Daniel Johns

Daniel Johns

Australian Musician

Daniel Paul Johns is an Australian musician, singer, songwriter, guitarist, and pianist, best known as the frontman of the rock band Silverchair. He is also part of The Dissociatives. In 2007, he was ranked at number 18 on Rolling Stone's list of The 25 Most Underrated Guitarists.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Daniel Johns.


1979 Birth Born on April 22, 1979.


2002 - 2004 2 More Events
2005 26 Years Old In late 2005, Johns and Silverchair reunited and announced the production of a new album entitled Young Modern. … Read More
2007 28 Years Old A public controversy arose in July 2007 when Johns claimed on Australian radio station Triple J that he had shared a joint with his then-wife Natalie Imbruglia, Australian Federal MP and ex-Midnight Oil frontman Peter Garrett, and Bono of U2 in November 2006 while they listened to a demo recording of Silverchair's album Young Modern. … Read More
On 13 June 2008, it was reported on the band's website that Johns was working on a new side project with Luke Steele (The Sleepy Jackson, Empire of the Sun), but a release date was not confirmed for the collaboration. … Read More


In 2012, Johns collaborated with the Australian Chamber Orchestra to create the soundtrack Atlas for a Qantas Airlines commercial that began airing a week before the 2012 Olympics. … Read More
As of January 2013, Johns was scheduled to appear in a live performance with Van Dyke Parks as part of Australia's Adelaide Festival on 8 March 2013 and was also rumoured to be working on a debut solo album.
2014 35 Years Old In January 2014, Johns co-wrote the song "Impossible" by Australian rapper 360. … Read More
For the 40th birthday of the triple j radio station, Beat the Drum, held at Sydney, Australia's Domain on 16 January 2015, Johns performed a piano version of Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit".
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