2012’s Hot Cakes, 2015’s Last of Our Kind and the band’s most recent effort, 2017’s Pinewood Smile. Each album has charted within the top 20 on the Official UK Albums Chart.

The band are currently putting the finishing touches to their brand new album Easter is Cancelled. The record is due for release on 4 October 2019 via indie label Cooking Vinyl and the band are expected to tease new music from the album soon.

Known for their wild live shows, The Darkness have headlined arenas across the globe and have performed at festivals such as Isle of Wight, Download and Glastonbury.

The rockers are set to open for Ed Sheeran at the musician’s massive outdoor homecoming shows in Leeds and Suffolk this summer, before heading out on their own headline dates later this year.


How to get The Darkness tickets early

Pre-order The Darkness’ new album Easter is Cancelled from the band’s official store to gain access to presale tickets for upcoming UK tour dates.

Head here to pre-order the album

You will receive a separate notification/email from with your ticket presale access link and unique code.


Here are the dates:

29 November 2019 – Rock City, Nottingham
1 December 2019 – O2 Academy Birmingham
3 December 2019 – Cliffs Pavilion, Southend
5 December 2019 – Nick Rayns LCR UEA, Norwich
6 December 2019 – Corn Exchange, Cambridge
7 December 2019 – Bath Pavilion
9 December 2019 – Pyramids, Portsmouth
10 December 2019 – Brighton Dome
11 December 2019 – Watford Colosseum
13 December 2019 – Manchester Academy
14 December 2019 – O2 Academy Newcastle
15 December 2019 – O2 Academy Glasgow
17 December 2019 – Barbican, York
18 December 2019 – O2 Academy Liverpool
20 December 2019 – The Roundhouse, London

Following the presale, tickets for the newly announced shows will be available from 10:00 Friday 12 April 2019 through Ticketmaster.co.uk.

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