Sat, Jun 8

Cosmic Psychos

Show: 7:00 pm Doors: 6:00 pm
Black Sheep
All Ages
Cosmic Psychos
The Cosmic Psychosare (almost) an Australian punk rock institution who formed in Spring Plains, Victoria in 1982, spearheaded by founding member and bass player Ross Knight. To date, the band have released 10 studio albums since their self-titled debut(1987) and theirinfluence has been global,with UK band The Prodigy samplingtheir musicon 1997’s ‘The Fat of the Land’ LPand Nirvana producer Butch Vigproclaiming them an influence on both Nirvana and the Seattle grunge scene of the1990’s.In 2009, Eddie Vedder ofPearl Jam spoke candidly of the effectthe band had onhim growing up in Seattle. The band’s repetitive lyrics, fuzzed out guitar and wah-wah bass sound has remained unchanged over their 30 plus year career andcontinues to win over newaudiences.A documentary by film maker Matt Weston, released in 2013, titled ‘Blokes You CanTrust’featured a whosewho of global indie tastemakers and music makersespousing the Cosmic Psycho’s legacy in Australian musical history. Thedocumentary hasgiventhe band new life andtheycurrentlyfind themselvesfielding touring and interview requests as far flung as Spain, Germany and CostaRica