Justin Hawkins

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Date of Birth March 17, 1975
Place of Birth England
Age 45 years old
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Justin Hawkins

Justin David Hawkins is an English musician, singer and songwriter, best known for being the lead singer and lead guitarist of the Darkness. Heavily influenced by classic rock bands of the 1970s and 1980s, 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.

Birth name: Justin David Hawkins
Born: March 17, 1975, Chertsey, Surrey, England
Genres: Hard rock, glam rock, glam metal, heavy metal
Occupation(s): Musician, singer, songwriter
Instruments: Vocals, guitar, keyboards, sitar, keytar, bass
Years active: 2000–present
Labels: Cooking Vinyl, Atlantic, Must Destroy
Associated acts: The Darkness, British Whale, Hot Leg, Saving Aimee, Steel Panther
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About Justin Hawkins

Lead guitarist and singer with the glam rock band The Darkness. He has also played with Hot Leg, British Whale, and Band Aid.

Before Fame

He was in a band called Vital Signs, which covered songs originally by Queen and Marillion.

Achievement

Although the record labels were initially skeptical of The Darkness' potential, their debut album went to #2 on the charts straight after its release.

Family Life

He was formerly engaged to Sue Whitehouse, the manager of The Darkness.

Associations

He co-wrote "Love Is Not Real" and "California Isn't Big Enough" for Meat Loaf.

Information related to Justin Hawkins

  • The Darkness (band) members
  • Participants in British reality television series
  • Ivor Novello Award winners
  • English rock singers
  • English rock guitarists
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Latest information about Justin Hawkins updated on October 28, 2020.

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