Tyler Carter has released a new solo song called “Collins Hill.” Listen to it below by clicking “Read More.”
You don’t fuck with Hostage Calm and their supporters. You don’t fuck with them because they’re forward-thinking and not stuck in a hateful past like the owner of a Nashville-based venue. You can read and interpret the story on your own above, but the scene showed a plethora of support for equality, same-sex marriage, and forward-thinking over the past 24 or so hours, and that’s something to be proud about.
As extra follow-up to the Hostage Calm story, Tyler Carter (Issues, ex-Woe, Is Me) came out as bisexual while speaking out against Rocketown and their stuck-in-the-past beliefs. Though many attacked Carter, it seems like a many more people drew inspiration.
Well, was it worth the wait? What do you think of the new song? Friend of the site, Thomas Nassiff was kind enough to write up a Single Review on the behalf of POZ that can be read here.
So far, so good. It looks like we’ll be getting a deluxe reissue of the band’s only album and at least one appearance at Coachella. I would imagine that the band has other festival dates lined up and will do a full tour later on in the year depending on the initial reception at those festivals. The initial reception should of course be great, so fingers crossed for a ten year Give Up tour.
This should excite fans who either forgot that this split existed and/or thought it would never see the light of day following Thrice’s hiatus. What’s even better news is that O’Brother seem to have a guest spot on Manchester Orchestra’s song on the split. The artwork can be found via the link, so hopefully a formal release will be happening soon.
Collider is a monster of a record, and in my opinion, better than Chroma (gasp!). Cartel will be self-releasing the record, and fingers crossed that it will put the band back on the radar and blow fresh air into their wings. More details on the release should be coming soon.
Fans of A Day To Remember seem to be pretty torn over the support on this tour. But fans of the support seem to be pretty damn excited about the headliner. What side are you on?
Tyler Carter has spoken out against the owner of the Rocketown venue in Nashville, TN that fired an employee for wearing a Hostage Calm “I Support Same-Sex Marriage” shirt to work. To show his support, Carter himself has come out to fans and has shared that he is bisexual and is disgusted by the actions of Rocketown. You can find out more information on Rocketown in the related links below and check out a series of tweets from Carter below by clicking “Read More.”
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Metalcore-wailer-turned-R&B-crooner Tyler Carter has gone to some shamelessly wacky places on his solo journey this year, but none can hold a candle to “Make It Snow”, a winter-themed slow jam that’s either a hilarious goof or the least self-conscious (or self-aware) beg for Christmas sex ever recorded. Granted, there might not be much thematic competition, but whichever way you interpret the track, it’s kind of brilliant, an explicit carol in the vein of R Kelly’s “Sex In The Kitchen” geared for holiday cheer. Jingling sleigh bells melt into snaps and synth twiddles while Carter muses about sipping “eggnog and Henny” and making “snow angels in a blanket of love” for his paramour while instructing her to “call me Jack Frost” (because he’s “sending shivers up [her] spine”, naturally).