Woah, who would’ve guessed that after a slew of face-peeling releases, each better than the last, Converge had yet even bigger, badder, and even more sonically diverse tunes left in their arsenal? Axe to Fall, much like the innovative Jane Doe, is another game-changing album mixing their metallic doomcore with art rock, Tom Waits-y bourbon-sipping blues, and like six or seven new strains of hardcore that we just don’t have names for yet. With Touche Amore and Lewd Acts.

Thu., May 6, 6 p.m., 2010

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