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This page contains all the news, reviews and interviews featuring Shihad. See also Reviews for more reviews. Shihad have also appeared in the Rip It Up Magazine a number of times and on the Rip It Up page you can see a list of these appearances.

2016

20 October: Stuff.co.nz: Sharyn Casey: the top Kiwi guys on Instagram Phil gets a mention for his 'What's Phil Worried About Today' podcasts and speaking openly about mental illness. Link
2 October: Stuff.co.nz: Rhythm and blues: Help for Kiwi musicians with depression, anxiety and addictions Includes a paragraph about musicians, depression and how it can affect anyone. Link
27 September: Heavy TV: HEAVY TV Interviews Jon Toogood of SHIHAD Video interview with Jon. Watch/Link
27 September: Rolling Stone: Photo gallery - Jon Toogood at Live Lodge 2016 Gig pics. Link
4 September: Newstalk ZB: How to survive in the modern music industry Interview with Tom about his new collective, SIGNAL. Listen/Link
3 September: Radio New Zealand: The Mixtape - Tom Larkin Check out Tom's playlist! Listen/Link
27 July: Doubtfulsounds.net: LIVE REVIEW - Shihad @ The Factory Theatre, Sydney (15/07/16) Gig review by Chris Familton. Link
20 July: Triple M: The Joke That Destroyed Rock Legends American Career Police horses. Link
19 July: 100PercentRock: LIVE - Shihad with Storytime, Fremantle, 26 June, 2016 Gig review. Link
17 July: The AU Review: Photo Gallery - Shihad + Grenadiers + The Vanns – Metro Theatre, Sydney (15.07.16) Gig photos. Link
17 July: Libel Music: Shihad, Saturday July 16th, 2016 - The Croxton Bandroom, Melbourne Gig review. Link
16 July: Musicfeeds.com.au: Shihad – The Factory Theatre, Sydney 15/07/16 Pics and review. Link
15 July: Themusic.com.au: Shihad, Grenadiers, The Vanns - Factory Theatre Pics and review. Link
15 July: Rolling Stone: Shihad's Jon Toogood on Swearing at Politicians, Partying with Scribe Interview with Jon. Link
13 July: Joy.org.au: Interview - Tom Larkin from Shihad Interview with Tom. Listen/Link
13 July: Get Loud: Interview - Tom Larkin from Shihad Interview with Tom. Listen/Link
8 July: Stack Magazine: Q+A - Jon Toogood of Shihad Interview with Jon. Listen/Link
6 July: MusicInsight: Shihad: the more things change, the more they stay the same Interview with Phil. Link
4 July: AAA Backstage: Live Review - Shihad w/ Grenadiers & The Iron Eye @ The Triffid Gig review. Link
3 July: Wall of Sound: Live Review - Shihad w/ Grenadiers & The Iron Eye @ The Triffid Gig review & pics. Link
1 July: Liquify Magazine: Shihad Storm Far From Stalling / Tom Larkin Talks Band & Industry Interview with Tom & includes pics from one of the Wiki's own members Link
30 June: Blank GC: Feels Good To Be Home Again Interview with Phil. Link
28 June: GC Mag: Shihad National Tour + 20 Year Anniversary of ‘The Fish Album’ Press release about 2016 Aus tour. Link
26 June: Wall of Sound: Shihad- Gig Review and Photo Gallery 25th June @ Rosemount Hotel, Perth WA Gig review & pics. Link
23 June: 100PercentRock: INTERVIEW: PHIL KNIGHT, SHIHAD – June 2016 Interview with Phil. Link
16 June: West Australian: Shihad toast wilder times Interview with Jon. Link
31 May: Radio New Zealand: Great New Zealand Album - The General Electric - Shihad Interview with Jon and Tom. Listen/Link
26 April: The 13th Floor: Shihad - 20 Years On Audio/text interview with Jon. Listen/Link
15 April: Radio Hauraki: Jay & Alex Interview Jon Toogood Interview with Jon. Listen/Link
13 April: The Rock: Jon Toogood talks about the remastered edition of Shihad's fish album 8 minutes and 31 seconds of excellent interview (we concur. Bring back cassettes!). Listen/Link
2 April: Melbourne Unreal: Tom Larkin // Shihad - Melbourne Unreal Podcast, EP3 Video podcast and interview with Tom. 1.5 hours long. Watch/Link
31 March: NZ Herald: Shihad's crazy plan to open NZ Music Month Read about Shihad's plan to take on three cities in one day! Link
22 March: Most FM: NZ On Air Under The Mic Show - Shihad Hour-long interview with Karl about the history of Shihad. Listen/Link
21 March: Marlborough Express: Shihad's Jon Toogood bringing music mix to Marlborough Short interview/promo piece for Jon's solo show in Blenheim. Link
Feb: Debate Magazine: Jon Toogood Short interview with Jon. Full Magazine Article Link

2015

16 Dec: Crave: AC/DC at Auckland’s Western Springs Stadium Photos from Shihad & AC/DC at Western Springs Stadium, Auckland. Link
16 Dec: The 13th floor: AC/DC – Western Springs Stadium December 15, 2015 Review & photos from Shihad & AC/DC at Western Springs Stadium, Auckland. Link
15 Dec: The Dominion Post: Shihad keeps Wellington rocking - 150 Years of News Short synopsis of the band's story, and a plug for The Dominion Post's new 150 Years of News book. Link
10 Dec: Stuff: Shihad rockers suspended for Wellington High School AC/DC graffiti Tagging pays dividends... sometimes! Link
6 Dec: 7 Days: Slice of 7 - Jon Toogood Sings About Osama bin Laden "Jon Toogood composed a song for the 200th episode of 7 Days....and it is about Osama bin Laden." Watch/Link
3 Dec: Sydney Morning Herald: Shihad's frontman Jon Toogood soars in his solo shows Jon's solo shows are successful. Link
16 Nov: ToneDeaf: The Best & The Worst Solo Ventures, According To Shihad’s Jon Toogood Is John Lennon one of the best - or one of the worst? Read to find out. Link
10 Nov: Tezmphoto: Shooting Jon Toogood from Shihad Some suave shots. Link
10 Nov: ToneDeaf: What Your Brain Can Expect From A 25-Year Music Career Excellent article detailing the mental health issues and the importance of talking about them, as Phil does in his What's Phil podcast. Link
27 Oct: Blankgc.com.au: Jonny be (too)good: Shihad frontman hits Surfers Paradise Beergarden Q&A with Jon about his solo shows. Link
27 Oct: NZ Herald: Melbourne: These places totally rock Tom shares his picks for the best places in Melbourne. Link
23 Oct: Otago Daily Times: Melbourne: 'Great guidance' from Shihad frontman More on Jon's mentoring work with high school students. Link
15 Oct: Scene.co.nz: Toogood's solo show Interview with Jon about his solo shows. Link
15 Oct: Nelson Mail: Shihad frontman Jon Toogood co-writes Tahunanui School song More on Jon's high school mentoring + video of collaboration song. Link
12 Oct: Otago Daily Times: Five questions with: Jon Toogood Short and sharp Q&A session. Link
12 Oct: Libel Music: Review - Jon Toogood with PHOTOS Review & photos from Jon's October 9 Planet of Sound show in Auckland. Link
Oct: 1233 Newcastle 24 minutes of interview with Jon & acoustic songs. Listen/Link
25 Sept: AllTracks.co.nz: Good Morning: Rock & Metal, curated by Tom Larkin "A playlist of some of the finest New Zealand rock, metal and punk music." Link
22 Sept: Good Morning: Good Morning: Tuesday 22 September Jon was apparently on Good Morning, apparently singing a song...but you can't watch that footage now! (Too late.) Link
22 Sept: RNZ: Jon Toogood live in session "Jon Toogood, the distinctive voice of Shihad and The Adults, is about to embark on his solo acoustic Planet of Sound tour. With a back catalogue spanning 25 years, Toogood handpicks a few songs to share with Music 101." Listen/Link
21 Sept: Stuff: Shihad frontman swaps stadium shows for acoustic guitar gigs "Jon Toogood, lead singer of Shihad, talks to Eleanor Black about his upcoming acoustic tour and his love for music." Watch/Link
16 Sept: The Rock: Jon Toogood on Shihad coming 8th in The Rock 1000 "He. Was. Stoked. See for yourself." Watch/Link
16 Sept: The Rock: Can Shazam detect the Shihad song Jon Toogood is singing? "Jono and Ben got Shihad frontman Jon Toogood to sing Home Again into Shazam to see if the app could identify what he was singing." Watch/Link
12 Sept: The Guardian: Lorde, Flight of the Conchords, Peter Jackson and All Blacks record charity song Coverage of another one of those cheesy songs for charity Watch/Link
3 Sept: Shihad frontman Jon Toogood - new dad's solo tour Interview with Jon Link
3 Sept: Tour news: New dad Jon Toogood is going on tour solo Interview with Jon Link
Sept: Radio Hauraki: Mikey Havoc Interviews Jon Toogood Interview with Jon. Listen/Link
4 Aug: Waikato Times: The Goodness Grocer reigns supreme in business awards Karl's doing well in his day job! Congratulations, Karl. Link
29 Jul: Penmanship Podcast: Episode 7 - Jon Toogood 82-minute-long interview with Jon. Worth a listen! Listen/Link
17 Jul: ToneDeaf.com.au: Why Shihad are still one of the most exciting bands in heavy rock Review of Shihad's show at The Corner Hotel in Melbourne on July 11. Link
11 Jul: TheMusic.com.au: Shihad - Corner Hotel Review of Shihad's show at The Corner Hotel in Melbourne on July 11. Link
9 Jul: ToneDeaf.com.au: The top 5 ways to be a dickhead in the studio, with Shihad's Tom Larkin Shihad's very own Tom puts his vast musical experience into writing to give us 5 ways to ruin everyone's time in a recording studio. Link
13 Jun: Radio New Zealand: The Secret Life of Band Names Sam from The Phoenix Foundation interviews a range of musicians about their band and stage names, and includes an interview with Jon talking about the name "Shihad" and of course, the well-documented name change. Interview with Jon runs from 08:17 - 13:10. Listen/Link
10 Jun: Alt & Indie Rock Podcast: ALT & INDIE ROCK with DROP D - Podcast 006 A wonderfully long and in-depth podcast interview with Jon about Killjoy, FVEY, Shihad's history and side projects. Interview runs from 29:57 - 82:51. Preceeding the interview, You Again is played and the interview closes with Deb's Night Out, and The Living Dead is played later in the show. Listen/Link
2 Jun: TheMusic.com.au: On German Vinyls, Working In Sudan And NZ Radio Shows Interview with Jon. Link
28 May: Libel Music: NZ Music Charts celebrate 40th Anniversary Short article that mentions Shihad's double win at the 40th anniversary celebration of the NZ Music Charts. Link
28 May: NZ Music Charts Facebook: NZ Music Charts celebrate 40th Anniversary Two videos of Shihad's acceptance speeches from their double win at the 40th anniversary celebration of the NZ Music Charts . Watch/Link
25 May: Under The Radar: Shihad - Killjoy 20th Anniversary Show - The Powerstation, Auckland Photos of Alien Weaponry and Shihad from Shihad's 20th Anniversary performance of Killjoy at The Powerstation on May 22. Link
25 May: Rip It Up: Shihad plays 'Killjoy' – The Powerstation, Auckland 2015 Review of Shihad's 20th Anniversary performance of Killjoy at The Powerstation in Auckland on May 22. Article also features on Libel Music's website. Link
23 May: Radio Hauraki: Jon Toogood Planet Of Sound - Episode One Playlist Want to know what songs Jon played on his first radio show, Planet of Sound? Hauraki has posted the playlist. Link
23 May: The 13th Floor: Shihad – The Powerstation May 22, 2015 Review and photos from Shihad's 20th Anniversary performance of Killjoy at The Powerstation. Link
23 May: The Powerstation (Facebook): Photos from Shihad - Killjoy Live Last Night! Six photos from Shihad's 20th Anniversary performance of Killjoy at The Powerstation on May 22. Link
23 May: Adam Jones Photography (Facebook): Shihad Killjoy Tour @ the Powerstation Photos from Shihad's 20th Anniversary performance of Killjoy at The Powerstation on May 22. Link
22 May: Pretty Eight Machine: The eight best songs by Shihad One blogger's opinion of the best eight Shihad tracks ever. Link
21 May: 95bFM: Interview with Karl from Shihad. Interview with Karl. Listen/Link
21 May: Scoop: Jon Toogood to present a weekly music show on Radio Hauraki Press release about Jon's new show, starting on Radio Hauraki from May 23. Link
21 May: UnderTheRadar: Here's Five: Shihad Phil shares memories about recording five songs from Killjoy. Link
20 May: Mixdown Mag: The Studios In The City (Melb) Relaunch Tom Larkin's recording studio 'Studios In The City' has received the legendary Neve console from the former York Street Studios in Auckland, on which Shihad and other bands recorded their albums and will continue to record other bands' albums from its Melbourne base. Link
19 May: Spiderhand Productions: Shihad – Our Spiderhands NZMM2015 Artist/Band Showcase Overview of the band. Link
18 May: Radio BurgerFuel: Play It Forward 001 "This is the first episode of a little project called Play It Forward. We started by asking Mr Jonny Toogood from Shihad what music he was digging and it progressed from there. Like a musical version of word association, we're not really sure where it's going to end up!" Listen/Link
14 May: Mighty Ape: Shihad - The Story So Far Quick history about the band. Link
13 May: Stuff: Shihad shoulder-tap a dream come true for Alien Weaponry Article about Alien Weaponry, a young teenage metal band from Whangarei, who captured Tom Larkin's attention and will be opening for Shihad at the upcoming the Powerstation show. Link
12 May: Scenestr.com.au: 20 Years Since Killjoy: Shihad Play Brisbane & Melbourne Brief article about the reissue of Killjoy and the band's upcoming Brisbane & Melbourne shows. Link
30 Apr: Radio Hauraki: Mikey Havoc & Jon Toogood 'The Killjoy Interview' Audio from interview as broadcast on Hauraki from April 20-24. "Shihad’s incredible 'Killjoy' album has been remastered and re-released 20 years after it originally came out. Mikey Havoc sat down with Shihad's Jon Toogood to talk through the album track by track." Listen/Link
24 Apr: UnderTheRadar: Shihad Announce Killjoy 20th Anniversary Show Press release about Shihad's upcoming show in Auckland, in which they will perform Killjoy in its entirety. Link
21 Apr: Bombshellzine: Shihad release 20th anniversary edition of ‘Killjoy’ Press release/short article about the rerelease and remastering of Killjoy on vinyl and CD. Link
20 Apr: M2Now: The Shihad Storm Rolls In Press release/short article about the rerelease and remastering of Killjoy on vinyl and CD. Link
20 Apr: Stack Magazine: Shihad's Killjoy Re-Released after 20 Years Today Press release/short article about the rerelease and remastering of Killjoy on vinyl and CD. Link
17 Apr: Radio New Zealand: Shihad - Jon Toogood Jesse Mulligan interviews Jon. Listen/Link
1 Apr: Under The Radar: Here's Five - Jakob New Zealand's fantastic post-rock band Jakob pick 5 songs that inspired their band (Shihad's "I Only Said" is number 4). Link
27 Mar: Off The Tracks: Stubs: # 68 – Shihad, Wellington, 2011 Article recap about Simon Sweetman's thoughts of Shihad's 2011 show at Wellington High School. Link
21 Mar: RNZ National: Blink’s Camp A Movement Riki Gooch talks about his electronic mixes of Shihad songs, Ian Jorgensen talks about his book, which features Shihad. Listen/Link
17 Mar: Public Address: Ian Jorgensen - Images from A Movement Ian Jorgensen talks about his book, which features Shihad. Link
10 Mar: Dominion Post: Studio owes sound secrets to SIS A former SIS base-then-recording studio is being demolished - a studio where Shihad had written and recorded songs. Link
08 Mar: Salient: Blink’s 182nd Project Ian Jorgenson, founder of A Low Hum, talks about his upcoming photobook series "A Movement", and talks about his experience putting together the books, as well as photographing bands, including Shihad. Link
08 Mar: WillNotFade(WordPress): Live Review: Jim Beam Homegrown 2015, Wellington Waterfront Review of Homegrown 2015. Link
26 Feb: NZ Herald: Upfront - Barnaby Weir, My First Gig. Musician Barnaby Weir relives his first concert - Shihad at the James Cabaret in Wellington. Link
26 Feb: NZ Herald: Five cricket-related songs from Kiwi artists Sport And Religion is mentioned for being related to the game of cricket. Link
12 Feb: Thesoundandthefury(blog): Underrated Live Albums #3: Pacifier/Shihad - "Live" A blog post reviewing Shihad's 2003 live album. Link
22 Jan: CheeseonToast: TAITE MUSIC PRIZE Long list of nominees revealed FVEY has made it on to the longlist for the Taite Music Prize. See who else was nominated. Link
16 Jan: Sons of Metal: Shihad + The Datsuns + I Am Giant + Cairo Knife Fight, le 27 décembre 2014 à The Station Village Complex (Lower Hutt, Nouvelle-Zélande) Review of the FVEY tour's stop at Station Village. Please note: The original article is in French. A translated article through Google Translate has been linked here. If you're extra awesome and can read French, the original link has also been given. Link (English Translation Original Link (French)
16 Jan: Muzic.net.nz: Gig Review: Shihad, The Datsuns, I Am Giant & Cairo Knife Fight @ Matakana Country Park 3/1/2015 Review of the FVEY tour's stop at Matakana Country Park on Jan 3. Link
12 Jan: Rolling Stone (AU): 2014 In Review: Albums Of The Year Shihad's FVEY makes #33 on Rolling Stone's top 40 albums of 2014. Link
05 Jan: Libel Music: Shihad, Cairo Knife Fight, I Am Giant & The Datsuns with PHOTOS Review of the FVEY tour's stop at Matakana Country Park on Jan 3. Link
05 Jan: NZ Musician: Observation Post Review of the FVEY tour's stop at Cathedral Square, Christchurch on NYE 2014. Link
01 Jan: The Press: Life returns to city for New Year's celebration Review of the FVEY tour's stop at Cathedral Square, Christchurch on NYE 2014. Link Print version
Jan: Music Nation: Shihad, I Am Giant, The Datsuns, Cairo Knife Fight Photos from Shihad's Matakana show on the FVEY NZ tour. Link

