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Photos: Ceremony, White Lung, Perfect Pussy @ Kimmel Center, NYC 12/5/13

Three exhilarating punk bands at different stages of their careers converged at NYU's Kimmel Center last night, and our photographer BJ Enright was there to…
Chris DeVille | December 6, 2013 - 4:55 pm

Concert Review

Fun Fun Fun Fest: The Rest Of Our Photos: Fucked Up, Superchunk, A Place To Bury Strangers, And More

Well, the fun is officially over -- Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012 concluded yesterday with sets from Fucked Up, Japandroids, Deerhoof, Ceremony, Fang Island, Turbonegro,…
Michael Nelson | November 5, 2012 - 1:06 pm

Concert Review

Report & Photos From FYF Fest 2012

Ever since I was old enough to complain, my dad took great pleasure in the act of dragging my always-resistant ass to music festivals. A…
Andrew Youssef | September 4, 2012 - 4:52 pm

More Ceremony stories

Ceremony Frontman Ross Farrar Starts New Band Spice, Shares Debut Single “First Feeling”

Since 2005, Ross Farrar has been the lead singer of Ceremony, the Bay Area punks who have progressed from feral hardcore to stately, stylish postpunk…
Tom Breihan | April 30, 2020 - 11:34 am

Ceremony – “Presaging The End”

It's been four years since Ceremony's last album, The L-Shaped Man. And later this month, the California punk rock mainstays are finally following it up…
Julia Gray | August 6, 2019 - 11:01 am

Ceremony – “In The Spirit World Now”

California punk rock mainstays Ceremony have their fifth album on the way, In The Spirit World Now, the follow-up to 2015's The L-Shaped Man. So…
Connor Duffey | July 17, 2019 - 11:07 am

Ceremony – “Turn Away The Bad Thing” Video

California punk outfit Ceremony have been making music for over ten years. Their last album, The L-Shaped Man, came out back in 2015, and now,…
Julia Gray | June 26, 2019 - 11:16 am

Anthony – “We All Die Alone” Video & “Over And Over”

Ceremony guitarist Anthony Anzaldo is launching a new solo project under the name Anthony. His first offering is a pair of jangly, undomesticated guitar-pop tunes…
Chris DeVille | September 1, 2017 - 4:00 pm

Stream Open City Open City

Open City is a new Philadelphia hardcore band with a very serious pedigree. Frontwoman Rachel Rubino has spent time in bands like Worriers and Bridge…
Tom Breihan | January 31, 2017 - 2:23 pm

Dark Blue – “Delco Runts”

Philadelphia's Dark Blue is a supergroup of sorts, comprising John Sharkey III of Clockcleaner, Andrew Mackie Nelson of Ceremony, and Mike Sneeringer of Strand Of…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 21, 2015 - 4:22 pm

Watch Ceremony Cover Oasis

A.V. Club's Undercover series has, as per usual, been running all summer, and we're starting to get towards the end of the list that the…
James Rettig | September 29, 2015 - 11:14 am

Watch Ceremony Cover The Cure With Patrick Stickles In Brooklyn

Last night, Ceremony continued the tour behind their new album, The L-Shaped Man, at Brooklyn's Shea Stadium. They brought Titus Andronicus frontman Patrick Stickles --…
James Rettig | July 3, 2015 - 11:15 am

Ceremony – “Your Life In France (Liberation Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Before their new album The L Shaped Man, Ceremony weren't really the kind of band that you could remix. There just wasn't enough breathing room…
James Rettig | June 3, 2015 - 9:06 am

Stream Ceremony The L-Shaped Man

Ceremony is the crown jewel of what's left of the Bay Area hardcore scene, which is why The L-Shaped Man is a disorienting first listen.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 12, 2015 - 1:19 pm

Ceremony – “Your Life In France” Video

On their new album The L-Shaped Man, the great California hardcore band Ceremony leave hardcore behind entirely, replacing it with dark and heavy Joy Division-style…
Tom Breihan | April 28, 2015 - 11:47 am

Ceremony – “The Separation” + “The Understanding” Video

California hardcore band Ceremony have announced their fifth album, The L-Shaped Man, and shared two-part video by director Ross Thomas. "The Separation" + "The Understanding"
Caitlin White | March 26, 2015 - 11:50 am

Photos: SXSW 2015

SXSW 2015 has come and gone. As Scott noted over the weekend, it was an altogether less corporate, less celebrity-infused, less insane experience than in…
Chris DeVille | March 23, 2015 - 2:14 pm

Dark Blue – “Here On My Street” (Stereogum Premiere)

Dark Blue are a Philly supergroup consisting of John Sharkey III of Clockcleaner, Andrew Mackie Nelson of Ceremony, and Mike Sneeringer who used to be…
Miles Bowe | August 19, 2014 - 1:04 pm
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