Cosmonaut is a three-piece band out of Grand Rapids, Michigan, comprised of Brian George, Josh Stacey, and Rodney Johnson.
Vocalist and guitarist Brian George spoke with us for a quick interview.
-Can you please talk about the inception of Cosmonaut?
We played together years ago with a different singer and were just too lazy to come up with a different name.
-Where do you draw your musical inspirations from?
Mostly from places where the guitar parts are easy. Playing and singing is hard.
-For those who haven’t heard you quite yet, what would you say you sound like?
A shitty Nirvana.
-What has been the reception to your latest self-titled release?
People seem to like it. Apparently all the songs sound the same…
-What have live performances from Cosmonaut been like?
We’ve been playing for more people and in different cities so I get less bored. Plus Josh has been knocking over his drum set a lot, dodging flying drums is always fun.
-Who would you like to play a show or tour with?
We played with Death From Above 1979 a few months ago, they were really cool and a pretty good style match. Maybe them or METZ?
-What is your ultimate goal with Cosmonaut?
To play music for money.
-When being interviewed, what is something you wish the interviewer would ask you guys?
If we’d like to plug our new album. Don’t mind if I do…
-What are your thoughts on the new Star Wars film?
Eh, I’m not real big on nostalgia to be honest.
-What are your plans/did you do for the holidays?
What are your thoughts on Cosmonaut? Comment below.
Interview and post by Corey Kleinsasser
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