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The promotional campaign/unconventional-release strategy behind Old Man Gloom's upcoming The Ape Of God is one of the weirdest I've ever come across. I'll recount it as best as I am able: Back in…   Read Story »
To the untrained ear, the songs of the Boston hardcore legends Converge probably sound like frantic tantrums, but the music is actually made up of intricately structured moving parts, all of which…   Read Story »
Back in 2013, the Boston hardcore/metal legends Converge earned an Album Of The Week for their furious All We Love We Leave Behind. And though it's not exactly common practice to drop a video a year…   Read Story »
Hey it's almost Thanksgiving, and you know what that means: long-lead print publications are publishing their year-end lists! The great metal glossy Decibel dropped theirs today, and there's a lot to…   Read Story »
This week is a big one for new albums, especially if you like the sounds that electric guitars make when they're turned up loud. I'm not as besotted with Tame Impala's new Lonerism as a lot of people…   Read Story »
Oh, hell yeah. Veteran metalcore brain-annihilators Converge return next week with their new album All We Love We Leave Behind, a pared-down effort with no guests and no, like, mercy. We've heard the…   Read Story »
Ferocious hardcore cult heroes Converge release their new album All We Love We Leave Behind next month, and I, for one, cannot wait to hear the thing. We've already seen the video for leadoff single…   Read Story »
This fall, Converge, the most important hardcore band of the last 20 years or so, will release their new album All We Love We Leave Behind. The album seems to stand in stark contrast to its…   Read Story »
Every year I'm tempted to -- and sometimes do -- say "this has been a great year for metal." It's a toss-away idea: If you consume the genre obsessively, every year seems sort of great, the chaff…   Read Story »
The Massachusetts quartet's forthcoming seventh album -- one of the year's heaviest and best -- is streaming from start to finish at MySpace prior to its 10/19 release. Don't get whiplash.   Read Story »