|Origin||Menangle, New South Wales, Australia|
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.
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.
In May 2015, the band released a new single called "Hallelujah".
- Sam Margin — Lead Vocals/Guitar
- Scott Baldwin — Drums
- Elliott Margin — Keys/Backing Vocals
- Zaac Margin — Lead Guitar
- William Zeglis — Bass Guitar
|Year||Album details||Peak chart
Awards and nominations
|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||Won|
- "The Rubens: The Rubens".
- "2012 ARIA Awards: Best Video".
- The Rubens albums chart peaks australian-charts.com - Hung Medien. Retrieved 2013-01-26.
- "Rock Work of the Year". Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) | Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society (AMCOS). 2013. Retrieved 19 March 2015.
- "THE RUBENS win at 2013 APRA Music Awards!". Ivy League Records. Retrieved 31 July 2013.
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