2014

30 Dec: SheltonWoolright.com: Official Blog - FVEY Tour I Am Giant Drummer Shelton is a keen photographer, and snapped some photos of Shihad during the FVEY Tour. Link
30 Dec: Libel Music: Shihad Review of the FVEY tour's stop at the Coroglen Tavern, Coromandel. Link
23 Dec: The Rock: Jon Toogood has a yarn with the Morning Rumble Jon's integrity remains intact after being confronted with the challenge of singing a Christmas song. Listen/Link
22 Dec: Dominion Post: Homing in on The Hutt Article that details why Lower Hutt is becoming popular for summer tours, such as Shihad's FVEY tour. Print version
19 Dec: Taranaki Daily News: Get on the rock juggernaut Interview snippets and info on Shihad, The Datsuns, Cairo Knife Fight and I Am Giant, ahead of their NZ tour. Print version
18 Dec: NZ Herald: Albums of the year - FVEY Chris Schulz names FVEY as one of the albums of the year. Print version
18 Dec: ToneDeaf.com.au: The Highs And Lows Of Festival Of The Sun Shihad is mentioned as a favourite by a lot of artists performing at Festival of The Sun. Link
18 Dec: YouTube: SHIHAD_THE DATSUNS_I AM GIANT_CAIRO KNIFE_NZ TOUR Promo video for the upcoming NZ tour. Watch/Link
16 Dec: Hutt News: Shihad hit a political note Interview with Tom. Print version
11 Dec: NZ Herald: On Tour: Jon Toogood, Shihad Quickfire Q&A with Jon. Link Print version
10 Dec: The Lumiere Reader: The Frontman Interview with Jon. Link
10 Dec: TheAustralian.com.au: Shihad, War on Drugs, Halfway and Velociraptor among the indie albums of 2014 FVEY has been rated as one of the best indie albums of 2014. Link
4 Dec: SunLive: All eyes on upcoming FVEY Tour Short piece about the bands performing on the FVEY tour, coming to Tauranga. Link
1 Dec: Blogspot: Shihad - FVEY A rare international perspective/review of FVEY. Link
Dec: Libel Music: Interview - Jon Toogood Not your usual run-of-the-mill interview! Link
Dec: Sky: Shihad Sky Arena Highlights Video clip showing highlights from Shihad's free Christchurch show back in September. Unfortunately not the entire filmed concert. Watch/Link
26 Nov: Radio Hauraki: The Wire Jon briefly features in this montage, talking about his experience presenting at the NZMAs. Link
25 Nov: Muzic.net.nz: Newsletter Interview - Shihad Short interview with Jon. Link
21 Nov: Dominion Post: Rocking on Short paragraph about FVEY going gold on the NZ Music charts. Print version
09 Nov: TheAUReview: Photo Gallery: Shihad + High Tension - The Gov, Adelaide (06.11.14) Photos by Kerrie Geier. Link
08 Nov: Whatsound.com.au: Five Gig Review: Shihad at 170 Russell, November 7th Review by Wes Fahey, + photos. Link
7 Nov: Loudmag.com.au: Gig review - Sydney, October 25. Review by Paul Southwell. Link
5 Nov: 100% Rock Magazine: Live review: Shihad, Fremantle - 31 Oct 2014 Review and photos by Stuart McKay. Link
Nov: Australian Guitar: Who watches the watchmen? Article and interview. Print version
27 Oct: Whatsound.com.au: Five By Five: Tom From Shihad Quick 5-question Q&A with Tom. Link
26 Oct: SFMedia: Shihad + Supports, Sydney – Gig Review Review by Yok Rzeznic about October 25th's show in Sydney, + photos. Link
26 Oct: TheMusic.com.au: Shihad, High Tension, Cairo Knife Fight - The Metro Review of Shihad's October 25 show in Sydney, by Brendan Crabb. Link
26 Oct: AMH Network: Shihad with High Tension: Brisbane Photo Gallery Photos from Shihad's show in Brisbane on October 24. Link
25 Oct: GetShotMagazine.com: Shihad @ HiFi Bar Review and photos from Shihad's show on October 24, by Matt Young. Link
23 Oct: Audioculture: Q&A with Jon Toogood Alexander Bisley interviews Jon (and for a fantastic, website, may we add!) Link
17 Oct: Fasterlouder: Top 10 protest songs, according to Shihad Songs + links to music videos. Link
14 Oct: Barkers: Jon Toogood on albums, politics, love... and style Interview with Jon. Link
14 Oct: YouTube: Jon Toogood (Shihad): 'Talking Smack: Honest Conversations About Drugs "Jon Toogood of Shihad speaking with Australian journalist and author Andrew McMillen for his book 'Talking Smack: Honest Conversations About Drugs', which was published in July 2014 by University of Queensland Press." Link
12 Oct: BombshellZine.com: On The Record – Shihad Interview with Jon. Link
10 Oct: Rolling Stone AU: Interview: Shihad Video interview with Jon from Shihad's Live Lodge show in Melbourne on Sept 26. Watch/Link
8 Oct: Witchdoctor.co.nz (blog): Shihad – The Meanest Hits (Warner Music) CD REVIEW Album review. (Music 3.5/5, sound 4/5). Link
7 Oct: RDU: RDU 98.5FM Making Tracks Exposed Season Two Episode 40 - Shihad "FVEY" Interview about FVEY. Listen/Link
3 Oct: The Press: Shihad to sing in the new year in Christchurch Article about Shihad's upcoming gig in Chch on New Year's Eve 2014. Link
29 Sept: Rolling Stone AU: Photo Gallery: Shihad at Live Lodge 2014 Photos from Shihad's Live Lodge show in Melbourne on Sept 26. Link
29 Sept: BlankGC.com.au: Live Review - Shihad + The Sinking Teeth @ The Zoo, 09.09.14 Review of Shihad's show at The Zoo, Brisbane on Sept 9. Link
26 Sept: Marlborough Express: A lot to sing about Article about Jon's mentoring Link
25 Sept: Christchurch Mail: All shook up A piece on Jon's mentoring work with Christchurch school students. Print version
24 Sept: Tonedeaf: Shihad Give Us An Idiot’s Guide To Their Discography A rundown of some of Shihad's back catalogue of albums. Link
22 Sept: FasterLouder: Shihad - FVEY Album review (9/10 stars). Link
20 Sept: Dominion Post: The politics of music Short paragraph and suggestion that Shihad should be on the weekend's playlist, alongside other politically-minded albums, by Russell Brown. Print version
19 Sept: The Press: Heroic best album live and tight Review of Shihad's Christchurch show on September 12. Print version
19 Sept: Buzzandhum: Shihad – FVEY (2014) WordPress blog review of the FVEY album. Link
16 Sept: Radio Hauraki: Preloading For Shihad Live In Christchurch Photos from before Shihad's Christchurch show. Link
16 Sept: Music Nation: Shihad live – Fvey NZ Tour, Sky Arena Christchurch Photos from Shihad's Christchurch show by Music Nation. Link
14 Sept: Sunday News: Shihad frontman - Vote with your heart "Jon Toogood's heartfelt message to Kiwi voters". Print version
13 Sept: 3 News: Review: Shihad, Horncastle Arena Concert review. Link
13 Sept: The Press: Shihad give back to Christchurch Short article and picture. Link Print version
12 Sept: 3 News: Paul Henry's 9 in 10: Mark at the Chch Shihad concert News piece on The Paul Henry Show. Watch/Link
12 Sept: 3 News: Shihad gets Christchurch rocking Video interview, behind-the-scenes and another inked Shihad fan! Watch/Link
12 Sept: The Press: Making history Everything you need to know about FVEY and their Christchurch show. Print version
12 Sept: The Press: Shihad talk Christchurch, karaoke and Jimmy Barnes Interview with Karl, Phil and Tom. Watch/Link
12 Sept: The Press: Shihad Live Chat - read their answers "Shihad's Phil Knight and Karl Kippenberger were in The Press newsroom this morning to answer fans' questions on their musical influences, the band's name and the importance of white towels. " Link
12 Sept: One News: Shihad give pay-per-view concert earnings to Christchurch Short news piece. Watch/Link
12 Sept: One News: Shihad share memories of Christchurch ahead of NZ-first concert The iconic Kiwi band is playing a pay-per-view concert tonight, with all proceeds going to the rebuild. Watch/Link
12 Sept: One News Breakfast: Shihad reduced to tears by Children's choir The rockers wiped away the tears during a surprise rendition of their song Pacifier at a school in Christchurch... Watch/Link Full song
11 Sept: 3 News: Shihad to give concert earnings to Christchurch school Interview with Karl and Tom. Watch/Link
11 Sept: Seven Sharp: Shihad shares the love "A double surprise as Shihad do their bit to bring music back to Christchurch." Watch/Link
11 Sept: The Press: Win tickets to Shihad concert Video and article with Jon and Karl. Watch/Link
11 Sept: Newstalk ZB: Shihad: Live in Christchurch "Shihad boys Tom, Karl and Phil talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about their live performance here in Christchurch and being broadcast by Sky TV." Listen/Link
11 Sept: Rolling Stone (AU): Five Things We Learned At Bigsound 2014 (Day One) Short paragraph about Shihad's set at BigSound, Brisbane. Link
10 Sept: ToneDeaf: Shihad Performed Their New Album, And We Were There Review of the September 9 show at The Zoo in Brisbane. Link
9 Sept: XPress Magazine: Shihad Interview with Phil. Link
5 Sept: BlankGC: Shihad come full circle Interview with Karl. Link
5 Sept: SF Media: Shihad – Think You’re So Free – Single Review Review of Think You're So Free by David Norris. Link
4 Sept: Radio Hauraki: Jon Toogood Interview "Alex Behan was joined by kiwi rock legend Jon Toogood to chat about the upcoming gig in Christchurch and their latest album 'FVEY'. Listen to the full interview here." Listen/Link
4 Sept: Rabbit Radio (AU): Rabid Noise - Tom Larkin from Shihad Interview with Tom. Listen/Link
4 Sept: Sky Arena: Shihad FVEY Live Sept 12 Promo videos for Shihad's upcoming live Christchurch show that will also be broadcast on Sky Arena. Pt 1 Watch/Link, Pt 2 Watch/Link, Pt 3 Watch/Link, Pt 4 Watch/Link
3 Sept: The Press: Singer's school visit too good to share Short piece about Jon's music mentoring in schools. Link
2 Sept: Loudmag.com.au: Shihad: Eyes on the Prize Interview with Phil. Link
1 Sept: DoubleJ: Shihad host The Spot "Want to know what bands get Shihad excited? We put Jon Toogood and Tom Larkin on The Spot to find out what they look for in their musical idols." Listen/Link
Sept: Brag Magazine: Shihad - FVEY A not-so-positive review of FVEY (2.5 stars). Link
Sept: Beat Magazine: Shihad Interview with Jon. Link
28 August: TheAudience.co.nz: In The Bunker - Shihad - The Future Part 4 of an interview with Jon and Karl. Watch/Link
27 August: TheAudience.co.nz: In The Bunker - Shihad - Christchurch Show Part 3 of an interview with Jon and Karl. Watch/Link
27 August: Sky Arena (Facebook): Shihad @ The Warriors) Short interview with Jon and Karl promoting the upcoming Sky Arena broadcast and live show in Christchurch. Watch/Link
27 August: Rolling Stone (AU): Interview - Shihad Interview with Jon. Link
27 August: Musicfeeds: Shihad ‘FVEY Live’ National Tour Announced Article publishing details of Shihad's upcoming Australian tour. Link
26 August: TheAudience.co.nz: In The Bunker - Shihad - Working with Jaz Coleman Part 2 of an interview with Jon and Karl. Watch/Link
25 August: TheAudience.co.nz: In The Bunker - Shihad - The Style of FVEY Part 1 of an interview with Jon and Karl. Watch/Link
25 August: ToneDeaf.com.au: Track By Track: Shihad – ‘FVEY’ Jon talks about the meaning of the songs on FVEY. Link
24 August: Sunday News: Supercharged Shihad Interview with Jon. Print version
24 August: TheAudience.co.nz Radio Show - Shihad Interview Interview with Jon and Karl. Listen/Link
23 August: TheMusic.com.au: NZ Acts Kimbra And Shihad Score Highest Debuts In ARIA Chart Short piece about Shihad's #9 debut in the Australian music charts. Link
22 August: The Age (Entertainment Guide) Album review (3 stars). This review was also published in other Australian newspapers. Link Print version
21 August: Rolling Stone AU: Playlist: Shihad's 10 Greatest Hits Rolling Stone lists what they think are Shihad's 10 biggest hits. Do you agree? Link
21 August: Rolling Stone AU: Live Lodge first announcement See who else is playing at Rolling Stone's Live Lodge in Melbourne. Shihad play on Friday, September 26. Link
20 August: The Localist: My Wellington Favourites Jon lists some of his favourite places in Wellington. Link
20 August: Muzic.net.nz: Shihad - FVEY album review Album review going through track by track. Link
20 August: SputnikMusic.com: Shihad - FVEY Album review (4 stars). Link
19 August: RadioBurgerFuel: Shihad - Jon Toogood Interview with Jon. Listen/Link
19 August: The AU Review: The AU Interview "Tom Larkin from Shihad (New Zealand) talks about their new album "FVEY". Link
August/September: North & South Magazine: Shihad - Think You're So Free Song review of Think You're So Free. Print version
19 August: KillYourStereo.com: Shihad - FVEY Album review (86/100). Link
19 August: Rebel FM: Jon Toogood -Shihad FiveEyes Rebel FM Interview 2014 Rebel FM interviews Jon. Listen/Link
17 August: Sunday Star Times: About Town Photos and commentary from Sky Arena's launch in Auckland. Print version
17 August: Herald on Sunday: Shihad and all that Jaz Short article about Shihad, Jaz Coleman and the original plan to record the album in Egypt. Print version
17 August: 4ZZZFM Brisbane: Shihad - FVEY Album review. Link
16 August: Juice TV NZOWN: Shihad interview Interview with Jon and Karl. Watch/Link
16 August: Libel Music : Shihad make NZ music history with FVEY Republishing of the press release about Shihad's success on the NZ charts, being the first band to have 5 #1 albums. Link
6 August: Otago Daily Times: CD Reviews - Shihad Album review (4 stars). Link
15 August: Stuff.co.nz: Shihad joins Westenra in record books The band has now claimed the most NZ albums to go number one in NZ, as FVEY shoots straight to #1 on the album charts. As if there was ever any doubt it would happen! Link
15 August: AMH Network: Shihad – FVEY Album review (4 stars). Link
15 August: AMH Network: Interview with Karl Kippenberger of Shihad Interview with Karl. Link
