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Converge Release New Song “Coil”

  • Axl Rosenberg

Converge have released “Coil,” a track off of the upcoming Bloodmoon: I. The new collaborative album also includes Chelsea Wolfe, her bandmate/writing partner Ben Chisholm, and vocalist/guitarist Stephen Brodsky (Cave In, Mutoid Man, etc).

Gotta say, I liked the de facto title track from Bloodmoon: I, but I fucking LOVE “Coil.” It’s not really your typical super-punishing, densely anarchic Converge material — it’s much more of a kind with “Cruel Bloom” than “Homewrecker” and straight-up makes “Grim Heart/ Black Rose” seem heavy by comparison. Jacob Bannon tells Decibel that the track “was a true collaboration,” which tracks — this could just as easily be a Chelsea Wolfe song or something from Brodsky and Marissa Nadler’s Droneflower project.

Bannon also says that “‘Coil’ turned out to be one of my favorite songs I’ve ever been a part of.” Which I back, hard. Let’s revisit it in a few years, but this song may be an all-timer.

Check out “Coil” via the below visualizer. Bloodmoon: I is out November 19 on CD/Digital via Epitaph Records and on vinyl June 24 via Deathwish. Pre-order it here.

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