Posts Tagged ‘Alcoa’

NEWS: Alcoa & Choir Vandals to release split EP, out November 4th 2016!

New Hampshire’s Alcoa and Missouri’s Choir Vandals have just announced details of a split EP project, set for release on November 4th 2016.

Both bands will be contribute two tracks each; the former contributing two b-sides from their album ‘Parlour Tricks’, and the latter bringing brand new songs.

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NEWS: Cold Years detail short UK tour for November 2016!

Scottish punk rockers Cold Years have announced that they’ll be embarking on a tour across the UK next, through which the band will be promoting their latest EP ‘Death Chasers’, which came out earlier this year. They’ll be touring alongside London/Brighton based outfit, Larkhill.

You can check out all dates of the tour below:

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VIDEO: Alcoa – All Dolled Up

Alcoa, the side-project of Defeater frontman Derek Archambault, have just dropped a video for ‘All Dolled Up’, the new single from their latest full-length, ‘Parlour Tricks’. Check it out below:

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A MONTH IN REVIEW: February 2015

Hello and welcome to the DEAD PRESS! February edition of A Month In Review. The shortest month of the year has seen some fantastic career reviving albums and stunning side projects too. Take a read below to find out February’s essential listening.

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ALBUM: Alcoa – Parlour Tricks

Release Date: February 24th 2015
Label: Bridge Nine Records
Website: None available


Defeater frontman Derek Archambault is one of many band vocalists with a far more mellow side-project, his entitled Alcoa. Alcoa have followed up ‘Bone & Marrow’, their debut LP, with new album, ‘Parlour Tricks’. The comparison between Archambault‘s two projects is a stark one, considering this album is entirely acoustic with a strong country theme running throughout the record, making it stand slightly apart from the many other musicians creating a side-project going in a new direction.

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NEWS: Alcoa to release ‘Thank You’ EP on 12″ vinyl on December 2nd 2014!

Having originally released his ‘Thank You’ EP digitally and a limited number of CDs earlier this year, Alcoa (the solo project of Defeater frontman, Derek Archambault) will be releasing the collection of covers on 12″ vinyl via Bridge Nine Records on December 2nd 2014. You can view the artwork and tracklisting below:

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NEWS: Derek Archambault (Defeater) launches PledgeMusic campaign to fund hip surgery!

Derek Archambault, frontman for Defeater and the face behind Alcoa, has launched a PledgeMusic campaign to help towards costs for replacement surgery of his hip, which has caused significant issues for some time and has impacted his touring commitments.

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NEWS: Alcoa (Derek Archambault of Defeater) confirms January 2014 UK headline tour!

Alcoa, the guise for the solo project of Derek Archambault of Defeater, has just confirmed dates of a headline UK tour run for this January. All dates of the tour are detailed below:

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