Best Australian Bands


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81 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

No 84 what a joke,they should be number 1

82 Amy Meredith
83 Howling Dollhouse

Unique. Why haven't these guys had more exposure?

Amazing band, should be higher up the order

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84 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

Completely underrated band. Absolutely fantastic sound, amazing songs with so many great hooks. A really fun and entertaining band.

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.

85 The Screaming Tribesmen
86 Cog Cog Cog are an Australian progressive rock band that formed in 1998. Their debut album, The New Normal, was nominated for Triple J's 2005 J Award.

Everybody will find a Cog song they like.

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87 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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88 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.

89 Blackfeather

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

Great band always puts on an awesome show

Best Australian band of all time

90 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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91 Baby Animals

Best rock singer ever!

92 The Drones
93 The Black Sorrows

I liked some of their songs of 1994

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.

94 The Avalanches

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

95 Eurogliders

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

96 Frente!
97 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

98 Little Birdy
99 Cut Copy
100 Johnny Diesel & the Injectors

Classic incredible and never to be outdone in the breadth and depth of their music

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