Cerebral Ballzy – punk rock band from Brooklyn, New York, USA . The band was formed in 2008 and released its debut album of the same name on July 26, 2011. The album was fully released as an online preview on the Revolver magazine website .
Cerebral Ballzy are known for their love of 80s punk, as well as great interest in drinking, girls, pizza and skateboarding. The band received praise for their debut single “Not Enough Passage” and energetic live performances. According to the soloist Honor Titus, the name Cerebral Ballzy came from a friend who dropped a piece of pizza on the railway track and picked it up. Honor said: “It was pushy,” and his friend said, “Cerebral Ballzy! – a play about congenital cerebral palsy. Titus is the son of rapper Andres “Dres” Titus from the famous alternative hip-hop duo Black Sheep.
The band has completed a tour of the USA and played major European festivals including Hevy Music Festival, Sonisphere Festival, Lowlands, Pukkelpop, Soundwaves, Roskilde, Eurockéennes and Latitude. They played the Summer Sonic Festival in Japan and the Reading and Leeds festivals in the UK in August 2011, headlined the NME Radar Tour 2013 and played with Flag, Black Lips, The Horrors, Japanther, GBH, The King Blues and Insurance. In 2013, under the leadership of David Bason, Cerebral Ballzy signed with the label Julian Casablancas Cult Records .
After the release of the album Jaded & Faded in 2014, Cerebral Ballzy parted with guitarist Mason. They performed with Mason at Last Call with Carson Daly on May 6, 2014. It is alleged that Mason left the band shortly after they were on tour with OFF! in 2014.