The Darkness

There are at least six artists with this name: 1. A popular hard rock band from the United Kingdom 2. A death metal band from Germany 3. An alternative rock band from Poland 4. ...show more

There are at least six artists with this name: 1. A popular hard rock band from the United Kingdom 2. A death metal band from Germany 3. An alternative rock band from Poland 4.

A Eurodance group 5. A thrash metal band from the Czech Republic 1. The Darkness are a hard rock band which formed in Lowestoft, England in 2000. The band consists of Justin Hawkins (vocals, guitar, keyboards), Dan Hawkins (guitar, vocals), Frankie Poullain (bass) and Ed Graham (drums).

According to the Nothin's Gonna Stop Us Songfacts, Ed Graham inspired the band's name as his youthful bleak moods were known as The Darkness. They are widely regarded as a glam rock band, but the members disputed this and saw themselves as a classic hard-rock band. Their highly retro style of music was influenced by rock bands like Queen, AC/DC, Guns N' Roses, Aerosmith, Sparks, Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, T. Rex, Def Leppard, Whitesnake and Thin Lizzy. ...show less