Tag: Converge

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

NEWS: “Through Fire” from Antagonist A.D!

Taking the heavy and abrasive elements of the 2003 era early Metalcore sound and injecting it into Hardcore, Australians Antagonist A.D teamed up with Converge guitarist Kurt Ballou who recorded and mixed their EP “Through Fire” at his very own God City Studios, while Brad Boatright handled the Mastering situation over at Audiosiege back in

Review: “At Our End” by Lair

Having set the tone with their self titled debut EP in 2019 in which they created slow, crushingly weighty Doom that Worships the Amp like an altar and rides the riff like a surfer rides a wave, Richmond Virginia Doom Metal quartet Lair entered the studio in July 2020 record this sophomore record with Yavé

Bootleg: Converge in Syracuse New York!

Time for a classic. A full set from Converge filmed by Danielle Dombrowski at Armoury High in Syracuse New York on 4th May 2002 and brought to digital life by hate5six, this was was released this past weekend for your viewing pleasure. It was the era of Metalcore and their forth studio album “Jane Doe“,

Playthrough: “Traitors” from Misery Index!

Heading back to Brutal Assault Festival in Czech Republic on 10th August 2018, here’s freshly released drum cam footage of Adam Jarvis from Misery Index hammering out the title track of the bands record “Traitors“. Recorded with Converge guitarist Kurt Ballou at GodCity Studio in Salem Massachusetts and blending Death Metal and Grindcore, it was

Bootleg: Converge in Buffalo New York!

Possibly the oldest bootleg we’ve seen in recent times, here’s a full, freshly digitized set from Metalcore Kings Converge at The Mercury Theatre in Buffalo New York on 26th July 1997. The set includes cuts from the bands 1996 sophomore record “Petitioning the Empty Sky“. If you haven’t noticed, “I Won’t Let You Go” on

Playthrough: “Confessional” from Be Well!

Balancing his projects, Darkest Hour guitarist Mike Schleibaum plays through “Confessional” from his new Melodic Hardcore band Be Well in this latest video. Their debut record “The Weight And The Cost” appeared back in August 2020 via Equal Visions Records with the band featuring in their ranks Brian McTernan (producer for Converge, Turnstile and Circa

Review: “Reluctant Hero” by Killer Be Killed

How often do we use the words “highly anticipated” and “supergroup” in the current era of Metal? It has been six long years since 2014’s self titled debut from Killer Be Killed, a band which features Greg Puciato on vocals and guitars, formerly of The Dillinger Escape Plan and currently in The Black Queen, Max