Caring and Killing; 1991 Through 1994

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Perhaps one of the most influential forces in the metalcore genre, Converge changed the face of underground metal with their fusion of hardcore punk and thrash, creating a perfect blend of raw aggression and astounding technicality. Capturing some of their earliest and most elemental work, Caring and Killing bundles the bulk of the band's debut album, Halo in a Haystack, along with a handful of unreleased tracks, demos, and EP cuts. What really makes this set special, though, is that it not only allows listeners to hear a band during its most formative years, but also an entire genre.

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