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Listen to new Cymbals Eat Guitars track ‘4th of July, Philadelphia (SANDY)’

Band's fourth album 'Pretty Years' comes out on September 16

Cymbals Eat Guitars – ‘Lose’

Cymbals Eat Guitars' third album sees lead singer Joseph D’Agostino work through the death of childhood friend Ben High. His sense of anger is immediate, with both 'Warning' and 'XR' providing early highlights. The frontman has said that he feels alienated from modern rock music and hopes that 'Lose' will prove essential. 'Child Bride' goes closest to reaching his...

Album Review: Cymbals Eat Guitars – ‘Lenses Alien’

While there’s a mass of slacker bands into ’90s alt-rock today, few venture beyond the usual influences. Luckily, Cymbals Eat Guitars are here to harness progressive specimens from epic guitar heroes Built To Spill to chameleons Lilys. The New York quartet mix these touchstones with post-hardcore power on their second album, pushing further into noise-rock on nine-minute opener ‘Rifle...

Album review: Cymbals Eat Guitars – ‘Why There Are Mountains’ (Memphis Industries)

The lead singer of this Staten Island quartet used to go by the name of Joe Ferocious. He told NME earlier this year that, although his name originates from when he was in high school, he “wasn’t really that ferocious”. Although Joe has now reverted to the boring D’Agostino, the feral noise-pop his band creates is as vicious as...