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Mutoid Man – “Melt Your Mind”

The thunderous Boston power trio Mutoid Man includes heavyweights like Cave In frontman Steven Brodsky and Converge drummer Ben Koller in its ranks. They're coming…
Tom Breihan | April 5, 2017 - 1:20 pm

Wear Your Wounds – “Fog”

For years, Converge frontman Jacob Bannon has been releasing lo-fi solo music under the name Wear Your Wounds. And now he's teamed up with members…
Tom Breihan | March 9, 2017 - 12:20 pm

Wear Your Wounds – “Goodbye Old Friend”

Jacob Bannon, frontman of the long-running and genre-redefining hardcore band Converge, has been recording solo music under the name Wear Your Wounds for a while…
Tom Breihan | January 13, 2017 - 3:06 pm

Stream Old Man Gloom The Ape Of God (Stereogum Premiere)

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…
Michael Nelson | November 10, 2014 - 10:18 am

Converge Deconstruct “Dark Horse” On Song Exploder

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…
Tom Breihan | June 19, 2014 - 1:55 pm

Converge – “Precipice / All We Love We Leave Behind” Video

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…
Tom Breihan | April 16, 2014 - 2:13 pm


Decibel’s Top 40 Albums Of 2012

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
Michael Nelson | November 20, 2012 - 5:56 pm

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Converge All We Love We Leave Behind

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…
Tom Breihan | October 9, 2012 - 3:38 pm

Stream Converge All We Love We Leave Behind

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…
Tom Breihan | October 3, 2012 - 5:26 pm

Converge – “Shame In The Way”

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…
Tom Breihan | September 26, 2012 - 3:48 pm

Converge – “Aimless Arrow” Video

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
Tom Breihan | August 28, 2012 - 11:18 am

Haunting The Chapel

Haunting The Chapel: The 30 Best Metal Albums Of 2009 (Plus Dozens Of Guest Lists)

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…
Brandon Stosuy | December 19, 2009 - 6:41 pm

Stream Converge’s Axe To Fall

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…
Brandon Stosuy | October 13, 2009 - 11:03 am

New Converge Video – “Axe To Fall”

When we posted "Dark Horse" I went into some detail (aka babbled) about how much I like Converge's seventh album Axe To Fall. It's easier…
Brandon Stosuy | October 8, 2009 - 12:26 pm

Fuck Yeah Fest 2009 In Photos

In its sixth year, Fuck Yeah Fest had the explicit intention of benefitting California's state parks, and implicit intention of scaring away media outlets afraid…
Amrit Singh | September 8, 2009 - 12:36 pm