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Defeater 2015

Defeater Stream New LP, ‘Abandoned’

After months of anticipation, Defeater have officially began streaming their fourth full-length album, Abandoned. Listen in by following the jump below, and share your thoughts with us in the replies. The Boston five-piece will spend the next few months on tour before heading across the pond for an extensive European run. To see if they’ll […]

Defeater 2015

Defeater Stream Second ‘Abandoned’ Single, “Unanswered”

Defeater have shared yet another new single off their impending LP, Abandoned, which is set to arrive on August 28 through Epitaph Records. Titled “Unanswered,” the Boston outfit’s latest rager follows “Spared In Hell,” which hit the web a few weeks back. If you dig it, you can pre-order the record here. To celebrate the […]

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Defeater Share Lead Single Off Forthcoming Album, ‘Abandoned’

Defeater will return this summer with a brand new full-length album titled Abandoned. The Letters Home follow-up is set to arrive on August 28 through Epitaph Records, and can be pre-ordered here. To coincide with said announcement, the Massachusetts five-piece have also unveiled a new music video for the record’s blistering lead single, “Spared In […]

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Four Year Strong Announce Massive US Fall Tour

Four Year Strong are scheduled to hit the road once again this Fall for a huge US outing in support of their brand new self-titled record, which was released earlier this month via Pure Noise. The Worcester, MA easycore four-piece will be taking a bunch of great bands on the road with them, including Defeater, […]

Spring Fling 2015

Cleveland’s Spring Fling Festival Expands Lineup

According to Ian Hunter, “Cleveland Rocks,” and I think I’m starting to agree with him. Yesterday, The Forest City’s Spring Fling Festival added a crap-load of stellar acts to their lineup, including Four Year Strong, Pianos Become The Teeth, Gates, Head North, Turnstile, Defeater, and many more. They will join the previously announced headliners, The […]

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Defeater Sign to Epitaph Records, Announce Spring Headlining Tour

Boston hardcore giants Defeater have officially signed to Epitaph Records, and will be releasing a new album through the label later this year. Read a statement from the band by following the jump below. Additionally, the five-piece has also revealed plans for an epic nationwide tour alongside Counterparts, Capsize, Better Off, and Hotel Books. The […]

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Alcoa Release New Track, “All Dolled Up”

After a successful hip surgery thanks to a successful PledgeMusic campaign, Derek Archambault, singer of Defeater, is ready to get back into action with Defeater as well as his alt-country side project Alcoa. After sharing details regarding the project’s second full-length album, Parlour Tricks, a couple weeks back, the band has teamed up with our […]

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Foreign Tongues Sign To No Sleep Records

New England indie-alternative outfit Foreign Tongues, who spoke with UTG in an exclusive interview back in September, have been hard at work this past year. After releasing an EP in April called Sweet Empathy Leaving Me and relentless touring, the band have earned a roster spot with California-based indie label No Sleep Records. With the […]

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Alcoa Shares Details On New Album, ‘Parlour Tricks’

After releasing an EP and starting a PledgeMusic campaign to fund his surgery for hip replacement, Defeater‘s Derek Archambault is ready to continue his side project, Alcoa. Today, the band has announced details regarding their second full-length album, titled Parlour Tricks, which is slated for a February 24 release via Bridge Nine Records. Some instruments […]

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UTG VIDEO PREMIERE: Threads – “Cutting Corners”

Threads, a melodic hardcore band from Martinsburg, WV and Under The Gun are teaming together to exclusively premiere the band’s new music video for the blistering track, “Cutting Corners.” The track comes off the band’s debut LP, All I’ve Ever Known, which will be released digitally Dec. 15, 2014, followed by an LP release through […]

Defeater 2013

Defeater Stream Electric Version Of “I Don’t Mind”

The sweetest song the alternative rock scene has heard in close to a decade has been given new life thanks to a recently released alternate recording. Defeater have built a reputation for thought-provoking hardcore, but when you strip away the heaviness there is a very tender heart at the core of everything they do that […]

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Defeater’s Derek Archambault Releases EP and Launches Fundraiser to Pay Off Surgery

In hopes of getting his personal medical situation sorted out, Defeater and Alcoa frontman Derek Archambault has decided to turn to his family, friends, and fans to financially support his upcoming hip surgery bill through a PledgeMusic fundraiser. Archambault’s condition was made public within the past year through a Facebook post which essentially told fans […]