Artist Profile – Converge

Much like Isis, Boston band Converge represents a new(er) wave of metal/hardcore - they were influenced equally by traditional hardcore (Black Flag, Negative Approach), metal bands (Black Sabbath, Slayer) and even bands like Cure and Depeche Mode and  they use plenty of distortion and mix speed/intensity with slower parts to keep things moving. While not…

Reading Room – The Sound Of Our Town: A History of Boston Rock & Roll

According to Brett Milano's book "The Sound Of Our Town" Boston musical scene represents a combination of superstars/legends (Pixies, Cars, Aerosmith, Mission Of Burma), as well those who never got a chance to stay in the spotlight for long (Belly broke up in the mid 90s despite writing a sizable hit in the form of…