Jacob Bannon of Converge Picks His Five Favorite Albums of the Year

Leading up to the end of the year, Revolver has asked some of our favorite artists to pick their Top Albums of 2012 and tell us why each record rules. Here, Jacob Bannon (pictured left), vocalist of the hardcore band Converge, selects his faves.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. Sun Kil Moon, Among  The Leaves
“Another brilliant record from one of the best musicians out there today.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. Neurosis, Honor Found In Decay
“A potent and evolved new album from one of my all-time favorite bands in heavy music.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. Pig Destroyer, Book Burner
“Every Pig Destroyer album raises the bar for technical and intense music. They do it again here.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Code Orange Kids, Love is Love // Return to Dust
“A frantic debut album, and just the beginning from this great young band.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. Torche, Harmonicraft
“Melodic yet intensely heavy music from some great friends. Recommended.”

 

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  • http://www.facebook.com/jweston3 Jeremy Weston

    I’m slightly surprised that Birds in Row was left off of this list. But still a great list none the less.

  • http://www.facebook.com/jweston3 Jeremy Weston

    I’m slightly surprised that Birds in Row was left off of this list. But still a great list none the less.