Justin Hawkins readies new band

The former Darkness frontman gets set to shake a 'Hot Leg' on tour

Justin Hawkins, former frontman in The Darkness, has formed a new band.

Named Hot Leg, the band are currently putting the finishing touches to their debut album.

In the meantime, the four-piece have announced details of a short tour of the UK.

Hot Leg play the following dates:

London Proud Galleries (August 8)

Birmingham Barfly (9)

Manchester The Roadhouse (10)

Glasgow King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut (11)

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