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NEWS: Defeater confirm UK tour for August 2017!

Whilst they’re over in the UK as part of this year’s ArcTanGent Festival and also Reading & Leeds Festival, Boston based melodic hardcore outfit Defeater have confirmed they’ll be heading out on a headline tour of their own.

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NEWS: 30+ acts join ArcTanGent 2017 line-up!

It seems that as the weeks go by, ArcTanGent begins to build itself as one of the bigger names on the independent festival circuit in the UK. Nothing supports that more than their latest line-up additions, seeing over 30 acts join the bill, including Defeater, God Is An Astronaut, Devil Sold His Soul, Listener, and more.

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NEWS: Neck Deep, Saves The Day, Sick Of It All and more join Hevy Fest 2016 bill!

Hevy Fest, set to take place this year August 19th-20th at Newhaven, Derbyshire, has confirmed the names of yet bands for 2016 bill, who will join the likes of Enter Shikari, Refused and The Bronx. Check out the new additions, plus the entire line up so far below:

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LIVE: Defeater @ The Star & Garter, Manchester (16/03/2016)

Date: March 16th 2016 Venue: The Star mobile spy app & Garter, Manchester Support: Kids Insane / Break Even Website: Facebook: Twitter: Rating: Concept bands are a rare breed, at iphone spy app least the good ones are, who can create a solid story from the ground up and keep the overarching plot through the art of their music release after release. Massachusetts melodic hardcore kings Defeater are certainly a member of this rare flock of talent, most recently continuing their Word War II anti spy for phone era story of characters going strength-to-strength in the form of last year’s ‘Abandoned’. They’re finally back over in the UK to showcase it live in some rather intimate venues.

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NEWS: Defeater release surprise 7″ vinyl with two new tracks, ‘Still & True’ and ‘Let Me Down’!

Following speculation of what they were up to back in the studio after releasing their new album ‘Abandoned’ just a few months prior (here), melodic hardcore favourites Defeater have now released a surprise 7″ vinyl through Epitaph Records, which holds two brand new tracks on each side; titled ‘Still & True’ and ‘Let Me Down’ respectively.

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NEWS: Defeater announce March 2016 UK tour!

Hardcore crew Defeater have confirmed the dates for a March 2016 UK tour with support to come from both Break Even and Kids Insane. You can can find out where to catch them below:

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NEWS: Defeater part ways with guitarist, Jay Maas!

Boston based melodic hardcore favourites Defeater have just announced with a short statement via their official Facebook page that they have decided to part ways with guitarist Jay Maas, citing this being due to both personal and creative differences. You can read the short statement in full below:

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VIDEO: Defeater – Divination

Canadian hardcore outfit Defeater are now streaming the music video for their track ‘Divination’, lifted from their new record ‘Abandoned’, out now via Epitaph Records. You can give it a watch below:

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ALBUM: Defeater – Abandoned

Release Date: August 28th 2015
Label: Epitaph Records


Concept albums are always a tricky one to pull off; you’ve first got to make sure that the concept itself is worth taking an interest in, and then you’ve got to ensure that you execute it in a way that the idea and existence of the concept lands and is clear, but also that there are enough ideas for each song to have its own identity. Doing one-off concept record is a brave move in itself, but making a career out of an ongoing one is something else entirely. Thankfully, Defeater‘s story surrounding a post-World War II family still has plenty of substance, even after reaching album number four, ‘Abandoned’.

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AUDIO: Defeater – Abandoned (Album Stream)

Hardcore heavyweights Defeater have released a full stream of their new full length record ‘Abandoned’, which officially drops on August 28th via Epitaph Records. You can give it a listen below:

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