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With The Adults Jon Toogood Forms Musical Union

With The Adults Jon Toogood Forms Musical Union

“A set of eight songs inspired by the sounds he heard at his wedding in Sudan four years ago, Haja is unlike anything Jon Toogood, 46, has released to date,” according to The Australian’s…

Shihad – FVEY (Official Video)

Shihad – FVEY (Official Video)

The eponymous title video track of their tenth studio album FVEY. Shihad’s latest album has been lauded by rock critics as their angriest and most beautiful album yet.

Shihad – “Song For No One” – Official Video

Shihad – “Song For No One” – Official Video

New Zealand’s most popular and most successful alternative rock band Shihad have released a new music video for their track “Song For No One”, which is from their latest…

Shihad – Think You’re So Free – Official Music Video

Shihad – Think You’re So Free – Official Music Video

New Zealand alternative rock band Shihad recently released their ninth studio album, FVEY, which went straight to number one on the New Zealand charts with its title track ‘Think…

Shihad – Sleepeater

Shihad – Sleepeater

New Zealand alternative rock band Shihad, consisting of band members Jon Toogood, Phil Knight, Tom Larkin and Karl Kippenberger, released their eighth studio album Ignite in 2010. It debuted…

Turning on the ignition

Turning on the ignition

“You know what you’re going to get with Shihad — punchy hard rock, deep grooves, industrial riffing and Jon Toogood’s hypnotic vocals,” The Border Mail’s writes in a review of the band’s latest album,…

New Zealand Music Moments: Shihad

New Zealand Music Moments: Shihad

Shihad ranked 26 in the top 100 New Zealand Music Moments.

An edge rediscovered

An edge rediscovered

Pacifier – the NZ band formerly known as Shihad – interviewed in the Age about their tour of wartime America. Says singer, Jon Toogood; “In hindsight, watching it all go on internally was really…

Jihad … whoops, I mean Shihad

Jihad … whoops, I mean Shihad

NZ rockers Shihad undergo cosmetic change post-Sept 11 after concerns were raised about the band name’s similarity to the word jihad, (meaning holy war). The name Shihad was taken from a mis-spelling…

Aria noms for Shihad

Aria noms for Shihad

Shihad, hard edge rockers of Wellington, now Melbourne, have three nominations for the Australian Recording Industry Awards, the Arias: best group, best album and best rock album.