Posted Jan. 4, 2014, 9:25 p.m.
Andy Nelson (Paint It Black, Ceremony) SPB: It seems that Philadelphia is consistently turning out new bands and rejuvenating the scene with new blood. What ... read more
Posted Nov. 6, 2013, 11:32 a.m.
Our newest feature here at Scene Point Blank is our semi-daily quickie Q&A: One Question Interviews. Follow us at facebook or twitter and we'll post ... read more
Posted Sept. 26, 2013, 8:17 p.m.
Following an interview with Sound Supply, Bridge Nine is offering a limited time sale on a package download of 10 of their "label-defining" releases, such ... read more
Posted Feb. 17, 2013, 4:26 p.m.
Scene Point Blank got a chance to catch up with Ceremony in September 2012 at MacEwan Hall in Calgary. They were on tour with Bloc Party ... read more
Posted Oct. 29, 2012, 1:59 p.m.
Few bands have covered as much ground within the confines of the hardcore genre as northern California’s Ceremony. The release of 2008’s Still Nothing Moves ... read more
Posted June 8, 2012, 12:20 p.m.
Have you ever had one of those records that you were so extremely excited for that the anticipation was eating at you and you counted ... read more
Posted June 30, 2011, 3:18 a.m.
It's been announced that Ceremony have signed with Matador Records. Chris Wenn of Bridge Nine had this to say: "Today is a very bittersweet day, ... read more
Posted April 18, 2011, 11:58 a.m.
Ceremony will be touring Europe in July/August. Hit the jump for dates. read more
Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.
Watching Ceremony's lifeline getting drawn is like watching an inverted episode of "I Love Lucy" play out. Instead of an unpredictable chain of events forcing Lucy to squack, everything seems to be working out great. When Ceremony's demo dropped, they soon after got signed to Malfunction Records and got on ... read more
Posted Aug. 12, 2010, 12:37 a.m.
Floral Park, CA hardcore outfit Ceremony are in the midst of an extensive tour in support of their new full-length for Bridge Nine Records, Rohnert Park. The band will play dates around the US for the rest of August (including a handful of shows with Punch) before heading to Europe ... read more
Posted March 11, 2010, 10:14 p.m.
Ceremony will release their third full-length effort, Rohnert Park, through Bridge Nine Records on June 8th. The album was recorded this past winter with Dan Rathbun (Tragedy, From Ashes Rise). Ceremony most recently released Still Nothing Moves You in 2008. read more
Posted Nov. 25, 2009, 1:25 a.m.
Ceremony has announced plans to enter Polymorph Recording Studios with Dan Rathburn to record their yet-to-be-titled third full-length in January. Guitarist Anthony Anzaldo described the material as "very simple straight ahead early punk rock, but other songs are pretty obscure, almost Death In June sounding." The band most recently released ... read more
Posted Nov. 22, 2009, 10:02 a.m.
Ceremony are currently writing for their follow-up to 2008's Still Nothing Moves You. read more
Posted Nov. 6, 2008, 2:28 p.m.
A live video of Ceremony performing Project X's "Straight Edge Revenge" with Davey Havok of A.F.I. on vocals has been posted online here. read more
Posted Oct. 28, 2008, 10:10 p.m.
I could easily give Ceremony's latest album a token crappy review because quite frankly I find this band a bit too overrated to garner an ... read more
Posted Aug. 6, 2008, 1:34 a.m.
Blacklisted, Have Heart, Ceremony, and Let Down will hit the road together for a full U.S. tour this Fall. Also helping out on dates will be Convicted, New Lows, and Swamp Thing. To view the dates, click "read more." read more
Posted July 8, 2008, 10:11 a.m.
Ceremony has posted the song "He god has Favored" online here. The song is taken from their forthcoming Bridge Nine Records LP, Still Nothing Moves You. The album is the follow-up to last year's Scared People 7" EP. read more
Posted June 16, 2008, 1:40 p.m.
Ceremony will be releasing a limited edition 7" prior to their forthcoming full-length. The EP, titled He-god-Has Favored Our Undertakings, features the title-track as well as a non-album song "Dogma." The band's full-length, Still Nothing Moves You, is due out August 5th via Bridge Nine Records. read more
Posted May 18, 2008, 1:13 p.m.
The tracklisting to Ceremony's new full-length, Still Nothing Moves You, has been revealed. The album is due out August 5th via Bridge Nine Records. The tracklisting to the album is as follows: 1. Dead Moon California (Midnight In Solitude) 2. The Difference Between Looking And Seeing 3. Eraser Making Its ... read more
Posted April 28, 2008, 3:42 a.m.
