“Jane Dog” Merch Launched To Help Converge Drummer Ben Koller Pay For His Late Dog’s Vet Bills

Ben Koller (Converge) and his family have sadly lost their dog Edie, who was battling cancer. To help out with the vet bills, Terrier Cvlt have launched a “Jane Dog” merch line, which you can check out HERE. On top of that, “Two Minutes To Late Night” have also released a remastered cover of Miley Cyrus‘ “Wrecking Ball” to help out as well. That track is available on Bandcamp until 12am PDT tonight (February 15).

[via The PRP]

“Decibel Metal And Beer Fest: Philly” Postponed To September

The “Decibel Metal And Beer Fest” in Philadelphia, PA has been postponed once again due to the coronavirus pandemic. The event will now take place on September 25-26 at The Fillmore and it will feature Converge (performing “Jane Doe”), Napalm Death (performing “Harmony Corruption” and “Utopia Banished”) and Pig Destroyer (performing “Prowler In The Yard“). Previously purchased tickets will be valid for the new dates and refunds are available through Live Nation.

People Are Confusing Converge With A Filipino Internet Company

Some people have been confusing Converge with a Filipino internet company called Converge ICT. As such, the group have been getting various complaints from those having issues with the service. They said the following about that:

“Hey everyone… still just a hardcore band over here. Covid has not forced us to become an internet provider in the Philippines yet, but we hope everyone over there gets their internet access back. While you’re here though click the link to our webstore and grab yourself a cool T-shirt or something. 😂😂😂😂.”

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GWAR And Mutoid Man Members Share Elton John Parody “Stab Into Christmas”

“Two Minutes To Late Night” have shared footage of their host Jordan “Gwarsenio Hall” Olds performing a quarantine parody cover of Elton John‘s “Step Into Christmas” with Blöthar The Berserker (GWAR), Balsac The Jaws Of Death (GWAR), Pustulus Maximus (GWAR), Stephen Brodsky (Mutoid Man, Cave In), Ben Koller (Mutoid Man, Converge), and Kyle Kinane. The track has been retitled “Stab Into Christmas” and you can check it out below. Notably, Pup make a cameo in the video as well. “Two Minutes To Late Night” commented:

“The most ambitious crossover event in metal since Kiss was on Scooby Doo! Gwar and Gwarsenio Hall together at last with a full blessing from their lawyer, Subpoenis Maximus, plus Mutoid Man, too! This is our 35th bedroom cover made with the support of Patreon. With so many musicians stuck at home with no outlets, we’re going to keep producing these style videos and use the Patreon to give some money to everyone who has a part in them. Please support our friends by donating to our newly redone Patreon at http://www.honorableswords.com

Listen To New Converge, The Armed, Tomb Mold, And HEALTH Tracks From “Cyberpunk 2077”

As previously reported, the soundtrack for the recently released video game “Cyberpunk 2077” features a ton of new tracks from various artists including metal acts such as Converge, The Armed, Tomb Mold, and HEALTH. You can stream new songs from those four bands below. Converge’s contribution, “I Won’t Let You Go,” was released under the name “Shattered Void,” The Armed’s contribution, “Night City Aliens,” was released under the name “Homeschool Dropouts,” Tomb Mold’s contribution, “Adaptive Manipulator,” was released under the name “Bacillus”, and HEALTH’s contribution, “Major Crimes,” was released under the name “Window Weather.”

Watch Circa Survive, Deafheaven, Minus The Bear, Etc. Members Cover Brian Eno

“Two Minutes To Late Night” have shared a quarantine covers medley featuring songs from Brian Eno’s 1974 album “Here Come The Warm Jets.” The latest clip finds host Jordan “Gwarsenio Hall” Olds performing with Anthony Green (Circa Survive, etc.), Shiv Mehra (Deafheaven, etc.), Cory Murchy (Minus The Bear), Stephen Brodsky (Cave In, Mutoid Man), Ben Koller (Converge, Mutoid Man), Santos Montano (Old Man Gloom), Mike Law (New Idea Society), and an Unnamed Saxophone Mutant (Mutant Scum). “Two Minutes To Late Night” said the following:

“Camels on fire! We gathered a glam rock Hateful Eight to give you a medley of Brian Eno jams from the incredible album “Here Come The Warm Jets.” This is our longest cover ever and we’ve packed a lot in here so get ready to go through your tortured artist phase together with us. This is our 33rd bedroom cover made with the support of Patreon. With so many musicians stuck at home with no outlets, we’re going to keep producing these style videos and use the Patreon to give some money to everyone who has a part in them. Please support our friends by donating to our newly redone Patreon at http://www.honorableswords.com

Converge, The Distillers, War On Women, Etc. Members Cover Samhain’s “Mother Of Mercy”

“Two Minutes To Late Night” have shared footage of their host Jordan “Gwarsenio Hall” Olds performing a quarantine cover of Samhain‘s “Mother Of Mercy“ with Brian McClelland (Fucked And Bound), Brooks Harlan (War On Women), Nate Newton (Converge), and Andy Granelli (The Distillers). You can check that out below. “Two Minutes To Late Night” commented:

“We’re dropping a November Coming Fire song on the last day of November! It’s a cover of a Samhain song, Danzig‘s underrated middle band after the Misfits! Nate is on a toilet–you love to see it! This is our 32nd bedroom cover made with the support of Patreon. With so many musicians stuck at home with no outlets, we’re going to keep producing these style videos and use the Patreon to give some money to everyone who has a part in them. Please support our friends by donating to our newly redone Patreon at http://www.honorableswords.com

Converge, The Armed, Etc. To Be Featured On “Cyberpunk 2077” Soundtrack

The track listing has been revealed for the soundtrack to the new video game “Cyberpunk 2077” (out December 10). The first volume of the soundtrack will feature Converge, The Armed, etc. and it will be available on December 11. The second volume will feature HEALTH, Grimes, etc. and it will be available on December 18. All the tracks will be released under pseudonyms.

“Cyberpunk 2077” Soundtrack Track Listing:

Radio Volume 1:

01. Run The Jewels (‘Yankee And The Brave‘) – “No Save Point”
02. SOPHIE / Shygirl (‘Clockwork Venus‘) – “BM”
03. Le Destroy (‘The Bait‘) – “Kill Kill”
04. Yugen Blakrok (‘Gorgon Madonna‘) – “Metamorphosis”
05. Konrad Oldmoney (‘7 Facas‘) – “Dinero” [feat. Cerbeus]
06. Deadly Hunta / Maro Music (‘Footage Missing‘) – “When It’s War”
07. The Armed (‘Homeschool Dropouts‘) – “Night City Aliens”
08. Converge (‘Shattered Void‘) – “I Won’t Let You Go”
09. Aligns (‘Rubicones‘) – “Friday Night Fire Fight”
10. Tomb Mold (‘Bacillus‘) – “March 30th”
11. Deafkids (‘Tainted Overlord‘) – “Selva Pulsátil”

Radio Volume 2:

01. Namakopuri (‘Us Cracks‘) – “PonPon Shit”
02. Grimes (‘Lizzy Wizzy‘) – “Delicate Weapon”
03. Rat Boy (‘IBDY‘) – “Who’s Ready For Tomorrow”
04. HEALTH (‘Window Weather‘) – “Major Crimes”
05. Rosa Walton (‘Hallie Coggins‘) – “I Really Want To Stay At Your House”
06. Nina Kraviz (‘Bara Nova‘) – “Surprise Me, I’m Surprised Today”
07. Raney Shockne (‘Point Break Candy‘) – “Hole In The Sun” [feat. COS and Conway]
08. Gazelle Twin (‘Trash Generation‘) – “History”
09. Poloz (‘Tinnitus‘) – “On My Way to Hell”

As previously reported, Refused also recorded tracks for the game under the name “Samurai.” However, those songs will not appear on the soundtrack.

Ben Koller Offers Updates On New Material From Converge And Mutoid Man

During a recent appearance on the “BREWtally Speaking Podcast“, Ben Koller offered updates on new material from Converge and Mutoid Man. He said the following:

“Yea Converge, we have a ton of stuff ready to go. We just need to get in the studio and sort of hash it out. I think right now I’m at the point where I’m just ready to move on and start doing stuff, because I’m going crazy here not being able to tour and stuff. So I’m ready to fly back to Massachusetts—safely obviously—and get some stuff done. So Converge has stuff, Mutoid Man basically has a whole record ready to go. We just had to get the studio, find the time, but you know it’s a weird time and a lot of weird life stuff going on and yes, it’s, it’s just very strange. I mean I’m definitely stoked to record stuff but yeah it’s just a really weird time right now, but yeah expect new material it’s coming. Maybe slowly, but it’s coming.”

[via The PRP]

Watch Marissa Nadler Cover Journey‘s “Of A Lifetime” With Cave In, Converge, Etc. Members

“Two Minutes To Late Night” have shared footage of their host Jordan “Gwarsenio Hall” Olds performing a quarantine cover of Journey‘s “Of A Lifetime“ with Marissa Nadler (Droneflower, etc.), Kurt Ballou (Converge), Stephen Brodsky (Cave In, etc.), Ian Miller (Kowloon Walled City, Puig Destroyer, etc.), and Nick Bellamore (Dee Snider, Toxic Holocaust, etc.). “Two Minutes To Late Night” commented:

“JOURNEY but it’s not where we get our sick shoes or that song from Family Guy. When Kurt Ballou (Converge, producer of every metal album you love from the past two decades) says he wants to cover the literal first Journey song you know he’s gonna make it shred! This is our 29th bedroom cover made with the support of Patreon. With so many musicians stuck at home with no outlets, we’re going to keep producing these style videos and use Patreon to give some money to everyone who has a part in them. Please support our friends by donating to our newly redone Patreon at http://www.honorableswords.com.”