15 August: Stuff.co.nz - Blog on The Tracks: The return of some heroes Simon Sweetman's blog post links to his Shihad-related posts that you may have missed. Link
14 August: 1233 Newcastle: Jon Toogood of Shihad talks about 'Fvey' and the state of the world. "Legendary frontman of rock band Shihad speaks here to 1233's Grant Wolter about the bands new album 'Fvey', the state of politics and the world. Hear Jon Toogood get fired up as he details the circumstances that lead to the bands strong new album, including the doco 'Beautiful Machine', playing with Black Sabbath and disparity between those with power and those without." Listen/Link
14 August: NZ Herald: Barkers Sundae Sessions presents: SHIHAD's full set Watch the entire filmed performance of Shihad's set at York Street Studios (songs from FVEY only). Watch/Link
14 August: Radio New Zealand: Shihad - FVEY (extended interview) The extended interview (42 minutes) from the abridged 19-minute interview originally broadcast on August 9. Listen/Link
14 August: Herald Sun: Jazzed to work again Short interview with Jon. This article also ran in The Courier Mail and The Daily Telegraph on August 15. Print version
14 August: Herald Sun: FVEY: Shihad Album review (3 stars). This review also ran in The Cairns Post, The Courier Mail and The Daily Telegraph on August 15. Print version
14 August: Metro Magazine: Shihad: FVEY Album review (score: 8/presumably out of 10). Link
13 August: Cheese on Toast: SHIHAD FVEY – album review Album review by Andrew Tidball. Link
13 August: Off The Tracks: Shihad: FVEY A positive album review from Simon Sweetman (abridged excerpt appeared in The Dominion Post on August 15). Link Print version
12 August: Sfmedia.com.au: Shihad – FVEY – Album Review Album review (4 stars). "This album is virtually a wall-to-wall crunch of fist-pumping anthems for modern day rock pigs". Link
12 August: Kiwi FM: Artist in Studio - Shihad "Jon & Karl from Shihad join us as Artist in Studio to chat their brilliant new album, FVEY, injuries, and happiness." Listen/Link
12 August: NZ Herald: Shihad: The Great Divide (Sundae Sessions) Video performance of The Great Divide at York Street Studios. Watch/Link
11 August: NZ Herald: Shihad: Song For No One (Sundae Sessions) Video performance of Song For No One at York Street Studios. Watch/Link
11 August: TheMusic.com.au: Shihad - FVEY Album review (3 stars). Link
10 August: Sunday News: CD of the week - Shihad, FVEY Mike Alexander gives FVEY a 4.5 star review. Print version
9 August: Radio New Zealand: Shihad - FVEY "By their own description, Shihad are a band that swing between extremes, following hook-laden hard rock albums with hard, fast and heavy riffage records. For their ninth studio album FVEY, Shihad re-team with Jaz Coleman, the production ears behind their 1993 debut, for a searing set that the band reckon is their hardest in years. Sam Wicks investigates." Listen/Link
9 August: Stuff.co.nz: Shihad go back to rock basics Michelle Duff interviews Jon and Karl. Watch/Link
8 August: RDUFM Morning Glory: Jon Toogood, Shihad 08 08 14 Radio interview with Jon Listen/Link
8 August: Mighty Ape NZFirst Listen: FVEY by Shihad Album review. Link
8 August: Renownedforsound.com: Album review: Shihad - FVEY Album review (3.5 stars). Link
8 August: The Rock: Rock Nights - Shihad FVEY Rock Nights takeover "Mike had Shihad's Jon Toogood in the studio to go through the whole FVEY album from start to finish." Listen/Link
8 August: The Rock: Workday with Tracey "Shihad's Jon Toogood popped by the studio to have a chat with Tracey about the new album, FVEY." Listen/Link
8 August: Radio Hauraki: Jon Toogood Afternoon Express Takeover "Jon Toogood staged a takeover of The Mikey Havoc Afternoon Express picking the music and chatting about the new Shihad album 'FVEY'". Watch/Link or YouTube
8 August: FasterLouder: Listen to Shihad’s brutal new album ‘FVEY' in full Australian fans now have access to the stream of FVEY. Link
8 August: TV3: Jono and Ben at 10 Jon and Karl appear in a short skit on the show. Skip forward from 8.06-9.10 to watch the segment and from 19.10-19.42 to see Guy Williams & ensemble perform a 'swinging' jazz cover of Pacifier... Watch/Link
8 August: NZ Herald: Ten Shihad-related things you need to do today To celebrate the release of FVEY, the Herald gives 10 great suggestions as to how to immerse yourself in the festivities. Link
8 August: NZ Herald: What we said about every Shihad album A compilation of the NZ Herald's review of every studio album Shihad has released, dating as far back as Churn. Link
8 August: NZ Herald: Barkers Sundae Sessions presents: SHIHAD Watch the filmed performance of Shihad's set at York Street Studios. An hour's worth of pure kickass (footage + interview). Watch/Link
8 August: NZ Herald: Shihad: The Living Dead (Sundae Sessions) Video performance of The Living Dead at York Street Studios. Watch/Link
8 August: NZ Herald: Shihad: Grey Area (Sundae Sessions) Video performance of Grey Area at York Street Studios. Watch/Link
8 August: NZ Herald: Shihad: FVEY (Sundae Sessions) Video performance of FVEY at York Street Studios. Watch/Link
8 August: NZ Herald: Shihad: The Big Lie (Sundae Sessions) Video performance of The Big Lie at York Street Studios. Watch/Link
8 August: NZ Herald: Shihad in conversation with Hugh Sundae Hugh interviews the band. Watch/Link
8 August: NZ Herald: Shihad: Their career, year by year A simple flow diagram tracking the band's most notable milestones. Link
8 August: NZ Herald: Photos from York Street/Sundae Sessions A photo gallery from the band's York Street/Sundae Sessions performance on June 2. Link
8 August: Dominion Post: Anger Management Interview with Jon. Link Print version Print version (scanned)
8 August: The Press: Wake Up, Speak Up Interview with Jon. This article later appeared in The Southland Times on August 15. Print version
8 August: Muzic.net.nz: Music News - Shihad – FVEY Is Out Now! Short summary about FVEY's release. Link
8 August: The 13th Floor: Shihad: The 13th Floor Interview Audio interview + transcript with Jon and Karl. Listen/Link
8 August: Stuff.co.nz: Live chat Read what fans asked Jon and Karl during the live chat session. Link
8 August: Radio Hauraki: HAURAKI TV - Shihad Interview Watch Radio Hauraki's interview with Jon and Karl. Watch/Link or YouTube
8 August: Radio Hauraki: Shihad Live And SKY ARENA Launch Party Photos from Sky Arena's Launch Party in Auckland. Link
8 August: RadioLive: Drive interview with Jon Listen to Duncan Garner's interview with Jon. To find the correct audio segment, choose Friday (08/08) and choose the 3.45pm timeslot. Listen/Link
7 August: Kiwi FM: Afternoon Delights "Afternoon Delight chats with Karl Kippenberger from Shihad". Listen/Link
7 August: Libel Music: Karl Kippenberger from Shihad Interview with Karl. Link
7 August: Cheese on Toast: Shihad "Watch this fucking awesome interview with Jon Toogood". Watch/Link
7 August: Newstalk ZB (ZBTV): Video - Shihad Watch the video from Mike Hosking's interview with Jon and Karl. Watch/Link, or listen to the audio Listen/Link
7 August: 3 News: Shihad thank Monty Python for new album David Farrier interviews Jon and Karl (video). Watch/Link
7 August: NZ Herald: Album Review - Shihad, FVEY Chris Schulz gives FVEY a 5-star review. Link Print version
7 August: NZ Herald: How Shihad made their explosive new album Chris Schulz interviews the band. Link Print version (cover) Print version (article)
7 August: NZ Herald: TimeOut editorial - Elements add up for special gig Hugh Sundae talks about the private York Street/Barkers show. Link Print version
6 August: Radio New Zealand: Marty Duda's artist of the week - Shihad Marty Duda tracks the band's history. Listen/Link
6 August: The Rock: Jon and Karl from Shihad join the Morning Rumble live in studio Jon and Karl from Shihad joined the Morning Rumble live in studio for half an hour to talk about life and the band's new album, FVEY. Listen/Link
5 August: Stack Magazine: It’s Only Rock’n’roll… But They Like It "Shihad frontman Jon Toogood tells Jonathan Alley why they’ve reconnected with their roots on their new album FVEY." Link Print version
August: Groove Guide/Rip It Up: Shihad Tim Gruar interviews Jon and Tom. Link Print version
4 August: NZ Herald: Sundae Sessions: Shihad, Think You're So Free Watch the first clip Think You're So Free from Shihad's Sundae Sessions. Watch/Link or YouTube
4 August: Stuff.co.nz: Listen: Shihad's new album FVEY If you really can't wait, you can listen to the album before it's released on Friday. NZ only! Link
3 August: Sunday Star Times: Shihad gets physical Steve Kilgallon interviews Jon. Link Print version
3 August: Sunday Star Times: Soundtrack to my life Karl talks about the influence of Devo's album 'Freedom of Choice' and how it has influenced his life. Link Print version
2 August: The Listener: Still Churning "Frontman Jon Toogood thinks Shihad's new album is the most physical since their 1993 debut". Print version
2 August: Planetsixstring.com: INTERVIEW: Shihad’s Jon Toogood Interview with Jon about Shihad's upcoming album FVEY (album). Link
August: Blunt Magazine: Shihad - FVEY Album review (4 stars). Taken from Shihad's Facebook page. Print version
August: NZ Musician: Accidental Manifesto Interview with Tom about FVEY (album). Link Print version
August: Stack Magazine: Shihad's machine still churning Short article about Shihad's upcoming album FVEY (album). Link
August: Rolling Stone: Shihad feel the rage Album review (5 stars!) Print version acquired from Shihad's Facebook page. Link Print version
August: Mixdown Magazine: Shihad - At the altar of the riff Interview with Jon ahead of the album's Australian release. Link Print version
August/September: Stack Magazine (AU?) Album review (5 stars). Picture taken from Shihad's Facebook page. Print version
27 July: Sunday Star Times: Shihad share profits with quake fund Article about Shihad's partnership with Sky Arena to bring Christchurch a free gig on September 12 and NZ the chance to see it via pay-per-view. Link
27 July: Sunday News: Pays to see Shihad for quake fund Slightly shorter/abridged article about Shihad's partnership with Sky Arena to bring Christchurch a free gig on September 12 and NZ the chance to see it via pay-per-view. Link
27 July: Scoop.co.nz: Shihad to rock Christchurch Press release rehash about Shihad's upcoming Christchurch concert. Link
27 July: Yahoo News: Shihad announce pay-per-view Chch concert Another press release rehash about Shihad's upcoming Christchurch concert. Link
24 July: NZ Herald: Shihad's new take on Barnesey Article about Shihad's recording of a song (Love and Hate) with Jimmy Barnes. Link
21 July: NZ Herald: Watch Jaz Coleman scream at Shihad in new Studio footage Short article and link to Shihad's behind-the-scenes studio footage. Link
30 June: KillYourStereo.com: Shihad announce new album Rehashing of the press release about the new album - FVEY (album) and the new single, Think You're So Free (song). Link
30 June: Musicfeeds.com.au: Shihad Announce New Album ‘FVEY’, Stream ‘Think You’re So Free’. Rehashing of the press release about the new album and single. Link
30 June: Tonedeaf.com.au: Listen: Shihad's hulking new single. Rehashing of the press release about the new album and single. Link
30 June: Tonedeaf.com.au: Listen: Shihad's hulking new single. Rehashing of the press release about the new album and single. Link
27 June: Radio Hauraki: The Hauraki Breakfast - Jon Toogood Interview Interview with Jon about the new album - FVEY (album) and the new single, Think You're So Free (song). Link
27 June: The Rock: Jon Toogood on his new single 'Think You're So Free' Interview with Jon about the new album - FVEY (album) and the new single, Think You're So Free (song). Link
26 June: NZ Herald: All Eyes on Shihad New album - FVEY (album). First interview. HUGE news! Link Print version Scanned print version
11 June: Blog On The Tracks: Hearing the very best Quite possibly the first subversive piece of writing about the new album (it's only a hunch since there is a press embargo). The article could easily be about an entirely different band. Let the speculation begin. Link
5 June: NZ Herald: Studio goes out with a bang "York Street Studios has closed its doors, but there was time for one last concert. Chris Schulz was there as Shihad gave the studio the send off it deserved" by Chris Schulz Link Print version
4 June: Off The Tracks: Movies of My Life # 11: Shihad Beautiful Machine Simon Sweetman goes back to review the BM documentary. Link
June/July: NZ Musician: York Street is now closed A look back at the history of York Street Studios, Shihad's involvement within its walls, and the circumstances surrounding its closure. Link Print version
8 May : Nelson Mail: Toogood pieces of advice Article about Jon's involvement with mentoring high school bands - this time at Motueka High Link Print version with photo Print version with alternative photo
17 Apr : Hot Metal Online: Shihad Debuts Three New Songs At Espy Brief summary of Shihad's one-off show at The Espy in Melbourne on April 17. Link
15 Feb : The Press: Soft Rocker An article covering a little bit of everything. Link Print version
30 Jan: Blog On The Tracks: Jon Toogood talks about the new Shihad album Simon Sweetman interviews Jon. Link
29 Jan: Off The Tracks: Jon Toogood says ‘I Do’ to everything in 2014 Simon Sweetman goes more in-depth in his interview with Jon. Covers everything from The Adults to Jacques Brel to Shihad. Link

