Caspian’s bassist, Chris Friedrich, has passed away

By | August 28, 2013 at 12:07 PM


Caspian’s  bass player, Chris Friedrich, died unexpectedly on Sunday afternoon. The band have released a statement and will be playing a show in his memory this Saturday in New Hampshire. Our hearts and thoughts are with Chris’ bandmates, friends, family, and fans in this difficult time.

Dear Friends,

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 by clicking  here.