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New album "Off Ya Cruet" instores now

21/04/06 - The Enigma Bar, Adelaide w/ Pharaohs & Iron Sheiks
22/04 - The Barwon Club, Geelong w/ Tiger By The Tail & Double Agents
28/04 - The Spanish Club, Melbourne w/ Bored & Split Lips
29/04 - The Zoo, Brisbane w/ Six Foot Hick & Dick Nasty

Name : Tony Coitus
Band : The Cosmic Psychos
Job In Band : Dummer
Website Address : cosmicpsychos.com
Hometown : Bendigo
Best thing about the music scene in your hometown : Keh San


What's the story behind the name?
Better than Spring Plains

How did the band come together?
Met in Gay Bath House

How long has the band been around?
Since Uncanny Xmen broke up

How would you describe your sound?
Dentist Drill accompanied by Panel Beating & D5 Bulldozer

What's your current release? Tell us a little about it…
It's called Off Ya Cruet. It's about as honest as we can be.


When did you decide you had to be a musician, and how did you go about it?
When the DSS said I'd better do something to earn some dough or they would cut me off the dole.

What was your first band name and what style did you play?
The Indooroopilly PigFuckers. The most rudimentary type of Punk Rock.

Tell us three albums you couldn't live without in your collection
Slade - Slayed.
The Who - Live at Leeds.
Ramones - Ramones.

Best piece of musical advice you've been given
When it's hard make it look easy, when it's easy make it look hard.

Two groups/artists you'd love to take out on the road
The Strays & The Barbettes

Favourite song of your group?
Kill Bill

The thing you most look forward to just before a tour is
Meeting lots of nice people.

The thing you least look forward to before a tour is
Meeting lots of tools.

When your not doing band related stuff, what are you usually found doing?
Printing T-shirts, practicing deadly martial arts, gardening & reading.


What gear do you use?
Rogers drums & Paiste cymbals.

Favourite place (city/town/country) you've toured… and why?
Utrechect The Netherlands

Favourite venue to perform at… and why?
D.B's Utrechect. Coz the Dutchies know how to have a good time.

Who hogs the stereo in the van the most?
No one, we listen to AM sport stations.

After a week in the van/bus on tour which band member will have the messiest section, and what would we most likely find stashed there?
Robbie Rocket, he would have twigs, sticks, blue things, glass , socks and various other shit.

Who in your group has the worst "bad habit" on tour, and what is it?
Ross starts drinking on the way to the airport & does not stop 'till he gets back to the farm. Although that's probably not a bad habit 'cos he holds his piss very well.

Most embarrassing moment on tour?
When Robbie doesn't show up.

Give us a good quick 'on the road' story, funny, embarrassing, memorable, whatever…
Can't memember anyfink.


What's getting the most spins in your stereo right now?
Off Ya Cruet.

Tell us a band or artist everyone should check out and why…
50 Ky Zan. Crazy Japanese garage R&B.

If you could change one thing about the music industry today, what would it be?
Get rid of the Wankers, Fakers, Posers, Shysters, Idol winners/contenders, poofs, egg heads etc. But I guess it would be a bit depleted.