is a regular column about heavy music. Today, Converge
reasserts their importance, and Pig Destroyer
get covertly political, arguably.
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Few bands have remained as relevant and impossible to duplicate as the Massachusetts based metalcore kings Converge. Ignoring the insane impact that each member of the band has had in all aspects of the music industry -- from record label owning and producing to cover designing and playing in every band possible -- it isn't a very far stretch to call Converge one of the more important heavy bands to exist in the past 20 years. All We Love We Leave
is the perfect example of Converge's ability to develop something new while still maintaining the familiarity of the whole assault of sound.
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