Defeater is a hardcore band from Massachusetts, USA. To date they have released two full-length albums, two EPs and a single. The band lineup consists of Derek Archambault (vocals), Jay Maas (guitar), Jake Woodruff (guitar), Joe Longobardi (drums) and Mike Poulin (bass). All of the band's works have been released via Bridge 9 Records, aside from the album Travels, which was initially released via Topshelf Records, but was later reissued on Bridge 9 Records.
They have toured with the likes of La Dispute, Carpathian, Comeback Kid, More Than Life, Bane and Miles Away.
They played the second stage at Hevy Music Festival 2011.
Defeater is a hardcore punk band who like to take "creative liberties" when crafting songs.