Ceremony Announce New Album, Debut Somber New Tracks

Ceremony is was a hardcore punk band from Rohnert Park, California. Their last album, 2012’s Zoo marked a shift from their chaotic early sound into a more controlled post-punk direction. While Zoo was still energetic and undeniably punk (not to mention excellent), the band’s just-announced follow-up The L-Shaped Man represents an even more drastic transformation […]


Ceremony to Begin Recording This Month, Announce Summer Tour Dates

Rohnert Park, California punks Ceremony have announced they’ll be hitting the studio at the end of this month to record the follow-up to 2012’s fantastic Zoo. The band also announced a slew of summer headlining tour dates, as well as some shows alongside the likes of Nothing, Iron Lung and Boris. Zoo marked a departure […]

Ten Cool Things I Saw at ‘Fun Fun Fun Fest’

In a sea of festivals lacking a personal identity, Austin’s ‘Fun Fun Fun Fest’ is truly one in (seemingly) a million. Now in its 8th year, ‘FFF’ specializes in a unique blend of metal and hardcore, indie rock and old-school hip-hop across three genre-themed musical stages, in addition to a comedy tent and skate ramp. […]


WATCH: Ceremony’s Live Ligeramente Desenfocado Session For RaRaRa/Light & Noise

Guys, it’s supposed to look like that. RaRaRa/Light & Noise is a film collective operating out of Mexico City who have cut their teeth shooting impressively artistic and cinematic footage of punk and metal acts playing live. We were first impressed by them when we saw their footage of Converge roaring through “Jane Doe” and “Dark […]


MUSIC VIDEO: Ceremony – “Adult”

California hardcore-punk group Ceremony released a new music video today for their song “Adult” off of their newest release Zoo. The video is set in an ideal suburban town that’s very reminiscent of the community in Edward Scissorhands and Pleasantville. The band’s sound has changed a lot over the years, so it’s interesting to see […]

Ceremony to tour Europe

Ceremony will be making their way over to Europe later this summer with support from bands including Lemuria, Touche Amore, Polar Bear Club, and Man Overboard just to name a few. Dates are posted below. 24.07.11 Czech Republic Rokycany Fluff Fest 25.07.11 Austria Wien Arena w/ Blue Note aka Swing Kids 26.07.11 Germany München Feierwerk […]

Video interview with Ceremony

Watch a video interview with Ceremony, where they talk about how people tend to react to their music, right here.   Scion Metal Show: Ceremony Interview from Scion A/V on Vimeo.