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Nicholas Edward "Nick" Cave (born 22 September 1957) is an Australian musician, songwriter, author, screenwriter, composer and occasional film actor.

He is best known for his work as frontman of the critically acclaimed rock band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, established in 1983, a group known for its eclectic influences and musical styles. Before that, he fronted the post-punk group The Birthday Party in the early 1980s, a band renowned for its confrontational live shows and violent sound influenced by blues and free jazz. In 2006, he formed the garage rock band Grinderman, releasing its debut album the following year. Cave's music is generally characterised by emotional intensity, a wide variety of influences, and lyrical obsessions with religion, death, love and violence.

Upon Cave's induction into the ARIA Hall of Fame, ARIA Awards committee chairman Ed St John said, "Nick Cave has enjoyed--and continues to enjoy--one of the most extraordinary careers in the annals of popular music. He is an Australian artist like Sidney Nolan is an Australian artist--beyond comparison, beyond genre, beyond dispute."

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New trailer released for Nick Cave film '20,000 Days On Earth' – watch

New trailer released for Nick Cave film '20,000 Days On Earth' – watch

The film will be released in the UK this September

  • Jul 15, 2014

Nick Cave: 'I'm a megalomaniac with extremely low self-esteem'

The Bad Seeds frontman also said the music his children listen to sometimes makes him 'want to cut my wrists'

  • Jul 5, 2014

Nick Cave, Tyler The Creator and Metallica's Kirk Hammett share covers of Victorian song - listen

The songs feature on artist Mark Ryden's 'The Gay Nineties Old Tyme Music: Daisy Bell' album

  • May 12, 2014

Nick Cave, Katy Perry, Metallica's Kirk Hammett, Tyler, The Creator feature on concept album

'The Gay Nineties Old Tyme Music: Daisy Bell' is being released by painter Mark Ryden

  • May 4, 2014

Nick Cave and Belle and Sebastian films honoured at Sundance

'20,000 Days On Earth' and 'God Help the Girl' pick up prizes at annual independent film festival

  • Jan 27, 2014

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