While Ceremony’s latest video, “World Blue,” may only clock in at 1:39, it still provides a great primer for those just coming around to this California hardcore band. Like label-mates, Fucked Up, the term hardcore is used loosely, here, for aggressive punk rock is just the starting point. On songs like “World Blue,” one can also hear the sound of more mainstream punk artists, like Bad Religion or Green Day from the ’90s, as well as the stomp of blue-collar, punch-in-and-punch-out rock. It’s unrelenting, fierce, and after 1:39, will leaving you wanting another steel-toed kick.
VIDEO: Ceremony – World Blue
Ceremony’s new album, Zoo, will be out March 6th on Matador Records.