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Converge
« on: Aug 18, 2009, 05:01 AM »
great, revolutionary band. new album "Axe To Fall" out October 20.

here's the artwork. standard Jacob Bannon fare - pretty cool looking.



taken from Lambgoat.com:

The effort was recorded by guitarist Kurt Ballou at this Godcity studios in Salem, MA and features guest appearances from a host of notables, including Steve Brodsky (Cave In), Adam McGrath (Cave In), J.R. Connors (Cave In, Doomriders), Uffe Cederlund (Disfear, ex-Entombed), John Pettibone (The Vows, Himsa), Steve Von Till (Neurosis), and Mookie Singerman (Genghis Tron).
Meanwhile, the track listing is as follows:
01. Dark Horse
02. Reap What You Sow
03. Axe To Fall
04. Effigy
05. Worms Will Feed
06. Wishing Well
07. Damages
08. Losing Battle
09. Dead Beat
10. Cutter
11. Slave Driver
12. Cruel Bloom
13. Wretched World
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Re: Converge
« Reply #1 on: Aug 18, 2009, 05:25 AM »
compiled a quick discography, most aren't my ups



Album: No Heroes
Year: 2006
DL: http://www.mediafire.com/?kt2jdsq1nvf

Tracklist:
1. Heartache
2. Hellbound
3. Sacrifice
4. Vengeance
5. Weight of the World
6. No Heroes
7. Plagues
8. Grim Heart / Black Rose
9. Orphaned
10. Lonewolves
11. Versus
12. Trophy Scars
13. Bare My Teeth
14. To the Lions

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Album: You Fail Me
Year: 2004
DL: http://www.mediafire.com/?vziqban80zo

Tracklist:
1. First Light
2. Last Light
3. Black Cloud
4. Drop Out
5. Hope Street
6. Heartless
7. You Fail Me
8. In Her Shadow
9. Eagles Become Vultures
10. Death King
11. In Her Blood
12. Hanging Moon

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Album: Unloved and Weeded Out
Year: 2002
DL: http://www.mediafire.com/?n2dj1ddmo0g

Tracklist:
1. Downpour
2. Flowers and Razorwire
3. Tremor
4. Home Song
5. For You
6. Jacob's Ladder
7. Undo
8. Towing Jehovah (Demo)
9. The High Cost of Playing God (Demo)
10. When Forever Comes Crashing (Demo)
11. The Year of The Swine (Demo)
12. Letterbomb (Demo)
13. Locust Reign (Live)
  14. This Is Mine (Live)

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Album: Jane Doe
Year: 2001
DL: http://www.mediafire.com/?zr2w6y8lmax

Tracklist:
1. Concubine
2. Fault and Fracture
3. Distance and Meaning
4. Hell to Pay
5. Homewrecker
6. The Broken Vow
7. Bitter and then Some
8. Heaven in her Arms
9. Phoenix in Flight
10. Phoenix in Flames
11. Thaw
12. Jane Doe
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Album: When Forever Comes Crashing (Remastered)
Year: 2005
DL: http://www.mediafire.com/?8n6y0jziiez

Tracklist:
1. My Unsaid Everything
2. The High Cost of Playing God
3. In Harms Way
4. Conduit
5. The Lowest Common Denominator
6. Towing Jehova
7. When Forever Comes Crashing
8. Ten Cents
9. Year of the Swine
10. Letterbomb
11. Love as Arson

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Album: Petitioning The Empty Sky (Remastered)
Year: 2005
DL: http://rapidshare.com/files/143676148/cnv-ptes.rar.html

Tracklist:
1. The Saddest Day
2. Forsaken
3. Albatross
4. Dead
5. Shingles
6. Buried but Breathing
7. Farewell Note to This City
8. Color Me Blood Red
9. For You (live)
10. Antithesis (live)
11. Homesong
12. Love As Arson (Alternate Version)

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Album: Caring and Killing
Year: 1996
DL: http://www.mediafire.com/?m2mr0llgnmx

Tracklist:
01. Shallow Breathing/I Abstain
02. Two Day Romance
03. Fact Leaves its Ghost
04. Becoming a Stranger
05. Antithesis
06. Dead
07. Tied to my Neck
08. Divinity
09. Blind
10. Sky
11. Down
12. Zodiac
13. Yesterday
14. Savior Salvation
15. But Life goes on

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Album: Halo In A Haystack
Year: 1994
DL: http://www.mediafire.com/?lqcliqkva5j

Tracklist:
1. Shallow Breathing
2. I Abstain
3. Two Day Romance
4. Becoming a Stranger
5. Divinity
6. Fact Leaves Its Ghost
7. Antithesis
8. Down
9. Exhale
10. Undo
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Re: Converge
« Reply #2 on: Aug 18, 2009, 07:10 AM »
All I have to say is the guest appearances sound so awesome.  It's an ingenious concept and I look forward to hearing it.

