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Converge’s 4/9 Bloodmoon event at Roadrunner in Boston was quite the night. Our photographer friend Petra Dollet was there for us and got some beautiful shots capturing the raw energy and victory for live music. Nice to feature these thrilling artists AND have Petra back as well. Props to Caspian and Earsplit for helping us get this feature going.

All shots by Petra Dollet. 

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Neurosis, Converge, Amen Ra West Coast Summer Madness

Posted by Morgan Y Evans - Walking Bombs on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 1:01 PM (PST)

Neurosis, Converge and Amen Ra return as a touring package to devastate the West Coast!

Nearly one year after touring Eastern North America with Converge and Amenra, NEUROSIS will now bring this show to fans on the other end of the continent. The new tour will begin on July 6th in Seattle, running through Vancouver, Portland, Berkeley, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Santa Ana, San Diego, Phoenix, Albuquerque, Denver, Lawrence, Dallas, ending in Austin on July 21st.

Converge are arguably supporting one of their best records in awhile, Amen Ra are always brilliant and deserving of more attention and Neurosis are, well…Neurosis.

Tickets will go on sale this Friday, March 23rd at 10am local time. See all new dates and links below.

Released in September 2016, NEUROSIS’ acclaimed eleventh studio LP Fires Within Fires is available now on CD, LP, cassette, and all digital platforms through the band’s own Neurot Recordings; stream the album HERE and see all bundles and options HERE.

Dates BELOW.

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Roadburn 2016 is lookin’ sexy as usual with Black Mountain, Brothers of the Sonic Cloth and other killer acts slated to appear, but many people will be drooling about a full set of Jane Doe from some band called Converge you may have heard of. While that is cool, I think all the emphasis on that record takes away from how many of their other albums are just as awesome (Axe To Fall and You Fail Me in particular). But hey, it’s still rad. But I’m much more keen on the second announcement which finds the band teaming up with some awesome guests to reinterpret some of their weirder tunes.

To celebrate the upcoming 15 year anniversary of their legendary Jane Doe album, CONVERGE will perform the album in its entirety for the first and last time. The album is considered a classic that defined the metallic hardcore genre as we know it today. This special set is exclusive to the Roadburn Festival and will not be played again anywhere, ever.

CONVERGE will play the Jane Doe album live in its entirety at Roadburn 2016 on Thursday, April 14. 

CONVERGE “Blood Moon” is a collaboration between members Jacob Bannon, Kurt Ballou, Nate Newton, and Ben Koller and guest musicians Chelsea Wolfe, Ben Chisholm, Stephen Brodsky, and Steve Von Till. Together as a multi-instrumental group they will create renditions of existing CONVERGE material focusing on the band’s slower, more ambitious work within their legendary catalogue. 
CONVERGE “Blood Moon” will perform live at Roadburn 2016 on Saturday, April 16.

To find out more about CONVERGE at Roadburn, click HERE

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Converge’s “Thousands Of Miles Between Us” Pre-Order available

Posted by Metal Riot on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 5:03 PM (PST)


Thousands of Miles Between Us from Converge is the long awaited sequel to their landmark 2003 DVD release The Long Road Home. Thousands of Miles Between Us from Converge will be offered in 3 unique configurations; HD-Digital (Feature set only), 3 X Blu-ray set, and Limited Deluxe Box set versions. Pre-order HERE.


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Thinking back on the whirlwind night of Decibel Magazine Tour‘s Webster Hall finale, the main thing that comes to mind is not the sweaty masses of hairy metal dudes, bad ass chics or even the amazing music from Vallenfyre, Pallbearer, Converge and At The Gates (playing their first set in NYC in many years).

No, what got me the most was thinking of the influence and deep involvement of all the members of these bands in the metal scene and how much passion can spread to coat the world in one person’s lifetime of work. From Converge’s Jacob Bannon’s Deathwish Inc. label/distro to his artistic influence on the visual side of the scene to Vallenfyre’s cast of characters deeply influential work in bands like Paradise Lost and My Dying Bride to Pallbearer playing big hip festivals only metal bands like Mastodon or Metallica usually get asked to play to At The Gates deep legacy on melodeath to the members involvement in other groups ranging from The Haunted to Disfear and Skitsystem, you’ve got a huge web of metal history, present and future emanating from the stage.

For the full review see BELOW.

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White Arms Of Athena tracked sophomore madness at GodCity

Posted by Morgan Y Evans - Walking Bombs on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 10:26 AM (PST)


White Arms Of Athena are a band I just recently discovered and so I was thrilled to learn they are tracking a sophomore effort for Prosthetic Records.

I was just talking about this band on Twitter with some Coheed and Cambria fans and Neesh from Neeshcast Radio. Today I found out they’ve  recorded their sophomore Prosthetic effort at GodCity Studio in Salem, Mass. with acclaimed producer and Converge guitarist Kurt Ballou (Every Time I Die, High On Fire, Kvelertak). The as-yet-untitled album — expected to be released later this year — will be mixed by Ballou, engineered and co-produced by Travis Kammeyer (Storm of Light, Generation of Vipers) and mastered by Alan Douches (Baroness, The Dillinger Escape Plan).

