Defeater - Abandoned
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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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Derek is going live on the @springdalebeer FB in a half hour with any money raised going to the Elijah McClain Fund… https://t.co/zN4zJ0QRQo

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@defeater

Derek will be playing some Alcoa & Defeater songs tomorrow evening at seven pm EST in association with… https://t.co/yAF0PQRBnB

See Original

@defeater

Our friend is back!

Just found out systematic racism isn’t a thing.

Well thank fucking Christ I was worried there… https://t.co/jLgNyNwOXf

See Original

@defeater

Oh no is that what happened I didn’t realize that I’d been brainwashed but I guess that’s how they get you. Has not… https://t.co/CVxT1MV6ZL

See Original

@defeater

A - B - C - D - E - F - G

F - U - C - K - THE POLICE

See Original

@defeater

ARREST BRETT HANKISON, JONATHAN MATTINGLY & MYLES COSGROVE FOR THE MURDER OF #BreonnaTaylor #BreonnaTaylorWasMurdered

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@defeater

Please donate if you can. Stu is a pillar, a care giver, a wonderful friend & father. https://t.co/lAVxL7lHcj

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...still seems like a nice evening for it too... https://t.co/op44UJV8xY

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