All We Love We Leave Behind

Converge - All We Love We Leave Behind
Critic Score
Based on 15 reviews
2012 Ratings: #15 / 946
User Score
Based on 117 ratings
2012 Ratings: #31
October 9, 2012 / Release Date
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Epitaph / Label
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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
No Ripcord

AWLWLB is the sound of a legendary band coming to full terms with who they are, giving them the power to take everything that’s made them distinct and pushing those qualities as far as they can go in one unified statement.

90
Consequence of Sound

With the release of All We Love We Leave Behind, Converge has once again displayed its uncanny ability to create an album as skull-cleaving as it is beautiful.

86
Pitchfork

AWLWLB is an example of building on and mastering the music you loved when you were younger-- something that became more than music, ultimately-- so that it has a chance to grow old with you without becoming any less vital.

83
A.V. Club

While All We Love lacks cohesion in spots, it solidifies Converge’s position as one of hardcore’s most progressive yet soulful stalwarts.

80
Drowned in Sound

All We Love We Leave Behind retains the fire of Jane Doe and harnesses everything they’ve learned since, combining to create something unrelenting, brutal, and never short of magnificent.

80
PopMatters

In its totality, this release manages to defy comparison to past albums by keeping this band’s relentless passion for their art burning bright for all to see right up until the very end.

60
NME

Though dependably abrasive, anthems of doomed youth just aren’t as brilliantly nihilistic when they sound like they’ve got AC/DC’s Angus Young on guitar. 

notbuzzzila
78
It's not the masterpiece it's lauded to be, but it's still a damn good release from a band decades into their career.
matscomh
94
fucking great. i love it to bits.
Fabi
85
one of the best metal albums of the 2010s, no doubt.
mz
NR
YYYYYYEEEEEEAAAAAHHHHHHHH
CheapandLethal
65
Better stuff to there
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MISC LISTS

#46/Pitchfork Readers

Track List

  1. Aimless Arrow 
  2. Trespasses 
  3. Tender Abuse 
  4. Sadness Comes Home 
  5. Empty on the Inside 
  6. Sparrow's Fall 
  7. Glacial Pace 
  8. No Light Escapes (bonus) 
  9. Vicious Muse 
  10. Veins and Vails 
  11. Coral Blue 
  12. Shame in the Way 
  13. On My Shield (bonus) 
  14. Precipice 
  15. All We Love We Leave Behind 
  16. Runaway (bonus) 
  17. Predatory Glow
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Added on: August 28, 2012