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 […]
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 […]
Pittsburgh four-piece Code Orange released Forever last week, and on Wednesday they play at Subterranean.
In anticipation for the upcoming Slaves Beyond Death Black Breath share the album’s title track, a fun mix of filthy metal riffs and doomful lyrics.
Today’s 12 O’Clock Track is “Harm Induction” from the upcoming Baptists full-length Bloodmines.
This month’s release roundup includes White Lung’s witchy two-minute mantras, Monarch’s crawling tectonic doom, and Sir Michael Rocks’s bleakly sunny party rap.
Today’s 12 O’Clock Track is “Palm Reader” from Castles’ newest album, Fiction or Truth?.
“Aimless Arrow” is the lead single from Converge’s upcoming All We Love We Leave Behind
“Mother Abyss,” from Sentenced to Life, the upcoming album by Seattle metal band Black Breath
Listen to “Damage Prose” from the upcoming Trap Them LP, due Tuesday, March 15, on Prosthetic.