were an Australian rock band, which formed in 1992 as Innocent Criminals in Merewether, Newcastle with the line-up of Ben Gillies on drums, Chris Joannou on bass guitar and Daniel Johns on vocals and guitars. The group got their big break in mid-1994 when they won a national demo competition conducted by SBS TV show Nomad
and ABC radio station, Triple J. The band were signed by Murmur, and were successful on the Australian and international rock stages.
As of 2011, Silverchair have won a record number of 21 ARIA Music Awards from 49 nominations. The band... more