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The Vines

Vines, The

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The Vines: Troubadour, West Hollywood

Live Review by Marc Weingarten, Los Angeles Times, 9 May 2002

JOINING THE growing parade of raw, stripped-down rock bands (the Strokes, the White Stripes, the Hives, etc.), the Vines played the requisite big-buzz show at ...

Grape Expectations: The Vines: Highly Evolved (Heavenly Recordings) ***½

Review by Max Bell, Uncut, August 2002

Much-heralded thrashy Australians ...

The Vines: Academy, Manchester

Live Review by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 30 October 2002

NO ONE UNDERSTANDS HYPE better than the Vines. Launched in a blaze of hyperbole earlier this year, they have been called everything from the "Australian ...

Highly Involved! The Vines/The Music: Newport Music Hall, Coloumbus/Bogart's, Cincinnati

Live Review by Stephen Dalton, New Musical Express, 21 December 2002

IN THE concrete catacombs beneath Bogart's, a barn-like venue in the northern suburbs of Cincinnati, a home-made rock'n'roll ornament takes pride of place on the ...

The Vines: Highly Evolved

Review by Nick Southall, Stylus, 1 September 2003

WELCOME to the twenty-first century alt. rock review. The Vines, as you know, are from Australia, and, as you also know, are the greatest band the ...

The Vines: Winning Days

Review by Nick Southall, Stylus, 23 March 2004

THE COVER SCREAMS "PSYCHEDELIC", Craig Nichols' illustrated face warped by a thousand lysergic suns. As you'd expect. The hamburger-scoffing Australian son of grunge and Britpop ...


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