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The Hilltop Hoods

WITH THE RESOUNDING SUCCESS OF 'THE HARD ROAD: RESTRUNG', HILLTOP HOODS HAVE REAFFIRMED THEIR PLACE AT THE ABSOLUTE PINNACLE OF THE AUSTRALIAN MUSIC INDUSTRY.

In the early 1990s, emcees Suffa and Pressure met at a high school in the picturesque hills of Adelaide, South Australia. Later introduced by a mutual friend to DJ Debris, the trio found common ground with their love of Ultramagnetic MCs and Public Enemy, along with local pioneers Def Wish Cast and AKA Brothers. When the trio conspired to add their own chapter to Hip-Hop's canon, Hilltop Hoods was born.

Applying their personal experience to the music that inspired them, the Hoods set out to represent their world,...

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LISTEN: Hilltop Hoods leak track from their new album!

22 June 2014 0 comments

Adelaide boys The Hilltop Hoods have given their fans the first taste of their upcoming album...

Splendour In The Grass Add Three New Acts To Their 2014 Lineup!

28 April 2014 0 comments

Great news for Splendour In The Grass fans this afternoon with the news that the iconic festival...

ARIA Awards 2012 - Nicki Minaj Presents Best Urban Album To The Hilltop Hoods

29 November 2012 0 comments

We were so excited to hear that Nicki Minaj was gracing the ARIAs this year, and she just presented ...

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Ash London

Ash is vivacious and energetic with an infectious passion for all things music. Having presented shows on Channel TEN, Ash is currently also hosting Channel Eleven's weekend music show The Loop.

Ash joins Angus O'Loughlin as co-host, who joined Take 40 in August 2013 and added "It's like who's going to be the next Dr. Who (well maybe not) but this is big news and big thrill to be part of something so large."

Angus O'Loughlin

Take 40 welcomed Angus O'Loughlin to the show in 2013, joining the nation's longest running and most respected music chart show Take 40 Australia.

Currently also hosting Today Network's 'The Bump', Angus' cheeky sense of humour and passion for music makes him the perfect complement to the Take 40 brand.