Chris Hutka, the unique clear vocalist (“The Bear”) for the post-hardcore act The Bunny the Bear, has died, in accordance with an announcement from the band’s founder and unclean vocalist, Matthew Tybor (“The Bunny”).
Hutka contributed to all the band’s albums of electronic-tinged metalcore and experimental emo rock till 2014’s Meals Chain, together with Tales, The Abdomen for It and If You Do not Have Something Good to Say…, all launched on Victory Information. Nonetheless, he incessantly left the group for temporary durations, together with in 2012 and 2013, earlier than parting methods with the outfit for good in 2014.
“As some could have heard, our authentic singer Chris Hutka has handed away,” Tybor revealed in a Fb publish final week (July 10). It included a number of photos of him and the singer collectively.
He continued, “I’ve identified Chris since I used to be 15, and we spent the higher a part of a decade inflicting bother collectively, making music, having ins…and having outs. All whereas creating hundreds of recollections I’ll always remember.”
Tybor added, “Chris had a large coronary heart, and an simple expertise. The voice of an angel. Nothing will ever change the love I’ve for him, and I do know lots of you are feeling the identical. Please preserve his household in your ideas and prayers. Relaxation In Peace man.”
Subsequent singers in The Bunny the Bear have taken on numbered identifiers following Hutka’s tenure — the band’s present clear vocalist is Jake “The Bear 5.0” Reeves.
As of this posting, Hutka’s reason behind demise has not been made public. Hearken to a few of The Bunny the Bear’s music down under Tybor’s message.
The Bunny the Bear, “Aisle”
The Bunny the Bear, “C’est Pas Si Loin”
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