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Salad Days Magazine | June 25, 2024

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Ceremony release ‘Vanity Spawned By Fear ’12″ & video

Ceremony release ‘Vanity Spawned By Fear ’12″ & video
Salad Days

Today Cali’s Ceremony release their new 12” – ‘Vanity Spawned By Fear’ just ahead of their North America Spring 2022 tour.

Directed by Ceremony frontman Ross Farrar (his directorial debut..) & Nedda Afsari ‘Vanity Spawned By Fear’ is the legendary, acclaimed punk band’s first standalone single of their career: an infectious take on new musick, glam, and moody synth! ‘Vanity Spawned By Fear’ is available now digitally, and in a limited edition, one-time-only vinyl pressing. Guitarist Anthony Anzaldo Jr. comments: “We do our best to keep futility a secret, a cognitive exercise with feeble reward. The Poppy field reminds us that not all things are meant to be altered. In California, Vanity is spawned by fear.”

Ceremony embark on a North American Spring 2022 tour next week on April 21 through May 29. The run includes select sold out shows with Turnstile and additional headline dates with Citizen. To celebrate the new release, the band is hosting a one-night-only event – this thursday – at Brain Dead Studios in Los Angeles. They’ll be performing live in the theater — a unique set with some never before seen visuals along with a special viewing of the ‘Vanity’ video for the first on the big screen. They’ll also be screening Suzan Pitt’s landmark, influential cult animated short film ‘Asparagus’. There will be exclusive Ceremony X Brain Dead merch, as well as a limited Brain Dead-only variant of the new 12” with a hand-numbered, Brain Dead-designed OBI strip. Tickets are on sale now, and capacity is extremely limited – ‘Vanity Spawned By Fear’ is available now on limited 12” via Relapse and digitally on all streaming platforms.



1. Vanity Spawned By Fear
2. California Poppy

Photo credit: Nedda Afsari

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