Hardcore Heroes Converge Announce North American Tour Dates

The first time I came across the music of Converge, I had absolutely no idea what to make of it. It was loud, insane, and all kinds of amazing. It combined heavy metal with hardcore punk and mathcore and noise rock all into a dozen or so short bursts. Converge have been together for over 20 years and have remained just as loud and crazy as they’ve always been. Unfortunately, I’ll be in Germany when they hit the American road this fall, but that doesn’t mean you guys can’t have a crazy good time in a hot sweaty room.

Below are the dates for the tour, which kicks off October 12 in New Britain, Connecticut, and concludes November 12 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Joining them will be the new kings of sludge metal Torche, Norwegian Viking lords Kvelertak, and on select dates you can catch Nails and Whips/Chains.


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

You can also catch Converge at Los Angeles’ FYF Fest in a couple weeks.

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Monday, August 20th, 2012 at 9:18 am.
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