Caspian lost a band member earlier this year with the sudden and tragic passing of bassist Chris Friedrich, but the post-rock outfit are pressing on with a new tour and EP, Hymn for the Greatest Generation. Due November 11 via Triple Crown Records, the upcoming effort features three new impeccably crafted songs (the title track, "The Heart That Fed," and "CMF"), a demo version of "High Lonesome," a fuzzed-over gem from last year's Waking Season LP, and remixes of two other Waking Season highlights ("Procellous," done by Arms and Sleepers, and "Halls of the Summer," reinterpreted by Lazerbreak).
"Hymn for the Greatest Generation is, in many ways, an epilogue to the story that Waking Season presented a year ago," says Caspian guitarist Phil Jamieson. "A companion piece that functions as both a final word and a re-affirmation of purpose for the music of Caspian."
Stream the entire Hymn for the Greatest Generation EP below, and scroll further for tour dates.
Caspian tour dates:
November 5 - Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair
November 6 - Montreal, QC @ Il Motore
November 7 - Toronto, ON @ Lee's Place
November 8 - Pontiac, MI @ The Pike Room
November 9 - Chicago, IL @ Beat Kitchen
November 11 - Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
November 12 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Bar Deluxe
November 14 - San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill
November 15 - Los Angeles, CA @ Roxy Theatre
November 16 - San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar
November 17 - Phoenix, AZ @ The Crescent Ballroom
November 19 - Austin, TX @ Red 7
November 20 - Dallas, TX @ Club Dada
November 22 - Nashville, TN @ The High Watt
November 23 - Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Ballroom
November 24 - New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
November 25 - Washington, D.C. @ The Rock & Roll Hotel
November 26 - Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church