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The Best Metal of 2012
6 Dec 2012 // 5:14 PM
There's no doubt 2012 has been another great year for metal, with releases from veteran road dogs and fresh young bands alike providing endless roaring highs and churning, filth-ridden lows.
The Best 60 Albums of 2009
17 Dec 2009 // 4:00 PM
PopMatters presents our 60 best albums of 2009, highlighted by a bevy of American indie rock juggernauts, the return of a hip-hop master, and a couple of the finest voices on the planet.
The Best Metal Albums of 2009
10 Dec 2009 // 4:00 PM
It seems every year I say it, but this year it's truer than ever: this was one hell of a year for metal. If you think the Mastodon record is good (which it is) just wait 'til you hear this list’s top three.
Castle Walls of Blood and Bone: An Interview with Converge
13 Oct 2009 // 5:00 PM
With four landmark albums this decade alone, Converge has saved its best work for last. Vocalist Jacob Bannon talks with PopMatters about his music, his art, and his insanely talented band.
All We Love We Leave Behind European Tour: 30 November 2012 - Dublin, Ireland
10 Dec 2012 // 5:05 PM
Converge’s All We Love We Leave Behind European Tour lands itself in Dublin’s the Button Factory to heat up a frosty Friday night in November.
Converge: All We Love We Leave Behind
25 Oct 2012 // 6:05 PM
All We Love We Leave Behind is proof positive that the incandescent flame of Converge's fury is fully under their direct control.