Home Sick 2 strives for post-punk variety in Petaluma

You'd be hard-pressed to find a band more comfortable with change than Santa Rosa's Ceremony, now 15 years into a career of stagediving and a raucous exploration of post-punk's boundaries. From the current of movement that trademarks their intimate live performances to the gradient stylistic shifts they produce from album to album, they've lovingly embraced the evolutionary trajectory of their artistry. According to guitarist Anthony Anzaldo these are biologically inherent aspects of the band's creative process, allowing for each member's distinct interests to intersect in a way that captures a specific moment in their career. Though the sound is ever-changing, [...]

By |January 16, 2019|Tags: |

Photos: Home Sick Fest electrified the North Bay

Ceremony (photo: Estefany Gonzalez) Highlighting the diversity of the underground music scene, the Home Sick Festival brought a unique lineup to the Phoenix Theater. The night included performances by both Bay Area and touring bands including  Power Trip, Touché Amoré, Black Marble, King Woman, Culture Abuse, Fury, Screature, Hide, Acrylics, and Super Unison. Click through the slideshow for a recap of the night.

By |January 26, 2018|Tags: |

Head north for Home Sick Fest 2018

Ceremony has a deep-rooted love for the North Bay Area. Well, most of it. The band's seminal LP Rohnert Park, named after their hometown, doesn't exactly resonate with fond sentiment. But just minutes down the freeway, you'll find the Phoenix Theater, a venue that holds a special place in the hearts of many Bay Area artists, including Ceremony guitarist Anthony Anzaldo Jr. "The Phoenix holds a great significance with Ceremony. We played our first show there, and next to Gilman Street it was probably the venue we played the most in the first few years of the band." This Saturday, [...]

By |January 11, 2018|Tags: |
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