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Re: Converge
« Reply #3 on: Aug 18, 2009, 09:15 AM »
I've never been able to get into the "barking" vocals. It annoys the shit out of me. The music itself is great though.

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Re: Converge
« Reply #4 on: Aug 18, 2009, 01:37 PM »
I crave the new album badly ! I can't wait. Can't wait to play the vinyl for the first time.

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Re: Converge
« Reply #5 on: Aug 18, 2009, 01:51 PM »
cant wait for the new shit. and so many interesting guests...

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Re: Converge
« Reply #6 on: Aug 18, 2009, 02:56 PM »
the vocals are one of the best parts. NO ONE sounds like Bannon.

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Re: Converge
« Reply #7 on: Aug 18, 2009, 03:06 PM »
Definitely, ben. This will be an interesting album. It is normal to see the occasional guest on a hardcore/metal album, but to bring in entire bands, and enough guests to fill up the album? It could revolutionary, or it could be awkward. But I'm leaning toward the former just because of fucking Genghis Tron.
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Re: Converge
« Reply #8 on: Aug 18, 2009, 04:29 PM »
Converge will always have a place in my top few favorite, most influential bands of all time.

And I agree with Ben, Bannon is awesome because of his vocal approach. Have you ever tried to match the vocals with the lyrics on Jane Doe? You can't. I love it.

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Re: Converge
« Reply #9 on: Aug 18, 2009, 04:34 PM »
Damn, just listened to their new song Dark Horse. Sounds totally different from their other stuff...especially vocally. Kickass song, I must say.

EDIT: Anyone got "Dark Horse" as mp3? Wow, this song is so good.
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Re: Converge
« Reply #10 on: Aug 18, 2009, 05:05 PM »
He uses those vocals a lot in You Fail Me and sometimes in No Heroes.  You should re-listen to those albums, they seriously are wonderful.

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Re: Converge
« Reply #11 on: Aug 18, 2009, 05:11 PM »
I think I might do that then.

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Re: Converge
« Reply #12 on: Aug 18, 2009, 05:34 PM »
Dark Horse is almost as good as Fault And Fracture and Eagles Become Vultures. almost.
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Re: Converge
« Reply #13 on: Aug 18, 2009, 05:47 PM »
maybe you can rip it yourself from youtube somehow?

[youtube=425,350]SYj7uMWJ3ro[/youtube]

anyways, yes, it sounds great.  8)

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Re: Converge
« Reply #14 on: Aug 18, 2009, 06:02 PM »
Very few can make such killer riffs like kurt. He never seizes to amaze me.

Dark Horse is perfect. Can't wait to hear the album in its entirety.

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Re: Converge
« Reply #15 on: Aug 19, 2009, 07:28 PM »
Dark Horse mp3.
http://rs527.rapidshare.com/files/269120433/ergeeeenew.rar

This song is seriously blowing my mind.

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Re: Converge
« Reply #16 on: Aug 19, 2009, 07:59 PM »
Dark Horse mp3.
http://rs527.rapidshare.com/files/269120433/ergeeeenew.rar

This song is seriously blowing my mind.

The instrumental side is beyond perfection, but I hope Bannon gets some more high pitched screams in the mix on the rest of the albums. And I'm kinda afraid that the whole collaboration idea could break the album. But, we'll just have to wait and see. It worked wonders on Grim Heart/Black Rose with Jonah, though

Thanks for the link.

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Re: Converge
« Reply #17 on: Aug 19, 2009, 09:15 PM »
yeeeeah theis! way to take initiative! thanks buddy
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Re: Converge
« Reply #18 on: Aug 21, 2009, 11:57 PM »
pure volume has a super high quality version. I've had it on repeat for two days straight.

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Re: Converge
« Reply #19 on: Aug 31, 2009, 12:04 PM »
Dark Horse 320kbps
http://cdn.stereogum.com/mp3/Converge%20-%20Dark%20Horse.mp3 (right click, save as)