Caustic Casanova’s new album Breaks is unleashed upon the world this very day, September 25th.  Yes!

Listen to this stream of the record, hosted by the fine folks at PureVolume.

You can buy the record at The Retro Futurist bandcamp page (CD and digital) and at The Retro Futurist official store (CD).  Vinyl will be coming later in the year! The record will also be all over itunes, spotify, the whole lot.  Please join us for the record release party Saturday September 26th at The Pinch in DC with Treble Lifter and Black Dog Prowl!

In other news, we’ll have a brand spankin’ new website up in a few short days, complete with album artwork, and our full international autumn tour is soon to be announced! It’s going to be a fall filled to the brim with Caustic Casanova!

Tonight! Our first ever show in Charlottesville!

Tonight, ladies and germs, we play our first ever show in drummer Stefanie Zaenker’s hometown of Charlottesville, Virginia! With the amazing Kylesa and Pontiak at The Southern Cafe and Music Hall! Don’t miss it! Show at 9!

This concludes our four show mini tour run! Thanks to Cincinnati, Canton, and Detroit for showing us such a great time! We’ll be back!  And….next weekend we hit the road again for two more shows with Kylesa, in St. Louis and Louisville! Details here.

Press for “Breaks” and a Brief Tour Update

Hello CC Nation! News of our new record “Breaks” has been unleashed and our single “Show Some Shame” is being blasted around the internet. Reviews of the whole album have started rolling in as well and we’ve posted the first two on our Press page, with continuous updates to come. “Breaks” will be released on September 25th via Retro Futurist Records and a long nationwide tour will follow in October and November. We hope to see many of you at the shows so look for us in your city! We will be updating our Upcoming Shows page as new shows get confirmed. Exciting air surrounds – can you feel the energy?!

Big show tonight 7/23 at The Pinch in DC!

Tonight, Thursday July 23rd, your faithful rockers in the CC will play at The Pinch in DC with one of the very best lineups in the history of this band’s live performances! Do not miss Joy, Black Lung or Zekiah – amazing psych rock, doom blues and massive aggressive progressive stoner metal will all be on offer.  Three of the best bands out there doing it.  Caustic Casanova goes on at 8:30. Doors at 8. $8.  Pertinent details HERE.

Later this week we’ll be collecting all the press that’s come in for our new single and posting them here.  Our new album “Breaks” is out September 25th on Retro Futurist Records.

Show Some Shame!

First we hit you with the album name and released date, then boom – mere hours later we hit you with the first single premier!

We are so very proud to share this exclusive stream of “Show Some Shame,” track two on our forthcoming record Breaks.  Thanks to Exclaim! for hosting this premier, and for the kind words! They write…

Noisy, progressive Washington, DC-based three-piece Caustic Casanova will be unveiling their latest studio album when Breaks arrives this fall, and in anticipation of the new record, Exclaim! is pleased to share the premiere of the band’s brand new single “Show Some Shame.”
Loud, but melodic and intricately pieced together, the new song runs the gamut from sludge to psychedelia, all in just over four minutes. Consisting of founding members Stefanie Zaenker (drums/vocals) and Francis Beringer (lead vocals/bass), as well as newer addition Andrew Yonki on guitar, the current lineup sound like they’ve hit their stride — and after writing and touring together for a couple years, they’re ready to unleash what they’ve been working on.
You can get a first taste of what the new material sounds like by giving the explosive “Show Some Shame” a spin in the player below. Breaks is officially out on September 25 via Retro Futurist Records.

Caustic Casanova’s New Album “Breaks” To Be Released September 25th!


Long time folks!  This page hasn’t been updated much in the past eight or so months, but that’s going to change starting today. We’ve got some massive news! Caustic Casanova’s new album Breaks, produced by J. Robbins, will be released September 25th on Retro Futurist Records! We’re extremely excited to share this music with you. The CD and digital/streaming formats will be available on September 25th. Vinyl will be released by Retro Futurist later in 2015, and we’ll be independently releasing a cassette version sometime in autumn as well. All three physical formats will have different artwork. Collect them all!

In other news, we’ve got a bunch of shows coming up in the midwest, in Philadelphia and in the DC area, including our record release show on September 26th at The Pinch! Check the shows tab for more information.

Also, our site will be updated to promote our new album. Once in a while it will be down. If you encounter any difficulties (especially with the store) email us at causticcasanova at gmail dot com. Pre-order links for Breaks will be up soon.

Caustic Casanova Signs Record Deal, Fall Tour Starts Tomorrow

Let’s get straight to all the joyous news we have to share with everyone.  First, Caustic Casanova is proud as hell to announce that we have signed to Retro Futurist Records.  The label is owned and operated by the principal members of Kylesa, one of our collective favorite bands and an important musical influence on all of us.  We could not be more excited to join this musical family, which features other great bands, including Lazer/WulfWet SocksSierra and many more.  Our debut Retro Futurist album will be released in late spring 2015 on both CD and vinyl.  We’ve finished about 95% of the work recording the album, which we did once again with J. Robbins at Magpie Cage Recording Studio in Baltimore, MD.  All that’s left is a few songs to sing, followed by mixing and mastering.  We’ll keep you updated through the fall and winter on how that progresses.

