NewsMarch 8, 2022 3:05 PM ET2,279 views

Come To Grief announce debut album, drop new single feat. Jacob Bannon of Converge

Official press release:

New England nihilistic, extreme sludge/doom band Come To Grief announce their highly-anticipated and long-awaited debut full-length album, When The World Dies - to be released on May 20, 2022 via Translation Loss Records.

Come To Grief have risen from the ashes of a hellish existence to bring seven tracks of sinister, hypnotic filth - dank with suffocating depravity. Powerful and catchy grooves lace each track with grimy black n' roll undertones while vocalists Terry Savastano and Jonathan Hebert lay waste to tortured, spite-filled and personal lyrics - spitting true life stories and observations on the bleak, lack of humanity that plagues the earth. Recorded by Kurt Ballou at GodCity Recording Studio and featuring Jacob Bannon (Converge), who contributes vocals that storm in like a whirlwind of chaotic fervor. A lurking rhythm section soldered together with smoldering riffs demands you to bang your head and proves When The World Dies is no pentatonic picnic - this is sonic annihilation.

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Along with the announcement of When The World Dies the band have released the first single from the album titled, "Life's Curse." The ferocious track features blistering vocals from Converge frontman, Jacob Bannon. The track is streaming now at Decibel Magazine.

About the album announcement and track release, Come To Grief share the following statement: "When the World Dies has finally reared its ugly head after nearly 8 years of constant shows and EP's. The long-awaited long-player shall bludgeon your existence. Not merely 'Sludge' or 'Doom', 'When The World Dies' melds many sounds and feelings that parallel the horrid human situation. "Life's Curse" is a raging culmination of 50 years of anguish, depression and dejection. Do you sometimes feel lonely? Awkward? Like you don't belong? This is for you.

About working alongside Jacob Bannon, Terry Savastano (guitar, vocals) comments: "Having Jacob sing vocals was a really big deal. I'm super grateful for it. We go back a long way, actually. He, myself, (Chuck - Come To Grief drummer) and some of the Converge guys come from the same area north of Boston called the Merrimack Valley. He had my first band's (Afterbirth) demo very early on - we're talking 1988! We were recording with Kurt Ballou so I thought it would be awesome and kinda appropriate if he could contribute vocals. He's such an emotional singer I thought it would go perfect with Jonathan's (Herbert) roar, and I was right! 'Life's Curse' is a pretty emotional song already; he just added a whole lot more."

When The World Dies will be released on May 20, 2022 on two LP variants, compact disc, and on all digital platforms worldwide. Limited edition merch is also available via Translation Loss Records. Pre-order and digital pre-save are available now.

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When The World Dies track listing:

1. Our End Begins
2. Life's Curse
3. Scum Like You
4. Devastation of Souls
5. When the World Dies
6. Bludgeon The Soul / Returning to the Void
7. Death Can't Come Soon Enough

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anonymous 159 days ago

Jacob "Merch Ho" Bannon strikes again with more splatter skulls.


anonymous 159 days ago

Jake is such a pussy. Also not a real artist. p.s. Converge sucks


VodkaVeins 159 days ago

"Bark like a dog for me..."


anonymous 159 days ago

FEATURING THE THIEF AKA FAKE ARTIST


anonymous 159 days ago

The kid playing Slipknot on Ellen is better than this drummer.


anonymous 159 days ago

Who'd he steal the lyrics from?


anonymous 159 days ago

So when will the Jane Doe album cover model sue Converge for using her likeness without her knowledge thus permission?


anonymous 159 days ago

Seriously who wrote this article lol


anonymous 159 days ago

Isn't the asshole from cable in this band now?


anonymous 159 days ago

Grief>Converge


anonymous 159 days ago

A "lurking rhythm section"??? Sounds perverted. Maybe the Lurking Rhythm Section can hook up with Dino for Fear Factory DC.


anonymous 159 days ago

A Jacob Bannon feature is about as useful as a Jami Morgan feature. Clear worst parts of their respective bands.


anonymous 159 days ago

" extreme sludge/doom" TOTALLY EXTREME MAN!


anonymous 159 days ago

We all knew Bannon was an ex meth head


anonymous 158 days ago

This rules! if it's too slow you're too happy


anonymous 158 days ago

Come to theif


anonymous 158 days ago

Thought about stomping on my dog's tail for sound effects, but then realized I could just ask Bannon.


anonymous 158 days ago

Translassions loss? What year is this? 2001?


anonymous 157 days ago

Sludge and doom metal is the absolute trash of the metal music scene. I'd rather rip my d!ck off and shove it up my ašs than listen to this pathetic music.


Lambgoat_CPA 157 days ago

since when has bannon had renowned vocals in any form or metric. absolute unlistenable noise rip off garbage across the board since 90s





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