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Converge

Converge Debut New Music Video For “Precipice/All We Love We Leave Behind”

Earlier today, Converge joined forces with Pitchfork to release a music video for “Precipice” and the title track off their epic record,  All We Love We Leave Behind. The Craig Murray-directed clip follows a gruff protagonist across vivid landscapes, and uses both stop-motion and hand-drawn animation to brutally detail his plight. Check it out by […]

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Trap Them Debut First Single Off ‘Blissfucker’

Since joining forces back in 2001, the gents of Trap Them have turned heads with their signature sound, which flows between grindcore and hardcore with impressive dexterity. The outfit will be releasing their fourth studio album, Blissfucker, this coming June through Prosthetic Records, and earlier in the day, fans were offered a first glimpse of […]

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Deathwish Fest Announced, Converge and Trap Them Headlining

Deathwish Co., the label behind bands like Touche Amore, Code Orange Kids and Self Defense Family, announced the first official Deathwish Fest with Converge and Trap Them to play both nights. The Sinclair in Cambridge, Massachusetts is to host. July 22 and 23 are the all-ages dates; $20 for one day or $50 for both […]

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Every Time I Die Recording New Material With Kurt Ballou (Converge)

Metalcore veterans and UTG favorites Every Time I Die have announced plans to record new music in 2014. In a Facebook post, the band confirmed that they’re currently at GodCity Studio in Salem, Massachusetts with Converge guitarist Kurt Ballou behind the soundboard, working on a follow-up to 2012’s fantastic Ex-Lives. The band recently finished up […]

Only Crime

Only Crime Sign To Rise Records & Announce New Album

Only Crime are made up of members from a number of well-known bands, some of which were once in multiple high profile groups. The members have spent time in bands like Black Flag, Converge, Descendents, Modern Life Is War, Good Riddance and Bane. As you may have guessed, the band draws their influences from old […]

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 2/16-2/22

I don’t know what you’ve been listening to this week, but on the rare occasions when I wasn’t playing The Hotelier‘s excellent new album, I was alternating between the new Menzingers single and “I Wanna Get Better,” the first song from Fun. guitarist Jack Antonoff’s new project, Bleachers. Conveniently (or not, if you ask my […]

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Release For The Week Of 1/5-1/11

The new year is in full swing, school is starting up again for many of us, and as always, another week means another long list of cool records to spend your money on. Whether it’s classic hardcore (Converge‘s Petitioning Forever), classic rock (a remastered edition of Tommy), or classic movie soundtracks (the One Way Static […]

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Deathwish Inc Release Spring Sampler

Ah. Spring is almost here. With all of that comes festival season and a whole mess of free music compilations by various record labels. Among the first wave of these comes Spring 2013, Deathwish Inc.’s fittingly titled spring sampler that features a slew of tracks by the many bands that reflect the label’s aggressive sound. […]

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WATCH: Ceremony’s Live Ligeramente Desenfocado Session For RaRaRa/Light & Noise

Guys, it’s supposed to look like that. RaRaRa/Light & Noise is a film collective operating out of Mexico City who have cut their teeth shooting impressively artistic and cinematic footage of punk and metal acts playing live. We were first impressed by them when we saw their footage of Converge roaring through “Jane Doe” and “Dark […]

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WATCH: Converge Performing “Jane Doe” And “Dark Horse” Live At FYF Fest

RaRaRa/Light & Noise have been killing it lately with their coverage of live punk music. Just last week they had a great clip featuring the boys of You Blew It! in action at Fest 11. The audiovisual collective is back this week with footage of hardcore act Converge absolutely slaying at 2012’s installment of FYF. […]

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STREAM: Nails – “Wide Open Wound”

You pissed off today? Fear not: here is your daily dose of violence with a new song from the punishing hardcore group Nails. “Wide Open Wound” is a track to be released off of the California group’s second record Abandon All Life. This is one of those songs where pitting is simply mandatory. Abandon All […]

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Baroness’ Bus Driver To Be Charged With Reckless Driving

The BBC is reporting that Norman Markus, the driver behind the wheel during Baroness’ terrifying bus crash  in the UK last August will be brought up on multiple charges stemming from the accident. The multitude of charges that Markus faces range from operational issues with the vehicle that he was transporting the band in to safety protocols […]