27 years into their career, there still isn’t another band close to matching Converge when it comes to creating art that’s so visceral, punishing and compelling.
It's pretty incredible to think that even 20 years into their career, Converge STILL set the bar for hardcore shows. All the action caught by Giles Smith at Manchester Academy on Monday, August 04, 2014.
One of modern alternative’s finest looks back fondly at Nirvana’s last album ‘In Utero’.
Download Festival witnesses the sheer and utter madness of a Converge set.
Want to know what it's really like to be the frontman of one of the world's most formidable hardcore bands? Noisey have just premiered a short film that focuses on Jacon Bannon's life - past, present and future - and it's well worth a watch. Check it out below!
Aggressive music's finest captured in demolition mode when they played Manchester Academy 2 on their recent UK headline tour. All shots by Giles Smith.
Question: What's the best way to give a crappy Thursday afternoon a good fisting?
Answer: By streaming the new Converge album 'Everything We Love We Leave Behind' in FULL, using the Youtube player below. And it comes with unique artwork for each track, courtesy of Jacob Bannon too. IT'S TABLE FLIPPIN' TIME!
Liked that? Then don't miss Converge when they hit these shores in November / December:
25 - LONDON Koko
26 - BIRMINGHAM Academy II
27 - COLCHESTER Arts Centre
28 - GLASGOW Classic Grand
29 - MANCHESTER Academy II
30 - DUBLIN Button Factory
01 - BRIGHTON Concorde II
'All We Love We Leave Behind' will see its proper release on October 08 through Epitaph.
New Converge jam. Look out for their new album 'All We Love We Leave Behind', set for release in October!
Final gallery from our weekened at Hevy. See Converge's thunderous return right here! All shots by Ben Gibson. Rock Sound festival coverage is brought to you in association with Vans.
A discordant, vicious classic that changed hardcore forever when it was released in 2001, Converge's fourth album "will never be equalled", says Parkway Drive's resident fanboy Winston McCall
More bands added to the Sonisphere 2010 line-up, Good Charlotte playing on the same day as Anthrax? This is going to get interesting!
Famed hardcore label release 'MMX' for free, a two-hour 36 track compilation featuring Converge, Narrows, Blacklisted and more!
Hardcore legends Converge have announced a UK tour for later in the year with Kylesa amongst supports.
Once again, this one’s another barnburner to piss on the chips of the pessimists and naysayers...
The incredible new video from Converge is posted online, check it out!
Rock Sound sits down with Converge vocalist Jacob Bannon for an in-depth discussion of new album ‘Axe To Fall’.
Hardcore legends start recording their new album for Epitaph/Deathwish and invite fans to check out some exclusive new material footage.