Converge has provided fans with an extensive update about touring, new music, new DVD and many other things. Here’s what their statement had to reveal:

“To celebrate our old age, Converge will be heading out to play some shows in the U.S., UK, and Europe early this summer. We’re still confirming dates and specifics, but here’s the latest information we have:

dates w/ Trap Them, Burning Love
5/20 Baltimore, MD @ Otto Bar
5/21 Philadelphia, PA @ Broad Street Ministry w/ Drop Dead
5/22 Cambridge, MA @ The Middle East (matinee) w/ Drop Dead
5/23 TBA @ TBA
5/24 Syracuse, NY @ Lost Horizons
5/25 New York City @ Santo’s Party House
5/26 TBA
5/27 TBA
5/28 TBA
5/29 Braddock, PA @ Unsmoke Systems w/ Drop Dead
5/30 Chicago, IL @ Reggies
5/31 St. Louis, MO @ Fubar
6/1 TBA
6/2 Austin, TX @ Chaos in Tejas
6/3 TBA
6/4 TBA

6/10 Interlaken, Switzerland @ Greenfield Festival
6/12 Franconville, France @ Furia Festival
6/13 Koln, Germany @ Undergournd w/ Rise And Fall, Oathbreaker, and more
6/14 London, UK @ O2 Academy Islington w/ Pettybone, 33, and more
6/15 Antwerpen, Belgium @ Trix w/ Rise And Fall, Oathbreaker, and more
6/16 Eindhoven, Holland @ Dynamo w/ Rise And Fall, Oathbreaker, and more
6/17 Scheeßel, Germany @ Hurricane Festival
6/18 Clisson, France @ Hellfest
6/19 Neuhausen ob Eck, Germany @ Southside Festival

Converge and Drop Dead Split 7″EP
We are excited to announce that Converge will be releasing a split 7″EP with our friends in the legendary Drop Dead. The split 7″EP will be self released by both bands, and distributed to retailers/distros by Deathwish Direct and Armageddon. If all goes well, look for the release to be available at the U.S. shows mentioned above.

New Album
We spent a good portion of the winter writing and recording demos for a new album. The album will be released by Epitaph/Deathwish sometime down the road (that means no date is ready to announce yet).

Other Things
The new Converge DVD is currently being edited. If the Hard Drive Gods smile on us, we hope to get through this process soon and have it released this year. Also Deathwish will be repressing our ‘Unloved And Weeded Out’ collection as a 12″LP soon. The vinyl versions of Axe To Fall, No Heroes, You Fail Me, and Jane Doe are available now on Deathwish.”

It’s nice when a band’s statement pretty much speaks for itself. We’ll keep you posted when more is revealed, such as more confirmed tour dates.