marriage equality

Cub Sport singer talks coming out as gay, falling in love with bandmate

[Pictured: Cub Sport; photo by: Jennifer Embelton] BATS, the sophomore album from Australian indie-pop group Cub Sport, follows lead vocalist Tim Nelson coming out as gay and falling in love with keyboardist Sam Netterfield. Nelson explains sharing their story wasn’t exactly his goal, but he went through a lot of personal development after the release of […]

The Lead - Watching Rocketown: exaggeration, religion, state laws and how the venue became infamous

After an employee of the Nashville music venue/youth outreach center Rocketown was fired in late January for what appeared to be his support of same-sex marriage, and a physical altercation between the venue's staff and a member of the band Volumes that was first reported as an instance of the club objecting to his own […]

"We Support Same-Sex Marriage:" The Wonder Years, Issues, Transit, more on Rocketown and equality

[Photo: Wes Breedwell] Nashville music venue and youth center Rocketown has found itself under tremendous scrutiny this week. On Monday, Hostage Calm spoke out against the venue after a friend of the band, Wes Breedwell, was fired from the venue for wearing the band’s “I Support Same-Sex Marriage” T-shirt, allegedly. In response, artists have made […]

Suppy Nation Tour (Man Overboard, The Story So Far) moving Nashville venue in wake of controversy

Man Overboard have announced that the Suppy Nation tour, originally scheduled to play Rocketown in Nashville on March 27, will be moving locations in the wake of recent controversy surrounding the venue. Earlier this week, Hostage Calm spoke out against Rocketown following the firing of a friend of the band for wearing their “I Support […]