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Friday, March 18, 2011 5:44 PM PT

Converge has issued an extensive update, including tour dates with Trap Them and Burning Love. Here's everything you need to know:


To celebrate our old age, Converge will be heading out to play some shows in the U.S., UK, and Europe early this summer.
We're still confirming dates and specifics, but here's the latest information we have:

dates w/ Trap Them, Burning Love
5/20 Baltimore, MD @ Otto Bar
5/21 Philadelphia, PA @ Broad Street Ministry w/ Drop Dead
5/22 Cambridge, MA @ The Middle East (matinee) w/ Drop Dead
5/23 TBA @ TBA
5/24 Syracuse, NY @ Lost Horizons
5/25 New York City @ Santo's Party House
5/26 TBA
5/27 TBA
5/28 TBA
5/29 Braddock, PA @ Unsmoke Systems w/ Drop Dead
5/30 Chicago, IL @ Reggies
5/31 St. Louis, MO @ Fubar
6/1 TBA
6/2 Austin, TX @ Chaos in Tejas
6/3 TBA
6/4 TBA

06/10 Interlaken, Switzerland @ Greenfield Festival
06/12 Franconville, France @ Furia Festival
06/13 Koln, Germany @ Undergournd w/ Rise And Fall, Oathbreaker, and more
06/14 London, UK @ O2 Academy Islington w/ Pettybone, 33, and more
06/15 Antwerpen, Belgium @ Trix w/ Rise And Fall, Oathbreaker, and more
06/16 Eindhoven, Holland @ Dynamo w/ Rise And Fall, Oathbreaker, and more
06/17 Schee├čel, Germany @ Hurricane Festival
06/18 Clisson, France @ Hellfest
06/19 Neuhausen ob Eck, Germany @ Southside Festival

Converge and Drop Dead Split 7"EP
We are excited to announce that Converge will be releasing a split 7"EP with our friends in the legendary Drop Dead. The split 7"EP will be self released by both bands, and distributed to retailers/distros by Deathwish Direct and Armageddon. If all goes well, look for the release to be available at the U.S. shows mentioned above.

New Album
We spent a good portion of the winter writing and recording demos for a new album. The album will be released by Epitaph/Deathwish sometime down the road (that means no date is ready to announce yet).

Other Things
The new Converge DVD is currently being edited. If the Hard Drive Gods smile on us, we hope to get through this process soon and have it released this year. Also Deathwish will be repressing our "Unloved And Weeded Out" collection as a 12"LP soon. The vinyl versions of "Axe To Fall", "No Heroes", "You Fail Me", and "Jane Doe" are available now on Deathwish.

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