Defeater - Defeater
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U.S. Release Date: May 10, 2019

E.U. Release Date: May 10, 2019

Label: Epitaph

Recording Year: 2018

UPC/EAN Code: 45778762361

Defeater

Defeater

About Defeater by Defeater

Massachusetts hardcore band Defeater's new self-titled album. Defeater is available now on Epitaph. This is Defeater’s fifth full-length release and their first in 4 years. The first new single, “Mothers’ Sons” features blistering guitars that take the song into something chaotic and beautiful.

Defeater was produced with Will Yip (Quicksand, La Dispute, Blacklisted, Ms. Lauryn Hill) whose enthusiasm and talent pushed the songs to their fullest potential. Defeater showcases the band at their most devastating and sonically arresting to date. It is as pummeling as it is atmospheric.

Yet it’s been a long journey to where the band is now. Years of touring took their toll on the friends that make up the current lineup of Derek Archambault (vocals), Jake Woodruff (guitar), Adam Crowe (guitar), Mike Poulin (bass) and Joe Longobardi (drums). Health, substance abuse issues, and ejecting a longtime member had made a touring hiatus necessary.  After a few months at home, working and decompressing, the fire to write a new record caught everyone in a major way.

The result of time off and the band’s renewed energy, Defeater has created their most organic batch of songs yet. And in Defeater fashion, the instrumentation is complimented by a narrative approach. Archambault explores his own "Glass family" (an homage to the J.D. Salinger characters) from new perspectives.

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  1. 9.27.2019
    St. Louis, MO
    Fubar
  2. 9.28.2019
    Cudahy, WI
    X-Ray Arcade
  3. 9.29.2019
    Chicago, IL
    Beat Kitchen
  4. 9.30.2019
    Burnsville, MN
    THE GARAGE
  5. 10.1.2019
    Moline, IL
    Blackhawk Room

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Defeater has never been afraid to take it to the next level- an initial concept hardcore album has grown into 6 studio releases, each building ...

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Stoked to have @frailbodyil out with us for a couple of gigs! https://t.co/ozJAITvvmf

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Help us wish our very own Derek P. Archambault a 38th birthday as he soaks up the rays of Fenway.

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Arguing with my friend about how @Interruptweets are better than The Living End.

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Well dressed jacked tatted man only carrying a real Louie V BRIEFCASE through the airport is the only real one in this place.

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