Hostage Calm confront the darker realities of a modern America as a means of survival.
In 2010, the critically acclaimed Connecticut band funneled their heroes’ protest energy
into an optimistic hybrid of punk, pop and new wave, only to see rising hopes filtered
out through the uncertainty of the Great Recession on 2012’s bruised Heartland rocker
Please Remain Calm. Die on Stage celebrates the subsequent post-millennial fatalism
permeating today’s youth culture with timeless grandeur. It’s not a political statement as
so much it is an honest portrait of growing up in America, embracing all that is fleeting
while clutching what semblance of decaying dreams remain for a generation future