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Defeater plays “But Breathing” acoustic

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Whilst in Athens, Derek Archambault of Defeater and Alcoa did a session for Start A Scene. Listen to “But Breathing” below.
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First names Groezrock 2015

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Belgian punk/hardcore festival Groezrock has announced its first batch of names for 2015. Refused was already made public, and now 47 more. All names are listed below. Continue reading

Alcoa’s “Thank You” EP gets vinyl release

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Derek Archambault of Defeater and Alcoa recently had a hip surgery, which was funded through PledgeMusic. The return favour, the “Thank You” EP recorded by Derek for the campaign, will now be getting a vinyl release thanks to his label Bridge Nine Records. Continue reading

Album Review: Alcoa – Bone & Marrow

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Now here’s an album fans were waiting for! Alcoa has always been a sort of background project of Derek Archambault. He might sound more familiar to you when he’s screaming at the top of his lungs in Defeater. Well, Alcoa is nothing alike. Archambault has traded in the hardcore punk vocals for a much smoother and softer voice. This is the first full length album Alcoa releases after a demo and a single. But it’s here:  ‘Bone & Marrow’. Read on for the review. Continue reading

Defeater ‘Live on BBC Radio 1’ stream

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The ‘Live on BBC Radio 1’ session hardcore band Defeater did for Mike Davies’ Punk Show is out digitally. The four-track contains one fully acoustic song, along some heavy tunes. Listen to the whole digital EP by reading more. Continue reading