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Hostage Calm Announce Supporting Bands For Farewell Shows

When news broke out that Connecticut rockers Hostage Calm were unexpectedly calling it quits, the punk rock world’s collective heart shattered. But before riding off into the sunset, the band had to say goodbye the right way by announcing some farewell shows to show gratitude for their fans who have supported them throughout their seven-year […]

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Hostage Calm Announce Five Farewell Shows

Not too long ago, Hostage Calm announced their departure from the music scene. Since then it has remained very unclear as to why the band has come to this decision. Early next year, however, the band will embark on a series of shows to bid their fans goodbye. Check out the five tour dates below […]

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REST IN PEACE: Hostage Calm (2007-2014)

Say it ain’t so, Internet. Hostage Calm, the prolific punk rock band from Connecticut that stole our hearts with this year’s release Die On Stage, is calling it a day. The punk and alternative rock community are nothing short of stunned by the sudden and abrupt departure from one of the most promising acts in […]

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Hostage Calm Premiere Video for “1000 Miles Away From Here”

Just yesterday, Connecticut rockers Hostage Calm released their album Die On Stage via Run For Cover Records. The album is currently available for sale via Bandcamp. Hostage Calm are on tour right now supporting Citizen, alongside You Blew It! and Praise. The tour will continue hitting dates all across the United States for another month, […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Hostage Calm’s ‘Die On Stage’ Is Their ‘Born In The U.S.A.’

In 2012, there were countless people frantically concerned that the world was coming to an end. To some, it didn’t matter that December’s doomsday was approaching. At least they’d have the time between October 9 and the end of the world to blast Hostage Calm‘s breakthrough record Please Remain Calm. On September 16, we will […]

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REVIEW: Hostage Calm – ‘Die on Stage’

Artist: Hostage CalmAlbum: Die on StageLabel: Run For Cover RecordsGenre: Punk, Alternative There are a lot of bands that come and go in the music scene, and rarely make a mark of any kind. Most bands like to think that they are “different” and “special,” but let’s be honest, they usually are not. A few years back when I […]

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Hostage Calm Stream ‘Die On Stage’ In Full

If any record label knows how to battle piracy it’s our good friends at Run For Cover Records. For more than a year now, any time an RFC release finds its way online early the label takes immediate steps to make that album available for purchase and stream through their various online portals. It’s a […]

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Hostage Calm Release New Track “Fallen Angel,” Prove That They’re The Coolest Band In Punk

Usually when I introduce someone to Hostage Calm‘s music, I describe their British-invasion-meets-2000s-punk sound as the “punk Beach Boys.” The extensive use of vocal harmonization and 1960s-style songwriting on 2012’s Please Remain Calm showed that the band was truly something special amongst the hundreds of pop-punk bands that sparked up that year. With Die On Stage, Hostage […]

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Hostage Calm Stream “A Thousand Miles Away From Here”

Are you ready to Die On Stage? If not, let us help you prepare… Hostage Calm are back, and today they are continuing the promotional run towards the release of their latest studio album with the premiere of a brand new track titled “A Thousand Miles Away From Here.” The song, which premiered on Noisey […]

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Hostage Calm Premiere New Music Video and Announce ‘Die On Stage’

After first listening to Hostage Calm’s late 2012 release, Please Remain Calm, I thought I was hearing the Connecticut-based band at their very best. After giving “Your Head/Your Heart” a play for the first time, I find myself corrected. The quartet’s music video for the lead single off their newly announced album, Die On Stage, was […]

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LISTEN: Hostage Calm’s Chris Martin On ‘The End Of Silence’ Podcast

Please remain calm, this podcast goes into some serious detail. Hostage Calm offer their listeners an excess of harmonious acoustically driven anthems, but have you ever had a conversation with vocalist Chris Martin? I’ve interviewed him in the past and I didn’t want to end the conversation. The End Of Silence podcast just posted an […]

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Hostage Calm Release ‘Tonight, They Won’t Take Me Alive’

Hostage Calm have released a new digital album, titled Tonight, They Won’t Take Me Alive. The album consists of a collection of different live performances and unreleased singles. The album is free, or pay what you want, on Bandcamp. The band has put it up to help pay for costs of their new van. You […]