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2018 In Review

25 Great EPs From 2018

Every year, the parameters for this list get a little more specious. With the rise of streaming services and the decline of physical media, the…
James Rettig | December 5, 2018 - 10:00 am

Gotcha Covered

Gotcha Covered: The Cure

More than maybe 95% of the bands I tend to talk about, the Cure are one of those groups I have to actually stop and…
Nate Patrin | September 13, 2018 - 3:46 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

A moment of silence for Jay-Z, please.
Stereogum | July 6, 2018 - 3:36 pm

More Converge stories

Converge’s Jacob Bannon Announces Metal Supergroup Umbra Vitae, Shares “Return To Zero”

For the past 30 years, Jacob Bannon has led the Boston band Converge, which makes him a legend in the interlocking underground worlds of both…
Tom Breihan | March 31, 2020 - 11:55 am

Old Man Gloom Surprise-Release The Follow-Up To Their New Album That’s Not Out Yet

Old Man Gloom do not do things in the regular way. The last time we heard from the Boston experimental metal supergroup, it was 2014,…
Tom Breihan | March 23, 2020 - 10:39 am

Converge -“Endless Arrow”

The members of Converge, the great Boston metallic hardcore institution, are really coming through during this strange and disorienting week. Deathwish, Inc., the label co-founded…
Tom Breihan | March 19, 2020 - 10:23 am

Old Man Gloom – “EMF”

More than 20 years ago, a bunch of guys from Boston's intersecting hardcore and metal scenes got together to form the supergroup Old Man Gloom.
Tom Breihan | March 19, 2020 - 9:40 am

Watch An All-Star Metal Band’s Recorded-Remotely Cover Of “Weird Al” Yankovic’s “Dare To Be Stupid”

For a couple of years, the Brooklyn club Saint Vitus has been the location for the YouTube series Two Minutes To Late Night, a metal-themed…
Tom Breihan | March 18, 2020 - 9:48 am

Wear Your Wounds – “Rainbow Fades”

When he isn't ferally screaming at the front of his longtime band Converge, Jacob Bannon is grumbling deeper, darker things with his side project Wear…
Tom Breihan | July 9, 2019 - 11:52 am

Wear Your Wounds – “Shrinking Violet”

A couple of years ago, Jacob Bannon went solo. Bannon -- longtime frontman of Boston metalcore greats Converge and founder of the consistently excellent heavy-music…
Tom Breihan | June 14, 2019 - 12:03 pm

Wear Your Wounds – “Rust On The Gates Of Heaven” Video

Jacob Bannon is a busy man. Bannon is the longtime frontman of Converge, one of the best and most important bands that the American hardcore…
Tom Breihan | May 7, 2019 - 11:02 am

Gotcha Covered

Gotcha Covered: The Cure

More than maybe 95% of the bands I tend to talk about, the Cure are one of those groups I have to actually stop and…
Nate Patrin | September 13, 2018 - 3:46 pm

Stream Converge’s Surprise New EP Beautiful Ruin

Boston hardcore destroyers Converge have been one of the greatest heavy-music bands on the planet for many, many years. In their all-out ferocity, they have,…
Tom Breihan | June 29, 2018 - 8:49 am

Don’t Try To Take An Onstage Selfie With Converge

Honestly, there's no way this was ever going to play out well. Let's go over it together: You were watching trailblazing Boston hardcore greats Converge…
Tom Breihan | February 2, 2018 - 10:53 am

2017 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2017

We made it! Well, we mostly made it. The world could well end in the next 25 days. But we've made it through 11 months…
Stereogum | December 5, 2017 - 11:00 am

Stream Converge The Dusk in Us

It's been more than five years since Boston hardcore deities Converge released the towering All We Love We Leave Behind, their last album. But today,…
Tom Breihan | November 3, 2017 - 10:19 am
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