Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Justin Hawkins Interview 2018…
Justin Hawkins is an English musician and singer-songwriter, best known for being the lead singer and lead guitarist of The Darkness, alongside his brother, guitarist Dan Hawkins.
Heavily influenced by classic hard rock and heavy metal bands of the 1970s and 1980s (particularly Queen, Aerosmith, Def Leppard and AC/DC), Hawkins is noted for his falsetto singing voice and on-stage persona.
He was also the lead singer and guitarist for the band Hot Leg, formed in 2008, and now on hiatus. Since 2005 he is also active in his synthpop alter ego British Whale.
Justin is thrilled to be supporting the 2018 Cat Awards. Find out more HERE!
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Hawkins has also worked with British pop-rock band Saving Aimee, having recently completed producing their debut album. He also lent his “truth larynx” to the track “Party All Day (Fuck All Night)” guesting on the 2009 Steel Panther release, Feel the Steel. Hawkins recently worked with Adam Lambert on the track “Music Again” off his debut album.
Justin played the role of Josh, a burned out rockstar in the movie Psychosis (2010) . The movie also featured three Hot Leg songs.
Hawkins also appeared on the Meat Loaf album Hang Cool Teddy Bear, where he co-wrote two songs (“Love Is Not Real” and “California Isn’t Big Enough”). He also provided guitar on “California Isn’t Big Enough” and backing vocals on “Love Is Not Real” and “Los Angeloser”.
In 2012, Hawkins appeared in a Samsung commercial for their Galaxy Note smartphone during Super Bowl XLVI.
In 2016, Hawkins appeared on the De La Soul album “and the Anonymous Nobody…” providing vocals on the track Lord Int ended.
Interview by Alex Belfield for Celebrity Radio 2nd Aug 2018.