Why the future's bright for Motionless In White
Chris Cerulli has faced down the most difficult year of his young life. Now happier and with a new Motionless In White record on the way, he tells us why things are on the up
Last August, Chris Cerulli had just come off Warped Tour – the annual three-month ‘punk rock summer camp’ full of sunshine and good times, where Motionless In White had been playing to hundreds of enthusiastic fans every day. He was in California working on the band’s fourth record, Graveyard Shift, when he received a phonecall from his sister: his dad had had a heart attack.
“Your jaw drops and you get that feeling in your stomach where it just… you don’t know what to think,” he says. “You’re kind of paralysed in fear and in the moment, and in such shock that you’re learning that information.”