The Vines

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The Vines
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Background information
OriginSydney, New South Wales, Australia
GenresAlternative rock
Garage rock revival
Indie rock[1]
Years active1999 - present
LabelsIvy League (2007 - Present)
BMG (2008 - Present)
Cooking Vinyl (2008 - Present)
Capitol Records (2001 - 2006)
Heavenly Records (2001 - 2006)
WebsiteThe Vines Official Website
MembersCraig Nicholls
Ryan Griffiths
Hamish Rosser
Brad Heald
Past membersDavid Oliffe
Patrick Matthews

The Vines are an Australian garage rock band from Sydney, Australia, notable for creating a musical combination of '60s rock and '90s alternative music. They have won an ARIA in 2002 for Breakthrough Artist and received nominations for six other awards in the same amount of years.[3]

They also appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone in October 2002 (the first Australian band to do so since Men At Work in 1983) with the words "Rock is Back: meet the Vines" boldly emblazed underneath.[4]

Discography[change | change source]

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Live recordings, compilations and demos[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. MySpace. "(Read) The Vines' MySpace music style descrption". Retrieved 2008-06-28.
  2. Keene, Darrin (May 17, 2002). "Live: The Vines". Live at the Tequila Lounge. 'Your Canadian Music Source'. Retrieved 2008-04-14. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  3. "ARIA Awards 2002". Australian Recording Industry Association. June 06, 2002. Retrieved 2008-04-14. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  4. Sheffield, Rob (August 6, 2002). "The Vines". Craig Nicholls has all the makings of a rock star. Rolling Stone Magazine. Retrieved 2008-04-13. Check date values in: |date= (help)