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Dune Rats And Cosmic Psychos Team Up For A Co-Headline Tour

In what is pretty much guaranteed to result in some insane shenanigans, Australian punk icons Cosmic Psychos and new kids on the punk block Dune Rats are heading out on a combined national tour, set to rip up stages across the country this June.

It’s been a whirlwind few year for the Psychos, known at home and across the globe for their ear drum-busting punk rock sets, and the trail of beer bottles they leave behind them. Two years on from the release of the documentary Blokes You Can Trust – which featured interviews with the likes of Butch Vig and Eddie Vedder, testifying to their Cosmic Psychos fandom – the Aussie veterans are back with a brand-new album.

Cum The Raw Prawn is the band’s first new record in six years and was recorded on Ross Knight’s farm in January this year. According to a statement, the album features “beer-soaked, bulldozer-fuelled pub anthems” and promises to be as “unapologetic as ever”. Listen to its first cut, Better, Not Bitter, below.

Brisbane punks Dune Rats have also had a jam-packed year. After a successful debut album release in Australia, the band have toured relentlessly at home and abroad and just found themselves a spot on the massive Splendour 2015 lineup. First though, they’re heading out on tour with punk rock royalty.

Get ready, this is going to get crazy.

Watch: Cosmic Psychos – Better, Not Bitter

Photos: Cosmic Psychos @ Big Day Out 2014, Gold Coast / Photographed by Rebecca Reid

Cosmic Psychos & Dune Rats Australian Tour 2015

Friday, 5th June

Coolangatta Hotel, Qld

Tickets: Venue & Oztix

Saturday, 6th June

Crowbar, Qld (psychos Only)

Tickets: Crowbar

Friday, 12th June

Chelsea Heights Hotel, Vic

Tickets: Moshtix

Saturday, 13th June

Max Watts, Vic

Tickets: Max Watts

Thursday, 18th June

The Cambridge Hotel, NSW

Tickets: Bigtix

Friday, 19th June

Manning Bar, NSW

Tickets: Oztix

Saturday, 20th June

Mona Vale Hotel, NSW

Tickets: Venue & Oztix

Thursday, 25th June

The Gov, SA

Tickets: Venue & Oztix

Friday, 26th June

Settlers Tavern, WA

Tickets: Venue & Oztix

Saturday, 27th June

Rosemount Hotel, WA

Tickets: Venue & Oztix

 

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