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Converge Reveals New Album "All We Love We Leave Behind" Details

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Converge will release new studio album, "All We Love We Leave Behind," on October 9th, along with a deluxe package that includes a 48 page full-color hardcover, clothbound book with original art created by front-man Jacob Bannon via Epitaph (vinyl on Deathwish).

Accompanying the track "Aimless Arrow” is a new video directed by filmmaker Max Moore (Whips/Chains, Code Orange Kids, etc) that visually expands on the heavy emotional lyrical content that the song carries. The new single can be heard in the player below or over at Pitchfork.com by going here. The following press release was also issued about the album:

"For the first time in years, All We Love We Leave Behind is an album that contains no special guests or outside collaborators and every aspect of the music, production and aesthetics of the album was handled by Converge in order to give listeners an unfiltered glimpse into the creative vision of these Boston-based innovators.

"Recorded and mixed by guitarist Kurt Ballou at his renowned Godcity Studios in Salem, Massachusetts, All We Love We Leave Behind is a no-frills Converge album that sees the band—which also features vocalist Jacob Bannon, bassist Nate Newton and drummer Ben Koller—eschewing fancy production techniques in order to create seventeen songs that work as a cohesive whole yet can also stand on their own."

"There's no artificial distortion, triggers, or Auto-Tune on this album," Ballou explains, "it's all organic, it’s real sounds that capture the way the band performs live."

"I think we really stepped up our game on this record. The most important thing to this band is that with every album we want to create something that excites us and moves us in some way," explains Bannon. "There are a lot of subtle nuances on this record are really special to us and we definitely hit those individually on this record."

"It's always been important for us to have a lot of dynamics in our music because no one wants to listen to a million miles an hour all the time," Bannon responds when asked about the melodic mid-tempo groove of a song like "Coral Blue."

Converge will share its storied catalog with fans across the US, beginning September 1st at FYF FEST, along with a Fall U.S. tour with Torche, Kvelertak, and special guests Nails and Whips/Chains. Dates are available below.

The new album's track listing is:

1. Aimless Arrow - 2:23
2. Trespasses - 2:43
3. Tender Abuse - 1:25
4. Sadness Comes Home - 3:12
5. Empty On The Inside - 2:29
6. Sparrow's Fall - 1:27
7. Glacial Pace - 4:25
8. No Light Escapes (bonus) - 0:51
9. Vicious Muse - 1:52
10. Veins And Veils - 2:32
11. Coral Blue - 4:48
12. Shame In The Way - 1:57
13. On My Shield (bonus) - 4:14
14. Precipice - 1:47
15. All We Love We Leave Behind - 4:07
16. Runaway (bonus) - 2:03
17. Predatory Glow - 3:25

09/01: Los Angeles, CA @ FYF Fest w/ American Nightmare, Quicksand, and more
10/12: New Britain, CT @ Club INT w/ Torche, Kvelertak, and more
10/13: Rochester, NY @ Water Street Music Hall w/ Torche, Kvelertak, and more
10/14: Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar w/ Torche, Kvelertak, and more
10/15: Columbus, OH @ Skully's w/ Torche, Kvelertak, and more
10/16: Detroit, MI @ Majestic Theatre w/ Torche, Kvelertak, and more
10/18: Chicago, IL @ Metro w/ Torche, Kvelertak, and more
10/19: Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock Social Club w/ Torche, Kvelertak, and more
10/20: Lawrence, KS @ Granada Theatre w/ Torche, Kvelertak, Coalesce, and more
10/21: Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre w/ Torche, Kvelertak, and more
10/22: Salt Lake City, UT @ Club Sound w/ Torche, Kvelertak, and more
10/24: Seattle, WA @ El Corazon w/ Torche, Kvelertak, Nails, and more
10/25: Portland, OR @ Branx w/ Torche, Kvelertak, Nails, and more
10/26: San Francisco, CA @ Slim's w/ Torche, Kvelertak, Nails, and more
10/27: Pomona, CA @ Glasshouse w/ Torche, Kvelertak, Nails, and more
10/28: Los Angeles, CA @ EchoPlex w/ Torche, Kvelertak, Nails, and more
10/30: Mesa, AZ @ The Nile w/ Torche, Kvelertak, Nails, and more
11/01: Dallas, TX @ Sons of Herman Hall w/ Torche, Kvelertak, and more
11/02: Austin, TX @ Fun Fun Fun Festival w/ Torche, Kvelertak, and more
11/03: Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald's w/ Torche, Kvelertak, and more
11/04: Little Rock, AR @ Downtown Music w/ Torche, Kvelertak, and more
11/05: Birmingham, AL @ Zydece w/ Torche, Kvelertak, and more
11/06: Nashville, TN @ Exit/In w/ Torche, Kvelertak, Whips/Chains, and more
11/07: Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade w/ Torche, Kvelertak, Whips/Chains, and more
11/08: Durham, NC @ Motoroco Music Hall w/ Torche, Kvelertak, Whips/Chains, and more
11/09: Philly, PA @ Union Transfer w/ Torche, Kvelertak, Whips/Chains, and more
11/10: Asbury Park, NJ @ Stone Pony w/ Torche, Kvelertak, Whips/Chains, and more
11/11: New York City, NY @ Highline Ballroom w/ Torche, Kvelertak, Whips/Chains, and more
11/12: Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair w/ Torche, Kvelertak, Whips/Chains, and more

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1. RememberMetal? writes:

Can't wait for this album!... though I wish the bonus tracks had not already been released. The Entombed cover of "Wolverine Blues" they contributed to the Napalm Death split would have been a nice addition.

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