Thrash Hits

December 18th, 2008

2008 into 2009: The Stone Gods

The Stone Gods have had a phenomenal year. From the ashes of The Darkness, the retro rockers have developed a live show which will ruin your hearing for weeks. You’ll love it. Guitarist, Dan Hawkins mulls it all over.

Stone Gods Thrash Hits promo shot Dan Hawkins Richie Edwards Toby MacFarlane Ed Graham Justin Hawkins

What was your highlight of 2008?
The release of our debut album.

What’s the worst thing that happened to you in 2008?
Way too dark to tell you bastards. Crashing my car was up there though.

Who in 2008 deserves a good kicking?
Ashley cole for cheating on Cheryl Tweedy. Dickhead.

Who had the best comeback: Metallica, AC/DC, or Guns N’ Roses?
AC/DC – Metallica never really went away.

What are you most looking forward to in 2009?
Playing the summer festivals.

What band should everyone find out about in 2009?
White Ace.

What do you want for Christmas?
World peace…or some Pizza Express vouchers.

Who do you want to get under the mistletoe?
My missus!

Where will you be on New Year’s Eve?
Partying at my house with close friends. Dress code – smart Mexican.


Stone Gods will be embarking upon a headline tour of the UK in March 2009.

Stone Gods March 2009 tourdates
Newcastle Academy II
22 Glasgow King Tut’s
23 Manchester Academy III
24 Birmingham Academy II
26 Sheffield Academy II
27 Cardiff barfly
28 bristol fleece
29 london 100 club


AC/DC 14
G’n’R 5
‘Tallica 21


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