The Dear Hunter is an American progressive rock band originating in Providence, Rhode Island. It began as a side project of Casey Crescenzo back when he was a member of The Receiving End of Sirens, before becoming his main band in 2006. The band's sound features a wide variety of instruments and styles.
Most of the band's albums, starting with their 2006 debut album Act I: The Lake South, the River North, are concept albums and a part of a common storyline, planned to conclude with a sixth album; the most recent addition is 2016's Act V: Hymns with the Devil in Confessional. Additionally, they have release two stand-alone albums, The Color Spectrum in 2011 and Migrant in 2013.
On September 12th, 2017, The Dear Hunter announced a headlining tour with The Family Crest and Vava. On September 13th, The Dear Hunter announced a six track EP entitled All Is As All Should Be. It will be released through Cave & Canary Goods. All Is As All Should be will be the second album released by The Dear Hunter that does not have a concept. The anticipated release date is 12/1/17.