Mental As Anything

Mental As Anything
17 Members 35 Recordings 127 Gigs

Sydney based Rock band from 1976 - 2019


Mental As Anything has 17 known members

Greedy Smith
Greedy Smith

Keyboards, Vocals, Harmonica 1976 - 2019 More...

Martin Plaza
Martin Plaza

Vocals, Guitar 1976 - 2019

Retired from performing in 2015 due to ill health.


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Reg Mombassa
Reg Mombassa

Guitar, Vocals 1976 - 2000 More...

Steve Coburn

Bass 1976 - 1977 More...

Peter O'Doherty
Peter O'Doherty

Bass, Vocals 1977 - 2000 More...

Mike Gubb

Keyboards 1986 - 1987 More...

David Barraclough

Bass, Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards 2000 - 2012 More...

Murray Cook

Guitar 2000 - 2002 More...

Mike Caen

Guitar 2002 - 2013 More...

Robbie Souter
Robbie Souter

Drums 2005 - 2017 More...

Jacob Cook

Drums 2011 - 2019 More...

Zoltan Budai

Bass 2012 - 2015 More...

Martin Cilia
Martin Cilia

Guitar, Vocals 2014 - 2019 More...

Craig Gordon

Guitar, Vocals 2015 - 2019 More...

James Gillard
James Gillard

Bass 2015 - 2017 More...

Peter Gray

Bass, Vocals 2017 - 2019 More...


Mental As Anything discography - 35 recordings

The Nips Are Getting Bigger by Mental As Anything
The Nips Are Getting Bigger

Single - First charted on July 23rd, 1979, and peaked at 16th position.

Get Wet by Mental As Anything
Get Wet

Album - First charted on November 12th, 1979, and peaked at 19th position.

Possible Theme For A Future TV Drama Series by Mental As Anything
Possible Theme For A Future TV Drama Series

Single - First charted on December 24th, 1979, and peaked at 57th position.

Come Around by Mental As Anything
Come Around

Single - First charted on June 16th, 1980, and peaked at 18th position.

Espresso Bongo by Mental As Anything
Espresso Bongo

Album - First charted on July 21st, 1980, and peaked at 37th position.

(Just Like) Romeo And Juliet by Mental As Anything
(Just Like) Romeo And Juliet

Single - First charted on December 1st, 1980, and peaked at 27th position.

If You Leave Me, Can I Come Too? by Mental As Anything
If You Leave Me, Can I Come Too?

Single - First charted on May 25th, 1981, and peaked at 4th position.

Too Many Times by Mental As Anything
Too Many Times

Single - First charted on September 7th, 1981, and peaked at 6th position.

Cats And Dogs by Mental As Anything
Cats And Dogs

Album - First charted on September 21st, 1981, and peaked at 3rd position.

Berserk Warriors by Mental As Anything
Berserk Warriors

Single - First charted on December 14th, 1981, and peaked at 30th position.

Let's Cook by Mental As Anything
Let's Cook

Single -

I Didn't Mean To Be Mean by Mental As Anything
I Didn't Mean To Be Mean

Single - First charted on August 30th, 1982, and peaked at 25th position.

Close Again by Mental As Anything
Close Again

Single - First charted on December 6th, 1982, and peaked at 55th position.

Creatures Of Leisure by Mental As Anything
Creatures Of Leisure

Album - First charted on April 4th, 1983, and peaked at 8th position.

Spirit Got Lost by Mental As Anything
Spirit Got Lost

Single - First charted on April 11th, 1983, and peaked at 20th position.

Brain Brain by Mental As Anything
Brain Brain

Single - First charted on June 27th, 1983, and peaked at 82nd position.

Working For The Man by Mental As Anything
Working For The Man

Single - First charted on November 21st, 1983, and peaked at 20th position.

Apocalypso (Wiping The Smile Off Santa's Face) by Mental As Anything
Apocalypso (Wiping The Smile Off Santa's Face)

Single - First charted on December 10th, 1984, and peaked at 37th position.

You're So Strong by Mental As Anything
You're So Strong

Single - First charted on March 25th, 1985, and peaked at 11th position.

Fundamental As Anything by Mental As Anything
Fundamental As Anything

Album - First charted on April 8th, 1985, and peaked at 3rd position.

Live It Up by Mental As Anything
Live It Up

Single - First charted on June 3rd, 1985, and peaked at 2nd position.

Date With Destiny by Mental As Anything
Date With Destiny

Single - First charted on September 9th, 1985, and peaked at 25th position.