2013

20 Nov 2013 XPress Magazine: Natural NZ Music Festival Short interview with Phil about what Perth fans can expect from the festival. Article Magazine Link
Oct/Nov 2013 NZ Musician: Tom Larkin's In The City Interview with Tom about his recording studio, recording, and other music-related topics. Link Print version
19 Aug 2013 Stuff: Shihad cancel Egypt trip Journalists attempting to save face after they compromised their integrity Link
19 Aug 2013 Stuff: Kiwi rockers plan war zone recording Witness journalists compromising their integrity and running a story after using outdated information, in an attempt to cash in on a "timely" current event. Rake in those click hits, guys. Link
6 Oct 2013 NZ Herald: Charity puts off concerts, house build Brief reasons as to why the Big Band Build (scheduled to include an acoustic set by Shihad) was cancelled. Link
23 Sept 2013 The Rock: Tom Larkin from Shihad on Rock Nights Interview with Tom Link
27 Jun 2013 Kiwi FM: Breakfast Program chat with Sam Peacocke "Sam Peacocke, director of Beautiful Machine talks about Shihad, editing, getting the most out of interviews and his next pet project." Link
13 Jun 2013 Stuff: The Jaz Coleman Interview Interview with the elusive Jaz Coleman. Link
13 Jun 2013 NZ Herald: Jaz Coleman's madness and passion Piece about the Killing Joke documentary (Tom Larkin is reportedly interviewed in the documentary itself) Link
19 May 2013 TheMusic.com.au: Shihad - Ozzy Osbourne thinks we're fookin crazy. Summary & links to Shihad's tour diary. Link
10 May 2013 TheAUReview: Live review - Black Sabbath + Shihad. TLive Review: Black Sabbath + Shihad - Adelaide Entertainment Centre oh May 7. Link
9 May 2013 TheMusic.com.au: Shihad tour diary - Part 6. The final tales from the NZ & Australia tour with Black Sabbath, written by the entire band. Link
6 May 2013 TheMusic.com.au: Shihad tour diary - Part 5. Tales from the NZ & Australia tour with Black Sabbath, written by Richard Netes (stage production for Shihad). Link
3 May 2013 TheMusic.com.au: Shihad tour diary - Part 4. Tales from the NZ & Australia tour with Black Sabbath, written by Karl Kippenberger. Link
29 Apr 2013 TheMusic.com.au: Shihad tour diary - Part 3. Tales from the NZ & Australia tour with Black Sabbath, written by Jon Toogood. Link
26 Apr 2013 TheMusic.com.au: Shihad tour diary - Part 2. Tales from the NZ & Australia tour with Black Sabbath, written by Phil Knight. Link
23 Apr 2013 TheMusic.com.au: Shihad tour diary - Part 1. Tales from the NZ & Australia tour with Black Sabbath, written by Tom Larkin. Link
7 May 2013 Beat.com.au: Black Sabbath + Shihad @ Rod Laver Arena. Review of the Shihad & Black Sabbath show in Melbourne on April 29. Link
4 May 2013 MetalObsession.net: Black Sabbath + Shihad @ Rod Laver Arena. Review of the Shihad & Black Sabbath show in Melbourne on April 29. Link
27 Apr 2013 The Metal Forge: Concert review. Review of the Shihad & Black Sabbath show in Brisbane on April 25. Link
26 Apr 2013 LifeMusicMedia: Photo gallery. Photos from the Shihad & Black Sabbath show in Brisbane on April 25. Photos by Stuart Blythe. Link
26 Apr 2013 Sfmedia.com.au: Black Sabbath + Shihad – Gig Review. Review of the Shihad & Black Sabbath show in Brisbane on April 25. Link
27 Apr 2013 TheVine.com.au: Concert review. Review of the Shihad & Black Sabbath show in Brisbane on April 25. Link
25 Apr 2013 FasterLouder: Photo gallery - Shihad & Black Sabbath at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre. Link
21 Apr 2013 Undertheradar: Photo gallery Photos from the first show of the Shihad & Black Sabbath tour in Auckland. Photos by Georgia Schofield. Link
21 Apr 2013 Cheeseontoast: Photo gallery Photos from the first show of the Shihad & Black Sabbath tour in Auckland. Photos by Alexander Hallag. Link
21 Apr 2013 NZ Herald: Concert review - Legends' world tour kicks off in Auckland Scott Kara reviews the first show of the Shihad & Black Sabbath tour in Auckland. Link
21 Apr 2013 Libel.co.nz: Concert review Review and photos of Shihad & Black Sabbath at Vector Arena, Auckland on April 20. Link
21 Apr 2013 Stuff.co.nz: Review: Black Sabbath still the kings Review of Shihad & Black Sabbath at Vector Arena, Auckland on April 20. Link
20 Apr 2013 Off the Tracks: Album review - Shihad, Churn (vinyl). Simon Sweetman reviews Churn on vinyl. Link
13 Apr 2013 NZ Herald: Album review - Churn (vinyl). Scott Kara reviews Churn on vinyl. Link
10 Jan 2013 Noise11: Interview - Shihad. A 19-minute-long video interview with Jon & Karl. Link
2013 Episode 9: Golden Orange A radio piece that includes bits from Jon. Link

