1. Broods Talk Life on the Road, Recording With Lorde and Getting 'S--- Done'

    August 01, 2016 12:44 AM EDT Broods aren’t short on talent, or ambition. Indeed, if airmiles were a measure of appetite for success, they’d be in a class of their own.  The New Zealand electro-pop outfit has seen the inside of than more aircraft cabins than many seasoned jetsetters twice their age.  The sibling act of…

  2. Listen to Skrillex, A-Trak, AlunaGeorge & More Talk Working With ZHU: Exclusive

    March 08, 2016 10:13 PM EST Nine collaborators open up about the anonymous artist's creative process. When  ZHU released his Genesis Series EP last September via a cryptic online word puzzle, it was fitting that its focus was on his collaborators. The faceless artist has always eschewed the spotlight ever since…

  3. Courtney Barnett, Hermitude, Vance Joy and Tame Impala Lead ARIA Awards Nominations

    October 07, 2015 12:51 AM EDT Courtney Barnett , Hermitude , Vance Joy and Tame Impala dominate the nominations for this year's ARIA Awards, which will be held Nov. 26 at The Star in Sydney.  Barnett is out in front with eight nods, including chances for album of the year and best female artist, while Hermitude and…

  4. Daniel Johns: Sick of Being 'The Rock 'N' Roll Lead,' How He 'Soldiers On' Post-Silverchair

    May 20, 2015 10:29 PM EDT Daniel Johns ’ road to success wasn’t without its pitfalls. There’s been fame and fans and hits. And haters, illness and marriage breakups. Johns’ band Silverchair rode the charts like few others in their homeland, and they always took a pile of criticism along the way. On a stage at the…

  5. Daniel Johns Announces Debut Solo Album, Shares 'Cool On Fire' Video: Watch

    May 04, 2015 5:38 AM EDT Daniel Johns has announced the title, release date and tracklist for his first solo album, and he’s shared another track from it.  The former Silverchair frontman’s set will be called Talk , and it’ll drop worldwide on May 22. The Australian artist has offered a taste of things to come with …

  6. Exclusive: Ex-Silverchair Singer Daniel Johns Premieres Lorde-y Electro Jam 'Late Night Drive'

    March 12, 2015 10:00 AM EDT For his first musical release in eight years, former Silverchair frontman Daniel Johns enlisted help from an unlikely source. Looking for some cross-genre collaboration, Johns flew from Australia to New Zealand to work with producer Joel Little , best known for co-producing, co-writing…

  7. Ex-Silverchair Frontman Daniel Johns Releases First Solo Song: Listen

    January 29, 2015 1:51 AM EST It's taken eight years, but Daniel Johns has finally shared new music.  The Australian singer, who led Silverchair to "superstar" status Down Under, has released "Aerial Love," a soulful, dreamy pop song he created with producer  Joel Little ( Lorde,  Broods ). The…

  8. Aussie Rapper 360 Plays With All-Star Line-up on New Album, Bound for Lollapalooza

    June 21, 2013 3:39 AM EDT Two years ago, Australian rapper 360 could walk into any pub in his own country for a quiet drink. Not any more. The tall, heavily tattooed artist is already hard to miss. But he’s become a national star since his sophomore album, “Falling & Flying”, exploded Down Under on its release…

  9. April 22, 2009

    April 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Country singer-songwriter Paul Davis dies of a heart attack at a hospital in Meridian, Miss., at the age of 60. 2003 – Songwriter Felice Bryant dies in Gatlinburg, Tenn., at the age of 77. 1998 – It is announced that Faith No More is breaking up. 1989 – No. 1 Billboard Album: “Like a…

  10. Debut Winners Dominate ARIA Awards

    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Wolfmother smashed its equipment, Silverchair played a Midnight Oil song as the veteran act was inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame after a video message from U2's Bono, Powderfinger's Bernard Fanning Wolfmother smashed its equipment, Silverchair played a Midnight Oil song as the…

  11. Silverchair Reconvening For Shows, Recording

    November 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Australian rock act Silverchair is returning to active duty after a three-year break. The plan calls for road-testing some new material in Australia early next year. Australian rock act Silverchair is returning to active duty after a three-year break. The band, which broke through in 1994…

  12. Imbruglia 'Days' Away From Third Album

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Australian vocalist Natalie Imbruglia will release her third album, "Counting Down the Days," April 4 internationally via Sony/BMG's new Brightside imprint. According to a spokesperson for RCA, which Australian vocalist Natalie Imbruglia will release her third album, "…

  13. Australian Acts To 'Reach Out To Asia'

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Australian entertainment community will rally together to help victims of the Dec. 26 earthquake and tsunami with an all-star concert and telethon set for Saturday (Jan. 8). Reach Out to Asia will The Australian entertainment community will rally together to help victims of the Dec. 26…

  14. Jet Leads Oz's ARIA Nominees

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With seven nominations, Jet is the frontrunner heading into the Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) Awards, to be held Oct. 17 at the Sydney SuperDome. With seven nominations, Jet is the frontrunner heading into the Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) Awards, to be held…

  15. Musicians Band Together Against War Threat

    February 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Dozens of artists from across the musical spectrum have joined forces to speak out against an impending U.S.-led war against Iraq. Rappers Jay-Z and Nas, singer/songwriters Natalie Merchant and Sheryl Dozens of artists from across the musical spectrum have joined forces to speak out against…

  16. Silverchair Delays 'Diorama'

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Australian rock trio Silverchair has pushed back the North American release date of its Atlantic Records debut "Diorama" to Aug. 27. Australian rock trio Silverchair has pushed back the North American release date of its Atlantic Records debut "Diorama" to Aug. 27. The…

  17. Silverchair Forced To Cancel Oz Shows

    May 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Health problems have forced Silverchair to cancel two shows in Australia, but the band's manager says sell-out dates in New York and Europe in early June will go on as planned. Guitarist Daniel Johns' Health problems have forced Silverchair to cancel two shows in Australia, but the…

  18. Silverchair Peers Through 'Diorama'

    March 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Australian rock trio Silverchair has set a July 9 North American release date for its Atlantic debut, "Diorama," which will arrive in Australia in April via new independent label Eleven. "This is our Australian rock trio Silverchair has set a July 9 North American release date…