Big Wheel by Mental As Anything
Big Wheel

Single - First charted on December 2nd, 1985, and peaked at 75th position.

Greatest Hits Volume 1 by Mental As Anything
Greatest Hits Volume 1

Album - First charted on April 21st, 1986, and peaked at 2nd position.

Let's Go To Paradise by Mental As Anything
Let's Go To Paradise

Single - First charted on November 10th, 1986, and peaked at 15th position.

Sloppy Croc by Mental As Anything
Sloppy Croc

Single -

He's Just No Good For You by Mental As Anything
He's Just No Good For You

Single - First charted on July 13th, 1987, and peaked at 15th position.

Mouth To Mouth by Mental As Anything
Mouth To Mouth

Album - First charted on August 3rd, 1987, and peaked at 14th position.

Don't Tell Me Now by Mental As Anything
Don't Tell Me Now

Single - First charted on September 28th, 1987, and peaked at 36th position.

Love Me Tender by Mental As Anything
Love Me Tender

Single - First charted on December 21st, 1987, and peaked at 34th position.

Rock And Roll Music by Mental As Anything
Rock And Roll Music

Single - First charted on December 3rd, 1988, and peaked at 6th position.

The World Seems Difficult by Mental As Anything
The World Seems Difficult

Single - First charted on August 21st, 1989, and peaked at 22nd position.

Cyclone Raymond by Mental As Anything
Cyclone Raymond

Album - First charted on October 2nd, 1989, and peaked at 38th position.

Baby You're Wild

Single - First charted on November 13th, 1989, and peaked at 75th position.


127 Known Gigs for Mental As Anything

Date Venue City
Macy's - Her Majesty's Hotel, South Yarra. VIC Sunday 15th August 1982 Macy's - Her Majesty's Hotel South Yarra, VIC
Caringbah Inn, Caringbah. NSW Friday 24th September 1982 Caringbah Inn Caringbah, NSW
Friday 21st January 1983 Tathra Hotel Tathra, NSW
Narara Music Festival, Somersby. NSW Saturday 29th January 1983 Narara Music Festival Somersby, NSW
Saturday 23rd April 1983 Noosa Picnic Race Track Noosa, QLD
Caringbah Inn, Caringbah. NSW Sunday 5th June 1983 Caringbah Inn Caringbah, NSW
Friday 15th July 1983 Refectory – Sydney University Sydney, NSW
Friday 5th August 1983 Macquarie University Macquarie Park, NSW
The Venue, St Kilda. VIC Friday 6th January 1984 The Venue St Kilda, VIC
Saturday 7th January 1984 Manhattan Hotel Ringwood, VIC
Sunday 8th January 1984 Pier Hotel Frankston, VIC
Friday 9th March 1984 University Of NSW Roundhouse Kensington, NSW
Tuesday 30th April 1985 Hawkesbury Sports Club Richmond, NSW
Thursday 9th January 1986 Shellharbour Workers Club Shellharbour, NSW
Sunday 26th January 1986 Endeavour Field Woolooware, NSW
Friday 26th December 1986 King George V Oval Australian Made Tour Glenorchy, TAS
Thursday 1st January 1987 Thebarton Oval

Australian Made Tour

Torrensville, SA
Sunday 4th January 1987 Olympic Park Stadium Australian Made Tour Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 10th January 1987 Subiaco Oval

Australian Made Tour

Subiaco, WA
Saturday 17th January 1987 Chandler Velodrome

Australian Made Tour

Chandler, QLD
Monday 26th January 1987 Endeavour Field Australian Made Tour Woolooware, NSW
Sunday 8th January 1989 Newcastle Workers Club

+ an all age show at 3pm

Newcastle, NSW
Friday 13th January 1989 Cronulla Sutherland Leagues Club Cronulla, NSW
Saturday 14th January 1989 Shellharbour Workers Club Shellharbour, NSW
Sunday 15th January 1989 Penrith Leagues Club Penrith, NSW
Wednesday 18th January 1989 Merimbula RSL Club Merimbula, NSW
Thursday 19th January 1989 Merimbula RSL Club Merimbula, NSW
Friday 20th January 1989 The Palace St Kilda, VIC
Sunday 22nd January 1989 21st Century Frankston, VIC
Warilla Bowls & Recreation Club, Barrack Heights. NSW Wednesday 8th February 1989 Warilla Bowls & Recreation Club Barrack Heights, NSW