Gothic folk and brutal metal come together beautifully on Converge and Chelsea Wolfe's haunting new single, Coil

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Back in September, Converge announced Bloodmoon: I, an album for which they teamed up with Chelsea Wolfe, her bandmate Ben Chisholm and Cave In’s Stephen Brodsky.

With the album's announcement came the release of its first single, the moody Blood Moon. Now, that tune has been followed by Coil, a six-minute epic that plays to both the band's and Wolfe's respective strengths.

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.