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. On their new record, Ceremony skirts their hardcore origins and instead wades into the equally dark but much more melodic waters of post-punk. I hesitate to say that Ceremony sound […]


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 postpunk. We’ve already heard “The Separation” and “The Understanding,” and now the band has shared the video for another new song, the driving and flinty “Your Life In France.” Dustin […]