Australian Music Australian Garage Rock Bands List

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List of Australian garage rock bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as garage rock solo artists from Australia are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great Australian music that you've never heard before. The garage rock bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Australia. If you think the best Australian garage rock band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.

The list you're viewing has a variety of bands, like Nick Cave and Brody Dalle, in it.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular garage rock bands from Australia?" and "Which garage rock bands started in Australia?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Nick Cave is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Australian Garage Rock Bands List
Gothic rock, Garage rock, Alternative rock

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Brody Dalle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Australian Garage Rock Bands List
Garage rock, Alternative rock, Punk rock

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Grinderman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Australian Garage Rock Bands List
Noise rock, Garage rock, Alternative rock

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Jet is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Australian Garage Rock Bands List
Pop music, Rock music, Garage punk

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The Vines is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Australian Garage Rock Bands List
Rock music, Garage punk, Garage rock

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Nic Cester is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Australian Garage Rock Bands List
Rock music, Garage rock, Soft rock

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Craig Nicholls is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Australian Garage Rock Bands List
Garage punk, Garage rock, Grunge

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Radio Birdman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Australian Garage Rock Bands List
Garage rock, Protopunk, Punk rock

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Taxiride is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Australian Garage Rock Bands List
Pub rock, Garage rock, Acoustic music

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Ryan Griffiths is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Australian Garage Rock Bands List
Garage rock, Neo-psychedelia, Post-grunge

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Violent Soho is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Australian Garage Rock Bands List
Garage rock, Grunge, Post-grunge

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Lime Spiders is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Australian Garage Rock Bands List
Garage rock, Alternative rock, Punk rock

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Patrick Matthews is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Australian Garage Rock Bands List
Garage rock, Grunge, Neo-psychedelia

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British India is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Australian Garage Rock Bands List
Garage rock, Alternative rock, Indie rock

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Brad Heald is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Australian Garage Rock Bands List
Garage rock, Neo-psychedelia, Post-grunge

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Hamish Rosser is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Australian Garage Rock Bands List
Garage rock, Neo-psychedelia, Post-grunge

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The Mess Hall is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Australian Garage Rock Bands List
Blues-rock, Garage rock, Indie rock

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Big Scary is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Australian Garage Rock Bands List
Indie pop, Garage rock

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Bird Blobs is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Australian Garage Rock Bands List
Garage rock, Post-punk

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The Drones is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Australian Garage Rock Bands List
Punk blues, Rock music, Garage rock

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The Atlantics is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Australian Garage Rock Bands List
Rock music, Garage rock, Instrumental rock

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The Visitors is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Australian Garage Rock Bands List
Garage rock, Protopunk, Punk rock

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New Race is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Australian Garage Rock Bands List
Garage rock, Protopunk, Punk rock

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The Flairz is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Australian Garage Rock Bands List
The Flairz Garage rock

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The Blackwater Fever is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Australian Garage Rock Bands List
Traditional music, Folk music, Garage rock

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The Growl is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Australian Garage Rock Bands List
The Growl Garage rock, Rock and roll, Blues