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Converge - Petitioning the Empty Sky album mp3
Hardcore Punk,Heavy Metal,Punk/New Wave
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    Petitioning the Empty Sky
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    Hardcore Punk,Heavy Metal,Punk/New Wave
  • Date of release:
    January 20, 1998
  • Recording date:
    August, 1995 - February, 1996
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  • Recording location:
    "Savage Daze", West Sound, WJUL
  • Size FLAC version
    1902 megabytes
  • Size MP3 version
    1487 megabytes
  • Size WMA version
    1346 megabytes
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Petitioning the Empty Sky is an album by American metalcore band Converge. While many sources catalog the release as a studio album, the band considers this a compilation album as it's a collection of songs recorded at different times. While tracklists differ between releases, this album features studio recorded tracks along with live recordings of three songs. Petitioning the Empty Sky was released and distributed through several different labels beginning in the mid 90s.

Converge - Petitioning The Empty Sky (1996).

Petitioning the Empty Sky Tracklist. 1. The Saddest Day Lyrics. Petitioning the Empty Sky Q&A. More Converge albums. The Dusk in Us. Show all albums by Converge.

Petitioning the Empty Sky is an album by American metalcore band Converge. Petitioning the Empty Sky. Studio album by. Converge.

Their second true full-length release, Petitioning The Empty Sky, defined metalcore and heavy music to come way back in 1996, and is thought by some to be their best release to this day. Petitioning begins with "The Saddest Day", which is appropriately the best song on the album and arguably the greatest song Converge have ever done. If you must listen to a Converge song, listen to this one, because they don't come any better. Amazing breakdown, awesome vocals, killer riffs.

Tracks 1 through 5 recorded at Salad Days, October 1995. Tracks 6 through 8 recorded at West Sound, August 1995. Tracks 9 through 11 were recorded live on the air at WJUL, August 1995. Track 12 recorded at The Outpost, May 1997. Mixed at GodCity, July 2004. Mastered at West West Side Music.


Jacob Bannon - Artwork, Design
Converge - Composer, Primary Artist
Jeff Feinburg - Guitar (Bass)
Mark Lickosky - Photography, Video Stills
Brian McTernan - Engineer, Mixing, Producer
Patrick Santini - Photography
Aaron Turner - Artwork, Paintings
Mike West - Engineer
Erik Zimmerman - Photography

Track List

Title/Composer Performer Time
1 The Saddest Day Converge Converge 7:04
2 Forsaken Converge Converge 2:20
3 Albatross Converge Converge 1:49
4 Dead Converge Converge 3:05
5 Shingles Converge Converge 4:13
6 Buried But Breathing Converge Converge 1:11
7 Farewell Note to This City Converge Converge 5:20
8 Color Me Blood Red Converge Converge 3:57
9 For You Converge Converge 8:23
10 Antithesis Converge Converge 6:51
11 Homesong Converge Converge

You'll never be the same. Guitars that bite , making music that is sometimes relentless, sometimes calming. One listen and your hooked. The only truly extreme band worth your time and attention
Uh-oh, we’ve just hit a new low.The term “Metalcore” originally meant a hybrid between Hardcore Punk and every form of Extreme Metal possibly existing on Earth, but when the genre became the “new metal” since the early 00’s (Nu Metal has little or no connection with this scene, on the contrary), it was evident that some of the earliest “pioneers” of the genre were essentially bands with no idea of what to do. If Biohazard tried desperately to be seen as “saviors”, Converge’s aims still remain unknown, and probably will never be revealed. They started in the mid 90’s as an amateurish metal band with no songwriting ability and little knowledge of what the genre meant back in the day. Listening to their second “album” Petitioning the Empty Sky (originally a mere 14-minutes promotional EP, stretched to 29, 42 and 47 with each successive re-issue) is like listening to a bunch of ingenuous musicians trying to “pose” in a certain way to get accepted (something they became after some years of activity), but the songwriting is so poor and scattershot that the album seems like a gathering of fillers.The album contains essentially Biohazard/Obituary/The Smashing Pumpkins rip-offs varying in length (from the insane 7 minutes of opener “The Saddest Day” to the ultra-short “Albatross” (what about that whiny coda?) and “Buried but Breathing”). The riffs are too-simplistic Drop D-tuned tritons, harmonics and power-chords with no real sense of continuity or reason of assembly. The vocals are amateurish breath-scarce howls and out-of-tune singing. Lyrics… do not exist: at their place, there’s melancholic free-form prose in the booklet, and the vocals are made purposefully incomprehensible to justify this choice. The re-issue includes also plenty of supposed live cuts.Definitely not worth the purchase. There’s only one Converge album that may be defined rightly “essential”, and it’s not this.