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Norwich, Nice Place, Next! (Day 4)

Monday, September 21st, 2009

Sunday night and all is seemingly well in the sleepy hamlet of Norwich, paddling ground for the mighty Nicholas Parsons. We take the stage to rapturous applause and sizeable grins. They like it. Great.

Uh oh, we appear to have a few people who cannot, and dammit will not, grab hold of the concept of this being a performance of our last album, and continue to shout Suckerpunch, throughout the set. For you, my friend, we will not play Suckerpunch at all, even in the second set, where it stands third song in.


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Gonna Lose Your Mind In Nottingham Rock City (Day 3)

Sunday, September 20th, 2009

Kerrang! came to review it, lots of friends came down to hear it, more than 700 advance tickets were sold for it and they even managed to turn off that awful air-con during it.

What? You might be asking yourself.

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Bristol Creams (Day 2)

Saturday, September 19th, 2009

Walking around the cobbled streets of Bristol, twisting alleyways alive with Victorian memory and impregnated with vivid history, one can’t help but feel a sense of pride for the architecture that our strange little country boasts.

The excited chatter of visiting tourists pepper every exquisitely ornate gateway and cul de sac. And as I marvel at my own heritage I can’t help but think that Bristol, as picturesque as it plainly is, has a serious challenge in the shape of last nights Brighton crowd. Will the Bristol massive stand up to Brightons awesome welcome?

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Brighton Rocks (Day 1)

Friday, September 18th, 2009

First day of the tour, and I don’t think it could have been any more spectacular.

A delightfully full Concorde 2 watched in joyous rapture as we ploughed through the album from first to last track. The band played incredibly well and the crew performed with military precision, although the man of the match award must surely go out to Shirt, our awesome soundman, who almost ruptured the very grounds of the venue and turned the area into a brand new glory hole.

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Pictures From The First Day

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

There will be no backdrop this evening unless you count a large C2 affair.
There will be no backdrop this evening unless you
count a large C2 affair.

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Hot Steve’s Tour Diary

Tuesday, February 8th, 2005

Hot Steve’s tour diary from the UK acoustic tour at the end of last year is now online, and is available on the features page.

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Ginger – US Tour Diary

Thursday, June 3rd, 2004

The first installment of Ginger’s journal from the last US tour is now online We’ll be updating it with the rest of that tour over the next few days. You can also take a look at Metal Sludge where the diary for the current US tour is being printed

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Acoustic As Fuck 2004

Monday, March 15th, 2004

Ginger, Jon Poole and Hot Steve – Acoustic Tour – March 2004 · Words by Hot Steve Doncaster – 12th March 2004 Hey you guys and gals out there; here we are again! Acoustic as fuck 2004! With the strains of The Darkness ringing in our ears we head out on the road again to […]

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Europe – February ’04

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2004

The Wildhearts – European Tour supporting The Darkness – Feb 2004 · Words by Ginger Tuesday 10th February – Amsterdam We’ve already been on tour for 4 shows and no-one has yet begun to document the proceedings. Judging by the response, and the off-stage nonsense, to continue the European Darkness tour un-reported upon could miss […]

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Ginger Tour Diary with the Darkness

Tuesday, February 17th, 2004

Ginger has been putting together a diary about life on the road with the Darkness – the first installment is now in the features section.

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