What a way to see a truly iconic Aussie Band. At the back of a small country town pub. Surrounded by paddocks. Railway line beside it. Silos and railway station across the road. Dancing under gum trees in the ocuntry air with stangers with one thing in common. Mental As Anything. Stangers become became friends. All dancing together. Having the time of our lives. Men and women all dancing together and singing. […]
SpecialOz’d supports CanTeen. CanTeen is Australian organisation for young people living with cancer offering support, information, and resources. CanTeen was set up by a group of young cancer patients in 1985 and still have young people affected by cancer guiding the organisation at every level. […]
The ASA’s National Songwriting Awards is an important annual gathering of songwriters, entertainment industry professionals, and fans of Australian music! Described by the press as ‘a glittering sit-down dinner – an unmissable fixture on the music industry calendar’, the night showcases the winning songs from each category in the Australian Songwriting Contest. […]
Formed at art school in 1976 Mental As Anything are now commemorating the 40th anniversary of their first 1978 record ‘Mental As Anything Plays At Your Party’!
The present line-up of the band features original singer keyboardist Greedy Smith; ex Atlantics guitarist Martin Cilia; drummer Jacob Cook; guitarist vocalist Craig Gordon and bassist vocalist Peter Gray.
Forty years of recording and touring and the show goes on. A fresh 5 track EP release titled “Mental as Anything – 5 Track EP” and a prime slot on the national Apia Good Times Tour sees Mentals rocketing into the future.
The EP sees Greedy and Martin trading songs in their time-honoured tradition.
Martin is currently off the road but Greedy and he are still creating new songs with that Mental Flavour.
Forty years of recording and touring and the show goes on. A fresh 5 track EP release titled “Mental as Anything – 5 Track EP” and a prime slot on the national Apia Good Times Tour sees Mentals rocketing into the future. […]
Come for the tennis, stay for the music. Alternatively, come for the music and treat yourself to a little world-class tennis in between. Whichever way you see it, the AO Live Stage is the perfect platform to put a slightly different spin on your typical night out. With the city of Melbourne as the backdrop, get your friends and family together to unwind and witness some fabulous live music. […]