Silverchair

  • Daniel Johns Solo Album Set For 2014 Release
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    Daniel Johns Solo Album Set For 2014 Release

    A reported three years in the making, Silverchair frontman Daniel Johns has finally confirmed, via the band’s Facebook page, that he will release his first solo album some time this year. “Daniel’s been busy in the studio of late and we’re excited to now be able to share what he’s been up to with you,”

  • Phil Jamieson and Adam Zammit To Rock N Ride In January
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    Phil Jamieson and Adam Zammit To Rock N Ride In January

    Grinspoon frontman Phil Jamieson and Big Day Out CEO Adam Zammit are bringing Rock N Ride back to Oz in 2014, assembling a crew and undertaking a massive motorbike ride down the east coast to raise funds for headspace, the National Youth Mental Health Foundation. The team are set to ride the 1,500 miles between

  • Mudhoney’s Mark Arm: ‘STP And Silverchair Are Copycat Bands’
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    Mudhoney’s Mark Arm: ‘STP And Silverchair Are Copycat Bands’

    While recently discussing the early days of grunge, a term he himself coined, Mudhoney frontman Mark Arm decided to single out a few acts that he considers to be copycats of the original Seattle-based sound, notably singling out Stone Temple Pilots and Australia’s golden boys, Silverchair. “Before [grunge] became a noun it was used as

  • Luke Steele And Daniel Johns Collaborating On New Material
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    Luke Steele And Daniel Johns Collaborating On New Material

    It’s no secret that Silverchair frontman Daniel Johns and Empire Of The Sun’s main man Luke Steele are bros, but we’ve now learnt that the two are working their relationship towards the ultimate bromance – releasing an album together. In a recent interview with Pedestrian, Steele has spilled the beans, painting a picture of a

  • New 360 Track Features Guest Vocals From Daniel Johns?
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    New 360 Track Features Guest Vocals From Daniel Johns?

    It’s a collaboration that would be straight out of left field, but according to the clues in a video recently posted by 360, Silverchair frontman Daniel Johns has lent his stunning vocal abilities to a forthcoming single set to feature on Sixty’s highly anticipated new album. It hasn’t been confirmed, but a cheeky clue at

  • Chris Joannou: Rockin’ And Riding For Headspace
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    Chris Joannou: Rockin’ And Riding For Headspace

    When you go into “indefinite hibernation”, it’s understandable if you disappear off the radar for a bit and don’t get up to many activities. And – at least in the public’s eyes – that’s exactly the case with Silverchair bass player Chris Joannou. While bandmates Ben Gillies and Daniel Johns have popped up over the

  • Chris Joannou On Silverchair: “The Book Is Still Open”
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    Chris Joannou On Silverchair: “The Book Is Still Open”

    Silverchair bass player Chris Joannou has confirmed that the all-conquering Newcastle trio have definitely not ruled out a reunion in the coming years. Speaking on the eve of the Rock N’ Ride journey that he is taking part in for national youth mental health initiative Headspace, Joannou said “the book is still open” when quizzed

  • Silverchair Drummer Starts New Project, Releases Debut Single
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    Silverchair Drummer Starts New Project, Releases Debut Single

    Daniel Johns isn’t the only member of the dearly departed Silverchair who has been keeping busy. In a recent interview with The Herald Sun, drummer and founding member Ben Gillies revealed details of the new project, as well as the first musical offering. Writing and gigging as a solo performer under the moniker Bento, Gillies

  • Daniel Johns To Release Solo LP?
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    Daniel Johns To Release Solo LP?

    After the news this week that Silverchair were taking an ‘indefinite hiatus’, that is, essentially splitting up, news has emerged that frontman Daniel Johns is set to put together a solo album from the material originally meant to make up a new Silverchair album.

  • Silverchair Have Split Up
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    Silverchair Have Split Up

    Silverchair have split up today, announcing on the band’s official website that they would be going on an indefinite hiatus. The letter signed by members Daniel Johns, Chris Joannou and Ben Gillies cited the reasons for the breakup being that Silverchair was no longer “fun” and “fulfilling creatively”. Read the letter to fans in its

  • Melbourne Exhibition Recalls Rock’s Generation X
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    Melbourne Exhibition Recalls Rock’s Generation X

    Melbourne’s Raw Gallery is currently holding an exhibition featuring famous photos of some of rock’s best-loved icons. The exhibition is titled Generation X: The Soundtrack For Generation Whatever, and as the name suggests is devoted to the alternative rock scene of the late eighties and early nineties, when grunge, hip hop, punk and general slacker

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