Defeater - Abandoned
Album Details

U.S. Release Date: August 28, 2015

E.U. Release Date: August 28, 2015

Label: Epitaph

Recording Year: 2014

UPC/EAN Code: 45778738960

Abandoned

Defeater

About Abandoned by Defeater

Boston hardcore act Defeater will release their fourth studio album, Abandoned, on August 28 on Epitaph.

Unlike most bands—and especially most hardcore bands— Defeater don’t write songs so much as they write histories, and specifically the history of a never-named New Jersey family whose already troubled lives disintegrate into torment, rendered all the more tragic for the depth and detail of singer Derek Archambault’s lyrics. Abandoned is the most relentlessly raw and uncompromising chapter so far, powered by a renewed sense of artistic ambition and a plot twist no one expected.

Abandoned was written and recorded in a welcome period of relief in Archambault’s life, after he’d finally received a life-changing surgery that repaired severe hip damage he suffered in an injury. Archambault’s surgery, he says, allowed him to redouble his connection with his own writing, leaving him clear to truly inhabit what he calls his own Glass family—after the famous J.D. Salinger characters. The new album chronicles the story of a lapsed Catholic priest, whose battles in Europe during the war drag him first toward faith and then his own poisonous faithlessness.

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Defeater

Defeater

Boston hardcore act Defeater have released their fourth studio album, Abandoned on Epitaph

Unlike most bands—and especially most hardcore bands— Defeater don’t write ...

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First thing I like to do when a band announces a tour is complain about where they aren't playing even though I probably wouldn't go anyway

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@defeater

I don't hate the DMV because it's a pain in the ass, but because people are the worst.

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@defeater

Catch Derek out on tour to @bledfest in three weeks with some sick af bands. https://t.co/DxZRZ5G0O9

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Hey @blueapron! My boy @xtaylormadisonx has a fantastic podcast called @strangenerve. It's so good in fact, that you should sponsor it.

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.@NHLBruins are getting fucking robbed right now.

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Hey @audible_com! My boy @xtaylormadisonx has a fantastic podcast called @strangenerve. It's so good in fact, that you should sponsor it.

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Tomorrow is Earth Day but do your part every day because we only get one planet and Mars looks hella boring and shitty to live on.

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