Hailing from Staten Island, the band Cymbals Eat Guitars was
founded in 2007 and is currently made up of members Joseph D’Agostino, Andrew
Dole, Matt Whipple, and Brian Hamilton, with D’Agostino as the only original
member. The indie band is named after a quote by Lou Reed while he was trying
to describe the sounds of The Velvet Underground. Their fourth and most current
album Pretty Years was released on
September 16, 2016.