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Forming in Massachusetts in 1990, Converge are regarded as pioneers within the aggressive music arena. In November last year they released ‘The Dusk In Us’, a brutal but beautiful album that shows the band’s artistic evolution while still capturing their classic sound. The ninth full-length from the Boston, MA-based heavy-music innovators – vocalist Jacob Bannon, guitarist Kurt Ballou, bassist Nate Newton and drummer Ben Koller – “The Dusk In Us”: proves to be both dark and hopeful, abrasive and melodic, devastating and powerfully cathartic. While “The Dusk In Us” finds Converge defying boundaries and pushing into new sonic terrain, it’s also a natural progression for a band that’s long thrived on making music that both challenges and connects.

Baltimore co-ed feminist hardcore-punk band War On Women were born screaming at the world, formed in 2011 from a solid foundation of driving riffs and in your face vocals that attack the listener both sonically and lyrically. Penning catchy and confrontational songs that touch on rape culture, street harassment, the gender wage gap, transphobia, and other vitally pertinent social issues. They have been touring relentlessly since the release of their debut self-titled full LP in 2015. War On Women are neither a crew of young bucks nor a contagion of seasoned legends. They don’t fit neatly into metalloid machismo or hulking hardcore tropes. They have nothing to prove, and there’s nothing more delightfully dangerous than that.

Converge and War On Women have announced Australian Tour dates to go along with their upcoming appearance at Download Festival in March, tickets on sale Tuesday November 27. There are no shows to be added in Sydney and Melbourne, Download will be your only opportunity.

Saturday March 9 – Download, Sydney
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Monday March 11 – Download, Melbourne
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Tuesday March 12 – Crowbar, Brisbane
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Wednesday March 13 – Lion Arts Factory, Adelaide
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Thursday March 14 – Rosemount, Perth
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