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The show, which took place at the 1500-capacity Fillmore Detroit, saw the band play a 17-song set, featuring special guests from Memphis May Fire (vocalist Matty Mullins pictured above with WCAR co-vocalist Dave Stephens), I Prevail, August Burns Red, Hollywood Undead, For Today and Born Of Osiris.
“Kyle’s favourite thing about music was how it brought people together,” Stephens told the crowd. “Kyle’s life was so short, but this just shows how many people he reached and influenced.
“These songs meant the world to Kyle,” he adds. “[The Fillmore] was his favourite place to be. He’d probably hate that we were all crying, but he wouldn’t hate this many people being in this room – and he wouldn’t have hated all his best friends being here and singing songs.”
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Kyle’s mother, Caroline (above) took to the stage, along with his sister Isabel, and thanked the fans for celebrating her son’s life that evening.
“There are no words left for me to say…We just want to thank you for being [his] friends, his fans and his family,” she said. “We love you. Kyle loves you.”
The setlist was as follows:
Vultures With Clipped Wings
Wasted Age (featuring I Prevail)
Lost In The Moment (featuring Matty Mullins of Memphis May Fire)
To Plant A Seed (featuring original WCAR drummer Eric Choi)
Tear It Down (featuring For Today)
Mis//Understanding (featuring Jess Ess)
Regenerate (featuring Joe Buras of Born Of Osiris)
Fade Away (featuring Andy Leo of Crown The Empire)
The World I Used To Know (featuring Cody Carson of Set It Off)
Encoder (featuring producer Nick Sampson and Gabe Helguera of I Prevail)
Tracing Back Roots (featuring Jake Luhrs of August Burns Red)
Cold Like War (featuring Danny Murillo of Hollywood Undead)
A foundation has been set up in Kyle’s name, and you can find out more about that at this location.
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