The band, which has previously shared the stage with acts including Arsonists Get All The Girls, Katalepsy, Fallujah, The Contortionist, The Ocean, East of the Wall, Holy Grail and Baring Teeth, will release further information on the upcoming release in the coming weeks. Follow them on social media for the latest updates:

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Good stuff for you feral rock animals today. Check out some new AWLWLB related Converge visuals  (which actually help animals), a video made by a fan  (Curtis Hein) which is a claymation Clutch masterpiece plus a great new track from Black Anvil. The last one is just an official music track, but we’ll take it!

Click HERE to feast your eyes and hurt your ears.

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Converge releases EP: Wolverine Blues

Posted by tyrusrunyan on Friday, May 24, 2013 at 10:42 AM (PST)

Horns Up Rocks Converge_LogoSalem, MA metalcore band Converge have release an EP of performing Entombed’s Wolverine Blues with several vocalists.

Click here to have a listen.

Here is the official specs:
Each vocalist recorded a full version of the song which we used to compile into the final version included on the Converge and Napalm Death Split 7″EP. This Digital EP is the complete mixes of each guest vocalist who contributed to the final track, presented as five unique versions of the song.

If you like what you here, please support all of the artists by purchasing our music and apparel. 

1. Wolverine Blues w/ Aaron Turner (Isis, Old Man Gloom, etc)

2. Wolverine Blues w/ Jacob Bannon (Converge, Wear Your Wounds)

3. Wolverine Blues w/ Kevin Baker (APMD, The Hope Conspiracy, etc)

4. Wolverine Blues w/ Nate Newton (Converge, Doomriders, Old Man Gloom, etc)

5. Wolverine Blues w / Tompa (Disfear, At The Gates, etc) and Kurt (Converge, etc)

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Decibel’s 100th issue event is amazing! Converge to headline.

Posted by tyrusrunyan on Friday, November 16, 2012 at 11:18 AM (PST)

Decibel magazine’s upcoming 100th Issue Celebration Show! is going to be awesome. The show is taking place in Philadelphia at the Union Transfer on Saturday, January 19, 2013 and you can get tickets here.  Read the official press release here.

“After much fevered online speculation, we’re finally ready to announce the headliner of Decibel’s highly-anticipated 100th Issue Celebration Show! Four-time cover stars, Hall of Fame inductees for 2001 classic Jane Doe and constant presence in our Top 40 Albums of the Year feature any time they release an album, the mighty Converge will join Pig Destroyer, Municipal Waste, Repulsion, Tombs and Evoken at Philadelphia’s Union Transfer for this incredible one-off show on January 19.

Tickets for the 100th Issue Celebration Show are going fast, but for now are still available here, cheap, fast and easy. Remember that every attendee will receive a free, exclusive Pig Destroyer flexi disc, which will not appear in the magazine.”

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Music Video: Converge – “Aimless Arrow”

Posted by SeanB on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 9:18 AM (PST)

The day is finally upon us…Converge has a new song and music video out.  This is the Mass. metalcore groups first new material since 2009’s Axe To Fall and it does not disappoint.

Click right here to watch the video and hear some new Converge.

“Aimless Arrow” is taken from the band’s upcoming album titled All We Love We Leave Behind.  The album is due to be released October 9, 2012 on Epitaph Records.  Artwork was handled by Jacob Bannon and we’ve included a larger picture of the cover with the video.

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Napalm Death to release split 7″ with Converge

Posted by SeanB on Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 6:15 AM (PST)

In some of the coolest news to come out in a while, Napalm Death and Converge are reportedly going to release a split 7″ together. Wow does that sound awesome.

Napalm Death will be recording two songs called “Will By Mouth” and “No Impediment To Triumph”, while Converge will be offering up two songs called “No Light Escapes” and a cover of the Entombed classic “Wolverine Blues” which has all kinds of guests such as Tomas Lindberg (Disfear, At The Gates, Lock Up), Aaron Turner (Isis, Old Man Gloom, Split Cranium), Kevin Baker (All Pigs Must Die, The Hope Conspiracy), Brian Izzi (Trap Them), and supposedly more. Sounds fucking epic.

There’s no official release date as of yet, but we will keep you posted.

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Toxic Holocaust announce headlining Euro tour dates and festival shows

Posted by KageDrummer on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 1:17 PM (PST)

Oregon thrashers, Toxic Holocaust, have announced they are doing a headlining European tour. The band will be playing numerous music festivals and will also be playing shows with Converge.  The tour will last from August 4th through August 17th and they will be playing in eight different countries.

To check out the full tour schedule click here.

Toxic Holocaust’s latest album, “Conjure and Command,” was released in July 2011 through Relapse Records.

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High on Fire mixing new album with Converge guitarist Kurt Ballou

Posted by SeanB on Thursday, January 12, 2012 at 8:34 AM (PST)

It’s being reported that doom metal band High on Fire are currently in the studio with producer and guitarist for Converge, Kurt Ballou.  The album is in the mixing stages right now, and we are still waiting for a title and release date.

The band plans on touring in support of the release, but no details have been released.  This will be their first album since 2010’s Snakes for the Divine.

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