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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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Alcoa Stream “Always Chasing Me,” Announce March Tour

Earlier in the week, Alcoa joined forces with Ghettoblaster Magazine to premiere yet another new single off their forthcoming full-length, Parlour Tricks. Titled “Always Chasing Me,” the outfit’s latest offering is a slow-burning ballad laden with remorse, and will no doubt prove a welcome addition to the group’s already airtight catalogue. Stream it after 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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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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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 […]

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STREAM: Alcoa – ‘Bone And Marrow’

Did you know that Defeater frontman Derek Archambault moonlights as solo singer/songwriter with a distinctly countrified bend? It’s true! He’s calls his side gig Alcoa and he just released his project’s debut LP Bone and Marrow. That seems to be the trajectory for the lead singers of punk (and in this case, post-hardcore/screamo) outfits, does it […]

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REVIEW: Alcoa – Bones and Marrow

Artist: Alcoa Album: Bones and Marrow Label: Bridge 9 Defeater is a hardcore band that’s been on the rise over the past few years. With their release of Empty Days & Sleepless Nights in 2011, the band grew exponentially in their popularity. They are fast, aggressive and just an overall intense emotional experience. When I […]

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DOWNLOAD: Alcoa (Derek of Defeater) – “Keep Track / Lose Track”

We’re really excited to finally share with you the first single off of folk side project Alcoa’s debut full-length, “Keep Track / Lose Track,” and it’s really awesome. For those who don’t know, Alcoa is the folk rock side-project of frontman Derek Archambault of Massachusetts hardcore band Defeater. If you’re one of those music goers who likes […]

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Derek Archambault (Defeater) Announces “Alcoa” Solo Project

Defeater vocalist Derek Archambault has announced his brand new solo project, called Alcoa, and the debut release will come late in 2012. Bridge 9 will be putting out his album through the label and a special message from Derek can be viewed by looking below. Please check out a stream of his new song “Family […]