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Jon Toogood of Shihad

Jon Toogood of Shihad

“There’s something to be said for playing with the same four guys for thirty years, there’s a sort of element of tightness that you can only get from that familiarity between those four characters…” From Release: Picture this… 1988, Bob Hawke is Prime Minister, Australia dumps $600 million bucks of tax payer cash on Expo 88, Home and Away hits […]

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SHIHAD 30th Anniversary Tour and Vinyl release of The General Electric

SHIHAD 30th Anniversary Tour and Vinyl release of The General Electric

Picture this… 1988, Bob Hawke is Prime Minister, Australia dumps $600 million bucks of tax payer cash on Expo 88, Home and Away hits our tellies for the first time, triple j launch the Hottest 100, Nintendo release the Game Boy, free University education is no longer an option, and over in Wellington NZ, the Southernmost capital city in the world, Jon Toogood and Tom […]

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SHIHAD Australian East Coast Tour Announcement

SHIHAD Australian East Coast Tour Announcement

“If anger is an energy, Shihad’s fury is such that it could power a city for years.” Rolling Stone “Toogood is clearly pissed off with certain states of affairs, and he’s not afraid to say so; fittingly, his bandmates have outdone themselves to match his fury.” The Australian Shihad return to Australian stages this June and July for the first […]

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SHIHAD announce Australian tour dates – ‘FVEY’ live

SHIHAD announce Australian tour dates – ‘FVEY’ live

SHIHAD recently released their new album FVEY. With a comet trail of glowing reviews this week FVEY landed in the Top 10 ARIA Album Chart. Debuting at #1 in New Zealand FVEY created music history for the most #1 debuts from a single artist. FIVE!!!! By far SHIHAD’s finest work in over a decade FVEY represents nothing less than a […]

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JIMMY BARNES celebrates 30 years as a solo artist with 30/30 anniversary release | out 29 August 2014

JIMMY BARNES celebrates 30 years as a solo artist with 30/30 anniversary release | out 29 August 2014

It’s the album of his career – literally. To celebrate 30 years as a solo artist, Jimmy Barnes is revisiting some of his biggest hits, collaborating with some of his favourite artists; Keith Urban, The Living End, John Farnham, Bernard Fanning, Shihad, Tina Arena, Baby Animals and Jon Stevens plus more. “I wanted to do something special for the 30th anniversary,” […]

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SHIHAD to release new album ‘FVEY’ on August 15

SHIHAD to release new album ‘FVEY’ on August 15

Shihad have announced the release of their brand new album, FVEY (pronounced, Five Eyes), on Friday, August 15. Recorded in December last year at Auckland’s legendary York Street Studio with Killing Joke frontman, Jaz Coleman at the production helm, FVEY sounds unlike anything Shihad have done before. When frontman Jon Toogood, drummer Tom Larkin, bass payer Karl Kippenberger and guitarist Phil Knight reconvened in Melbourne during the winter of 2013 for a lock down writing session it was a natural move to conjure […]

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Geezer Butler of Black Sabbath

Geezer Butler of Black Sabbath

“I HAVE NO IDEA WHY WE HAVE LASTED SO LONG IT HAS BEEN GREAT TO HAVE INFLUENCED SO MANY BANDS, AND I THINK THAT IS WHY WE HAVE MAINTAINED OUR RELEVANCE.” There isn’t really any easier introduction to an interview than simply stating Black Sabbath = Heavy Metal, does anything more need to be said?  The band where it arguably […]

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Shihad confirmed as support for Black Sabbath Australian tour

Shihad confirmed as support for Black Sabbath Australian tour

THURSDAY 10 JANUARY, 2013 – BLACK SABBATH – the band credited with creating heavy metal and one of the most influential bands of all time will make their highly anticipated return to Australia this April – their first in nearly 40 years. The tour has now become even bigger with confirmation that Australian (via New Zealand) rock royalty, SHIHAD, will be opening each […]

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Shihad – The Metro, Sydney, Australia – 07 September 2012

Shihad – The Metro, Sydney, Australia – 07 September 2012

Date: 07 September 2012 Venue: The Metro, Sydney, Australia Photo’s by: Inside Edge Photography www.facebook.com/InsideEdgePhotography Click here to check out the full photo gallery…

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Shihad – The Meanest Hits

Shihad – The Meanest Hits

In a career now spanning nearly 25 years and having made a huge impact on the rock scenes both in their native New Zealand and current home here in Australia, Shihad recognise this in pretty much the best way possible, with the release of a 38 song double disc titled The Meanest Hits and armed with a new single Right […]

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Phil Knight of Shihad

Phil Knight of Shihad

In a career now spanning nearly 25 years and having made a huge impact on the rock scenes both in their native New Zealand and current home Australia, Shihad are set to recognise this in pretty much the best way possible, with the release of a 38 song double disc titled The Meanest Hits.  Combined with this release, has been […]

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Shihad – The Meanest

Shihad – The Meanest

A NEW SINGLE. A DOUBLE DISC CAREER RETROSPECTIVE. A TOUR. LATE LAST YEAR SHIHAD RELEASED A 38 SONG CAREER RETROSPECTIVE DOUBLE DISC, THE MEANEST HITS IN NEW ZEALAND. THE RESPONSE TO THE ALBUM AND INEVITABLE TOUR WAS NOTHING SHORT OF MIND BLOWING. NOW IT’S AUSTRALIA’S TURN. Coinciding with an impending main-stage performance at Splendour In The Grass 2012, SHIHAD announce: […]

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Luke Yeoward of King Cannons

Luke Yeoward of King Cannons

“We’ve been busting our ass the whole time, but when you want to do something properly and there’s a bunch of other people, like a major record label involved, they’ve got things they have to work around as well in order for it to be timed right, so there you go, long story short, well as short as I can […]

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Splendour In The Grass 2012 – lineup announced

Splendour In The Grass 2012 – lineup announced

Thanks toTriple J www.abc.net.au/triplej/musicnews/s3480336.htm for this news piece below containing all the details on the Splendour in the Grass lineup for 2012! The 2012 Splendour in the Grass festival is heading back to Byron Bay for the first time in 3 years and over 70 acts are set to put on the homecoming party. Tom & Alex had the honour of announcing the full […]

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