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PRAYERS

Prayers is Leafar Seyer.The Mexican-born, San Diego-raisedartist combinesthe frosty abrasiveness ofacts such as Skinny Puppyand Christian Deathwith the more accessiblesoundsof Depeche Mode andPet Shop Boys. Seyer’s lyrics,based in his own life,layer hisauthentic urban experience onto Gothmusic:cholo goth.Prayers’first independently released albums,SD KillwaveandGothic Summergarnered Seyerawards forBest Music Video and Best Music Video Editing at the San Diego Film Festival in 2015and BestAlternative Band at the 2015 San Diego Music Awards.Seyer’s uncompromising vision drew the attention of the Cult’s Ian Astbury andcelebritydrummer TravisBarker. Astbury added Prayers to their 2015 tour. Barkerproduced Prayers’ third album,Young Gods,featuring himself and Skinhead Rob along with longtime-Prayers collaborator Dave Parley.The Prayers musical universe expanded furtherwith two BMG-releasedalbums.Baptism of ThievesfeaturedRay Brady,Christian Death,Dave Parley, and KatVon D joining Seyer; and the Christian Deathcollaboration,Blessed Be Thy Nameaccompanied by the documentary,Beyond and Back.Cholo Goth, produced by Ray Bradywas released 2/2/22. Featuring Seyers’ solo work as well ascollaborations with Brady, Annie Hardy, and Robert Harvey,Cholo Gothcontinues Seyer’s musical andlyrical self-exploration as an outcast trapped between worlds.