Cold CAve

Perfect news for weather like today: Cold Cave are back with their second album on Matador, Cherish the Light Years, out April 5. You can download the first released track, "The Great Pan Was Dead," at the top of this post. For the price of your email address, you can get a zip of a higher quality MP3 of the track, artwork and handwritten lyrics via a download widget at the bottom of this post. If this track is indicative of the rest of the album, Cold Cave are sounding a little bigger, more ambitious than on their last album. It's almost got an '80s heartland rock vibe to it...run through a gothy filter, of course.

And as bands do when they have a new album coming out, they're going on tour, both headling dates and ones supporting The Kills. CC's only NYC show right now is opening for The Kills at Terminal 5 on April 29. Hopefully Cold Cave will play somewhere smaller on their own here as well.

All Cold Cave tour dates, plus Cherish the Light Years artwork and that download widget, are below.

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Cold Cave

Cold Cave - 2011 Tour Dates
Wednesday, April 6 - Pittsburgh, PA - Brillobox (CC headline)
Thursday, April 7 - Cincinnati, OH - MOTR Pub (CC headline)
Friday, April 08 - Bloomington, IN - The Bishop (CC headline)
Saturday, April 09 - St. Louis, MO - Luminary Center for the Arts (CC headline)
Sunday, April 10 - Kansas City, MO - The Record Bar (CC headline)
Monday, April 11 - Denver, CO - Larimer Lounge (CC headline)
Wednesday, April 13 - Salt Lake City, UT -- Urban Lounge (CC headline)
Thursday, April 14 - Tucson, AZ - Club Congress (CC headline)
Tuesday, April 19 - Dallas, TX - Granada Theater (supporting The Kills)
Wednesday, April 20 - Austin, TX - La Zona Rosa (supporting The Kills)
Friday, April 22 - Nashville, TN - Cannery Ballroom (supporting The Kills)
Saturday, April 23 - Atlanta, GA - Masquerade (supporting The Kills)
Sunday, April 24 - Washington, DC - 9:30 Club (supporting The Kills)
Tuesday, April 26 - Boston, MA - Royale (supporting The Kills)
Wednesday, April 27 - Philadelphia, PA - Theater of Living Arts (supporting The Kills)
Thursday, April 28 - Hartford, CT - The Mill (at Trinity College) (CC headline)
Friday, April 29 - New York, NY - Terminal 5 (supporting The Kills)
Saturday, April 30 - Montreal, QC - Olympia (supporting The Kills)
Sunday, May 1 - Toronto, ON - Sound Academy (supporting The Kills)
Tuesday, May 3 - Detroit, MI - Majestic (supporting The Kills)
Wednesday, May 4 - Chicago, IL - Vic Theater (supporting The Kills)
Thursday, May 5 - Minneapolis, MN - First Ave (supporting The Kills)
Sunday, May 8 - Vancouver, BC - Commodore Ballroom (supporting The Kills)
Monday, May 9 - Seattle, WA - Showbox (supporting The Kills)
Tuesday, May 10 - Portland, OR - Wonder Ballroom (supporting The Kills)
Wednesday, May 11 - San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore Auditorium (supporting The Kills)

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