Beautiful Ruin run briskly from the melodic “Permanent Blue” to the sludgy “Melancholia,” with only one song breaking the ninety-second mark. Opening act Birds in Row released its third and most explosive record, We Already Lost the World, on July 13, and it’s already being heralded as a huge step forward for the French post-hardcore band. This is Birds in Row’s first tour with Converge and dark metalcore headliner Neurosis, a slot the up-and-coming group wholly deserves.
As if anticipation for Converge’s first Colorado show in two years wasn’t already high enough, the hardcore/metal band went and released a surprise EP last month, a move that instantly lit up social media like the Vegas Strip. The four songs on