NewsMay 7, 2019 12:01 PM ET2,514 views

Wear Your Wounds announce new album, premiere video

Official press release: Wear Your Wounds was created by Converge founder Jacob Bannon. Initially conceived as a solo project, it evolved into a five-piece band that often works with collaborating musicians. In 2017 Wear Your Wounds released WYW (the debut double album) and Arthritic Heart (a New Noise Magazine single). A live band was then assembled for a number of shows including Roadburn Festival 2017 and Desert Festival UK. Later on that year Dunedevil (an experimental album) was released; a companion piece to Bannon's abstract art book of the same name. In 2018 Wear Your Wounds released their Live at the BBC 12" LP at Maida Vale Studio (MV4). That year Wear Your Wounds also played select shows on the East Coast and Europe including an appearance at Roadburn Festival 2018, which was also curated by Bannon. Now, Wear Your Wounds prepare to release Rust on the Gates of Heaven on July 12 through Deathwish Inc. The release marks the first time the official lineup of the band; Jacob Bannon (Converge), Mike McKenzie (The Red Chord, Stomach Earth, Unraveller, etc), Adam McGrath (Cave In, Nomad Stones, etc), Sean Martin (Twitching Tongues, ex-Hatebreed, ex-Kid Cudi), and Chris Maggio (ex-Trap Them, ex-Sleigh Bells, etc) have properly written and recorded together. It also features musicians Ben Chisholm (Chelsea Wolfe, White Horse) and Gared O'Donnell (Planes Mistaken For Stars, Hawks and Doves) collaborating throughout. Check out the music video for "Rust on the Gates of Heaven," directed by Max Moore, now via Revolver Magazine. Rust on the Gates of Heaven track listing: 01. Mercifully 02. Rust on the Gates of Heaven 03. Paper Panther 04. Tomorrow's Sorrow 05. Brittle Pillar 06. Truth is a Lonely Word 07. Rainbow Fades 08. Love in Peril 09. Lurking Shadow 10. Shrinking Violet 11. Mercilessly


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anonymous 5/7/2019 9:20:34 AM

Imagine being an actual talented musician and having to work with Bannon.

anonymous 5/7/2019 9:54:38 AM

did not think anything could be more unlistenable than converge. also not asked for

anonymous 5/7/2019 9:57:57 AM

Nobody has ever asked for this.

anonymous 5/7/2019 10:08:23 AM

Why does Maynard James Keenan look like a literal fish also mike McKenzie needs to get the red chord back together. sucks the singer is a bootlicking gay

anonymous 5/7/2019 11:14:39 AM

Maynard fears the new Pissgrave album.

anonymous 5/7/2019 11:27:40 AM

cool. Talentless hack poisons musical landscape with more overwrought teen angst garbage.

anonymous 5/7/2019 12:45:09 PM

He's not Gunface anymore? What a sellout.

anonymous 5/7/2019 12:50:34 PM

wear your butts

anonymous 5/7/2019 2:39:43 PM

Bannon continuing to prove why he's the worst thing about Converge and that literally any talentless hack can have a career in music.

anonymous 5/7/2019 3:23:33 PM

Imagine how good Converge would be if they had a singer with even a shred of talent??

anonymous 5/7/2019 5:46:46 PM

Bannon has the mumps.

anonymous 5/7/2019 7:27:03 PM

Dudes who post poetic bullshit on IG and photo op'd weekend visitation rights are stoked to back these guys hard.

anonymous 5/7/2019 8:51:15 PM

Instagram is just gay Facebook; and Facebook is already gay as fck.

anonymous 5/8/2019 5:16:26 AM

girls who smoke cloves and look like Ruby Riott are stoked

anonymous 3/12/2020 6:07:48 AM

Ruby Riot I must confess,allow me to glaze yo Christmas hams you call breasts. ( o ) ( o ) gnaw I mean, my dude. seriously though, she is one rough looking bitch. Probably pees standing up.

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