07 Feb 2009
FIVE years ago, Justin Hawkins was on top of the world. His band, The Darkness, had won Best British Group, Best British Rock Act and Best British Album at the Brits.

Later in 2004, they headlined T in the Park after David Bowie cancelled because of illness.

But after a stint in rehab with a drink and a cocaine problem that saw him spend £150,000 in three years on the drug, Justin is back.
07 Feb 2009
"It's about staying positive in the face of adversity, isn't it?" concurs bassist Toby MacFarlaine, "And Lord knows we can all use a little of that right now!"

The quartet will also hit the road to support the single, and are completely chomping at the bit to get out there and start cracking skulls!
05 Feb 2009

New Single Announcement!

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From the Stone Gods Myspace Page:

Hey y'all.
You may have heard we've been making a video of late for our next single. Well, it's all true.
On March 23 2009, Start Of Something will be released into the wild, with three glorious acoustic b-sides including one previously unreleased and utterly unheard song!

Tracklisting:
1 Start Of Something
2 Don't Drink The Water (acoustic)
3 Things Could be Worse (acoustic)
4 Where You Comin' From (acoustic

Go forth and rock, people. We'll be seeing you down the front!

S.G.
04 Feb 2009

Snow, Sleet & Fried Cheese Sandwiches.

+ posted by FlamingWhopper

From Toby's Myspace blog:

"Lest we forget, of course, pints of sugary black tea, wintery walks around Norwich aided by the humble podcast, baths in the middle of the day and fairly regular “tweeting”.

These are the things that have filled my hours of late. The great ‘bugger all to do’ driving me ever closer to insipid and all encompassing drug use, be they prescription, involved in hot and cold drinks or just plain contraband. Of course, I rarely, if ever, take part in the latter. I’m not overtly morally opposed. I just choose to abstain from things that can turn a perfectly entertaining and engaging human being into a dullard with all the social skills of an adolescent sloth."

To read the full article visit Toby's myspace page www.myspace.com/reunionsquare
04 Feb 2009

Paul Weller For Charity Gig

+ posted by FlamingWhopper

Paul Weller is set to play a charity show at London's Abbey Road Studios this month.

The star will be joined by Paolo Nutini and Lemar on 26th February for the annual Sound And Vision show, which raises money for Cancer Research. The night will also host an auction, which will see a guitar signed by Weller, Slash, Brian May and Justin Hawkins sold for the charity.

For more information visit www.soundandvisionofficial.com.

Credit: www.clickmusic.com

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