- Cold Cave
Cold Cave live in New York City, 2011
Background information Origin Philadelphia Genres New Wave, Synthpop, Darkwave Years active 2005-present Labels Dais Records, Hospital Productions, What's Your Rupture?, Heartworm Press, Big Love, Matador
Arts & Crafts México
Associated acts American Nightmare
Give Up the Ghost
Members Wesley Eisold
Past members Max G. Morton
Cold Cave is the experimental synthpop musical project of Wesley Eisold based in New York City and originating in Philadelphia. Eisold is the project's singer and songwriter, and is solely responsible for the band's direction though frequently collaborates with a small core of other musicians and artists.
Cold Cave was founded by Wesley Eisold, former vocalist of several hardcore groups including American Nightmare/Give Up the Ghost, Some Girls, and XO Skeletons, and also the founder of publisher Heartworm Press. The group represents his first venture into instrumentation. Though Cold Cave is a solo project, Eisold was soon joined live by Dominick Fernow of Prurient.
After initial releases on Dais Records, Hospital Productions, What's Your Rupture?, and Heartworm Press, the group is currently signed to Matador Records. who re-released their debut LP, Love Comes Close on November 3, 2009.
- Love Comes Close (2009, Heartworm Press/Matador Records)
- Cherish The Light Years (2011, Matador Records)
Year Single Album 2008 "Coma Potion" "The Trees Grew Emotions And Died" Love Comes Close "Painted Nails" 2009 "Easel and Ruby" "The Laurels of Erotomania" Love Comes Close "Death Comes Close" 2010 "Life Magazine" Love Comes Close 2011 "The Great Pan Is Dead" Cherish the Light Years
- Electronic Dreams (2009, cassette, Heartworm Press/What's Your Rupture?)
- Cremations (2009, compilation, Hospital Productions)
- Prurient Split - Stars Explode (2009, cassette/12", Hospital Productions)
- New Morale Leadership (2010, cassette, Hospital Productions)
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