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Kurt Ballou

Kurt Ballou

Real/full name:
Kurt Parker Ballou
41 (born Feb 1st, 1974)
Place of origin:
United States (Massachusetts)


Kurt Ballou is the guitarist from Massachusetts-based band Converge. Aside from his role in Converge, he is the recording engineer and owner of Godcity Recording Studio, as well as a prolific producer.


Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Keyboards, Theremin (1990-present)

1997 Brutal Truth / Converge (Split) Guitars
2001 Deeper the Wound (Split) Guitars
2012 Converge / Napalm Death (Split) Guitars



Blue/Green Heart


Kid Kilowatt


The Huguenots



2007 Animal Saxophone on "Elucidation"

Black Breath

2012 Sentenced to Life Vocals (backing)

High on Fire

2012 De Vermis Mysteriis Guitars (additional) (on "Warhorn", "Samsara")
2015 Luminiferous Vocals (backing) on "Slave the Hive"

Old Man Gloom

2003 Christmas Eve I & II + 6 (EP) Guest
2004 Christmas Guitar
2012 No Guitars

The Year of Our Lord

1999 The Frozen Divide (EP) Keyboards, Vocals (backing) (Track A1 on the EP re-release)


2008 Meanderthal Guitars

Trap Them

2007 Sleepwell Deconstructor Guitars
2008 Seizures in Barren Praise Guitars on Track 5, Guitars, Bass on Track 7
2014 Blissfucker Guitar noise on 10, Guitars (lead) on 1


2007 ...I Carry (EP) Recording
2010 Felo De Se (EP) Mixing


2007 Animal Recording, Mixing

Artillery Breath

2009 Inhuman Recording

Beyond the Sixth Seal

2002 Earth and Sphere Producer, Engineering, Mixing

Black Breath

2010 Heavy Breathing Producer, Recording
2012 Sentenced to Life Mixing, Engineering, Producer

Buried Inside

2009 Spoils of Failure Producer, Recording


2001 Deeper the Wound (Split) Producer, Engineering


2009 The Clearing Recording


2005 Black Thunder Engineering, Mixing
2009 Darkness Come Alive Engineering, Mixing
2013 Grand Blood Engineering

Generation of Vipers

2011 Howl and Filth Recording, Mixing


2014 Crystalline Mixing

High on Fire

2012 Fertile Green (Single) Producer
2012 De Vermis Mysteriis Producer, Recording, Mixing
2015 Luminiferous Producer, Recording, Mixing

Immortal Bird

2013 Akrasia (EP) Mixing


1998 Mosquito Control (EP) Producer, Engineering
1999 Sawblade (EP) Producer, Engineering
1999 The Red Sea (EP) Producer, Recording
2000 Isis / Pig Destroyer (Split) Engineering
2008 Shades of the Swarm (Boxed set) Engineering


2007 Redemption Through Looseness Mixing
2010 For Death, Glory and the End of the World Producer, Engineering, Mixing

Misery Index

2008 Traitors Engineering

Old Man Gloom

2001 Seminar II: The Holy Rites of Primitivism Regressionism Engineer [Data For Files Collecting]
2003 Christmas Eve I & II + 6 (EP) Recording (tracks 1, 3, 7)
2004 Christmas Engineer [Sound Capturing And Organization]
2012 No Mixing, Engineering

Phantom Glue

2009 Phantom Glue (EP) Mixing, Engineering
2013 A War of Light Cones Recording, Mixing

Sevenday Curse

2001 After the Storm Producer, Recording, Engineering


2013 Serpents Unleashed Engineering, Producer

The Matador

2014 Destroyer Mixing

The Secret

2010 Solve et Coagula Engineering, Producer, Mixing
2012 Agnus Dei Recording, Mixing

The Year of Our Lord

1997 The Year of Our Lord / Fortydaysrain (Split) Recording
1999 The Frozen Divide (EP) Recording (Track A1 on the EP re-release), Recording, Engineering
2009 Dead to You (Compilation) Producer, Engineering


2008 Meanderthal Engineering, Mixing
2009 Healer / Across the Shields (EP) Recording, Mixing (tracks: 1, 2)
2012 Harmonicraft Mixing

Toxic Holocaust

2013 Chemistry of Consciousness Mixing
2013 Life Is a Lie (Single) Mixing

Trap Them

2007 Cunt Heir to the Throne (EP) Engineering, Mixing
2007 Sleepwell Deconstructor Producer
2007 Séance Prime (EP) Recording, Mixing
2008 Seizures in Barren Praise Producer, Engineering
2010 Filth Rations (EP) Engineering
2011 Darker Handcraft Producer, Engineering, Mixing
2014 Blissfucker Mixing, Engineering


2014 Splinters Producer, Mixing, Recording
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