When The Rubens started writing songs for second album Hoops, they knew they had a lot to live up to. Their first record reached Platinum sales in Australia. Single “My Gun" won the prestigious APRA Award for Best Rock Work. They also won Best Unearthed Artist and were nominated for Best Album at triple j's J Awards and received five ARIA Award Nominations. Here's a band with a clear understanding playing to their strengths, brimming with giant rock hooks, growling guitars and driving rhythms.