Posts Tagged ‘Converge’

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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VIDEO: Converge – All We Love We Leave Behind

Hardcore legends Converge have released the video for their track ‘All We Love We Leave Behind’, taken from their album of the same name out now via Epitaph Records. Check it out below:

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NEWS: Converge announce three UK dates for August!

Hardcore titans Converge have confirms three UK dates for this August, with Martyrdod and Okkultokrati joining them in support for the brief run. Check out the dates below:

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NEWS: Converge release teaser for their upcoming live album, ‘Live At The BBC’!

Hardcore legends Converge have released a short teaser trailer for their upcoming new live album ‘Live At The BBC’, which also features the albums artwork and a clip of the song ‘Damages’. Check it out below.

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LIVE: Download Festival @ Donington Park – Friday (14/06/2013)

Date: June 14th, 2013
Venue: Donington Park, Derby


Another years means yet another Download Festival weekend, one of the leading British music festivals for all of your needs in rock, metal, punk and everything inbetween. With a stellar line-up which featured what could arguably be their best main stage headliners to date, we of course got stuck in with the mud, beer and fun that the festival is more than known for.

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DOWNLOAD 2013 PREVIEW: Go Hard Or Go Home

Welcome to part seven in a series of features previewing this year’s Download Festival. Each week, we shall be looking at a particular genre or scene that will be represented at the festival. You may have heard some of the more established bands, but these previews may introduce you to similar bands that are in the same vain.

In part seven, we’ll be previewing bands in the hardcore genre – those more likely to be causing a ruckus than starting any sing-alongs.

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NEWS: Download Festival add 30+ new bands to its 2013 line-up!

Britiain’s legendary rock festival weekend Download Festival has just added over thirty more bands to its 2013 line-up, which includes Limp Bizkit, Korn, Cancer Bats, Parkway Drive and more. You can check out the festival’s updated poster below, plus a full list of the new bands that have joined the bill:

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