The Rubens Australian four-piece The Rubens make soulful, melodic rock music. Formed in 2011 and in 2012, they released their self-titled debut album going certified platinum and garnering them a J Award nomination for Album of the Year. 2016 proved to be the largest year to date for The Rubens. They kicked off 2016 by taking out the coveted #1 spot on triple j's Hottest 100 music poll with their single ‘HOOPS’ and selling out shows across Australia. Showing no signs of slowing down, The Rubens are set for a massive 2017.