Contact Us

Converge Involved in Van Crash After Hitting Patch of Black Ice

Converge
Facebook: Converge

Halfway into their U.S. tour, Converge had a brush with disaster earlier today (Oct. 24), as their van hit a patch of black ice on their way to the band’s Seattle gig.

Bus and van crashes are something that every touring band worries about, and for good reason, as such an accident recently inflicted serious injuries on various members of Baroness, while similar crashes have tragically taken the lives of Metallica‘s Cliff Burton and Early Graves’ Makh Daniels.

Converge vocalist Jacob Bannon informed fans of their van accident, letting everyone know that no injuries occurred and the band will still make it to their Seattle show:

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 put there. Never take anything for granted.

Converge have brought Torche and Kvelertak on current U.S. tour, with Nails and Whips/Chains also appearing on select dates. The band continues to tour in support of their latest masterwork, ‘All We Love We Leave Behind.’

Converge - Top 21st Century Metal Songs

Best of the Web

More From Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://loudwire.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Loudwire quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts and join the Loudwire forum conversations!

Register on Loudwire quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!