Best Australian Bands


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81 Hands Like Houses

This band is incredible, underrated and the best lyricists of all time. They have interpereted post-hardcore in exchanging screaming with strong clean vocals and incorporating unique instruments like harps and Xylaphones. Absolutely awesome. They are probably fit closest to the genre of alternative experimental electronic indie soul post-hardcore. However genre is completely irrelevant to them. If you've never heard of them, change this.

Nice Pop/Post-Hardcore group from Canberra. These guys are one of my favorite bands of all time. I'm surprise that these guys aren't more popular in Australia than they already are.

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82 Mental As Anything

Who could forget " Hey there you with the sad face, come back to my place and live it up" Blasphemy that they not top 20., HUGE AUSSIE CULT BAND, brilliant live

Totally underrated great rock and no appreciation like they deserve

Amazing for a bunch of clowns. I haven't heard much by them in northern canada but what I did hear I loved especially if you leave me can I come too.

83 Weddings Parties Anything

Just the greatest band ever - and the songs are exceptional. Live - sensational!

Hold the record for sold out shows in a row at the Corner Hotel

Probably the best Aussie live band of all time.

84 Boy & Bear

Boy and bear are amazing, I went to their concert in the opera house and thousands were there. the are so funny and fantastic

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85 Grinspoon

The best band Aussie music would never be the same without the phil Jamison rocks

Some great early teen angst rock followed by the crafty poppier tracks of their latter years

86 Sticky Fingers

I love them! Honestly they are the best band ever, the energy, the good vibes! They are incredible.

Their music, their lifestyle, their everything, love it!

The best band in Australia right now

Love their laid back tunes

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87 The Screaming Tribesmen
88 Blackfeather

At The Mountain Of Madness - will always be a jewel in the crown of aussie music.

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89 Spiderbait

God I love Spiderbait, found them through I heart radio last year along with Cold Chisel, love both, but Black Betty was what sold me on these guys, great band, more Americans need to listen to them, along with allot of others on this list! And by the way I think their cover of Black Betty is better then the original, which I heard after theirs, and now can't remember who the original artist was, laugh out loud!

Spiderbait. Their cover of Black Betty is fantastic. It got me to listen to their other stuff. I soon found out that their music was not limited to one style. What a great and refreshing find they were, when I discovered their music.

I can't believe it took me so long to discover this group. Love them.

Great band. Deserve a place in this list

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90 Baby Animals

Best rock singer ever!

91 The Drones
92 Paul Kelly and the Coloured Girls

Paul has so many reincarnations, so many bands, this is not an accurate representation of his BRILLIANCE!

Brilliant singer Paul Kelly! Lyrics with real meaning, great commentator.

The best song writer, story teller and poet by far

Paul Kelly, an Australian living legend

93 The Avalanches

Since I Left You is a masterpiece & a huge party at the same time. Wildflower was a solid comeback. - djpenquin999

94 Eurogliders

Great run of singles in the mid-80s with Grace, Bernie and the team.. Pop/soul perfection and them playing live.. ABSOLUTLEY

95 Little Birdy
96 Cut Copy
97 Frente!
98 Sherbet

Over 20 hit singles and countless Top Ten albums. What are they doing down at 101. Should be in the Top 20.

Best pop group Australia has ever produced! They could rock, do country, rnb, ballads and everything else in between. They should be in any Aussie group list that is worthy or credibility!

Seriously 102! - how to quickly lose credibility - what a joke!

99 The Black Sorrows

One of the most versatile bands in the world, they can play almost any style. Joe Camilleri is a soulful genius. Great band is an understatement.

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100 The Wild Cherries

Birth of Aussie garage music. They played it loud.

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