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Cymbals Eat Guitars

Cymbals Eat Guitars

Cymbals Eat Guitars

Years Active: 2008 to present

Genre: rock

Country: United States


Matthew Miller (Drums and Percussion)
Brian Hamilton (Keyboards)
Joseph Ferocious (Vocals/Guitars)
Matthew Whipple (Bass)

Artist Bio:

from the Memphis Industries website - Having only formed in the Spring of 2008, it's been a meteoric DIY rise for young hotly tipped Staten Island four-piece Cymbals Eat Guitars. July saw their inaugural visit to the UK, as they played a handful of sold out shows including headlining a 'Rough Trade presents' night at The ICA and one of the hottest and loudest gigs ever played at the Windmill, Brixton (where the band were met by hardcore fans who had travelled all the way down from Scotland to see them). Now, Cymbals Eat Guitars release their critically acclaimed debut album Why There Are Mountains in the UK on October 26th through Memphis. [who snapped the band up having seen the aforementioned July gigs] The album's opening track (and the band's debut UK single) '...And The Hazy Sea' is a sprawling, multi-layered, six minute gate-crasher that acts as a serious statement of intent for the band's ambitions. Songs like 'Wind Phoenix' and 'Cold Spring' showcase the band's ability to pair chaotic yelps and sinuous riffs from lead singer/guitarist Joseph D'Agostino with pounding drums alongside melodic bass lines and lush orchestral layers from Brian Hamilton's keyboards. Produced by Kyle "Slick......[Read More]