The Aftershow: Justin Hawkins

Ben Homewood

Next year, The Darkness will celebrate 20 years in music. Their leader Justin Hawkins has much to look back on, from sporting leotards in dodgy pubs, to topping the charts and playing to adoring fans around the world. Ahead of their sixth LP Easter Is Cancelled the frontman dishes out some life lessons...

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