Why Do I Need to Read a Band?

You don't. Tyler writes words as well as music. So if you'd (quite reasonably) prefer to just listen to some tunes, and not get trapped in a rabbit hole, you'll probably want to wander on back to the "Listen" section. But if you at least have a little bit of morbid curiosity, a lot of Tyler's writing and more info can be found at the links above, including The Ruins of Tropicalia. TROT was originally released together with the Pulled from the Ruins EP online and in an app. Here's a trailer: