With songs sung in broad Australian accents, nimble flows and stunning beats, HILLTOP HOODS live by an ethos that is innovative and fearless. They are continuously singled out as one of Australia’s hottest live acts by press, industry insiders and fans alike. The Hoods’ phenomenally successful 4th album, The Hard Road, debuted at number 1 on the ARIA Album chart, and won them 2 ARIA Awards in the process. The Hard Road: Restrung, incorporating the 31 piece Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, also took home the 2007 ARIA Award for Best Urban Release. Now HILLTOP HOODS fans can brace themselves for a brand new album called State Of The Art, (released June 12th). The first taste of the new album will be single Chase That Feeling, (out May 8th 2009).