May 3, 2020
The reviews are in, Sticker Famous is our best album of the year.
"On the recently released Sticker Famous, the ‘Lids breathe new life into the much-maligned genre of stoner rock, with Patrick McKnight’s fierce wah-wah’d guitar solos and Evan Staat’s soulful, wailing vocals. Part Monster Magnet, part Soundgarden, and all rock ‘n’ roll, the band delivers classic Zep swagger on “Never Gonna Be Your Man,” deft indie-rock on the clever “Munchausen by Proxy,” and droll punk crunch on “Dead Celebrities.” If you’re looking for something a bit retro but nonetheless heavy and hard, give this a listen." - Jim Testa, NJ.com
"Will their sixth release be the charm for New Brunswick’s Dinosaur Eyelids? They certainly deserve it. Dinosaur Eyelids continue to play a brash brand of do-it-yourself indie rock that has been compared to everyone from Nirvana, Blind Melon, Soundgarden, The Pixies, Mudhoney, and Neil Young. In other words, this pure rock ‘n’ roll band is original. Check out such Sticker Famous tracks as “Shake,” “Nogward Spiral,” and the not safe to broadcast at work “Shot to Shit” for proof." - Vinny Cecolini, The Aquarian
“'Shake,' an exciting rager that could make a dead man dance while making a stoner smile....'Shake' may be their best song...I congratulate this band on still rocking out six years later...which is an impressive feat in today’s fickle, fleeting world of indie rock." - Bob Makin, Makin Waves
March 16, 2020
March 1, 2020
February 17, 2020
Our new album "Sticker Famous" will be available for digital download and streaming March 3rd. The CD hits the streets April 25th at our show at The Fire with Ganto Barn, Erotic Novels, and Spooky Forest.
January 15, 2020
Dinosaur Eyelids named one of the New Jersey bands to watch in 2020 by NJ.com.
"Hang around the New Brunswick scene long enough and you’ll see how it fluctuates: Rutgers kids form and erase bands every semester, basement show venues open and get shut down. But Dinosaur Eyelids have been a gritty rock stalwart of the Hub City circles for a decade and welcome in 2020 with the release of the group’s sixth album “Sticker Famous”. The official album release party will be on Saturday, April 25 at The Fire in Philadelphia. Look out for more live shows in 2020!" - Bobby Olivier, NJ.com
Listen if you love: Nirvana, Pixies
January 10, 2020
It's official. We're releasing our new album "Sticker Famous" on April 25, 2020 at The Fire in Philadelphia! Join us to celebrate with our friends in Ganto Barn, Erotic Novels, and Spooky Forest.
December 12, 2020
June 18, 2019
Our new album Left Turn on Red is available on Spotify, Bandcamp, iTunes, and Amazon. Thanks to everyone who helped make our World Tour of New Jersey a moderate success. You can experience the fuzz here:
Left Turn on Red is receiving nationwide radio airplay and reached #50 on North American college radio on November 15th, 2017. Thanks to these stations for helping The LIDS make their Top 30 Charts!
KXUL (Monroe, LA) - #1
WAYN (Detroit, MI) - #1
WIDB (Carbondale, IL) – #3
WDCV (Carlisle, PA) - #3
KSYM (San Antonio, TX) – #5
KWCW (Walla Walla, WA) – #6
WPHS (Warren, MI) – #7
WESS (E. Stroudsburg, PA) – #8
WRKC (Wilkes-Barre, PA) – #11
WRRC (Lawrenceville, NJ) - #11
WHWS (Geneva, NY) - #12
Laselle College Radio (Newton, MA) – #19
WMSC (Upper Montclair, NJ) – #21
KBBI (Homer, AK) - #28
We are 100% DIY rock and roll from the basements of New Jersey. We may never be rich but we will always be loud.
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-Evan, Patrick, Dan, Mark (The LIDS)
"Many groups have claimed to be rock and roll, and while they undoubtedly were, very few can exemplify the scene's various monumental sounds successfully in one album. This New Brunswick, New Jersey-based band has set the bar high for themselves, but with a raw talent like theirs, blowing away expectations seems like something they're used to."
- Dean Scordilis, The Aquarian Weekly