Rage is the most popular all-night music show in Australia. It screens nationally on ABC TV. Rage was first screened in April 1987. On Fridays rage plays new releases followed by the ... See full summary »
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Rage is the most popular all-night music show in Australia. It screens nationally on ABC TV. Rage was first screened in April 1987. On Fridays rage plays new releases followed by the national Top 50. On Saturdays rage features Specials and guest programmers. Saturday nights 'Specials' can feature one particular band or artist, so viewers can see a number of videos by their favourite artists all in the one night. Rage has no presenter except on Saturdays shows when rage has musicians as guest VJ's. Rage won "Best National Music Video Programme" in the 1991 Australian Music Industry Awards. It repeatedly wins "Most Popular Australian Music TV show" in the Australian Music Awards. In 1998, rage released a double cd compilationand in November 1999 a second double cd compilation was put together. Rage often plays old episodes of Bandstand & Countdown hosted by Molly Meldrum. Written by Chris Ambrose

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Sometimes features "All Night" Music Clip Specials where they play almost every clip in chronological order for a particular band or singer. Such bands/singers have included: KISS, David Bowie, The Beatles, Lou Reed, Cyndi Lauper and Silverchair to name a few at random. See more »

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The best music show ever
8 March 2004 | by (Brisbane, Australia) – See all my reviews

Rage would undoubtedly be the best music show ever made. They play all the latest music videos plus have all the greatest bands come in and host the show every now and then and let them choose their favourite music videos of all time. Each week they also do the nationwide top 50 countdown of the highest selling CD singles for the week. They have had bands and artists such as Marilyn Manson, Hole, Blink 182, Muse, Jane's Addiction, Kylie Minogue, Coldplay, Fatboy Slim and many others come in to host the show. Rage would also be the longest running free to air music video show in the world with runtimes which usually consist of 12 hours straight at times.


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