Merge are an Alternative Rock band from Paris, France that were founded in November 2011. In March 2012 Merge released their debut EP “Transmission”, which was followed by a series of shows, at venues all around France and Europe, with bands such as Dance Gavin Dance, La Dispute, Touche Amore, Devil Sold his Soul and Funeral for a Friend. This increased their reputation rapidly around Europe thanks to their solid live performances.
In April 2013 Merge hit the stage at Groezrock Festival in Belgium alongside bands such as Rise Against, Billy Talent, Bad Religion, Pennywise and Bring Me The Horizon.
At the end of 2013, the band announced their signing with the US label 'Red Cord Records' and their 1st full length release "Elysion"was out on February 18th 2014 wordwide. Furthermore the band toured across Europe several times supporting acts such as Architects, Enter Shikari, Circa Survive and The Used. As of today, Merge have played more than 100 shows and the band will be heading out to the UK and Europe again in 2015.
Merge are currently in the studio recording their 2nd album and will be on tour with Limp Bizkit in June 2015.