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Coalesce is a Kansas City based mathcore band. Their music is characterized by strange shifting tempos, noise, groove, and boundless creativity paralleled only by the band's peers in groups like Converge, Botch, and The Dillinger Escape Plan.

The band began as a hardcore unit in January of 1994 and originally consisted of Jes Steineger (guitar), Stacy Hilt (bass) and Jim Redd (drums). During this time they played under the name Breach, however, when Sean Ingram joined as a vocalist later in the year Read more on

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Album: Coalesce – Give Them Rope (deluxe reissue)

November 5th, 2011

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Give Them Rope (2xCD deluxe reissue)
Relapse Records
22 November 2011

by Tomas Doyle

There was always a capriciousness to Coalesce which made them a difficult band to follow. No stranger to line-up changes or hiatuses, the band nevertheless have a powerful reputation amongst hardcore fans as group who, along with the likes of Botch, paved the way for the sort of abrasive aggression and grinding time-signature complexity which has since been honed and shined by the likes of The Dillinger Escape Plan.

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The Month in Metal: June 2009

June 1st, 2009

Festival season has officially begun – but that’s not the only business going on this month. Once gain, Thrash Hits is casting our eyes over the next four weeks to highlight what you should be paying attention to.

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Apparently there’s some festival or another called ‘Download’ or something happening this month. Who knew?

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