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Every Time I Die post studio video from recording of latest album “From Parts Unknown”

Buffalo, NY hardcore group Every Time I Die have posted a video of the band working with Kurt Ballou of Converge during the recording of their latest album From Parts Unknown.

Check it out below.

ETID released From Parts Unknown on July 1st through Epitaph Records and you can stream it in full here.

Deathwish Inc release summer sampler “2014: A Summer Of Blood”

Hardcore label Deathwish Inc. have released a summer sampler compilation album called 2014: A Summer Of Blood.  The album contains 20 tracks featuring bands like Converge, Touche Amore, Code Orange, and more.

Give it a listen below, and if you like what you hear, you can download the whole thing for free at the Deathwish site.

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

Influential hardcore/metal act Converge have released a video for the tracks “Precipice / All We Love We Leave Behind” from their latest album, “All We Love We Leave Behind.” Check it out here.

The band have also released an exclusive t-shirt that features artwork from the video. Proceeds from the shirt will benefit Salem, Massachusetts’ Northeast Animal Shelter. Click here to check out the shirt.

“All We Love We Leave Behind” was released in October 2012 via Epitaph/Deathwish, Inc.


This Is Hardcore Fest announce lineup for 2014

This Is Hardcore Fest has announced this year’s lineup, which includes Title FightKillswitch Engage, and Converge.

You can check out the full lineup below.

The festival will take place July 24-27 in Philadelphia, PA.

Converge announce European tour with Martyrdöd and Okkultokrati

Influential hardcore/metal act Converge have announced dates for their “Europa Rising Tour”, which includes stops in Europe and the UK. Supporting acts for the tour, which will take place in August, include Martyrdöd and Okkultokrati. All the dates are below.

Converge are currently working on new material, which will be their first since 2012’s All We Love We Leave Behind. They plan to release the live album Live at the BBC sometime in early this year through Deathwish Inc.

Converge begin work on new music

Influential hardcore/metal act Converge have begun working on new material for their next release. Drummer Ben Koller, who posted a photo of Kurt Ballou with his guitar, wrote:

“Felt so great to work on some new Converge jammers with uncle Kurt tonight.”

Converge last released All We Love We Leave Behind was released on October 9th through Epitaph/Deathwish, Inc. They will release the live album Live at the BBC sometime in early 2014 through Deathwish Inc.

Converge detail new 7-inch “Live at the BBC”

Influential hardcore/metal act Converge have announced plans to release a new 7-inch featuring recordings of all the songs they played during their 2010 recording session with Simon Askew in the historic Studio MV4 at the BBC’s Maida Vaile Studios.

The seizure-inducing cover art for the 7-inch can be seen above and the tracklisting, along with a teaser video, can be found below.

“Live at the BBC” is set to be released sometime in early 2014 through Deathwish Inc. No solid release date has been confirmed, but we’ll be sure keep you posted as more details come to light!

LA Weekly lists their Top 20 Hardcore Albums

A little over a month ago, LA Weekly ran Henry Rollins list of his “Top 20 Punk Albums in History”, and today the blog is back for more (sans Rollins).

The list is of the “Top 20 Hardcore Albums in History”, and it runs the gamut from bands like Bad Brains, Converge, Fucked Up, and a slew of others.

You can check out part one of the list here, and part two right here, and please make sure to add your two cents in our comments section.

Converge stream “Pound For Pound: The Wolverine Blues Sessions” EP

Influential hardcore/metal act Converge are streaming “Pound For Pound: The Wolverine Blues Sessions”, a digital EP from featuring their rendition of “Wolverine Blues” originally written and performed by Entombed.  The song is presented as five different tracks with different vocalists, all of which you can stream right here.

The band writes:

“Each vocalist recorded a full version of the song which we used to compile into the final version included on the Converge and Napalm Death Split 7″EP. This Digital EP is the complete mixes of each guest vocalist who contributed to the final track, presented as five unique versions of the song.  If you like what you here, please support all of the artists by purchasing our music and apparel.”

Free compilation: Deathwish Inc. – “Spring 2013”

Hardcore label Deathwish Inc. has put out a free 26-song sampler just in time for Spring. The label had this to say about it:

“Deathwish are proud to present the Punk/Hardcore/Metal soundtrack to your spring aptly titled “Spring 2013”, our newest FREE Digital Sampler. “Spring 2013″ is a monstrous 26 song (hour and a half long) dive into the Deathwish world. Listen to great songs from Deathwish artists, as well as Deathwish Distributed labels Black Market Activities, React!, Sealegs, Secret Voice, and Six Feet Under.”

The sampler features bands like Touche Amore, Code Orange Kids, Cold Cave and Converge. You can download it directly from the label’s site over here.

Stream Converge documentary “Rungs In A Ladder”

Our friends over at Noisey have created a documentary surrounding Converge frontman Jacob Bannon titled “Rungs In A Ladder”. You can watch it right here.

The band last released “All We Love We Leave Behind” was released on October 9th through Epitaph/Deathwish, Inc.

Members of Pianos Become The Teeth to play Washington DC with United Nations on inauguration day

There isn’t a huge amount of information on this one yet, but it seems a pretty rad show is in the works for inauguration day in Washington DC.

United Nations, they international men of punk rock mystery reportedly featuring members of Converge, Thursday and more, are planning an inauguration day show in our nation’s capital, and they’ve apparently tapped members of Maryland-based Pianos Become The Teeth to join their lineup. The show will take place at DC9 on January 20th, the date of Barack Obama’s second inauguration.

No more information is available at this point, but for the meantime, check out the United Nations twitter feed here. We’ll keep you posted.

Converge involved in crazy accident (180 degree spins in a van, black ice & semi trucks)

According to a recent instagram post, influential hardcore/metal act Converge were involved in a crazy car accident while driving through Oregon last night, which was caused by some peskly black ice on the road. Luckily, none of the members were hurt, and neither was their van.

Here’s what the band had to say:
“After driving all day/evening, we hit a patch of black ice in the mountains of Oregon. We were forced to turn into a highway divider at 40mph in order to avoid sliding under a slew of 18 wheelers. The van spun 180 degrees after impact, and we were left facing the wrong direction on the highway. We spent a few hours prying our bumper off our front wheels. Thankfully, we are rolling again. Bands, be safe put there. Never take anything for granted.”

We wish the guys the best of luck and safetly while continuing on with their US tour, which you can view dates for by clicking here. The band’s new album, “All We Love We Leave Behind,” was released on October 9th through Epitaph/Deathwish, Inc.


Interview: Kurt Ballou (Converge) discusses new album, the bands DIY ethics, and more

Influential hardcore/metal act Converge guitarist Kurt Ballou was recently interviewed by Alter the Press where he discussed the bands latest album “All We Love We Leave Behind,” their 20 year history and much more. Check the full interview out here.

“All We Love We Leave Behind” was released on October 9th through Epitaph/Deathwish, Inc.

Converge stream upcoming album “All We Love We Leave Behind”

Influential hardcore/metal act Converge are streaming their upcoming album, “All We Love We Leave Behind,” in its entirety.

You can stream the entire album here.

“All We Love We Leave Behind” is due out on October 9th through Epitaph/Deathwish, Inc.