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The Bunny The Bear Releases Powerful Track about Substance Abuse

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 The Bunny The Bear Releases Powerful Track about Substance Abuse
Band premieres video for new single “I Am Free”
    Dealing with demons while in the public spotlight isn’t an easy thing. It’s something The Bunny The Bear’s frontman, Matthew Tybor, has been doing for years while struggling with substance abuse. It was that struggle that inspired the new song, “I Am Free”, which the band is proud to premiere the video for.
     The powerful lyrics of the song (This is the last time that I’ll walk ashamed of my choices,
this emptiness, feeding my future to flames. This is the day I will finally be free of these demons, addictions that keep me in chains. I am free) are extremely personal to Tybor as he is currently in recovery and is no longer using. He explains, “[substance abuse] can seem like a seeming endless struggle to overcome such demons. Booze, pills, whatever really. A huge bulk of society struggles with some, or all of the above, myself included. Sometimes you have no choice but to find that sliver of hope within all the despair.”
This video is special as the band shot footage on during shows in a few of their favorite cities and put together a live video for the second single off their upcoming Needful Things Records release “The Way We Rust”. Tybor shares, “I couldn’t be more stoked with how the video turned out. I hope our fans, old and new, enjoy this video as much as I do.”
     “The Way We Rust” will be be out on March 17th and is available for pre-order now atMerchbucket.

  About The Bunny The Bear:

The uniqueness of each album is part of what makes The Bunny The Bear so special. Combining diverse influences such as Chicago, Fleetwood Mac, Brand New, and The Killers to name a new, Matthew Tybor strives to stay ever-changing and to not limit himself to one specific sound.

The Bunny The Bear exploded onto the scene back in 2010 with their self titled debut album (engineered by Doug White/Produced by Tybor). Without wasting any time, TBTB followed up their first album with “If You Don’t Have Anything Nice To Say…” in 2011 and continued to put out a new album every year –“The Stomach For It” (2012), “Stores” (2013),“Food Chain” (2014) and “A Liar Wrote This” (2015).

Tybor has taken his “out of the box music” on the road with bands like Mindless Self Indulgence, Funeral For A Friend, Escape The Fate and many more. The Bunny The Bear has also been featured on Warped tour in 2015.

After departing their previous label, 2017 will be year of change for The Bunny The Bear, including bringing Joseph Garcia in as the bear. Garcia had briefly toured with the band back in 2013 and teamed back up with Tybor to announce they would be releasing a new album, “The Way We Rust”, and partnering up with Needful Things Records. Tybor explains, “I loved the idea of pushing, what I see as a second birth of my project, alongside a new label, ran by someone who I really see eye to eye with. That’s a rare thing for me.”

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