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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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Adrian Garza’s ‘Best of 2013’ In Music

Well it’s that time of the year where we in the music world collectively follow through to toss in our 2 cents worth of opinions (once more) by means of our “best of” lists. After much thought about it – and believe me, I’ve been working on my list since last month – I’ve finally […]

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Watch Defeater’s New Music for “Bastards”

Defeater has premiered their new music video for “Bastards,” the opening track from this year’s excellent Letters Home. The clip was directed by Rob Soucy, whose work includes Alkaline Trio’s “I Wanna Be A Warhol” and Defeater’s previous music video for “Empty Glass” from 2011’s Empty Days & Sleepless Nights. The band is currently in […]


UTG INTERVIEW: Defeater/Alcoa’s Derek Archambault

Earlier this summer, we had the opportunity of interviewing Derek Archambault as he pulled double duty on The Vans Warped Tour where he performed for both Defeater as the band’s vocalist and his solo project, Alcoa. During that time, Archambault told us a lot about his future plans for Alcoa, some of the trademark aspects […]

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REVIEW: Defeater – Letters Home

Artist: Defeater Album: Letters Home Genre: Melodic Hardcore Label: Bridge Nine Records As many already know, Defeater’s body of work has always been deliberately conceptual, with each release contributing to a greater story centered on a dysfunctional, working class family struggling to make due in post-WWII America. Whereas the group’s previous albums have focused on […]

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ALBUM STREAM: Defeater – ‘Letters Home’

Defeater will be releasing their upcoming full length album, Letters Home, on July 16 via Bridge Nine Records. To celebrate the release, the band decided to go ahead and stream the album in its entirety via their label’s Bandcamp page. You can also still pre-order the album through Bandcamp, and it’s only $8. Take a […]

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STREAM: Defeater – “No Shame”

Defeater released a stream of their brand new track “No Shame.” The band’s upcoming release, Letters Home, has a drop date of July 16 via Bridge Nine Records. Pick up your very own pre-order of Letters Home by heading to B9’s official web store. Listen to their other released song “Rabbit Foot” over here as […]


LISTEN: Defeater – “Rabbit Foot”

Defeater have followed up their recent release of “Bastards” with the debut of yet another new song. Entitled “Rabbit Foot,” the cut comes from the hardcore act’s upcoming full-length, Letters Home. The record is set to drop July 16 via Bridge Nine Records, but pre-orders can be found on B9’s official webstore. Follow the jump […]


Defeater Announce New Album ‘Letters Home,’ July 16 Release Date

Boston hardcore group Defeater announced today that their newest full length, Letters Home, will be released on Bridge Nine Records July 16. For those who don’t know, Defeater’s albums follow the story of a family in a post-WWII America, and this time around Letters Home will tell the story of the family’s father. The father is […]