Silverchair and touring buddies Powderfinger took home the gong for BEST MUSIC DVD at the 2008 ARIA Music Awards held in Sydney last night. The deluxe triple disc "Across The Great Divide" DVD features full length live sets by both bands and a behind the scenes doco "Behind The Great Divide". Silverchair's Chris and Powderfinger's Darren were on hand to collect the ARIA and thanked "everyone who came along to any of the shows". They also made special mention to the great work done by Reconciliation Australia.
Chris Joannou recently took to the stage at the Annandale Hotel in Sydney. Playing bass as part of an awesome supergroup that featured Tim Rogers, Paul Dempsey and Tex Perkins.
This was no impromptu performance! The boys got together to play some classic songs (think Slayer/Black Flag) in support of the Lovell's Lager launch.
A good pal of Silverchair's, Matt Lovell (he's worked on Freak Show, Neon Ballroom & Diorama) was launching his very own lager on the night.
Check out the pics here.
[Remember you have to be +18 to drink alcohol in Australia.]
Silverchair will be battling it out with 49 other Aussie artists to win the Channel [V] Oz Artist 2008 Award and you can vote who wins!
Voting can be done either online at the [V] website or via SMS and voters are eligible to win a trip to Homebake with three of their mates as well as some cool weekly prizes over eight weeks. Multiple votes are allowed and the more you vote the more chances you have of winning a prize so VOTE NOW and stay tuned for the Top 4 finalists announcement on Nov 7th.
Daniel Johns and Luke Steele have named their latest collaboration “Hathaway/Palmer”.
There are still no plans for a release of this ‘acoustic pop record’ as it’s been described by the both of them.
Watch this space.
Triple J release some of the coolest compilations around and their new one ‘Live at the Wireless from the Vaults - Volume 2’ is no exception. This CD/DVD compilation features live performances from some pretty cool local and international bands. Silverchair kicks off the CD tracklisting with a live version of ‘The Greatest View’ recorded when Dan, Chris & Ben played in Cowra for the Triple J One Night Stand.
Order online now
It was announced in Sydney this morning that SILVERCHAIR have been nominated for two ARIA Awards!!
One is for BEST GROUP (which they won most recently at last years awards) and the other is for BEST MUSIC DVD along with touring buddies Powderfinger for the Across The Great Divide DVD.
Silverchair hold ARIA Award history with the most awards ever - a staggering 19 over their career.
The Awards will be held in Sydney on Sunday October 19 and telecast on the Ten Network.
Silverchair's "Straight Lines" music video is available for online voting in the Best Rock category for MTV's Video Music Awards. This year MTV is letting fans vote online to determine which videos get nominated.
Voting runs until Wednesday at 11am/EST.
If you'd like to see "Straight Lines" make the final cut please vote now.
The above documentary takes you inside the 2008 APRA Awards. Prior to scooping the pool at the Awards Silverchair’s Daniel Johns sat down with Chat Chat for an exclusive catch up!
Don’t miss it tonight at 8.30pm on Music Max.