Ben Gillies
Australian musician
Ben Gillies
Benjamin David Gillies is an Australian musician, best known as the drummer of Australian rock band Silverchair from 1992 to 2011. In 2003, Gillies formed Tambalane with Wes Carr, initially as a song-writing project, they released a self titled album in 2005 and toured Australia but subsequently folded.
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Bulldogs Heritage - Canterbury Bulldogs
Google News - over 5 years
By mid-season, Jason had moved to hooker and secured a first grade position ahead of Ben Gillies. He played in the Grand Final against Canberra. In 1995, Jason was a regular member of the first grade team and played in the Premiership winning team
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Our top 10 sounds that should be saved for Australia as Kylie Minogue's I ... - NEWS.com.au
Google News - over 5 years
Back in the mid-90s, Daniel Johns, Chris Joannou and Ben Gillies were the Aussie answer to Nirvana, with their dark rock anthem Tomorrow turning SilverChair into rock stars before they'd made it to year 10. Decades in the making, Kevin Rudd's apology
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En Noticias: Ben Gillies trabaja en su nueva silla - portALTERNATIVO
Google News - over 5 years
Podemos leer en el Twitter de Ben Gillies, batería de Silverchair y en The Sun Herald, que anda grabando su debut en solitario que espera editar a lo largo del año. Hace ya seis años, Gillies, aprovechando el paréntesis en el que se encontraba
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Silverchair drummer works on solo album - Sydney Morning Herald
Google News - over 5 years
But drummer Ben Gillies has already embarked on a solo project. The Sun-Herald has learnt the Newcastle musician is in the final stages of producing a solo album, described by an industry source as a ''very varied-sounding record that spreads from pop
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TwitBits: City And Colour, Juliette Lewis, Henry Rollins, Kylie Minogue And More - Undercover Music News
Google News - over 5 years
Ex-Silverchair (as of a week ago or so) drummer Ben Gillies is still working hard in the studio. Nascent rocker Juliette Lewis posts an invite to her 38th birthday shindig in Las Vegas. Our Princess Of Pop Kylie Minogue congratulates her sister Dannii
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Daniel Johns Smokes His First Post-Silverchair Cigarette - Defamer Australia
Google News - over 5 years
For all I know, he might have been smoking at the very moment he and Ben Gillies and Chris Joannou decided to end things. But given that the Daily Telegraph seem to be extremely excited to have photographed him fagging up outside a Sydney pub,
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It's a break, not a split: Silverchair - Blacktown Sun
Google News - over 5 years
In a statement on the Silverchair website, Daniel Johns, Chris Joannou and Ben Gillies said they were putting the band into a deep sleep while they individually search for more inspiring work. ''This means that Silverchair won't be making music
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Banda Silverchair se separa tras 20 años de carrera - Terra Perú
Google News - over 5 years
El trío compuesto por Daniel Johns, Joannou Chris y Ben Gillies, decidió separarse por considerar “haber perdido la chispa” como banda. Un comunicado publicado en la página de facebook de la banda dice: “Formamos Silverchair hace casi 20 años,
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Guildford faces tough job against quality field to repeat last year's win - Hawke's Bay Today
Google News - almost 6 years
Lion Foundation Junior Sportsperson: Amy Barry (hockey), Ben Gillies (surf lifesaving and swimming), Regan Gough (cycling), Naomi Mannering (sailing), Josie Stockill (basketball), Madeline Taylor (mountainbiking), Star Timu (rugby)
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ROCK REVIEW; Idols of the Grunge Circuit, But Only on School Break
NYTimes - over 21 years
The members of Silverchair are living every high school rocker's dream. They are three 15- and 16-year-olds from Australia who have grown their hair long, listened to a lot of Pearl Jam and Soundgarden (and maybe a bit of the Sex Pistols and Deep Purple) and recorded an album in less than two weeks that entered the Australian charts at No. 1 and is
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Ben Gillies
    CHILDHOOD
  • 1979
    Born
    Benjamin David Gillies was born on 24 October 1979 in Merewether, a suburb of Newcastle NSW.
    More Details Hide Details He started as a quad drummer in the band, The Marching Koalas, before forming the grunge group, Innocent Criminals, at the age of 12 with friends Daniel Johns and Chris Joannou. Playing originally at school and other venues in the Newcastle area, they came to attention after a weekend music workshop at the Tanilba Bay Progress Hall funded through the Arts Council of New South Wales in March 1994. By October 1994, under their new name Silverchair, their first EP Tomorrow had reached No. 1 on the ARIA Singles Chart. Silverchair went on to release five No. 1 albums, Frogstomp (1995), Freak Show (1997), Neon Ballroom (1999), Diorama (2002) and Young Modern (2007).
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