Converge

Formed 1990.
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Jake from Converge speaks to Mike Davies

Jake from Converge speaks to Mike Davies about the band's current tour and their new record, All We Love We Leave behind.

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Biography

Converge is an American metalcore band from Salem, Massachusetts formed in 1990. The group comprises vocalist Jacob Bannon, guitarist Kurt Ballou, bassist Nate Newton and drummer Ben Koller. Playing a blend of hardcore punk and heavy metal, Converge has helped to define many of the elements of the metalcore genre. According to Allmusic, Converge are "regarded as one of the most original and innovative bands to emerge from the punk underground".

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of All We Love We Leave Behind

    All We Love We Leave Behind 2012

    Reviewed by Raziq Rauf
    Extraordinary enough to perhaps stand as this band’s greatest album yet.
  2. Review of Axe to Fall

    Axe to Fall 2009

    Reviewed by Adam Kennedy
    Not for the faint-hearted, but you sense they won’t ever have it any other way.
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