Posts Tagged ‘Converge’

AUDIO: Converge – Reptilian

Ahead of the release of their eagerly awaited ninth studio album, ‘The Dusk In Us’, Massachusetts based metalcore legends Converge have now debuted a new track from the record, titled ‘Reptilian’, which acts as both the album’s third single and its closing track.

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NEWS: Converge announce ninth album, ‘The Dusk In Us’!

Massachusetts based metalcore troupe Converge surprise dropped their new single ‘I Can Tell You About Pain’ a few weeks back, and now the band have confirmed details of their ninth full-length album, and follow-up to 2012’s ‘All We Love We Leave Behind’.

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VIDEO: Converge – I Can Tell You About Pain

Fans may be anxiously waiting at the edge of their seats to finally get their hands on Converge‘s ninth album and follow-up to 2012’s ‘All We Love We Leave Behind’, which the band are putting some final touches too. However, to tide us over, the band have now unveiled a video for a brand new track, titled ‘I Can Tell You About Pain’.

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NEWS: Explosions In The Sky & Converge named for ArcTanGent 2017!

Set to return again later this year, growing Bristol based weekender ArcTanGent have just confirmed and named their two headliners for the 2017 edition of the festival. Both Explosions In The Sky and Converge will be taking to the main stage for what will be their only UK appearances of the whole year.

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NEWS: Converge detail live album, ‘Jane Live’, out March 3rd 2017!

Having performed their 2001 breakthrough record ‘Jane Doe’ in full at the Roadburn Festival in the Netherlands last year, Converge have announced that they’ll be releasing a recording of the set as a live album.

The aptly titled ‘Jane Live’ will see a release on March 3rd 2017 via Deathwish Inc., with the vinyl edition of the record being available in five different variants of artwork, each with their own variant of vinyl colour and shading.

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NEWS: Converge to begin recording ninth album!

Converge, the heaviest of hitters to ever come out of Massachusetts, have announced that they’ll be heading into the studio soon to begin recording on their ninth full-length album, and follow-up to their seminal 2012 offering, ‘All We Love We Leave Behind’.

The news comes from an update shared by the band’s drummer Ben Koller, in which he confirms that they’ll commence tracking for the release in Spring.

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FEATURE: 50 albums that turn 10 in 2016!

At the moment, it’s looking like 2016 is going to be a great year in terms of new albums, with a handful of huge bangers already out there and many more undoubted hits confirmed to be hitting out ears in the next few months. It’s also important to look back every so often, and it just turns out that a decade ago in 2006 was a great year for albums too.

Of course there are hundreds, but we filtered together 50 great albums that turn 10-years-old this year to remember those modern classics, accompanied with streams to bring ourselves a massive hit of euphoric nostalgia.

NOTE: These albums may bring intense levels and high frequencies of smiles, jumping, involuntary head nodding/banging and limb movements, and uncontrollable happiness.

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There is all too often a short sighted perception of hardcore that it is a somewhat dead ended genre, a revolving loop of tedious chest beating and recycled ideas. For those of this opinion, Massachusetts pioneers Converge are the band to point to, their richly emotive and stridently creative strain of peerless fury being the very antithesis of club swinging stodge. With a dynamic understanding and a tangible, suffocating heaviness light-years beyond that of their contemporaries, or indeed any band before or since, their constant evolution and sonic vision has left them with a discography awash with genre defining high-points as they remain the very pinnacle of hardcore inventiveness.

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NEWS: Converge, Trap Them, Harms Way and Young And In The Way line-up May 2015 UK shows!

In news that is sure to delight fans of modern hardcore across the country, Deathwish Inc. has confirmed the dates of DW Fest, a series of select shows featuring Converge, Trap Them, Harms Way and Young And In The Way. Below you can find the UK dates of the tour:

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NEWS: Temples Festival confirm first batch of acts for 2015, including Converge!

Bristol’s independent weekender Temples Festival have confirmed they’ll be returning for 2015 and have confirmed the first batch of acts to join the bill, including a headline slot from heavy punk rockers, Converge. You can check out the first batch of announced bands below:

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