For 25 years Rage has delivered a mix of the latest, best, weirdest, silliest and most retro music clips. Episodes of Countdown and Recovery to boot. This should be a worthy celebration. RAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAGE! From the press release:
After hundreds of hosts, thousands of music videos and millions of viewers waking up in front of a blaring TV, the longest running music television show in Australia, rage, is turning 25 and will celebrate with a Silver Jubilee special on Saturday April 21 at 10.20pm, ABC1.
To mark this significant milestone, the legendary Tim Rogers from You Am I will take viewers through a quarter-century’s worth of rage – from the most unforgettable guest programmers and their music videos selections, to special rage memories from prominent musos and well-known Aussies including Peter Garrett, Sarah Blasko, Kram from Spiderbait, Children Collide, Temper Trap, Chris Taylor from The Chaser, The Jezabels, Quan from Regurgitator, The Grates, and Zan Rowe and The Doctor from triple j.
During the lead-up to the Silver Jubilee, rage has been asking its viewers to record and upload their own version of rage’s iconic scream to twitter and tagging them with #screamwithrage. The most entertaining and crazy screams will feature throughout the Silver Jubilee show.
And on the birthday night, rage will invite viewers to join in the celebration by hosting their own ‘Maintain the rage’ all-night viewing parties.
rage will ask viewers to upload their own party pics and videos to the rage facebook page (facebook.com/rageabc) or twitter (@rageabc) and the best party will WIN a piece of rage history – the iconic rage RED COUCH!
Hundreds of icons including Marky Ramone, Jon Spencer, Gotye, Bret Easton Ellis and Florence Welch have lounged on the rage red couch over the years and told their stories. It’s an essential edition to any rage lovers lounge room.
The rage Silver Jubilee screens Saturday April 21 at 10.20pm on ABC1.