Silverchair's new album has received the best reviews of the band's career in Australia. Every single major publication has hailed the disc as a landmark piece of work and heaped praise on the group for their spirit of musical adventure. Here are just a few of the highlights ....

"the most ambitious, glorious piece of music ever by an Australian artist" (*****) (Daily Telegraph)

"the most accomplished and special Silverchair album ... a personal masterpiece ... simply intoxicating" (*****) (Herald Sun)

"Diorama might just be the best rock album you will hear all year .... comparing it with the band's teenage years as bleak grunge rockers is like comparing Sgt Peppers with the first Beatles album" (Courier Mail)

"Diorama mines exciting new territory that Beach Boys genius Brian Wilson would be proud to call his "Pet Sounds" own" (****) (Sunday Telegraph)

"Silverchair have created their first truly great album" (*****) (Kerrang)

"one of the boldest musical statements ever made by an Australian rock band" (****1/2) (Rolling Stone)

"Unexpected directions make Diorama a musical trip worth taking" (*****) (Smash Hits)

"Just when you thought they couldn't get any better ... there is something for everyone here" (*****) (Sunday Herald-Sun)

"Silverchair's previous albums only hint at the melodic sophistication of the album" (9 out of 10) (Juice)

"It's an ambitious, accomplished record that should already be considered a classic" (CD of the Week) (Drum Media)

"Music that can honestly be called revolutionary" (X Press)