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The Boston Globe recently interviewed Jacob Bannon of Converge and Deathwish Inc about the upcoming first Deathwish Fest.
“This was definitely a challenge,” Bannon says. “A lot of bands, at least in our music world, tend to tour Europe in the summer, since there a lot of festivals there in the summer.. . . In the US it doesn’t really culturally apply. Kids out there will camp out and see bands for seven days, watch random techno bands, then black metal bands, then, like, I don’t know, Prince on day three. It’s really varied and unique. A lot of bands from the States in the punk world tend to get invited to those things, so it was a challenge to make sure people are around. But we’re...
Ryan Gardner on 07/17/14 - 09:39 PM
Head to Song Exploder to hear Converge guitarist Kurt Ballou and vocalist Jacob Bannon discuss making Axe To Fall's "Dark Horse."
Ryan Gardner on 06/19/14 - 05:19 PM
After the Boston Marathon tragedy, a benefit show featuring heavy hitters like Converge, Slapshot, Wrecking Crew, and more was held on May 6th, 2013 to raise money for the One Fund charity. Titled "This Is Boston," the show raised nearly $15,000, but fast forward a year later and missing money, accusations of mismanagement and theft have sullied the reputation of the event. This has obviously not sat well with Converge vocalist Jacob Bannon and the other bands from that bill and they are doing everything they can to get the money into the hands of the charitable organization.
But the lack of specifics began to rub Jacob Bannon, singer for headliner Converge, the wrong way. He spent...
Drew Beringer on 04/28/14 - 09:36 AM
Converge's video for "All We Love We Leave Behind" can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 04/16/14 - 10:32 AM
Converge's new 7" Live at the BBC is now available to pre-order from Kings Road Merch and Deathwish. Highly recommended.
Drew Beringer on 02/18/14 - 09:50 AM
Mutoid Man (Steve Brodsky of Cave In and Ben Koller of Converge) are doing a short tour run - dates are in the replies.
Ryan Gardner on 02/06/14 - 01:46 PM
Converge are working on new material.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/03/14 - 06:02 PM
Two of Converge's essential early releases, Petitioning The Empty Sky and When Forever Comes Crashing, are being re-issued again together in the Petitioning Forever double LP package, this time on transparent red vinyl. You can pre-order it over at Deathwish or Kings Road Merch.
Drew Beringer on 01/14/14 - 02:47 AM
Converge will be releasing Live at the BBC 7" EP sometime in early 2014. You can view a release trailer, the stunning artwork, and more details in the replies.
Drew Beringer on 12/05/13 - 01:50 PM
Converge is releasing a pink Jane Doe t-shirt, with all the proceeds going to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.

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Drew Beringer on 10/18/13 - 10:58 AM
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