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Piggy088
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#1
why am i so amazed by them lately, these guys are the gods of metalcore, what do you guys think is their best album? Because i don't know which cd to pick up first, i just have some downloads like Saddest Day.
Originally posted by broken benjamin
I'd have to say that three days grace have the best lyrics by far
they help all the kids with problems relate to something and bring them back to the real world
Sympathy
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#3
jane doe and/or petitioning the empty sky
-_____-

its universal
radio_schizo
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#5
Quote by Sympathy
jane doe and/or petitioning the empty sky

Yeah same. I've enjoyed all their albums so far.

Though I wouldn't class them as Metalcore a such.

Tbh I don't know what I'd class them They're like a hybrid of punk/hxc/metal/grindcore/indie-(ish)...and early albums like P.T.E.S have alot of melodic moments(i'm hesitant to say emo)

But yeah amazing band. Great live too
dead_kennedy
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#6
incredible band. to start off, get 'jane doe'. its the first album i got by them.

i remember listening to the title track at the end of jane doe after playing it for the first time, and i was just so amazed by what i had found.
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#7
Petitioning or Jane Doe


And whats with everyone saying bands like this are grind?!
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#8
Jane Doe is obviously their best. Then Petitioning the Empty Sky, Then You Fail Me. Can't wait to see them in November.
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um, yes it is.

sry if you havent heard of it, death metal bands that wear girl jeans = emodeath
xdespairfactor
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#9
Jane Doe is obviously the best. In my humble opinion, one of the best hardcore albums to ever come out.

Gomorrah, are you going to the asbury show? it's gonan be so ****ing sweet
)Eric(Draven
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#10
Honestly, I haven't really been able to get that into Converge.

I mean, I like them, but I feel like I don't like them anywhere near as much as everyone else. I dunno.

EDIT: It is December 16, 2012. I am on the first page of this ****ing thread. Holy shit. I wrote this when I was 14. And I was so dumb.
I play guitar
Last edited by )Eric(Draven at Dec 16, 2012,
Gomorrah
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#11
Quote by xdespairfactor
Jane Doe is obviously the best. In my humble opinion, one of the best hardcore albums to ever come out.

Gomorrah, are you going to the asbury show? it's gonan be so ****ing sweet


Hellz yeah Im going. You going?
Quote by JobForACowboy
um, yes it is.

sry if you havent heard of it, death metal bands that wear girl jeans = emodeath
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#12
Love, love, loooooooove Converge.
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#13
I have the album You Fail Me and I think it's pretty boring. The band isn't that bad, they're just kinda boring.
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#14
Jane Doe is where it's at, but yeah petitioning is a close second. I'm appalled that more kids haven't been turned on to these guys.

Yeah, you fail me is a little different, but still great in it's own way.
noops
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#15
converge is probably tied with madonna for best music ever.

and if you think you fail me is boring listen to jane doe or petitioning the empty sky like everyone else said. you probably won't find them boring.
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#17
Quote by )Eric(Draven
Honestly, I haven't really been able to get that into Converge.

I mean, I like them, but I feel like I don't like them anywhere near as much as everyone else. I dunno.

agreed. i have Jane Doe and i give it a listen and enjoy it every so often. You Fail me is also good from what songs ive heard from it. i would call them mathcore, if you ask me. also their drummer is probably the best and fastest i know of.
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#18
^Not really. They do have some occasional odd time signatures...but generally I'd say their music is kept fairly simple.

Too simple to classed as "math-core" IMO.

But yeah I agree about the drum work...especially on "You Fail Me", it is truly amazing.
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#19
theres a difference between mathcore and technical mathcore. tech mathcore is like Psyopus, DEP and Into the Moat. Mathcore is basically stuff with just weird time signatures which is what they often have.
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#20
Yeah but I think its too narrow to class them as just math-core.

They're a fusion of many genres
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#21
wow i just had the most random thought in my head...

anybody else remember that bitch xbeccax?
xKurtx
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#22
haha yeah, she sucked at life.

Now for my random thought...Converge pwns DEP. I just feel more of the emotion that converge conveys through their music, I can never really listen to DEP for long at all.
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#23
Quote by xdespairfactor
wow i just had the most random thought in my head...

anybody else remember that bitch xbeccax?


*eye twitches*

Yes.


Converge is the shit.
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#24
Quote by LedZeppelin
Converge is shit.


I agree
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#26
i cant listen to either band for that long, DEP has some sweet songs and so does Converge. But both bands get annoying after a while.
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#27
Quote by xdespairfactor
wow i just had the most random thought in my head...

anybody else remember that bitch xbeccax?


yeah...what was the other guy's name, he was a douchebag as well
Originally posted by thestrumbum
the scream is so powerfull. my balls started two steppin.
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#28
For some reason they're a big fat ew for me.


I remember becca.

DEP is so good.
sXe babay!
Originally posted by )Eric(Draven
...all of their merch basically says "SUCK ON MY EDGE DICK... AFTER I'VE KNOWN YOU FOR 2 YEARS"
The Bled
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#29
I think jane doe too its SO awesome.
If I can't have you I'll just close my eyes
And pretend she is you.. Pretend you are mine
I can see the world through your window
And I sing to you every night from here
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#30
Quote by xdespairfactor
anybody else remember that bitch xbeccax?


I apologise for ressurecting this thread but it's worth it.

You people don't think this is her? http://www.myspace.com/xbabybeccax http://www.last.fm/user/xbeccax/

Apparently she's one of my "Neighbours" on Last FM. Thought it might be.
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Thou shalt always go for greatness
Thou shalt not commit adulthood (ALL)
Thou shalt not partake of decaf (ALL!)
Thou shalt not have no idea (ALL)
Thou shalt not allow anything to deter you in your quest for all (ALL!)
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#32
recently ive been really, really getting into converge.
jane doe = bloody amazing album

does anyone know any songs that have a climax-type thing nearing as good as those last 2 minutes of the title track?
mahumodo - bythewaters is one of the only ones i can think of right now.
Originally posted by Carmencita_Jovi
bon jovi ARE hard core.
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#33
The s/t track from the album You Fail Me is quite similar to the s/t track on Jane Doe. (i.e repetetive, climax etc.)
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#34
i have been in love with these guys as of late. i REALLY got into the song "Homewrecker"
thestrumbum
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#35
Wow
maddddd growing on me.
sXe babay!
Originally posted by )Eric(Draven
...all of their merch basically says "SUCK ON MY EDGE DICK... AFTER I'VE KNOWN YOU FOR 2 YEARS"
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#36
i'm wearing my jane doe shirt.

everyone thinks it's the misfits. -_-
girl eat boy, boy eat girl
we all get fed

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#37
XBeccaX? God, I hated her. Who were her little friends? She had like three of them I think. One of them had giraffe in it, I think....Jesus, what a bunch of twats.

Anyway, I love Converge. The only album I have is Jane Doe, but that's good enough for me. In fact, I love Converge so much I decided to paint their album cover on my wall...
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Gomorrah
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#38
Their drummer looks like an 80's porn star.
Quote by JobForACowboy
um, yes it is.

sry if you havent heard of it, death metal bands that wear girl jeans = emodeath
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#39
I listened to these guys a really long time ago and thought they were bad... but thats because I was in junior high and listened to blink182 hahaha


So I think I'll check these guys out again...
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#40
When Forever Comes Crashing (remastered version, because the original had poor production) is my favourite.

Conduit is one hell of a song.