The beauty of musical collaboration is that you can never totally anticipate what will happen, even when the people coming together have established aesthetics of their own. Some groups devise a concept and never stray from it, while others incorporate unexpected twists and turns—and Boston postmetal project Wear Your Wounds (started by Converge front man […]
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Metalcore masters Converge curate a night of live music and art for House of Vans
Guitarist Kurt Ballou and vocalist Jacob Bannon formed metalcore outfit Converge in 1990, when they were still in their teens. By 2001, they’d changed the landscape of hardcore and heavy music with Jane Doe, their crucial fourth LP and the first to feature drumming dynamo Ben Koller and blunt-force bassist Nate Newton. Nearly 20 years […]
Touche Amore set the standard for modern melodic hardcore
Touche Amore’s new Stage Four combines furious energy with earnestness, curiosity, and introspection.
12 O’Clock Track: Converge, “Aimless Arrow”
“Aimless Arrow” is the lead single from Converge’s upcoming All We Love We Leave Behind