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.
The music world was dealt a blow today as tragedy struck brilliant bassist Caleb Scofield, of bands like Cave-In, Old Man Gloom Zozobra and other bands died in a car accident near Bedford, NH. His pickup truck crashed into a barrier at the tolls in Bedford, and he perished when his vehicle burst into flames. The accident was reported on by the Union Leader at unionleader.com. A crowdfunding campaign was immediately set up to help Caleb’s family. The details of which are below. Continue reading →