The Chisel makes a triumphant return with their electrifying new single and accompanying video, “Cry Your Eyes Out,” available now through Pure Noise Records.
Hailing from London’s punk scene and rapidly gaining global recognition as a thrilling addition to the genre, The Chisel has recently inked a deal with Pure Noise and reissued their debut album, ‘Retaliation.’ “Cry Your Eyes Out” serves as a tantalizing preview of their upcoming work with the label.
With recording by John Atkinson and production by Jonah Falco (Chubby & The Gang, High Vis, Fucked Up), the latest single is a potent fusion of Oi!-inspired hooks and hardcore intensity, destined to captivate fans who crave both volume and infectiousness.
The Chisel’s sound is rooted in aggressive punk, but it’s their ability to pack a melodic punch has allowed them to stand out from the pack. Vocalist Callum Graham has a biting-yet-tuneful delivery that grabs the listener by the head and never lets go, leaving no doubt that this is The Chisel’s world and we’re just living in it.
Graham discussed the new track, saying: “‘Cry Your Eyes Out’ was written collectively in our old practise room and it was the first song we wrote after Retaliation had been released. Musically we wanted to try and build on the more expansive moments of Retaliation. The verses are driven by a simple old school rock’n’roll style riff which then gives way to dual leads and multi-layered guitars in the chorus, creating a thick melodic sound. Some references we threw around at the time of writing were The Replacements, Ramones and Leatherface. Lyrically, it’s about treating the person you love with respect and never taking them for granted because it can all fall like a pack of cards at any moment.”
“Cry Your Eyes Out” transitions from fierce verses to one of The Chisel’s most memorable anthemic choruses, making it an ideal introduction to the band and a teaser of what’s to come in 2023.
The band will also be taking their raucous live show on the road this spring, performing with The Chats in the UK, Agnostic Front and GBH in the U.S., and several festival appearances in the summer. See full itinerary below.
Fri, May 19: Manchester Academy, Manchester, United Kingdom
Sat, May 20: Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Sun, May 21: NX Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Mon, May 22: Tramshed, Cardiff, United Kingdom
Tue, May 23: O2 Academy Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
Wed, May 24: O2 Institute, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Thu, May 25: Various Las Vegas Clubs, Las Vegas, NV
Fri, May 26: Leeds Beckett Students’ Union, Leeds, United Kingdom
Sat, May 27: Roundhouse, London, United Kingdom
Mon, May 29: Punk Rock Bowling 2023, Las Vegas, NV
Tue, May 30: Observatory, Santa Ana, CA
Wed, May 31: The Fonda Theatre, Los Angeles, CA
Thu, Jun 1: House of Blues San Diego, San Diego, CA
Sat, Jun 3: Crescent Ballroom, Phoenix, AZ
Sun, Jun 4: Moonlight Lounge, Albuquerque, NM