Axe To Fall

Converge - Axe To Fall
Critic Score
Based on 9 reviews
2009 Ratings: #7 / 880
User Score
Based on 163 ratings
2009 Ratings: #9
Liked by 10 people
October 20, 2009 / Release Date
LP / Format
Epitaph / Label
Metalcore / Genres
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ah yes, where my love for eating started

my dad's axe fell from the rooftop when I was 6, so to save everyone i ate the stick part of it. I'm so
Converge is special, very special. Converge is the explosion of bottled rage, sadness, going on to blame oneself and the destruction that leads. While Axe To Fall isn't even my favorite of this bands work - Jane Doe would take that crown quite easily to be frank - it is absolutely their most brutal and unrelenting. Albeit not on the conceptual level of Jane Doe, Jacob's writing is still as excellent as ever and fits the brutality of the album perfectly. Tracks like; Dark Horse, Axe To Fall and ... read more
Dark Horse and Wretched World are both my favorite opener and closer for any Converge album, and with a nice variety of tracks, Axe To Fail is just another great album by the metalcore band taking a more hardcore approach and with some amazing songs and a constantly energy and aggressive whilst taking a more slower approach to the end, this may be their best flowing album.

Track Review

Dark Horse 10/10
Reap What You Sow 9/10
Axe To Fall 9.5/10
Effigy 8.5/10.
Worms Will Feed / Rats Will ... read more
Axe To Fall is essentially Converge's love letter to the hardcore scene of music, a hugely collaborative effort that sees Converge sharing their massive spotlight with a veritable slew of musicians within their spectrum of music. Acts like Cave In, Genghis Tron and Neurosis are able to flex their chops with one of the most essential hardcore acts in history, and everyone involved is better coming out of it, including the fans of their music who get to hear the end result of this ... read more
Ashes fall, and nothing will rise again.
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Track List

  1. Dark Horse
  2. Reap What You Sow
  3. Axe To Fall
  4. Effigy
  5. Worms Will Feed / Rats Will Feast
  6. Wishing Well
  7. Damages
  8. Losing Battle
  9. Dead Beat
  10. Cutter
  11. Slave Driver
  12. Cruel Bloom
  13. Wretched World

Year End Lists

#8/A.V. Club
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