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CONVERGE Rolling Again Following Road Accident In Oregon - "Bands, Be Safe Out There; Never Take Anything For Granted"

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Posted on Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 02:06:52 EST

Massachusetts-based CONVERGE are currently in the middle of a US tour with TORCHE and KVELERTAK. Vocalist Jacob Bannon checked in with an update following a road accident on October 24th that could have been much worse than it was:

"After driving all day/evening, we hit a patch of black ice in the mountains of Oregon. We were forced to turn into a highway divider at 40mph in order to avoid sliding under a slew of 18-wheelers. The van spun 180 degrees after impact, and we were left facing the wrong direction on the highway. We spent a few hours prying our bumper off our front wheels. Thankfully, we are rolling again. Bands, be safe out there. Never take anything for granted."



The tour schedule is as follows, with all dates to go ahead as planned:

October
25 - Portland, OR - Branx %
26 - San Francisco, CA - Slim's %
27 - Pomona, CA - Glasshouse %
28 - Los Angeles, CA - EchoPlex %
30 - Mesa, AZ - The Nile %

November
1 - Dallas, TX - Sons of Herman Hall *
2 - Austin, TX - Fun Fun Fun Festival
3 - Houston, TX - Fitzgerald's *
4 - Little Rock, AR - Downtown Music *
5 - Birmingham, AL - Zydece *
6 - Nashville, TN - Exit/In ^
7 - Atlanta, GA - The Masquerade ^
8 - Durham, NC - Motoroco Music Hall ^
9 - Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer ^
10 - Asbury Park, NJ - Stone Pony ^
11 - New York City, NY - Highline Ballroom ^
12 - Cambridge, MA - The Sinclair ^

* with Torche, Kvelertak, and more
^ with Torche, Kvelertak, Whips/Chains, and more
% with Torche, Kvelertak, Nails, and more
$ with Torche, Kvelertak, Coalesce, and more






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