Converge announce collaborative Bloodmoon: I album feat. Chelsea Wolfe, Stephen Brodsky

Following a 2016 collaboration at Roadburn, Converge – plus Chelsea Wolfe, Ben Chisolm and Cave In's Stephen Brodsky – are releasing an 11-song Bloodmoon: I LP later this year…

Converge announce collaborative Bloodmoon: I album feat. Chelsea Wolfe, Stephen Brodsky
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Converge are teaming up with Chelsea Wolfe, her bandmate Ben Chisolm, and Cave In's Stephen Brodsky for a new album, Bloodmoon: I.

If that name sounds familiar it's because the Salem masters first unveiled the collaborative project at The Netherlands' killer Roadburn festival all the way back in 2016, with schedules only finally allowing it to properly come to studio fruition in late 2019 (and then of course the pandemic also put a further delay on things).

“We wanted to do something grander than the typical four-piece Converge music,” explains vocalist Jacob Bannon, adding of the project: "Our dynamics are pushing and pulling in all different directions on this record, and I find that to be creatively rewarding."

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Stephen Brodsky says of the whole thing: "I feel like everyone just kept the music in mind and wanted to do what’s best for the song."

Chelsea Wolfe, meanwhile, enthuses that, "The project stretched my vocals in new ways. It’s so different than what I normally sing over that I was able to open up and be vulnerable with my vocals."

Bloodmoon: I is due out on CD/digital on November 19 via Epitaph, and on vinyl June 24 via Deathwish.

Listen to opener Blood Moon below:

The full album tracklist is as follows:

1. Blood Moon
2. Viscera Of Men
3. Coil
4. Flower Moon
5. Tongues Playing Dead
6. Lord Of Liars
7. Failure Forever
8. Scorpion's Sting
9. Daimon
10. Crimson Stone
11. Blood Dawn

And the stunning album artwork looks like this:

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