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The Darkness | Hot Cakes

The most obvious strike against the Real Life Spinal Tap's reunion album (yup, first since 2005) is trying to find an excuse to care about it.
Wind-Up (2012)
By DAN WEISS  |  August 24, 2012
Album:The Very Best - MTMTMK

The Very Best | MTMTMK

"World music" is an archaic label, but there's no better way to describe the Very Best's MTMTMK .
Moshi Moshi/Cooperative Music (2012)
By RYAN REED  |  July 20, 2012
The Darkness review

Review: The Darkness II

Have you ever felt a rage so powerful and consuming that it seemed to be operating under its own control? That's the Darkness.
The heart of the matter
By MITCH KRPATA  |  February 17, 2012

Photos: The Darkness + Foxy Shazam at the Paradise Rock Club

The Darkness + Foxy Shazam perform live at the Paradise Rock Club on February 3, 2012.
February 3, 2012
By JOSH BERLINGER  |  February 10, 2012

Spreading once again, The Darkness are back

I don't remember where I was the first time I heard "I Believe in a Thing Called Love," but I do know that I hated it.
By REYAN ALI  |  February 03, 2012

Four weather-proof shows to kick off 2012

Four shows worth abandoning the safe haven of home for.
Although new records are sure to warm the soul this winter, some of us do eventually need to leave the house
By MICHAEL MAROTTA AND LIZ PELLY  |  December 30, 2011


Flying Machines | Flying Machines

It really is a bitch nowadays for young musicians not only to come up with their own voice but to do so in a way that will draw attention. One can go the petulant-brat route, banking on notoriety to lead to eventual absolution through some sort of awesom
Meteor (2009)
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  October 23, 2009

Heart of darkness

Jackie Estacado’s 21st birthday turns out to be a nightmare.
A hitman battles the enemy within in The Darkness
By MITCH KRPATA  |  July 10, 2007