The Darkness ready to shine bright at Victorious Festival

HAIR METAL Justin Hawkins from The Darkness
HAIR METAL Justin Hawkins from The Darkness
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FLAMBOYANT UK rockers The Darkness have joined the bill for this year’s Victorious Festival.

The band, which came to prominence with the release of their debut album, Permission to Land, in 2003, joins a stellar line-up that already includes Johnny Marr, Tinie Tempah, Primal Scream, The Flaming Lips, Basement Jaxx and Texas.

Other acts confirmed today by the organisers of the music spectacle, taking place over the August Bank Holiday weekend from August 29 to 30, include Laura Mvula, We Are Scientists, Rae Morris.

Southsea outfit Kassassin Street and other local acts will also perform.

Tickets costs £25 per day and are on sale at