ALBUM REVIEW: Cave In – Heavy Pendulum

Released some twenty-five years into a career that saw them burst out of the east-coast hardcore scene in the mid nineties, Heavy Pendulum (Relapse Records) is Cave In’s seventh album, and is a landmark release for the band who sadly lost their bass player Caleb Schofield to a car accident in 2018. Schofield also provided many of Cave In’s heavier vocals, and his role in the band is assumed by close friend Nate Newton (Converge, Deathriders), and who also has a mean voice himself. 

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Watch Cave In Play “Shake My Blood” Unplugged for Gibson TV


Cave In stopped by a gorgeous setting in Los Angeles’ Laurel Canyon for Gibson TV’s “The Songbook” series. The latest episode, which Revolver is premiering right now link below, Steve Brodsky and Adam McGrath, who sit down for a stunning playthrough of ‘Shake My Blood,’ off the band’s latest album, 2019’s Final Transmission. A deeply personal record, it was completed after the tragic death of Cave In’s founding bassist Caleb Scofield in an auto accident.Continue reading

GUEST POST: Adam McGrath of Cave In – Top 10 Albums of 2019

It’s time for another Ghost Cult “End Of Year” Guest post! We’ll be sharing lists, memories, and other shenanigans from our favorite bands, partners, music industry peers, and other folks we respect across the globe all month long! Cave In legend Adam McGrath has had a busy year releasing their new album, Final Transmission, and keeping up a hectic tour schedule. Adam has graciously submitted his personal top ten albums of 2019 for our readers!

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Cave In Streams New Single, New Album – “Final Transmission” Due in June

Cave In has announced their new album, Final Transmission, releasing via Hydra Head Records on June 7th. The band shared a new song, ‘All Illusion’, which you can hear below, and pre-order the album now. The band had reconvened in February of 2018 at their rehearsal space in Boston to work on material for their next record. It had been nearly seven years since their previous album, White Silence, had been released. On March 28th, 2018, bassist Caleb Scofield was killed in an auto accident. There are no words to describe what a devastating blow this was to his wife and children, his friends, family, and bandmates—not to mention his countless fans. The new album contains Caleb’s final compositions and performances with Cave In and even has a haunting vocal performance in the way of a message from Caleb, that opens the album. Continue reading