2012

Date Title Description URL
2012 Newstalk ZB: Shihad frontman Jon Toogood with Andrew Dickens Shihad frontman Jon Toogood talks to Newstalk ZB's Andrew Dickens Link
29 Dec Nelson Mail: A new life without the excess Interview with Jon Link
14 Dec NZ Herald: Local tourist - Jon Toogood Quickfire Q & A about summer touring Link
7 Dec The AU Review: Film review: Shihad - Beautiful Machine Review of the documentary Link
2 Nov Sydney Morning Herald: Toogood, too raw Interview about the Beautiful Machine documentary Link
20 Oct Radio NZ: Playing Favourites with Jon Toogood Kim Hill talks to Jon about Jacques Brel, The Adults, the Shihad documentary, and Shihad. Link/Download
14 Sept LifeMusicMedia: Live Review Shihad @ The Hi-Fi, Melbourne – 6 September 2012 Link
11 Sept Time Out Sydney: Shihad Review of Shihad's gig at The Metro on September 7. Link
31 Aug Pushtofire: Interview - Shihad Interview with Phil. Link
21 Aug Musicfeeds.com.au: Shihad - Looking Forward, Looking Back Interview with Jon. Link
21 Aug AltMusicHub: Interview with Phil Knight of Shihad Interview with Phil. Link
16 Aug Sludge Factory: Interview - Shihad Interview with Jon. Link
16 Aug The AU Interview: Jonny Toogood of Shihad Interview with Jon by Charly Lindsay. Link
16 Aug maytherockbewithyou: Phil Knight of Shihad Interview with Phil. Link
15 Aug Adelaide Now: Shihad celebrate lean, mean career Interview with Jon. Link
15 Aug Luna Digital: Interview - Shihad - The Beautiful Machine Interview with Jon. Link
09 Aug The Wellingtonian: Rocking with Shihad A second article about Jon's involvement in tutoring music students at Wellington High School as part of the New Zealand Music Commission's Musicians Mentoring in Schools. Print version
03 Aug Dominion Post: Rock and role model inspires young musicians Article about Jon's involvement in tutoring music students at Wellington High School as part of the New Zealand Music Commission's Musicians Mentoring in Schools. Print version includes mini-biography of Jon. Link Print version
August Beat Magazine: Shihad Rod Whitfield interviews Jon. Link
27 Jul Fraser Coast Chronicle: Beautiful World Turns Interview with the band ahead of the Australian premiere of the Beautiful Machine doco at Splendour in the Grass. Link
25 Jul The Press: Killing Joke on way to Chch Interview with Jaz Coleman (before he went AWOL) about his band, and he briefly mentions the possibility of taking Shihad to Egypt and Spain. Link
09 Jul Scope Magazine: Shihad Interview with the Phil Knight about the documentary, the band's history, and the possibility of gigs in North Africa at the end of the year. Link
28 May Woman's Day: Tatts Love Jon Toogood and his mum Yvonne make an appearance in the Woman's Day as they talk about family, life, and love. Click the 'download' link to get a full-size copy of the article. Link (Facebook)
27 May Sunday News: Shihad a stunner Review of the doco. Link
26 May Southland Times: The rise and fall of Kiwi rock legends Chris Chilton reviews the doco. Link
25 May Southland Times: Silver Scream Vicki Anderson talks to Jon about the film. Link
23 May Marlborough Express: Movie review - Shihad, Beautiful Machine Matt Lawrey gives the Shihad doco a 3.5/5. Find out why. Link Print version
22 May FOUR OnDemand: Shihad talk about their film Shihad are in the FOUR studio to discuss the documentary. Link
19 May Stuff.co.nz: Review: Shihad - Beautiful Machine Simon Sweetman's official review of the Shihad Documentary. Link
18 May The Press: For once, it's not about the music Vicki Anderson interviews Jon about the Shihad Documentary. Link
18 May Mess+Noise: Storytellers: Shihad's Jon Toogood "As part of our occasional Storytellers series and to coincide with the release of a new career-spanning documentary, ANDREW MCMILLEN talks to Shihad’s Jon Toogood about two tracks from their back catalogue: an unheralded gem from the mid-1990s and the most popular song they’ve written to date". Link
17 May The Listener: Now showing, May 17, 2012 Helene Wong from The Listener gives the documentary a 2.5/5 rating. Link
17 May Dominion Post: Stars turn out for Shihad premiere Coverage of the premiere of Beautiful Machine at the Embassy Theatre in Wellington, as well as an interview with the band and Sam Peacocke. Link
17 May Stuff.co.nz: Go and see Shihad on the big screen Simon Sweetman actually likes the documentary. Read about what he thought in his blog. Link
16 May Groove Guide: Interview: Shihad - Jon Toogood Laura Weaser interviews Jon about the Shihad documentary, Beautiful Machine. Link
16 May The Rock: Shihad take over the studio Part of the video interview the band did in the studio to promote the Shihad Documentary. Link
16 May 95bFM: Shihad documentary "Shihad join Charlotte in studio to talk about the release of the documentary movie, "Beautiful Machine", which focuses on the 24 years the band has been together". Listen/Link
16 May Scene.co.nz: Queenstown cameraman misses Shihad film premiere Queenstown cameraman Ben Ruffell is disappointed he couldn't make the premiere of the Shihad Documentary, after he shot unique footage at the band's Wellington High School gig in 2011. Link
16 May NZ Herald: Shihad doco sparks war of words "Controversy" surrounding the production of the Shihad Documentary and also a video interview with the band. Link
16 May Dominion Post: Backstabbing, disreputes mar Shihad documentary More on the apparent "controversy" surrounding the production of the Shihad Documentary and also a video interview with the band. Link
16 May Stuff.co.nz: Backstabbing but the Shihad show goes on More on the "controversy" surrounding the production of the Shihad Documentary and also a video interview with the band. Link
16 May Flicks.co.nz: Review: Shihad - Beautiful Machine Dominic Corry gives his verdict on the Shihad Documentary. Link
16 May NZ Herald: Movie Review - Beautiful Machine Longtime Herald journalist Scott Kara praises the Shihad Documentary. Link
16 May TVNZ Good Morning: Shihad "NZ legends Shihad are on the couch to discuss their new documentary Beautiful Machine". Link
15 May TVNZ Close Up: Shihad documentary a 'slice of life' Mark Sainsbury interviews Shihad.. Link
15 May Radio Hauraki: Shihad Interview The band were in the studio to promote the Shihad Documentary. Link
15 May Yahoo: Shihad - Beautiful Machine, Movie Review Anna Murray reviews Beautiful Machine, the Shihad Documentary. Link
15 May Flicks.co.nz: Beautiful Machine Q&A Steve Newall interviews Jon Toogood about the Shihad Documentary. Link
11 May TVNZ7: The Good Word Jon Toogood guest stars on TVNZ7's The Good Word to talk about his favourite books. Link
8 May Hutt News: Doco maker drums up film hopes Interview with David White, the producer behind the upcoming Shihad doco, Beautiful Machine. Link
7 May Kapiti Observer: Shihad an inspiration David White, the producer behind the upcoming Shihad doco, Beautiful Machine dropped by Kapiti College to talk about film and the upcoming Shihad doco. Link
6 May Sunday Star Times: Brutal beauty Neil Reid interviews Jon about the upcoming Shihad doco, the passing of his father, and the band's history. Link
6 May Sunday Star Times: Tattoos double Shihad tribute Jon Toogood's mum talks about her Shihad tattoos. Link Print version
6 May Sunday News: Marks of respect Jon Toogood's mum talks about her Shihad tattoos. Print version
13 Apr Stuff.co.nz: Shihad - 23 Years Later "Vicki Anderson talks to Shihad drummer Tom Larkin about their The Meanest tour, upcoming documentary about the group Beautiful Machine and gains insights into the Kiwi group's battles with drugs, booze and stage fright". Link Print version
10 Apr Yahoo Music: Questions we ask everyone - Shihad's Tom Larkin Quickfire questions to Tom about his favourite food, travel, admirations, inspirations, bucket lists and more. Link
9 Apr NZ Herald: Concert review - Shihad, The Powerstation Chris Schultz reviews Shihad's Meanest show at the Powerstation in Auckland on April 8. Link
3 Apr NZ Herald: Cops and rockers - Shihad play show for police (+ photos) The NZ Herald was at the show Shihad played at the Manakau Police Station for competition winner Jackie Surridge. Article Video photo gallery
1 Apr Sunday News: Boys are back with a bang Interview about the Meanest tour and the upcoming Shihad documentary . Print cover Article
29 Mar Bay of Plenty Times: Shihad gig to be the Meanest yet Info about the Meanest show in Tauranga, and a few quotes from Tom. Link
29 Mar Waikato Times: Meanest on tour Tracey Hooper reflects on her Shihad experiences ahead of the Meanest tour. Link
21 Mar NZ Herald/Volume Magazine: History Made: Shihad, The Powerstation Murray Cammick writes about his first encounters with Shihad, his involvement in the band and the late Gerald Dwyer. Link
20 Mar Libel.co.nz: Tom Larkin from Shihad Ben Doy interviews Tom Larkin about the Meanest tour and what's in store for Shihad. Link
6 Mar Yahoo! NZ: Shihad - watch a band transform Pauline Benson interviews Tom Larkin about the upcoming Meanest tour. Link
4 Mar TV3: Jon Toogood on Would I Lie To You Watch the entire episode of Season 1, episode 4 of Would I Lie To You. Features Jon Toogood. Watch online
29 Feb Critic: Shihad, Cairo Knife Fight & Knives At Noon Photos from Shihad's gig at the Forsyth Barr stadium in Dunedin on February 24. Link
24 Feb Southland Times: Shihad owns crowd from first chord Review of Shihad's gig at Tillerman's in Invercargill on February 23. Link
24 Feb Hauraki Herald: Band's history to get tour workout Short piece about Shihad's Meanest tour and a couple of lines from Tom about looking forward to returning to the Coromandel. Link
23 Feb Nelson Mail: Kiwi legends Shihad return Gwyneth Hyndman interviews Jon about the Shihad name (again), September 11 (again), and the upcoming documentary. Link Print version
20 Feb The Dominion Post: Real deal eclipses same old Review of the 2012 Homegrown festival. Link
17 Feb Hauraki Herald: Shihad revisit Coroglen Short piece about Shihad's Meanest tour making a stop at the Coroglen. Link
17 Feb Nightline: Nationwide tour for Shihad's The Meanest Hits Jon and Karl speak to Nightline ahead of the Meanest Hits tour. Video/Link
16 Feb Waikato Times: Mean as Very small piece about the Meanest Tour that's coming to Hamilton. Link
12 Feb Southland Times: In the name of rock Interview with Jon about the band, its history and the Shihad doco. Link
12 Feb Sunday News: Good to be home Short piece about Jim Beam Homegrown 2012. Link
20 Jan NZ Herald: Magic performances that helped create a legend Shihad's shows at the NZ Big Day Out will go down in history as the curtain falls on the historic event. Link

2011

Date Title Description URL
8 Dec Dominion Post: Shihad - The Meanest Hits Review of The Meanest Hits. Link
Dec 2011/Jan 2012 NZ Musician: Shihad The Meanest Hits Review of The Meanest Hits. Link
Dec 2011/Jan 2012 NZ Musician: NZ Music Awards 2011 Photos from the NZ Music Awards that were held in November. Link
24 Nov NZ Herald: Album Review: Shihad The Meanest Hits Lydia Jenkin reviews the The Meanest Hits. Link print version
22 Nov Groove Guide: Album Review: Shihad The Meanest Hits Chris Pole reviews the The Meanest Hits. Link
15 Nov NZ Musician: Shihad - Meanest Hits and Hardest Choices Westley Holdsworth interviews Jon about the release of The Meanest Hits. Link
13 Nov Stuff.co.nz: On The Beat - NZ Music Wrap Small paragraph about Shihad's 'signing off' on the final edit of the upcoming Shihad documentary. Link
10 Nov NZ Herald: Forward Thinking - Post-Awards hangovers Scott Kara writes an opinion piece about the 2011 VNZMAs. Link
10 Nov The Wellingtonian: Fraser wins big at NZ Music Awards A few lines about Shihad's win at the 2011 VNZMAs, and a small picture of their acceptance speech. Link
9 Nov Radio Wammo: Jon Toogood on Shihad's Meanest Hits Radio Wammo (Kiwi FM) interviews Jon about the release of The Meanest Hits. Watch
7 Nov ZMTV: Jay, Flynny and Jacqui with Jon Toogood Interview with Jon about The Meanest Hits. Watch (Part 1) Watch (Part 2)
7 Nov NZ Herald: Fans choose Shihad's greatest song Chris Schulz reports on the results of Warner Music's poll about just what fans consider to be Shihad's greatest song. Link
4 Nov FOUR On Demand: 2011 VNZMAs Watch the 2011 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards. Watch
4 Nov FOUR: 2011 VNZMA Red carpet coverage VNZMA 2011 red carpet coverage. Watch
Nov Stack Magazine NZ - Cornerstone Collection Short review of Killjoy as part of a JB Hi-Fi magazine detailing the must-have cornerstone albums. Link
31 Oct NZRock: Shihad Interview - Jon Toogood Dave Borgioli-Jones interviews Jon. Link
28 Oct NZ Herald: Shihad's Jon Toogood answers your questions Transcript of the live chat session with Jon Toogood that occurred on October 28. Link jpg image
23 Oct Stuff.co.nz: On The Beat: NZ music wrap Short piece about about the upcoming "Meanest Hits" album which is out on November 7, and about Ignite. Link
22 Oct FOUR On Demand: God Defend New Zealand David Farrier investigates the origins of New Zealand's national anthem. Includes a short interview with Jon, as well as a cover of the anthem featuring Jon on guitar and Anika Moa on vocals. Watch
19 Oct NZ Herald: Toogood's tears over Shihad film Chris Schulz interviews Jon about the upcoming Shihad film due for release in 2012, and about the "Meanest Hits" album which is out on November 7. Link
Oct/Nov Rip It Up: Advanced Warning Top 5 Bryce Casey and Nathan Muller share their top 5 power ballads. Pacifier is one of them. Link
Oct/Nov Rip It Up: 2011 APRA Awards Amanda Ratcliffe's photos from the 2011 APRA Silver Scroll Awards. Link
Oct/Nov Rip It Up: Live Photos Live Photos from Kiwi Cream in Hamilton on September 17. Link
Oct/Nov Rip It Up: Tales of The Tracks: Shihad Leonie interviews Karl Kippenberger about some of his favourite Shihad tracks from the back catalogue. Link
21 Sep Groove Guide: Live Photos Live photos from the September 17, 2011 Kiwi Cream gig in Hamilton. Link
8 Sep Waikato Times: Shihad are back in black Interview with Jon ahead of the upcoming September 17, 2011 gig in Hamilton. Link
22 June North Taranaki Midweek: Band Profile - Shihad Short band profile ahead of the upcoming September 9, 2011 gig in New Plymouth. Link
8 June NZ Herald: The Adults are here to entertain Scott Kara interviews Jon about his band The Adults. Link
5 June Herald on Sunday: Star Trip Small Q & A about Jon's favourite travel spots. Link
31 May Stuff.co.nz: Shihad: one of the world's best live acts Blog and general review of the band by Simon Sweetman. Link
30 May TV3 - Nightline: Shihad goes old school for new documentary Short video snippet of the upcoming documentary and footage from the Wellington High School gig on May 27. Link
9 May Capital Times: News snippet Short piece about Shihad's upcoming Wellington High School gig on May 27. Link
2 May The Corner.co.nz: Jon Toogood’s Ill-Fated Joke That Wasn’t In Yesterday’s Sunday Magazine Details of the omitted joke from the Sunday Star Times article that got Jon into trouble at a Los Angeles concert in 2001. Link
1 May Sunday Star Times - Sunday magazine.: Adult Entertainment Jon speaks openly about periods of Shihad's career and his side project, The Adults. Cover Editor's column

Pages 1 and 2 Pages 3 and 4

May Debate: Issue 11 Editorial asking whether NZ Music Month is even noticed. Mentions the quietness of Shihad. Link
28 Apr Satellite Magazine: Jonny Toogood and "The Adults" Interview with Jon about "The Adults", and a couple of Shihad things thrown in for good measure. Link
6 Apr Stuff.co.nz: Videos - Jon Toogood goes solo Not Shihad-related, however it is a paragraph about Jon's first song off his solo album. Link
April 2011 DRUMscene Magazine Issue 64: Tom Larkin - Shihad's wealth of Experience Interview with Tom Larkin about the early years of Shihad, experience, and drum kit setup. Link Print version p1 Print version p2
12 Mar Stevemascord.com Photo and video of My Mind's Sedate being performed at the March 12, 2011 gig at Eden Park before the Warriors vs Paramatta Eels league match. Link
26 Feb Stuff.co.nz: Shihad to play at Eden Park Short paragraph about Shihad's upcoming March 12, 2011 gig before the Warriors vs Paramatta Eels match. Link
15 Feb Push to Fire: Interview with Shihad Meghan Player interviews Phil about Ignite, the upcoming Shihad documentary, touring and future plans. Link
14 Feb NZ Herald: Behind The Screens Interview with Sam Peacocke, director of the upcoming Shihad documentary. Mentions a little about the doco at the end of the article. Link
11 Feb Sludge Factory: Shihad + Floating Me + Strangers - Gig Review Review of the Feb 5, 2011 gig at Beach Road Hotel, Bondi. Link
29 Jan Sludge Factory: Shihad is ready to Ignite Interview with Phil. Link
26 Jan Groove Guide: Big Day Out 2011 Short review of both Shihad's and Iggy Pop's set at the Big Day Out. Link
24 Jan Metal Obsession: Shihad - Tom Larkin Interview with Tom. Link
21 Jan 3 News: Summary 3 News reviews both Shihad's and Iggy Pop's set at the Big Day Out. Link
21 Jan Stuff.co.nz: Live Blog Chris Schulz blogs about Shihad's set (7.55pm blog entry), and photo gallery. Link
21 Jan Groove Guide: Shihad is the shizzy Photos of Shihad at the signing tent at the Big Day Out. Link
21 Jan NZ Herald: My Big Gig - Jon Toogood, Shihad Short 3-question interview with Jon about his Big Day Out memories and festival preferences. Link Print version
20 Jan Stuff.co.nz: Rockers Shihad get electric for BDO Interview with Jon about their upcoming Big Day Out gig. Link
19 Jan Capital Times: Home Again Short interview with Jon about the upcoming Big Day Out gig, song inspiration and airport hassles Link
18 Jan KiwiFM/Radio Wammo Interview with Phil Interview with Phil about BDO with playing TGE in full, and some other TGE history. Youtube Link
17 Jan NZ Herald: It's nigh upon us Lowdown of the must-sees at the Big Day Out, and Jon reveals who he will be watching. Link
13 Jan Rip It Up Review: Shihad live at Riwaka Hotel Joseph James reviews the Dec 29, 2010 gig at Riwaka Hotel in New Zealand. Link
10 Jan Rotorua Daily Post: Shihad - best foot forward Interview with Jon. Link
9 Jan Sunday Star Times: Jon "My life in 10 dishes" Jon's favorite 10 dishes and some favorite meals at restaurants. Article
4 Jan Thrash It Out Online: What are Shihad up to these days? Bassist Karl fills me in... Interview with Karl about what Shihad are up to. Link
4 Jan Syn.org.au: Shihad interview Interview with Jon and Phil from December 2010. Click the photo to start video stream. Link
3 Jan The AU Review: Interview - Karl Kippenberger of Shihad (NZ) An interview with Karl featuring the KoRn and Guns ‘n’ Roses Tour Link