Ceremony will release their sophomore full-length, Still Nothing Moves You, on August 5th via Bridge Nine Records. The band most recently released the Scared People EP last year. Look for the band on tour this Summer with Life Long Tragedy and Sabertooth Zombie. read more
Posted March 3, 2008, 1:45 p.m.
Life Long Tragedy, Ceremony, and Sabertooth Zombie will be embarking on a U.S. tour together this Summer. The five-week tour covers most of the U.S. and even includes a stint along the Westcoast with Paint it Black. Life Long Tragedy released their latest full-length, Runaways, last month via Deathwish Inc. ... read more
Posted June 27, 2007, 8:20 a.m.
Ceremony have posted the song "Mothers and Fathers" from their upcoming 7" entitled Scared People. The new 7" will contain six songs and track in at about eight minutes. Look for a release via Bridge Nine Records later this year, with their debut full-length for the label due out in ... read more
Posted June 8, 2007, 3:29 a.m.
Eric Ozenne, formerly of The Nerve Agents and Redemption 87 (with A.F.I.'s Jade Puget) has formally announced the name of his new group. The band is called Said Radio and also features Gary Gutfeld of Redemption 87, Ryan Mattos and Anthony Anzaldo of Ceremony, and Dante Sigona of The Nerve ... read more
Posted March 23, 2007, 3:02 p.m.
According to a recent Myspace post by Ceremony, the band has signed with Bridge Nine Records, though the announcement has not been made official by the label. The band will be entering the studio with Zach Ohren (Killing the Dream, Life Long Tragedy) next week to begin recording their follow ... read more
Posted July 7, 2006, 1:03 p.m.
Following the completion of their tour with Lights Out, Ceremony wil be taking to the road yet again with Go it Alone. The two bands will hit up the Westcoast, Midwest, and Eastcoast as well as much of Canada. To view the tentative routing (no dates have been confirmed yet) ... read more
Posted June 18, 2006, 3:12 p.m.
My buddy Dave said it best: "This shit makes me want to punch a whale." Ridiculous? Perhaps. But Ceremony's first full-length, Violence Violence is completely ... read more
Posted June 17, 2006, 12:50 p.m.
Lights Out and Ceremony are currently in the midst of their Summer tour together. I highly suggest you catch a show if it comes to your town, which it most likely is. The Phantom Pains will be appearing on select dates of the tour as well. To view the dates ... read more
Posted April 23, 2006, 10:21 a.m.
Ceremony have posted a new song titled "Clouds of Fire" here. The song is off their upcoming release for Malfunction Records, Violence Violence, due out June 6th. read more
Posted April 10, 2006, 4:19 a.m.
Dates for the Lights Out and Ceremony US tour this Summer have been announced. There are still some unconfirmed dates, but they are being finalized. You can view the run of shows by clicking "read more." read more
Posted Feb. 27, 2006, 5:04 a.m.
Ceremony is hateful and unrelenting hardcore/punk from California. Why people from California are so angry is beyond me, but since it results in hardcore as ... read more
Posted Sept. 5, 2005, 10:06 a.m.
Ceremony recently wrapped up the recording of their new 7" EP. You can listen to the song "Troubled Waters" from the album here. Look for a release through Malfunction Records in November. read more
Posted May 15, 2005, 7:43 a.m.
Ceremony will be releasing a new 7" through Malfunction Records. The band hopes to have the effort out by late summer/early fall. In related news, the band has lined up a couple of shows. June 3 in Petaluma, CA @ Phoenix Theatre w/ Life Long Tragedy, Killing the Dream, Set ... read more
Posted Jan. 18, 2005, 5:01 a.m.
Allegiance put their new website online today, you can check that out HERE. The band also noted that they're in the process of writing material and will enter the studio in April for their next full-length on Rivalry Records. read more
Posted Jan. 17, 2005, 7:49 a.m.
Featuring members of Hammertime, Duckhunt, These Days, Jealous Again, Jumpstreet, The Mourning Dawn, and Days to Streaks, Ceremony finally records and puts a song up from their upcoming demo. The song can be downloaded here. It's only 17 seconds. But those are some pretty sweet 17 seconds. read more
Posted Dec. 4, 2004, 12:42 p.m.
Modern Life Is War are signed to Deathwish. That and more can be read in this interview. click here for interview read more
Posted May 20, 2004, 11:08 a.m.
Until the End have amicably parted ways with vocalist Mean Pete, who has fully devoted himself to Remembering Never. And in the wake of his departure, the band is delighted to announce his replacement, James McHugh, also of Kiss the Barrel. McHugh will make his live debut at this years ... read more
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