The Darlings

Top Songs & Albums The Darlings

9057 Followers

... read moreForming in 2005, Redondo Beach, California blue-collar punk band the Darlings spent a long time honing their sound in the L.A. club circuit. They developed a gritty, guitar-driven sound influenced heavily by Social Distortion and Tiger Army. The Darlings released a self-titled seven-song EP in 2008...

Key songs

Hypnotize
The Darlings
3:13
Broken Heart Still Beating (Live)
The Darlings
3:50
Take My Breath Away
The Darlings
4:12
Captivated
The Darlings
3:32
It\'S Gone
The Darlings
3:55

Biography

Active: 2000s-2010s
Country Of origin: United States of America

Formed in 2005 in Redondo Beach, California, the Darlings meld melodic blue-collar punk with a vintage rock & roll aesthetic. Led by singer, songwriter, and guitarist Buddy Darling, the band developed a gritty, guitar-driven sound in the vein of Social Distortion and Tiger Army. A year after releasing a self-titled EP in 2008, they were the winners in the Ernie Ball Battle of the Bands, and shortly thereafter had their song "What Lies Below" picked up by the Anaheim Ducks, who used the track for their 2009-2010 season promo spots. With this new exposure, the band began touring massively, including spots on the Vans Warped Tour as well as stints with Pennywise and Guttermouth. The band unleashed its first full-length album, The New Escape, in 2011. Three years later, the Darlings delivered their follow-up, the tonally diverse Made of Phantoms, via the Echotone label and continued touring. Live Attack, a 14-track concert set captured in late 2015 at Fullerton, California's Slidebar, was released in 2017. ~ Timothy Monger & Fred Thomas~ Rovi

Similar artists

Nothington
Nothington
The Lawrence Arms
The Lawrence Arms
The Flatliners
The Flatliners
Red City Radio
Red City Radio
Elway
Elway