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Silverchair

Australia · Group · 1992–2011
Silverchair were an Australian rock band, which formed in 1992 as Innocent Criminals in Merewether, Newcastle with the line-up of Ben Gillies on drums, Daniel Johns on vocals and guitars, and Chris Joannou on bass guitar. The group got their big break in mid-1994 when they won a national demo competition conducted by SBS TV show Nomad and ABC radio station, Triple J. The band were signed by Murmur, and were successful on the Australian and international rock stages.

As of 2011, Silverchair has won a record number of 21 ARIA Music Awards from 49 nominations. The band have also received six APRA Awards with Johns winning three songwriting awards at the 2008 ceremony. All five of their studio albums have peaked at number-one on the ARIA Albums Chart: Frogstomp (1995), Freak Show (1997), Neon Ballroom (1999), Diorama (2002) and Young Modern (2007). Three of the group's singles have reached number-one on the related ARIA Singles Chart: "Tomorrow" (1994), "Freak" (1997) and "Straight Lines" (2007). Read more »

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Discography

Young Modern
2007 Official Album
Diorama
2002 Official Album
Neon Ballroom
1999 Official Album
Freak Show
1996 Official Album
Frogstomp
1995 Official Album
Live From Faraway Stables
2003 Official Live Album
Rarities
2002 Official Album Compilation
The Best Of, Volume 1
2000 Official Album Compilation

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