2010

Date Title Description URL
30 Dec 2010 Stuff.co.nz: First of summer gigs at Riwaka 'too good' Review of the Riwaka gig. Link
30 Dec 2010 The Gisborne Herald: Shihad pumped to be back and live in the vines Interview with Karl about their upcoming appearance at the Rhythm And Vines festival. Link
30 Dec 2010 Bay of Plenty Times: Shihad bassist coming back to familiar Bay turf A pre gig review for the Brewers Field gig. Link
23 Dec 2010 Stuff.co.nz: Shihad kick off party at Riwaka A few details of the Dec 29, 2010 show at Riwaka, New Zealand, and a bit about Jon's solo album. Link
22 Dec 2010 Groove Guide: Bleeding Fingers Interview with Jon about upcoming performances, moving to the Roadrunner label in Australia, and playing support for Guns N' Roses. Link
13 Dec 2010 Lostinsuburbia.com.au: Shihad set fire to 2010 Interview with Karl. Link
3 Dec 2010 Fasterlouder.com.au: Shihad - Ignite Review of Ignite. Link
1 Dec 2010 Cairns Post: Touring news... Interview with Jon about Ignite and Details of the Australian shows with Guns N' Roses Link
Dec 2010 Remix Magazine: Remix Music - RnV Artist: Shihad Remix Magazine's profile of Shihad and a few quotes from Phil. Link
Dec 2010/Jan 2011 Australian Guitar: Jump in the fire Interview with Jon about Ignite, technical production, playing Killjoy again, and more. Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5
29 Nov 2010 Metalobsession.net: Shihad - Ignite Review of Ignite. Link
23 Nov 2010 Shihad Extend Ignite Tour Details on their Jan 2011 in Queensland. Link
22 Nov 2010 Zoo Weekly: In The Zoo with...Shihad A... "different" interview with Jon. Link
21 Nov 2010 Sunday Star Times: About Town Small piece that mention Jon's performance at the ArenA1 Audi car launch in Auckland. Jon sung acoustically with Julia Deans. Link
16 Nov 2010 Inmycommunity.com.au: Shihad's identity crisis Interview with Phil. Link
24 Oct 2010 The Metal Forge: SHIHAD: Kiwi Rock Masters Interview with Jon. Link
18 Oct 2010 Craccum: Interview - Shihad Interview with Jon by Anna Loveys. Link
18 Oct 2010 Beat Magazine: Shihad Interview with Jon by Rod Whitfield. Link
08 Oct 2010 Bordermail: Shihad - Ignite (Roadrunner) Bordermail review of Ignite. Link
08 Oct 2010 The Dwarf.com.au: Shihad - Ignite Review of Ignite in the The Dwarf. Link
07 Oct 2010 NZ Herald: Cover Story - The Bedrock The NZ Herald takes a look at Shihad's history, right back to 1988. Quotes from fans, the band, Murray Cammick, Brendan Smythe and much more. Page 1 Page 2 Page 3
03 Oct 2010 Stuff.co.nz: Catching up with Shihad's Toogood Interview with Jon about his solo project, and a little bit about his personal life. Weblink Print version cover blurb Print version article
03 Oct 2010 Satellite Magazine: Shihad - Ignite album review Ignite review. Link Print version
01 Oct 2010 Debate: Shihad New Zealand Rock Legends Interview with Karl. Link
Oct 2010 Marbecks Magazine Review of Ignite. Link
Oct/Nov 2010 NZ Musician: Feeding the fire Interview with Jon about Ignite. Article on NZ Musician website Print version page 1 Print version page 2
Oct/Nov 2010 NZ Musician: NZ Music Awards 2010 Coverage of the 2010 VNZMAs. Article on NZ Musician website Print version page 1 Print version page 2
Oct 2010 Blistering.com: Ignite review Ignite review. Link
30 Sept 2010 The Nelson Mail: Ignite album review Ignite review. Link
30 Sept 2010 The Dominion Post: Ignite album review Ignite review. Link
28 Sept 2010 Yahoo! Music: Firestarters - Shihad flick the switch with new album 'Ignite' Interview with Jon and Karl about Ignite, and the inspiration behind a couple the songs. Link
28 Sept 2010 Suite101.com: Shihad - An Interview with Drummer Tom Larkin Interview with Tom about Ignite, and the NZ Music Hall of Fame induction. Link
25 Sept 2010 Radio New Zealand: Shihad Shihad on Radio NZ. Download from Radio NZ Download from ShihadWiki
23 Sept 2010 The Dominion Post: Shihad on fire Short interview with Jon about the inspiration for Ignite. Link
23 Sept 2010 NZ Herald: Return of the heavy mob Ignite album review. Link
23 Sept 2010 The Drone: Shihad – Ignite Review of Ignite. Link
22 Sept 2010 Libel Music: Interview With Jon Toogood and Karl Kippenberger of 'Shihad' Interview with Jon and Karl about Ignite, upcoming gigs, and what's ahead for Shihad. Link
20 Sept 2010 TVNZ Breakfast: Interview on Breakfast. Download Video
20 Sept 2010 TVNZ Breakfast: Shihad home again with new album 6 minute-long TV interview with Jon and Karl about Ignite. Watch
20 Sept 2010 NZ Musician: Burn Again 5-page long interview with Jon and Karl about Ignite, original song names from the album, as well as guitar tech-talk. Link
20 Sept 2010 7 News Australia: SHIHAD Review of Ignite. Link
20 Sept 2010 Rip It Up: Shihad Documentary Gets The Green Light Rip It Up discusses the Shihad Documentary. Link
19 Sept 2010 The Herald on Sunday: Setting the record straight Interview with Jon and Karl and Ignite album review. Cover Article
16 Sept 2010 Manawatu Evening Standard: Rock giants Shihad prep film Article about the Shihad documentary currently in production. Link
06 Sept 2010 Real Groove: One On One – Shihad's Karl Kippenberger Vs Jon Toogood Short transcript of Jon and Karl talking to each other about Killjoy, The General Electric, Melbourne Traffic and Angry Birds. Full audio link is the next entry down. Page 10 Page 11
06 Sept 2010 Real Groove/The Groove Guide: One On One – Shihad's Karl Kippenberger Vs Jon Toogood AUDIO The full audio clip. Jon and Karl talk to each other about Killjoy, The General Electric, Melbourne Traffic and Angry Birds... Download
02 Sept 2010 Rip It Up: Shihad Win NZ Herald Legacy Award At The 2010 VNZMAs Short article about Shihad's honour of the NZ Herald Legacy Award, plus the chance to win a signed Shihad Rip It Up poster. Link
02 Sept 2010 NZ Herald: Still saying it loud Shihad's induction into NZ Music Hall of Fame. Link
02 Sept 2010 NZ Herald: Rock legends celebrated for 22-year legacy Shihad have made it into the NZ Music Hall of Fame! Link
01 Sept 2010 VNZMAs: 2010 NEW ZEALAND HERALD LEGACY AWARD WINNER: Shihad Short article about Shihad's win of the NZ Herald Legacy Award. Link
01 Sept 2010 NZ Herald: NZ Music Awards finalists announced (video) Hugh Sundae hosts a short video clip of the VNZMA finalists announcement. Link
Sept 2010 Real Groove: Live Reviews Review of the Killjoy and The General Electric gigs in Auckland in August. Page 1 Page 2
10 Aug 2010 Radio New Zealand: Nick Atkinson reviews Shihad's nationwide tour Nick Atkinson's Review of the Killjoy/The General Electric tour. Download. You can also listen to the audio on Radio New Zealand's website.
08 Aug 2010 Rip It Up REVIEW: Shihad Play The General Electric At The Powerstation Review of August 7, 2010 Auckland The General Electric show at the Powerstation. Link
08 Aug 2010 Stuff.co.nz REVIEW: Shihad in Auckland Review of August 7, 2010 Auckland The General Electric show at the Powerstation Link
07 Aug 2010 Rip It Up REVIEW: Shihad Play Killjoy At The Powerstation Review of August 6, 2010 Auckland Killjoy show at the Powerstation. Link
05 Aug 2010 NZ Herald:Put your neck out at Shihad Scott Kara's editorial on the Auckland Killjoy and The General Electric shows. Link
03 Aug 2010 Dominion Post: Shihad still top of NZ rock Simon Sweetman's review of the Wellington Killjoy show. Link
02 Aug 2010 Libel.co.nz REVIEW: Shihad “Killjoy” Live Review of July 31, 2010 Wellington Killjoy show at the San Francisco Bathhouse. Link
25 July 2010 The Rock: Shihad on The Rock's Advance Warning Show Jon and Tom talking about Killjoy. Can hear Tom and Jon at about 16:50 and 24:50. The song list from the show was:
  • New Politics – Yeah Yeah Yeah
  • Klaxons – Echo's
  • The Dead Weather – Blue Blood Blues
  • Shihad - Deb’s Night Out
  • Shihad - For What you Burn
  • Shihad - Bitter
  • Under the Covers
  • Shihad – Ace of Spades
  • Rock Masterpiece
  • Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Spread Your Love
  • The Black Keys – Tighten Up
  • The Gaslight Anthem – Boxer
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19 July 2010 Biggie.co.nz: Shihad to 'Ignite' the charts with new album "Kiwi rock legends SHIHAD have confirmed September 20 as the release date for their new studio album Ignite". The same press release was also published on numerous websites. Link
08 July 2010 Scoop.co.nz: Shihad line up complete Brief article naming Cairo Knife Fight as the support for the upcoming Wellington The General Electric and Killjoy NZ shows. Link
July 2010 Wotzon.com Wellington: Turn It Up Kate Bleasdale blogs about the upcoming Killjoy and The General Electric shows in Wellington. Link
17 June 2010 NZ Herald: Rewinding the past, live Brief article about the upcoming The General Electric and Killjoy NZ shows. Link Print version
28 April 2010 Urlesque.com: Shihad's 'Sleepeater' Video Will Make You Dizzy Article about the video for Sleepeater. Link
26 April 2010 Wired.com: Music Video Captures 105 Faces Flapping at 1,000 Frames per Second Wired article about the Sleepeater video and site. Link
23 April 2010 If.com.au: Oktober creates interactive video Article about how the video for Sleepeater was put together. Link
12 April 2010 TVNZ: TV1 News - Sleepeater On TV One News Sleepeater On TV One News. Download
Feb 2010 Groove Guide: Live Photos Live photos from Homegrown 2010. Link
28 Jan 2010 3 News: Full interview with Shihad From 3 News. Nightline's Tova O'Brien had a yarn to the guys about the show and what else they've been up to. Download Video Video on 3 News' Site 3 News' article
21 Jan 2010 The Age: First in line for place at ‘heaven’ Link
20 Jan 2010 Stuff.co.nz: AC/DC openers Shihad to play in Masterton Link

2009

Date Title Description URL
Dec 2009/Jan 2010 Rip It Up Photos from the October 7, 2009 gig at the Logan Campbell Centre in Auckland. Link
8 Oct 2009 Stuff.co.nz: Gig review: Shihad in Auckland Review of the October 7, 2009 gig at the Logan Campbell Centre in Auckland. Link
7 Oct 2009 The Dominion Post: Shihad still a leading act Review of the October 4, 2009 gig at the Wellington Town Hall. Link
5 Oct 2009 The Press: Radio station's giant birthday party rocks Review of the October 2, 2009 gig at the Christchurch Town Hall. Link
2 Oct 2009 Otago Daily Times: Five rock acts are just Toogood Short review of the October 1, 2009 gig at the Edgar Centre in Dunedin. Link
1 Oct 2009 NZ Herald: Living for the moment Interview with The Living End about the upcoming Legal Tender tour, and mentions if there is any rivalry between The Living End and Shihad. Link
30 Sep 2009 Groove Guide: Rock Solid Groove Guide cover Page 1 Page 2
28 Sep 2009 FasterLouder: Shihad, Regular John @ the Corner Hotel, Melbourne Review of the Review of the September 25, 2009 gig at The Corner Hotel in Melbourne. Link
26 Sep 2009 Dominion Post Your Weekend: All Grown Up? In-depth feature article about the band. Written by Mike Houlahan. Part one Part two Part three
23 Sep 2009 FasterLouder: Shihad @ Annandale Hotel, Sydney Review of the September 18, 2009 gig at The Annandale in Sydney. Link
23 Sep 2009 Musicfeeds.com.au: Shihad - Annandale Hotel, Sydney Review of the September 18, 2009 gig at The Annandale in Sydney. Link
20 Sep 2009 Stuff.co.nz: Toogood's on home straight Jon on coming back to live in Wellington. Link
11 Sep 2009 Stuff.co.nz: Living End ready for Bledisloe Battle Chris Schultz talks to The Living End about the upcoming Legal Tender tour. Jon is mentioned. Link
23 Aug 2009 Sunday Star Times Music: Shihad Home Again Jon talks to Grant Smithies about solo projects and the band Part one Part two
17 Aug 2009 NZPA: Shihad's epic 21st birthday bash Jon reveals a little bit about the upcoming 21st birthday events. Also features a small '21 Years of Shihad' photo gallery. This article is the same one that appeared on Stuff.co.nz's website, and ran in many newspapers. Link
24 Jul 2009 Christchurch Press Interview w/ Jon Toogood Jon's Solo Album plus info about new Shihad album Link
23 Jul 2009 The Wellingtonian: Shihad singer opts for change of tune Article detailing Jon's solo project and upcoming album. Link
10 Jul 2009 Waikato Times: Stadium brings rock to the Waikato Interview with Brent Eccles about the suitability of Waikato Stadium as a venue for the upcoming Legal Tender tour. Link
30 Jun 2009 NZ Herald Interview: Tiki Taane Interview with Tiki Taane, relevant in the fact that there is a small paragraph stating that he will be producing Jon's new solo album. Link
18 Mar 2009 The Wellingtonian interview: Tom Larkin Joseph Romanos interviews Tom. Link
9 Mar 2009 Otago Daily Times: Highlanders, Shihad and crowd a winning formula Success of the Carisbrook concert. Link
4 Mar 2009 Otago Daily Times: Rugby: Supporter no fan of aftermatch band plan. Drama over ticket prices in The Terrace seats at the Carisbrook rugby game and concert. Link
25 Feb 2009 Flicks.co.nz: 5 Films I love: Jon Toogood Flicks.co.nz quizzes Jon Toogood on his 5 favourite films. Link
Feb/Mar 2009 Andrew Simms Mitsubishi Press Release: Rock and Rally event cancelled. Explanation of cancellation of this concert. Link
24 Jan 2009 Otago Daily Times: Rugby the Carisbrook curtain-raiser for rock band Shihad. Rewording of the Press Release for this concert. Link
2009 Debate Magazine: Live pics and "spot the difference" competition. Live pics from the March 6, 2009 gig at AUT. Live photos Spot the difference
2009 Real Groove: This is not news Small paragraph about Shihad's plans for their 21st gig. Link
2009 Groove Guide The best of 2009 Live photos. Link
2009 Groove Guide Photos from the Hamilton gig on the Legal Tender tour. Link
2009 Tearaway Photos from Rhythm n' Vines 2008/2009. Link

