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Riff: Converge – “Tender Abuse”

Nov 5, 2012

When you chose to hurt the honest ones/they scarred effortlessly

from Tender Abuse lyrics by Converge

As aggressive and abrasive as ever, Converge hold no punches on this track. While it lacks the immediate (and horrific) catchiness of Axe to Fall, it still grows on you and is energetic as all hell. Vocalist Jacob Bannon tackles the horrors of abuse, and proves hardcore punk is not about self-pity.

Riff by Karl Ernest

Karl is a Seattle-based musician and writer at SONGLYRICS; a veteran of both east and west-coast scenes, he has performed with the likes of The Ying Yang Twins, David Arquette, Wynton Marsalis, among others. But he's no stranger to seedy dives or house shows, either.

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