The Darkness: Permission to Rock charts the unstoppable rise of the band, from their humble pub rock beginnings to their spectacular success on both sides of the Atlantic. With their flamboyant rock god image, sizzling live shows, and set of finely crafted songs presenting a new take on classic 70's rock, The Darkness has been nominated for the prestigious Mercury Music Prize. Their debut album Permission to Land has gone double platinum, becoming one of the most talked-about releases of the year. Packed with full-page glossy color photos, this book is custom-made for the legions of fans for whom the band is the new torchbearer in the pantheon of glam-metal bands including Van Halen, Thin Lizzy, AC-DC, and Queen. Accompanied by a lighthearted comic-biographical narrative, the book is essential reading - and viewing - for all Darkness fans.