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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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Citizen Release New Music Video For “Figure You Out”

This past summer, Michigan alt-punk outfit Citizen headed to the United Kingdom to play a series of shows with Diamond Youth and Headroom. During the tour, the band decided to film a rad music video for their song “Figure You Out,” taken from their most recent record, Youth. The new music video features an array […]

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Songs For The Season: Fall Playlist

Autumn may be the most visually rewarding season that nature has gifted us. While all the other seasons are sure to give it a fair fight, there is something about the orange, red, and yellow change in the leaves that gift us new enlightenment and invigoration in the natural world around us. But what would […]

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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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Citizen Announce Support For Upcoming Fall Tour

This coming fall, Citizen will be taking part in their first-ever headlining tour, and after keeping us in the dark for the last month or so, have finally announced their support for the upcoming 30-date run. It seems that You Blew It!, Hostage Calm, Praise, and True Love USA will all be hitting the road […]