The Rubens

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The Rubens
Origin Menangle, New South Wales, Australia
Genres Alternative rock
Years active 2011 (2011)–present
Labels Ivy League
Website www.therubensmusic.com
Members Sam Margin
Elliott Margin
Zaac Margin
Scott Baldwin

The Rubens are a four-piece alternative rock band originally from Menangle, New South Wales. The band comprises the three Margin brothers, Zaac, Sam and Elliott, and a childhood friend, Scott Baldwin. Their debut self-titled album The Rubens gained them domestic success with it reaching No. 3 on the ARIA Charts and being nominated for a J Award for Album of the Year.[1]

In 2011, their debut single, "Lay It Down", was voted the 57th-most-popular song in the Triple J Hottest 100. Their next single, "My Gun", was nominated for Best Music Video in the 2012 ARIA Awards and was also voted 10th-most popular song in the Triple J Hottest 100.[2]

In May 2015, the band released a new single called "Hallelujah".

Personnel[edit]

  • Sam Margin — Lead Vocals/Guitar
  • Scott Baldwin — Drums
  • Elliott Margin — Keys/Backing Vocals
  • Zaac Margin — Lead Guitar
  • William Zeglis — Bass Guitar

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart
positions
AUS[3]
Certifications
(sales thresholds)
2012 The Rubens 3 Gold

Awards and nominations[edit]

Awards[edit]

Year Type Award Result
2012 J Award Best Album - The Rubens Nominated
2012 ARIA Music Awards Best Video - My Gun Nominated
2013 APRA Awards Rock Work of the Year - My Gun[4][5] Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Rubens: The Rubens". 
  2. ^ "2012 ARIA Awards: Best Video". 
  3. ^ The Rubens albums chart peaks australian-charts.com - Hung Medien. Retrieved 2013-01-26.
  4. ^ "Rock Work of the Year". Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) | Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society (AMCOS). 2013. Retrieved 19 March 2015. 
  5. ^ "THE RUBENS win at 2013 APRA Music Awards!". Ivy League Records. Retrieved 31 July 2013. 

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