2008

Date Title Description URL
Oct 12 2008 Herald on Sunday: Spy-ed. Rachel Glucina recaps some of the VNZMA's scandalous moments. Link
Oct 2008 NZ Herald: VNZMA guide - Jono Pryor's picks Jono Pryor shares his best moments of 2008 and declares Beautiful Machine the best Kiwi album of 2008. Link
Oct 2008 NZ Herald: VNZMA guide - Finalists' Picks Tom Larkin reveals who he thinks deserves to win at the 2008 VNZMAs. Link
23 Sept 2008 Glasswerk.co.uk Features: Around The World In 20 Years Interview with Jon, written for a British readership. Link
5 Sept 2008 Rip It Up: Guestlist Setlist Jon chooses various songs off his iPod and comments on them. Link
2 Sept 2008 NZHerald.co.nz: How I travel: Jon Toogood Q & A about Jon's plane travel essentials by Zoe Walker. Link
25 Aug 2008 Otago Daily Times: The peaks and the troughs of NZ's hardest-rocking band Interview with Jon by Belinda McCammon. Nothing particularly new. Link
4 Aug 2008 Tearaway.co.nz: Shihad (Interview) Interview with Karl. Link Print version
28 Jul 2008 Stuff.co.nz: Gig review - Shihad in Wellington Review of July 25, 2008 Wellington BM Tour gig by Simon Sweetman. Link
26 Jul 2008 Undertheradar: Live reviews - Shihad, Napier, The Pettigrew Arena Review of July 26, 2008 Napier BM Tour gig by Steven Lo-Giacco. Link
21 Jul 2008 The New Zealand Herald: Review - Shihad, the Mint Chicks at Auckland Town Hall Review of July 19, 2008 Auckland BM Tour gig by Scott Kara. Link
21 Jul 2008 C4 Music Television: Shihad gig review Review of July 19, 2008 Auckland BM Tour gig + photo gallery. Link
20 Jul 2008 Stuff.co.nz: Gig review - Shihad in Auckland Review of July 19, 2008 Auckland BM Tour gig by Chris Schulz, + photo gallery. Link
19 Jul 2008 Otago Daily Times: Shihad concert dispute angers fans Article about under 18s being turned away at a Dunedin gig. Link
17 Jul 2008 NZ Herald: Jon Toogood - My big week Short Q&A with Jon. Link
19 Jun 2008 TVNZ music review: Shihad's Beautiful Machine Album review. Link
18 Jun 2008 NZGamer.com : Interview with Shihad Interview with Jon about the Konsoles for Kids charity, the music, and Guitar Hero. By Tristan Clark. Link
8 Jun 2008 Radioscope: Shihad Vampires Small paragraph of the NZ chart success of Vampires (song). Link
June/July 2008 Rip It Up: Just don't mention the Fish "Rip It Up founder (Murray Cammick) reminisces on his 10 years of working with Shihad". Link
31 May 2008 nzgirl Exclusive: Shihad Interview with Jon & Karl. Link
14 May 2008 Beat.com.au Interview with Jon by Jesse Shrock. Link
14 May 2008 Fasterlouder.com.au Shihad: Back with a friendly vengeance Interview with Jon by Andrew Weaver. Link
6 May 2008 Press.co.nz Interview with Tom. Link
May 2008 Yesdating.com: Shihad: The 'exclusive' interview Interview with Jon. Link
May 2008 The Edge FM: Shihad Bio Shihad bio and quotes from Jon. Link
28 Apr 2008 Salient Magazine album review: Shihad Beautiful Machine Album review. Link
26 Apr 2008 NZ Herald Online Shihad, Beautiful Machine Album Review. Link print version
24 Apr 2008 Stuff.co.nz : Shihad evolve once again An Interview with Jon & Karl. Link
24 Apr 2008 NZPA: After 20 years Shihad still constantly looking to reinvention Article by NZPA reporter Belinda McCammon. Link
22 Apr 2008 TV3 Music: David Farrier interviews Shihad Streaming video interview. David Farrier interviews with Jon & Karl. Watch
21 Apr 2008 bFM Shihad: A Beautiful Machine MP3 Download (1.2MB) of radio interview with Jon & Karl. Link
12 Apr 2008 NZ Herald: Once more with feeling Scott Kara interviews Jon about the new album, and briefly review the band's back catalogue. Page 1 Page 2
Apr 2008 Tearaway: An interview with Karl Kippenberger A detailed and interesting interview with Karl by Lisa Lawton. Link
Apr/May 2008 NZ Musician: Feature. Shihad - it's a beautiful thing An article and interview with Jon by Andrew Miller. Link Print article page 1 Print article page 2
29 Mar 2008 NZRock.com Rockdetector’s David Borgioli-Jones caught up with frontman Jon to update the band’s progress and cover some SHIHAD history. Link
March 2008 Rave Magazine Brooke McMaster Interviews Karl. Link
March/Apr 2008 Rip It Up: Shihad Sell Out? Peter Thornton interviews the band and reviews the new album. Cover Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5
March/Apr 2008 Rip It Up: Big Day Out gig review Gig review of Shihad's set at Big Day Out 2008. Link
18 Feb 2008 Messenger Community News: Shihad won't be pacified An Interview with Jon. Link
18 Feb 2008 Perth Music: Shihad Interview An Interview with Tom. Also features downloadable podcast of the interview. Link
15 Feb 2008 Fasterlouder.com.au: One Will Hear Shihad Interview with Karl by "Melan1". Link
11 Feb 2008 thedwarf.com.au - Shihad: Beautiful Machines An Interview with Phil. Link
Feb 2008 Kiwi FM interview An interview with Jon. *Download* Download WMA 8.7MB
23 Jan 2008 Official NZ Music Chart & Chartbitz :Not So Passive Some facts about Shihad's history in the singles charts. [1]
2008 Blunt Magazine: Age against the machine Jeremy Sheaffe interviews Jon about the new album, Beautiful Machine. Page 1 Page 2
2008 Australian Guitar: Soul of a new machine Interview with Phil about Beautiful Machine and guitar-related setups. Page 1 Page 2 Page 3
2008 Rip It Up Review of Beautiful Machine. Link
2008 Groove Guide Photos from the 2008 Big Day Out. Link
2008 Groove Guide Photos from the 2008 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards. Link
2008 Groove Guide Photos from the Wellington Town Hall show on the Beautiful Machine tour. Link
2008 Tearaway Photos from the Wellington Town Hall show on the Beautiful Machine tour. Link
2008 Tearaway Short paragraph about the mixing of Beautiful Machine Link
2008 Tearaway Review of Shihad's set at the 2008 Auckland Big Day Out. Link

2007

Date Title Description URL
12 Dec 2007 ONE WILL HEAR THE TOUR Official Shihad Press Release for the first tour of 08. Link
10 Dec 2007 Fasterlouder.com.au: Shihad - Warming up at Pyramid Rock An interview with Phil Knight. Link
18 Oct 2007 NZ Herald: A Tribute to Godzone's very own Elvis An interview with Johnny Devlin about his opinion of Jon Toogood and his 'supergroup' the New Devils and their performance at the 2007 NZ Music Awards. Link Print version
Aug-Sept 2007 Rip It Up: The 3rd Degree Fan questions answered by Jon Toogood taken from Issue 318. Link
27 Jun 2007 TheDwarf.com.au: Shihad - Conceptually Beautiful Taken from "TheDwarf.com.au" written by "Kevin Bala". [2]
21 Jun 2007 NZ Herald: A Quick Word With... Quick Q & A with Jon by Scott Kara. Link
16 Jun 2007 The Christchurch Press: Ice-Cold Rock - Queenstown's Winterfest 07 Taken from "The Christchurch Press" written by "Matt Davey". Part one Part two
Jun 2007 Groove Guide: No More Winter Blues - Queenstown's Winterfest 07 Written by "Tony Reardon" with Karl Kippenberger. View
30 May 2007 Undercover.com.au: Shihad frontman performs with Neil Finn in Auckland Small article by Ros O'Gorman about the opening of Neil Finn's Roundhead studio, and a quote from Jon. Link
24 May 2007 Fasterlouder.com.au: Shihad In The Studio Interview with Karl by Ellaina Brooks. Link
Apr 2007 The Rock An interview with Mike Patton, mentions Shihad. [3]
20 Mar 2007 Ninemsn.com.au: Shihad comes through unholy row Nothing new or interesting. Link
15 Jan 2007 TV3 Full interview 20-minute streaming video interview with Jon Toogood at his Wellington base. Link

2006

Date Title Description URL
30 Dec 2006 Rock Detector: Home Again - Shihad frontman Jon Toogood speaks about the forthcoming album as the Kiwi rockers return home for a summer tour. A long interview with Jon Toogood Link
20 Dec 2006 Groove Guide: Rock Orgy. Interview with Jon Toogood about the 06-07 summer tour, and recording the new album. Groove Guide cover Article
14 Dec 2006 NZ Herald: TimeOut - Home again for the high volume season Scott Kara interviews Jon Toogood and Dolf De Borst about the 06-07 summer tour. Web Link Print version TimeOut cover Print version Page 1 Print version Page 2
23 Oct 2006 Fasterlouder.com.au: Rock The Vote With Shihad Interview with Jon about the 'Rock The Vote' gig. By 'Wooks' Link
Dec 06 / Jan 07 Rip It Up Magazine: Live And Local - Shihad, Mint Chicks & Tutts @ AUT Gig review A gig review of the Oct 20, 2006 gig at AUT, by Peter Thornton. Link
Mar 2006 Reaktor Magazine: Shihad in the Square Dan Pilkington reviews Shihad's March 5 gig in Palmerston North. Page 1 Page 2
2006 Rip It Up: Shihad Review of the Love Is The New Hate - Aotea Square DVD. Review by Peter Thornton. Page 1 Page 2 Page 3
2006 Debate Magazine: All you ever wanted to know about Shihad Brief rundown of the band's history up to 2006. Link
2006 Groove Guide: Live pics Photos from the Oct 20, 2006 gig at AUT. Link
2006 Marbecks Magazine Review of Review of the Love Is The New Hate - Aotea Square DVD. Link
2006 Real Groove Review of Review of the Love Is The New Hate - Aotea Square DVD. Link
2006 Groove Guide Photos from the Photos from the 2006 Big Day Out. Link

