Welcome to The Darkness is a new documentary film that tells the story of the British rock band. It could well be Spinal Tap Part 2 and it is sure to be an unmissable watch for any of their fans.
Welcome to The Darkness: A Rock Documentary for 2023
In 2003, The Darkness, the British rock sensation, stormed the music scene with their chart-topping hit ‘I Believe In A Thing Called Love’ and the platinum-selling debut album ‘Permission to Land.‘
However, at the peak of their fame in 2006, the band disbanded and vanished from the music landscape.
Now, in 2023 the band is celebrating the 20th anniversary of their debut album. They have recently revealed a Permission to Land limited run pedal and now there is a new ‘warts and all’ documentary to go with it.
One Night Only
Fast forward to 20 years later, and The Darkness is ready to share their remarkable story. This feature-length documentary provides an unfiltered and candid look at this iconic band.
This documentary will hit cinemas nationwide in the UK for one night only on November 9th, with additional encore showings.
It will also be available for digital download and on Blu-ray starting December 4th. So if you aren’t in the UK you will still be able to watch the madness unfold.
Directed by the renowned celebrity portrait and beauty photographer, Simon Emmett (Underhill), ‘Welcome to The Darkness’ offers an inside look at The Darkness’ tumultuous journey as they attempt to resurrect their career.
From small pub gigs in remote locations to aspiring to perform in packed arenas once again, this documentary highlights the gritty reality of a ‘cult band’ trying to recapture their former glory.
Rock & Roll Demons
This rockumentary features exclusive access, never-before-seen archive footage, and in-depth interviews conducted over eight years. ‘Welcome to The Darkness’ is a lighthearted exploration of fame, setbacks, friendship, and forgiveness.
At its core, it’s a distinctive account of a band of brothers haunted by the demons that tore them apart. Yet, they defiantly embrace adversity in their unwavering pursuit of happiness and redemption.
Join Justin Hawkins, Dan Hawkins, Frankie Poullain, and Rufus Taylor as they narrate their incredible comeback story in ‘Welcome to The Darkness.'” This could be the perfect watch for any fans of the band and anyone who likes rock documentary films.
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