Tag: Converge

Interview: Converge talk “Bloodmoon” with Heavy New York!

The ambitious undertaking that is “Bloodmoon: 1” is the subject of an interview between Converge vocalist Jacob Bannon and Heavy New York, a collaboration with Chelsea Wolfe that has seen them return to some experimental live shows which took place in 2016 and saw them play some of the slower and lesser heard cuts from

NEWS: Converge return to Bloodmoon with “Coil”!

Another sacrificial offering from the upcoming 19th November via Epitaph Records releasing collaborative album between Converge and Stephen Brodsky of Cave In and Chelsea Wolfe and Ben Chisholm of Chelsea Wolfe has surfaced in “Coil“. For those not in the know, the album itself is the continuation of a narrative started back into 2016 when joined

Exclusive Interview: NUR talk “Negative Transfer”!

Last week saw the release of the sophomore EP “Negative Transfer” from Haifa Israel based Doom laden Sludge Metal quartet Nür, the follow up to their critically acclaimed debut “Light Emerges” so after our ears had stopped ringing, we spoke to guitarist Eran Mazin about their World, influences and of course the EP in the

Vs. Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins? FIGHT! Jane.

The cult following for the fourth album “Jane Doe” from American Metalcore outfit Converge has remained intact for the past 20 years as the critical acclaim for the album with some going as far as to call it the greatest of the Metalcore era. Having a bigger budget allowing for the entire album to be

NEWS: Converge bark at the moon?

Rekindling the fire that they created when they collaborated at Roadburn Festival in 2016, Converge have set a date of 19th November for the release of an album that sees them joined by Stephen Brodsky of Cave In and Mutoid Man fame as well as Chelsea Wolfe and her bandmate Ben Chisholm. The seven piece

Bootleg: Converge in Philadelphia!

Pro-shot at The Broad Street Ministry in Philadelphia Pennsylvania on 21st May 2011, here’s a full hour long set from Converge. The American Metalcore titans were a month out from the release of their split with Dropdead that unleashed “Runaway” with 2009’s “Axe To Fall” produced by Kurt Ballou at his very own GodCity Studio

NEWS: Shatter Brain return with “Iron Fist”!

South Australian Thrashers Shatter Brain have unveiled their cover of the Motörhead classic “Iron Fist”, originally released by the Heavy Metal legends in 1982. This rendition was recorded by Andy Kite at Against the Grain Studios before being mixed by Converge guitarist Kurt Ballou at GodCity Studios and finally being mastered by Dav Byrne at Iridium

Bootleg: Converge in Louisville Kentucky!

“These floods of you are unforgiving, Pushing passed me spilling through the banks, And I fall, Faster than light and faster than time, That’s how memory works, At least in the dark where I’m searching for meaning, When I’m just searching for something, I want out, Out of every ackward day, Out of every tongue

Review: “All Things” by Antagonist A.D.

Known for taking the heavy and abrasive early Metalcore sound and injecting it into Hardcore, Auckland New Zealand quartet Antagonist A.D. returned to a trio they know all to well for their latest offering “All Things” after the success that is their previous EP “Through Fire“. Recorded and mixed at God City studios by Converge guitarist

Under The Influence #91: Vainoa on “Axe to Fall” by Converge!

Expanding on the concept behind the “Verge In” sessions that took place at the beginning of 2004 and saw Boston Metalcore heroes Converge collaborate with Cave In on some new material 2009’s “Axe To Fall” saw the band bring in members of Himsa, Neurosis and The Red Chord to name but a few and push