Caspian bassist Chris Friedrich, RIP
We write to you today with heavy hearts and indescribable sadness to tell you that our bass player, Chris Friedrich, died unexpectedly Sunday afternoon. We have lost a close friend, a true brother, and a presence that can never be replaced in any of our lives. Chris epitomized the heart and soul of Caspian, and in our own ways -- both individually and collectively -- dedicate ourselves to honoring his memory. We ask for privacy. Thank you for your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
We will be paying tribute this Saturday (8/31) to Chris by performing at The Engine Room in Manchester, NH. This is a benefit show for a friend of Chris's who is seeking funding for a lung transplant. Chris was instrumental in putting this show together, and is the only way we know how to honor his memory at this time. You can find more information in our events section for this performance.
We love you all so very much.
Beverly, MA post-rock band Caspian posted the above message to their Facebook page, reporting the unfortunate passing of their bassist, Chris Friedrich. As mentioned on the note, the band will play a tribute show for him in NH this Saturday (8/31).
Rest in peace Chris. Your contributions to this powerhouse live band will always be remembered.
Some videos below...
Caspian at Echoplex - 3/1/13 (Full Set)
Caspian - "Sycamore" - Live in Cologne - 11/18/10