Converge, Slapshot, Dropdead Rage for Boston Marathon Relief

"It's an ah-nah to be hee-yah," intoned Bob Otis, lead shrieker of Providence grind crew Dropdead, before the one-two-three-four click of Brian Mastrobuono's sticks signaled…
Daniel Brockman / May 7, 2013

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012’s 20 Best Sets

This past weekend, Austin's seventh annual Fun Fun Fun Fest saw the once-modest, mid-autumn gathering finally metamorphose from off-season distraction to a festival-season staple capable…
David Bevan / November 5, 2012

Converge, ‘All We Love We Leave Behind’ (Epitaph)

In interviews, Converge present themselves as hardcore-punk ascetics, studio rats born to create brutal, convoluted maelstroms — and that's about it. Some band members say…
Kory Grow / October 11, 2012

Stream Converge’s Gloriously Brutal New Album ‘All We Love We Leave Behind’

The super fierce, wrecking ball-swinging hardcore hellions in Converge are streaming their entire new album, All We Love We Leave Behind, via YouTube. If the…
Chris Martins / October 4, 2012

Watch Converge Shoot Arrows at Children!

In the brand new video for "Aimless Arrow" by Salem hardcore heroes Converge, a small boy spends nearly three minutes running for his life at…
Chris Martins / August 28, 2012

Old Man Gloom, ‘No,’ (Hydra Head)

Middle-aged men from Isis, Converge, and Cave In play a gloomy, arty mix of their bands, with one dece acoustic jam.
Kory Grow / July 2, 2012

Metal Mayhem: Mastodon, Converge, and Dethklok

Is synergy the new trend in metal? Arguable kings of the genre, Mastodon, have joined with Dethklok -- the real-life version of the animated band…
David Wolinsky / October 19, 2009

DOWNLOAD: Awesome Metal from Converge!

Boston, MA, metal heads Converge have captured the destructive force of a wrecking ball in the song... and it rocks!
Chris Zakorchemny / September 16, 2009

Q&A: Converge’s Jacob Bannon

Death and taxes might be the only things as reliable as Converge -- and neither kicks as much ass as the consistently excellent long-running Boston…
David Marchese / September 9, 2009

Mastodon, Dethklok Team Up for Tour

Heavy metal icons Mastodon will hit the road with Dethklok, the real-life version of the animated band from the Adult Swim show Metalocalypse, for a…
Anna Hyclak / August 4, 2009