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2019 In Review

In Memoriam: Bands We Lost In 2019

Have you seen the hashtags? All of your faves announced 2020 reunion shows. Rage Against The Machine! My Chemical Romance! Circle Jerks! Mr. Bungle! Supergrass!
Scott Lapatine | December 10, 2019 - 2:12 pm

Ultimate Playlist

31 Essential Shoegaze Tracks

"Shoegaze" was not initially meant as a compliment. Like "impressionists" (used dismissively by an art critic in 1874), "Krautrock," or more recently "deplorable(s)," the phrase…
Zach Schonfeld | June 14, 2017 - 12:17 pm

Interview

Goodbye To My Dancing Days: Cymbals Eat Guitars Forge Ahead With Pretty Years

Joseph D’Agostino keeps apologizing for all the negativity. Reclining on couches in a Brooklyn Heights bar that, for whatever reason, has a bocce court in…
Ryan Leas | November 30, 2016 - 2:22 pm

More Cymbals Eat Guitars stories

Empty Country – “Marian”

A couple months back, Cymbals Eat Guitars leader Joseph D’Agostino revealed his new solo project Empty Country with two new songs, "Ultrasound," which will appear…
James Rettig | October 29, 2019 - 1:01 pm

Empty Country – “Ultrasound” & “Jets”

Joseph D'Agostino, frontman of Cymbals Eat Guitars, has a new project. He's releasing his debut album under the name Empty Country early next year, and…
Peter Helman | August 7, 2019 - 3:36 pm

Cymbals Eat Guitars – “Have A Heart” Video

Cymbals Eat Guitars released a new album called Pretty Years in 2016, and "Have A Heart" was a single. Today, the band debuted a video…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 29, 2017 - 11:41 am

Interview

Goodbye To My Dancing Days: Cymbals Eat Guitars Forge Ahead With Pretty Years

Joseph D’Agostino keeps apologizing for all the negativity. Reclining on couches in a Brooklyn Heights bar that, for whatever reason, has a bocce court in…
Ryan Leas | November 30, 2016 - 2:22 pm

Stream Cymbals Eat Guitars Pretty Years

For their fourth album, Pretty Years, Cymbals Eat Guitars built on the explosive, impassioned rock of their most recent album, 2014's LOSE, and added synths…
James Rettig | September 8, 2016 - 9:56 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

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Stereogum | August 19, 2016 - 5:43 pm

Cymbals Eat Guitars – “Have A Heart”

"Have A Heart" is another extremely promising harbinger of Cymbals Eat Guitars' forthcoming Pretty Years, following "Wish" and "4th Of July, Philadelphia (SANDY)." It's basically…
Chris DeVille | August 15, 2016 - 9:29 am

Cymbals Eat Guitars – “4th Of July, Philadelphia (SANDY)” Video

Cymbals Eat Guitars are set to drop their fourth album, Pretty Years, this fall. They've already shared "Wish" and "4th Of July, Philadelphia (SANDY)." Today,…
Collin Robinson | June 30, 2016 - 2:32 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Kinda hard to be especially optimistic about the future of humanity after the ungodly shitpile dumped on us by the universe this week. But let's…
Stereogum | June 24, 2016 - 5:42 pm

Cymbals Eat Guitars – “4th Of July, Philadelphia (SANDY)”

Cymbals Eat Guitars will release their fourth album, Pretty Years, in the fall. Last month, we heard lead single "Wish," which landed on our best
James Rettig | June 22, 2016 - 10:36 am

Field Mouse – “The Mirror”

Field Mouse have announced that their brand new LP, entitled Episodic, will be released this summer on Topshelf Records. They've also shared its first single,…
Zac Gelfand | June 2, 2016 - 12:08 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Summer's finally here, and we aren't mad about it! New York's iced coffee game is going strong, and we're just about midway through the year…
Stereogum | May 27, 2016 - 4:40 pm

Cymbals Eat Guitars – “Wish”

In recent years, Staten Island's Cymbals Eat Guitars have become one of our greatest sources for expressive, fiery guitar music. And now they've announced plans…
Tom Breihan | May 23, 2016 - 11:46 am
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