2005

Date Title Description URL
17 Dec 2005 Fasterlouder.com.au: Shihad get ready to share their love around Interview with Jon. By 'Gumbuoy'. Link
Dec 2005/Jan 06 NZ Musician Review of John Dix's 2005 edition of the book 'Stranded in Paradise'. Small mention of Jon as a "rock' n' roll Everyman". Link
22 June 2005 15min.org: Get Your Politics Wrapped Up In Heavy Rock Short interview with Tom Larkin about the Homeland Security Tour with Cog. Link
June/July 2005 NZ Musician: Shihad is the new Shihad An interview with Jon Toogood about Love Is the New Hate (album), detailing the technical and equipment used in the album's production. Article on NZ Musician's website Print version page 1 Print version page 2
June/July 2005 NZ Musician: All The Young Fascists General guitar structure of All The Young Fascists (song). Article on NZ Musician's website Print version
June 2005 Satellite Magazine: Shihad talk NZ Music Month An interview with Jon Toogood, and a review of the Aotea Square gig on May 1. Link PDF Magazine Link
June 2005 Rolling Stone: Rock and a hard place An interview with Jon and Tom about their time in America and the Love Is the New Hate (album). Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4
June 2005 Blunt Magazine: Gig review Blunt Magazine reviews the April 23, 2005 gig at Festival Hall in Melbourne. Link
June 2005 Blunt Magazine: Jon Toogood on Slayer Small piece about how Jon appreciates Slayer. Link
June 2005 Blunt Magazine: Love conquers all Interview with Jon about Love Is the New Hate (album) and falling in love with music. Page 1 Page 2 Page 3
June 2005 Blunt Magazine Review of Love Is the New Hate (album). Link
May 21-27 2005 New Zealand Listener: 'America's Least Wanted' by Nick Bollinger Article about the formation of the album, Love Is The New Hate. Link
3 May 2005 NZgirl: Shihad An interview with Tom Larkin by Karen Tay. Link
2 May 2005 NZ Herald: Shihad blast off Kiwi music month Short review of the gig in Aotea Square. Link
May 2005 Jet Magazine: Jet Music - Shihad Interview with Jon. Jet Magazine front cover Jet Magazine article
May 2005 Reaktor: Shihad at Aotea Square photos Photos from the gig in Aotea Square. Link
May 2005 Satellite Magazine: NZ Music Month interview An interview with Tom Larkin by Chris Leggett. Link
May 2005 Debate Magazine: Shihad - May 1, Aotea Square. Review of the gig in Aotea Square. Link
May 2005 Real Groove: Friendly Fascism Phil Reed interviews Jon about Love Is The New Hate and what it was like in America. Page 1 Page 2 Page 3
27 Apr 2005 Midweek.co.nz: Shihad set to rock Aotea Press release detailing the free Aotea Square gig Shihad played to kick off NZ Music Month. Link
17 Apr 2005 NZHerald.co.nz: Repiling the rock foundations Scott Kara interviews Jon Toogood as Jon takes him on tour of some of the places in Wellington with Shihad history. TimeOut Magazine cover Page 1 Page 2
15 April 2005 Scoop.co.nz Shihad to launch NZ Music Month Press release detailing the free Aotea Square gig Shihad played to kick off NZ Music Month. Link
5 Feb 2005 Fasterlouder.com.au: Shihad Adjudicate: Malevolence vs Benevolence Interview with Tom. Link
22 Jan 2005 NZ Herald: Big Day Out 2005 - Best Hair award Short piece declaring that Jon Toogood had best hair at the Big Day Out 2005. Page 1
Jan 2005 Real Groove: Greatest moments in rock history - The day that Shihad changed their name...again Cartoon sketch by Chris Knox. Link
Jan 2005 Rip It Up: Shihad Again! In-depth Q & A with Jon. cover Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5
2005 Reachout.com.au Shihad Interview with Tom Larkin. Link
2005 C4 TV / NZ On Screen Homegrown Interview Interview with Jon Toogood - 45 min. Link
2005 Jet Magazine: Shihad Interview with Jon. Link
2005 Rip It Up: Live and Loud Photos from the Powerstation gig in Auckland on July 7. Link
2005 Reaktor: Shihad Review of Love Is the New Hate (album). Link
2005 Australian Guitar: Toogood as it gets. Interview with Jon about Love Is The New Hate, songs, shows, recording and album production. Front cover teaser Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4
2005 NZ Herald: Shihad are back where they belong Review of Love Is the New Hate (album). Link
2005 NZ Musician Review of Love Is the New Hate (album). Link
2005 Real Groove Magazine Review of Love Is the New Hate (album). Link
2005 Marbecks Magazine Review of Love Is the New Hate (album). Link
2005 Tearaway Review of Love Is the New Hate (album). Link
2005 Real Groove Photos from the Big Day Out on January 21. Link
2005 Real Groove Photos from the Aotea Square gig on May 1. Link
2005 Rip It Up Photos from the Aotea Square gig on May 1. Link
2005 NZ Herald Review of John Dix's 2005 edition of the book 'Stranded in Paradise'. Photo of Jon Toogood. Link
2005 Groove Guide Photos and winners from the 2005 New Zealand Music Awards. Link
2005(?) Groove Guide: Artist Top 5 Tom Larkin's Top 5 albums. Groove Guide cover Article

2004

Date Title Description URL
October 2004 NZ Musician: Angus Vail of the New Jersey White Hats Article about Angus Vail as a Kiwi expat and details some of his relationship with Shihad. Article on NZ Musician website Print version page 1 Print version page 2
September 18, 2004 Blabbermouth: Pacifier Change name back to Shihad: "We were wrong". Press release on Blabbermouth website. Link
April 2004 X-Press Magazine: PACIFIER Dial 'M' For Mordor An interview taken from "X-Press Magazine" with Jon Toogood Link
2004 Rip It Up Photos from the March 13, 2004 gig in Hamilton, New Zealand. Link
Feb 2004 Rip It Up Review of the Alive (ep) Link

2003

Date Title Description URL
Dec 2003 Real Groove: Shihad! Shihad! Interview with Jon about Pacifier Live. Page 1 Page 2
6 Aug 2003 TE Archives: Kiwis Return for Oz Tour Interview with Karl Kippenberger. Link
Jun 28 2003 NZ Herald: Live And Kicking Graham Reid interviews Jon about why he has returned home to Wellington, and the future of the music. Link
5 Apr 2003 The Listener: Last night I saved Jon Toogood's life John Parker attends one of Pacifier's gigs in Manhattan, New York, and describes the chaos. Link
13 Jan 2003 Mi2N: Pacifier Takes It To America Press Release. Link
2003 NZ Herald Review of the Pacifier Live album. Link
2003 NZ Musician Review of the Pacifier Live album. Link
2003 Rip It Up Reviews of the Pacifier Live album. Album review teaser Review 1 Review 2 Review 3
2003 Rip It Up: Live And Loud Photos from the August 29, 2002 gig at Auckland's St James Theatre. Page 1 Page 2
2003 Rip It Up: Live And Loud Photos from the Big Day Out in Auckland. Link

2002

Date Title Description URL
Sept 2002 Tearaway Magazine: Pacifying the masses. Interview with Jon about the Pacifier album. Tearaway Magazine cover Article
24 Aug 2002 NZ Herald: Driving hard to the right Review of the Pacifier album. Link
19 Aug 2002 Studentz.co.nz - Hardly Sedated Rockers Interview with Phil Knight. Link
18 Aug 2002 Sunday Star Times: Pacified. Grant Smithies interviews Jon. Link
Aug/Sept 2002 NZ Musician: Pacifier - The Making of. Interview with Tom detailing the technicalities and equipment involved in the production of the Pacifier album. Page 1 Page 2
Aug 2002 Selector Magazine: Pacifying America. Interview with the band about the Pacifier album and life in LA. Selector Magazine cover Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4
Jul 27-28 2002 NZ Herald: Anger Management. Russell Baille interviews Jon about playing in America and the Pacifier album. Page 1 Page 2
Jul 2002 Real Groove: Rocking in the free world. John Russell interviews Jon about the Pacifier album. Page 1 Page 2
18 May 2002 NZ Herald: Popular Front. Interview with some of the artists playing at the True Colours gig. including Jon. Link
15 Mar 2002 Blabbermouth: It's official: Shihad become Pacifier. Press release about the name change to Pacifier. Link
Feb 2002 X-Press Magazine: Hard Days Night (BDO 02) An interview and review of BDO 2002. Link
2002 Jet Magazine An interview with Karl about the name change to Pacifier. Link
2002 Jet Magazine Review of the Pacifier album. Link
2002 Real Groove Review of the Pacifier album. Link
2002 NZ TV Guide Review of the Pacifier album. Link
2002 Tearaway Magazine Review of the Pacifier album. Link
2002 Rip It Up: Live and Loud Photos from the Wellington Parthenon gig on November 10. Link
2002 Taiohi Magazine Review of the Pacifier album. Link
2002 NZ Musician Review of the Pacifier album. Link
2002 Rip It Up Reviews of the Pacifier album. RIU teaser image Review 1 Review 2 Review 3 (as one of the best albums of 2002
2002 Real Groove Photos and review of the True Colours gig on June 1, as reviewed by Duncan Grieve. Page 1 Page 2 Page 3
2002 Selector Magazine Photos from the True Colours gig on June 1. Link

2001

Date Title Description URL
Nov 2001 Real Groove: USA Today Karl writes of Shihad's experiences in America. Real Groove Cover Page 1 Page 2 Page 3
April 2001 Rolling Stone Music Awards An interview taken from "Rolling Stone Magazine" at the RSM Music Awards with Jon Toogood [4]

2000

Date Title Description URL
December 2000 Esky Magazine: Noize of 2000- Aussie A year summary. Link
December 2000 Rolling Stone: Special- People of the Year Interview with Jon Toogood & Tom Larkin. Link
4 September 2000 University of New South Wales student paper: Pacifying the Nation Interview with Tom Larkin by Nicole Lipman. Link
29 August 2000 Drum Media: Press Escape to Return Mark Neilsen interviews Jon Toogood. Link
June 2000 Rip It Up: Shihad Are Hyped A story taken from Issue 272. Link
June 2000 Rip It Up: Shihad's Jon Toogood From Melbourne Jon's column from Issue 272. Link
March 2000 X-Press Magazine: Shihad Spitting The Dummy Interview with Jon Toogood. Link
20 February 2000 Metro Review: Filter/Shihad/Weta, The Metro, Sydney A live review by "Peter Blythe" reviewing The Metro, Sydney 20.02.00. Link
February 2000 X-Press Magazine: ROCKSTARS UNLIMITED Magic Dirt / Shihad / Grinspoon Live Review An interview reviewing Fremantle,WA 31.03.00. Link
2000 Selector Magazine: The Electric General Interview with Jon about the Hypertainment-enhanced re-release of The General Electric. Page 1 Page 2 Page 3
2000 Selector Magazine: Too Hard Interview with Tom about living in Australia and the band's progress. Page 1 Page 2
2000 Selector Magazine: Shihad - Fur Patrol - Weta 2000 Tour Dates. Link
2000 Tearaway Magazine: Shihad Return! Interview with Jon about The General Electric, Australia and the upcoming 2000 tour. Link

1999

Date Title Description URL
21 Dec 1999 Drum Media: Who Rides Shotgun? An interview and review with Phil Knight. Link
Nov 1999 Juice Magazine: Review of The General Electric (album) A review taken from "Juice Magazine". Link
Nov 1999 Juice Magazine: Right Here, Right Now - Benedict Watts A review taken from "Juice Magazine" with Jon Toogood. Link
Oct 1999 Real Groove: Review of The General Electric (album) A review taken from "Real Groove Magazine". Link
23 Sept 1999 The Evening Post: The General Electric + History Interview - Tom Larkin A review/interview by "Simon Beattie". Link
Sept 1999 Real Groove: Truth Will Out Interview with Jon about The General Electric by John Russell. Real Groove Cover Page 1 Page 2 Page 3
Sept 1999 Real Groove: Karl Kippenberger - Top 10 Albums Karl's top 10 albums in September 99. Link
1999 Massive Magazine: Shihad - Jon Interview A review taken from "Massive Magazine". Link
1999 Underground Magazine: Sedate This - Tim Cashmere A review with Jon & Karl. Link
1999 NZ Herald: Review of The General Electric (album) Russell Baillie reviews the album. Link
1999 Pavement: Untitled A look at Kiwi musicians in Melbourne, and why Shihad prefer Australia. Page 1 Page 2 Page 3
1999 Tearaway Magazine: A word from the general - Tom Larkin on Shihad Interview with Tom about The General Electric (album), his favourite recording moments, GGGarth Richardson, and memories of his first gig. Link
1999 Tearaway Magazine: Shihad's Website shihad.com mention. Link

1997

Date Title Description URL
Aug/Sep 1997 We're Shihad! An interview taken from "Massive Magazine" by "Murray Engleheart" [5]
June 1997 Shihad vs The World A story taken from "Loudmouth" Magazine Link
1997 All the way from La La Land An interview taken from "Heard Magazine" [6]

1996

Date Title Description URL
October 1996 Wicked Boys A story taken from "Rip It Up" Issue 230 by "John Russell" Link
April 1996 1996 NZ Music Awards Link
1996 Adamconnors.net: Interview Adam Connors interviews Tom about touring Europe with Faith No More, crowds and how the band is received back home. Link

1995

Date Title Description URL
October 1995 Bands Across The Water A story taken from "Rip It Up" Issue 218 by "John Russell" Link
May 1995 Boys Keep Changing An interview taken from "Rip It Up" Issue 213 by "John Russell" Link
March 1995 1995 NZ Music Award Finalists Link
March 1995 Rip It Up Issue 211: Shihad Tour With Faith No More Short piece about Shihad's tour with Faith No More. Link
March 1995 Rip It Up Issue 211: Interview with Faith No More Relevant pieces in a Faith No More interview about Shihad. Link
25 February 1995 Shihad poised for takeoff with US band Evening Post Mike Houlahan Link

1994

Date Title Description URL
Nov 1994 Making Noise In Europe An interview taken from "Rip It Up" Issue 207 by "Shirley Charles" Link
February 1994 Tom Larkin Turns Down Killing Joke Tour News A snippet of news taken from "HM" Issue 60 Link

1993

Date Title Description URL
16 July 1993 Churning and Learning An interview taken from "The hearld" by "Graham Reid" Link
July 1993 Mirror Mirror On The Wall, Who's The Heaviest NZ Band Of Them All? An interview taken from "Rip It Up" Issue 192 by "Donna Yuzwalk" Link
June 1993 Video Dismissed News A snippet of news taken from "Rip It Up" Issue 191 Link

1992

Date Title Description URL
November 1992 Churn Demos/Recording And December Tour News Taken from "Rip It Up" Issue 184 Link
10 December 1992 Right Royal Frustrations Of Annus Horribilis An interview taken from "The Evening Post" by "Mike Houlahan" Link

1991

Date Title Description URL
December 1991 Rumours A snippet of news taken from "Rip It Up" Issue 173 Link
September 1991 Crumbs RTR Count Down Link
9 August 1991 Nightline Clip from TV3's Nightline. Watch/Link
July 1991 Untitled An interview taken from "Rip It Up" Issue 168 by "Donna Yuzwalk" Link
June 1998 Shihad What Did She Have? An Interview with Tom and Hamish including some history and a bit about what was going to become Devolve Cover Article

1990

Date Title Description URL
August 1990 Angels Brent Eccles Interview An interview taken from "Rip It Up" Issue 157 by "Murray Cammick" Link

1989

Date Title Description URL
November 1989 No Title Aaaarrghh Piece on Shihad dealing to the backlog of orders for Dead And Buried Cover Article

1988

Date Title Description URL
September 1988 Shihäd Aaaarrghh Piece on Shihad Cover Article