The Darkness put on an unbelievable show at Summit Music Hall on Friday October 16. The U.K.-based rock band made a big splash with its 2003 debut album, I Believe In a Thing Called Love. Its brash and theatrical performance style and music sounded like it could have existed alongside bombastic '70s rock bands like Queen and AC/DC. Find out why they almost didn't happen
(hint: bees are involved). All photos by Aaron Thackeray.