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The Darkness ask for 1.8 Million To Play Show

Ok people, I know along with myself, almost anyone who reads this site HATES The Darkness. I found this next post on Blabbermouth, I found it very very funny. This band is so horrible and some how they're popular as hell, and some how they have ego's the size of Metallica's already. Anyone who asks for a million dollars to play a show should be shot! Stop being greedy and just play already you crappy ass band! Now, I know no one cares about this next post, but as I found it funny I'm sure most of you will as well. The article reads as follows:

THE DARKNESS have asked for a massive £1million fee (approx. $1.8 million) to play this year's Glastonbury Festival, according to NME.com.

The figure is a far cry from the £75 (approx. $136) they were paid to play their Friday morning opening set last year.

Today festival organizer Michael Eavis told the Daily Mirror: "It's incredible how much things change in a year."

"When we booked them last year they were just a pub band no-one had heard of. We paid them £75 but they were thrilled to be given the opportunity."

Since THE DARKNESS' appearance at the festival last year, the group's debut album, "Permission To Land", has sold 1.2 million copies in the U.K. alone. In addition, the CD has achieved gold status in the U.S. for sales in excess of 500,000 copies.

A source close to THE DARKNESS told the Daily Mirror: "To play Glastonbury this year, they'd want £1million. The way they see it, they'd worked long and hard to get where they are and feel entitled to make the most of their success."

Source: Blabbermouth

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1. ? writes:

WHAT A f***IN JOKE

# Mar 16, 2004 @ 12:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. KsE Metal4Life writes:

seriously, you know there not doing it just to make music, there playing for the f***ing money... what sh**ty little bastards

# Mar 16, 2004 @ 2:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. mike writes:

the Darkness f***ING SUCKS ASS!

# Mar 16, 2004 @ 3:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Heather writes:

The darkness sucks f***ing donkey d***!!!!!!! Their not even a real BAND!...who the f*** thinks that these guys are actually good?! I think that whoever signed these guys were honestly on crack or some kind of drugs!

# Mar 16, 2004 @ 3:23 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. fuck them writes:

these fagets f*u*c*king suck d*i*c*k!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! they r just like another queen!!!!!!!! bunch of fagets!!!!!!!!!!

# Mar 17, 2004 @ 9:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. fuck you writes:

f**k you all you. You bunch of fags. Get some f******g taste. Darkness rule

# Mar 20, 2004 @ 4:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. CorrosiveMind writes:

haha whoever "f*uc*k you" is, seriously, dude they suck. they're a rip off 80's hair metal band with a voice only a mouse could stand listening to. they're greedy pricks too who the hell askes for 1.8 mil to play a show? f*uc*k even metallica isn't that insane!

# Mar 21, 2004 @ 1:37 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. jake writes:

The only good thing is the guitar in that song. The singer and the image of that band suck major ass.

# Mar 21, 2004 @ 1:45 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Dupedu2 writes:

These a$$holes should be paying people to listen to them....They worked long and hard at what?! tongue f*cking eachother....They are the most vile disgusting pathetic musicians on the face of the earth...and I use the term musician loosely....I wouldn't hire them to play while I took a sh*t...

# Mar 21, 2004 @ 9:36 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Pennsylania Metalhead writes:

I play in a cover rock band and my guitarist wants to do this song...I always prime up by a little herbage before i practice, and these guys still suck! If they are around in 1 year, I will be amazed PINK FLOYD RULES

# Mar 23, 2004 @ 9:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Bonzibassist@msn.com writes:

By the way, email me if you agree pink floyd rules

# Mar 23, 2004 @ 9:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. i see u writes:

This f***en band f***ing sux ass, why in the hell do the people like them they should be shot

# Mar 25, 2004 @ 1:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. aaaaaaa writes:

the darkness is horrible. their singer sounds like a pig who got his nuts chopped off. who the hell would listen to them? i know a few people who like them, they're either stupid girls with no taste or fags. the video's gay, the song's gay, and the darkness can suck my wood.

# Mar 25, 2004 @ 11:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. pooploser writes:

iv got taste im a girl. i like them, so am i the exseption?
hay queen rocked and thay sound sorta like them.

# Mar 26, 2004 @ 8:35 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. aaaaaaa writes:

You're not the exception (it's spelled with a c, idiot), you're a loser. Also, you obviously don't have taste. Only a deaf assclown would like them. Pooploser....?

# Mar 30, 2004 @ 7:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. fuck writes:

if the darkness has another hit song, ill suck all ur c***s. thats how confident i am in their badness.

# Mar 30, 2004 @ 7:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. fuck the darkness, those fuckers writes:

suck my balls

# Mar 30, 2004 @ 7:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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