Second, Caustic Casanova’s second national tour begins tomorrow in Wyandotte, MI at The Rockery and concludes on October 18th in St. Petersburg, FL at the Don’t Stop St. Petersburg Fest

 The full list of dates is below.  We hope to see you at the shows if you live in or near these cities!

Oct 1 – Wyandotte, MI at The Rockery

Oct 2 – Canton, OH at Buzzbin

Oct 3 – Muncie, IN at Be Here Now

Oct 4 – Peoria, IL at The Rail II

Oct 5 – Chicago, IL at Grandbar

Oct 7 – Nashville, TN at Daisy Duke’s

Oct 8 – Savannah, GA at The Hangfire

Oct 9 – Atlanta, GA at Star Community Bar

Oct 10 – Lexington, KY at The Green Lantern

Oct 11 – Greenville, SC at WPBR Radio Room

Oct 12 – Wilmington, NC at Reggie’s 42nd St. Tavern

Oct 13 – Charleston, SC at 55 Hanover St. (House Show)

Oct 14 – Pensacola, FL at Handlebar

Oct 16 – Orlando, FL at Uncle Lou’s Entertainment Hall

Oct 18 – St. Petersburg, FL at Don’t Stop St. Petersburg Fest

The most up to date information on these gigs will be in the SHOWS section.

Finally, we’d like to remind you that in July we released Pantheon: Volume 1, the first in a series of 7 inch records that we plan on releasing once or twice a year for the foreseeable future.  Each entry in the Pantheon Series will feature an orignal song on one side, a cover on the other, and artwork paying tribute to the artist being covered.  Volume 1 features a re-recording of the CC classic “Glossolalia” and a cover of the Pentagram anthem “Forever My Queen.”  This is Andrew Yonki’s first recording with Caustic Casanova and he lends his inimitable guitar stylings quite nicely to both songs, making them entirely his own.  We think you’ll enjoy these two tracks a lot.  We will be hawking this wonderful piece of grooved gramophone plastic on our upcoming tour for $5.  Pantheon: Volume 1 was included as a part of the Retro Futurist Subscription Series this summer as an unannounced bonus for subscribers, and we have the rest of the copies, which now number fewer than 100.  We’ll leave a few behind at CC headquarters in case you want to order one while we’re on the road.  You can stream/buy Pantheon; Volume 1 in both physical and digital formats HERE.

This is the most exciting time in the history of this band that has had so many ups and downs, and we’re looking forward very much to what lies ahead for us, and for you our loyal fans and supporters.  Thanks so much for making all of this possible for us.  See you on the road this October, starting TOMORROW.  Oh, and, if you’d like to witness an entire Caustic Casanova set for yourself to get pumped up for the tour, our recent show in Frederick, MD was filmed in its entirety by Ron McGinnis of the great Admiral Browning.  Sit back and watch HERE.

Fall Tour Dates Announced

Caustic Casanova is pleased as punch to announce the following fall tour dates!  Keep checking this website, facebook and twitter for more updates and announcements – venues may change, new bands may be added to the shows, new concert appearances may be announced.  So, without further ado, here are the shows…

Oct 1 – Wyandotte, MI at The Rockery
Oct 2- Canton, OH at Buzzbin
Oct 3 – Muncie, IN at Be Here Now
Oct 4 – Peoria, IL at The Rail II
Oct 5 – Chicago, IL at Grandbar
Oct 6 – Chicago, IL at The Burlington Bar
Oct 7 – Nashville, TN at Daisy Duke’s
Oct 8 – Savannah, GA at The Hangfire
Oct 9 – Atlanta, GA at Star Community Bar
Oct 10 – Lexington, KY at The Green Lantern
Oct 11 – Greenville, SC at WPBR Radio Room
Oct 12 – Wilmington, NC at TBA
Oct 13 – Charleston, SC at TBA
Oct 14 – Pensacola, FL at Handlebar
Oct 16 – Orlando, FL at Uncle Lou’s Entertainment Hall
Oct 18 – St. Petersburg, FL at Don’t Stop St. Pete Fest


Northeast Mini Tour

The CC has three shows this upcoming weekend, so put on your rock and roll pants, residents of Philadelphia and New York!  Appearances by the world famous genre-defying band Caustic Casanova will be at Kung Fu Necktie in Philadelphia on September 5, Legion in Brooklyn on September 6, and at The Mercury Lounge in Manhattan on September 7.  Details in the SHOWS section.


Tonight, at the Velvet Lounge in DC, we celebrate the 30th birthday of intrepid bassist and singer Francis Beringer and the release of Caustic Casanova’s first ever seven inch single!  Pantheon: Volume 1 is the first in a series of 7 inches that will feature one original and one cover song with artwork inspired by the artist being covered.  The songs in question this time around are “Forever My Queen” by Pentagram and the CC classic “Glossolalia.”  This is Andrew Yonki’s first official release with Caustic Casanova so it’s time to toast his guitar accomplishments in addition to toasting the birth of Beringer!  DC area – get your buns to the Velvet Lounge to celebrate with Emily Danger from NYC, Technicians from DC and The Escape Artist from DC!  Details in the shows section!  Doors at 9, show at 9:30.