Joyce Manor Is Excited to Be Bored

Tattoos snake down Barry Johnson’s right arm, coming just short of gripping his beer. His left arm, at least the part of it that isn’t…
Brad Nelson / October 23, 2018

Stream Converge’s New EP Beautiful Ruin

Metalcore staples Converge don't spend much time staying idle: They've just released a surprise EP, Beautiful Ruin,  after hinting at its existence in a November 2017 Exclaim interview on the occasion of their most…
Isabella Castro-Cota / June 29, 2018

Cave In Bassist Caleb Scofield Dead at 39

Caleb Scofield, a stalwart of New England's experimental heavy music scene, died near Bedford, New Hampshire in a fiery car wreck Wednesday, March 28. He was 39.
Dale Eisinger / March 30, 2018

Don’t Try to Take an Onstage Selfie With Converge

Honestly, there’s no way this was ever going to play out well. Let’s go over it together: You were watching trailblazing Boston hardcore greats Converge…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / February 2, 2018

The 25 Best Metal Songs of 2017

Metal has always thrived by  extremes—despair, triumph, destruction, rebirth. But even in this traditionally aggressive art form, the genre has evolved to acknowledge an emotional…
SPIN Staff / December 11, 2017

Stream Converge’s New Album The Dusk in Us

Five years since 2012's excellent All We Love We Leave Behind, metal gods Converge are finally back with a new album. Titled The Dusk in…
Rob Arcand / November 3, 2017

Video: Converge – “A Single Tear”

In advance of the release of The Dusk in Us this Friday, Converge have released a powerful new video for album opener "A Single Tear." The track follows…
Arielle Gordon / October 31, 2017

Converge – “Reptilian”

Boston-based gods of all things heavy, Converge, have released a new single off of their upcoming full length release, The Dusk Is Us. The new album, due…
Arielle Gordon / September 27, 2017

All Pigs Must Die – “Blood Wet Teeth”

All Pigs Must Die is a grotesque amalgamation of Boston extreme-music lifers: Kevin Baker of The Hope Conspiracy, Ben Koeller of Converge and Mutoid Man,…
Dale Eisinger / September 20, 2017

A Guide to the Most Anticipated 2017 Fall Releases

This fall, Foo Fighters, Miley Cyrus, Destroyer, and Protomartyr are just a few of the acts with hotly anticipated new releases. Find a preview of the season's most talked-about forthcoming…
SPIN Staff / August 30, 2017

Converge Announce New Album The Dusk In Us, Release “Under Duress”

Last month, hardcore legends Converge broke a five-year silence following their brutally heavy 2012 album All We Love We Leave Behind with a pair of new songs,…
Andy Cush / August 15, 2017

Converge Are Back With Two New Songs: “I Can Tell You About Pain” and “Eve”

We haven't heard much from metallic hardcore godheads Converge since the release of their ridiculously heavy 2012 album All We Love We Leave Behind. That changes today, with…
Andy Cush / July 25, 2017

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)

8SPIN Rating: 8 of 10Release Date: October 09, 2012Label: EpitaphIn interviews, Converge present themselves as hardcore-punk ascetics, studio rats born to create brutal, convoluted maelstroms…
Kory Grow / October 11, 2012
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