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Cheryl Lyndsey performing with the Carrions at El Cid, Los Angeles, CA in 2012.
|Birth name||Cheryl Lane Lyndsey|
May 7, 1978 |
Vero Beach, Florida, USA
|Origin||Orlando, Florida, USA|
|Genres||Alternative rock, indie rock, psychedelic metal, hard rock, glam punk|
|Instruments||Guitar, vocals, drums, keyboard, bass guitar|
|Associated acts||HALT, The Carrions, The Breeders, Exene Cervenka, Tsk Tsk, Skeleteen, Dirty Barby|
Cheryl Lyndsey (born May 7, 1978) is an American singer–songwriter and musician best known as touring member of alternative rock band The Breeders. She is noted as guitarist for Exene Cervenka's solo band and contributed to Exene's 2011 album The Excitement of Maybe. She was declared "One of LA's Best" by LA Weekly.
Cheryl Lyndsey currently fronts Los Angeles rock band The Carrions as guitarist and singer. Their debut album A New Level of Neon (2012) was recorded by Steve Kille of Dead Meadow and mastered by Howie Weinberg (Nirvana's Nevermind) and is distributed by Kille's label Xemu Records. Cheryl is also currently the drummer of Los Angeles-based rock band HALT, a band formed with Skeleteen co-founder Kyle DiFulvio and fellow Carrions member Michéle Lane.
Cheryl is most noted for her work as touring guitarist, keyboardist, and backing vocalist for Kim Deal's band The Breeders. She toured with The Breeders in support of their Mountain Battles album and Fate to Fatal EP. Kim reported that the band found Cheryl through a Craigslist ad. Cheryl also served as touring acoustic guitarist for Exene Cervenka's solo band and contributed to a track on Exene's album The Excitement of Maybe.
- With The Carrions:
- A New Level of Neon (2012, Xemu Records)
- With Exene Cervenka:
- The Excitement of Maybe (2011, Bloodshot Records)
- With Skeleteen:
- Sorry for Everything (2003, DB Records)
- The Satellite Presents: Dead Meadow, Sweet Apple (with J. Mascis), The Carrions. Ticketfly, January 15, 2011.
- The Carrions Biography. The Carrions Website Archived March 4, 2016, at the Wayback Machine. retrieved January 21, 2013.
- About HALT. HALT Website retrieved January 21, 2013.
- Mackay, Emily. Last Splash – ATP Curated By The Breeders. NME, May 18, 2009.
- Lindsay, Cam. The Breeders – Lee's Palace, Toronto, ON August 15. Exclaim!, September 2009.
- Breeders Announce North American Tour. Chart Attack, July 10, 2009.
- Ganz, Caryn. The Breeders Cover Bob Marley, Recruit Mark Lanegan for April 21st EP "Fate to Fatal". Rolling Stone, March 16, 2009.
- Exene Cervenka – 'Love and Haight' Video – Nashville Flood Relief Benefit at The Echo. Los Angeles, CA. Exene Cervenka – Guitar, Vocals; Cindy Wasserman – Vocals; Cheryl Lyndsey – Guitar. NME, June 24, 2010.
- Twentythreeoseven, Simon. Odds N Ends. Beat Surrender, February 25, 2011.
- Dirty Barby On The Road. Orlando Sentinel, July 14, 2001.