Defeater Concert History

1) Defeater is an American melodic hardcore band from Boston, Massachusetts. To date, they have released three full-length albums, two EPs and a single. The band's current lineup consists of Derek Archambault (vocals/acoustic guitar), Jay Maas (guitar), Jake Woodruff (guitar), Joe Longobardi (drums) and Mike Poulin (bass). All of the band's works have been released via Bridge Nine Records, aside from the album Travels, which was initially released via Top Shelf Records, but was later reissued on Bridge Nine Records.

Date Concert Venue Location
Oct 20, 2023
Anxious / Defeater / Stand Still / Tributary
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Dracula Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States
Sep 24, 2023
Furnace Fest 2023
Bane / Pennywise / Haste the Day / A Plea for Purging / Between The Buried And Me / Bouncing Souls / Armor for Sleep / As Cities Burn / Blessed By A Broken Heart / The Callous Daoboys / Casey / Chasing Victory / Defeater / Further Seems Forever / Ghoti Hook / Gutter / Inclination / The Insyderz / It Dies Today / Judge / Mae / Militarie Gun / One King Down / Prayer For Cleansing / Qualifier / Strife / Taking Meds / Trenches / Valleyheart / Koyo / Better Lovers Show all bands
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Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Sep 22, 2023 –
Sep 24, 2023
Furnace Fest 2023
Bane / Turnstile / MxPx / Pennywise / Haste the Day / Head Automatica / Hatebreed / Between The Buried And Me / Thursday / Anberlin / Bouncing Souls / Saosin / Relient K / Enter Shikari / Throwdown / Gorilla Biscuits / Armor for Sleep / Teenage Wrist / Braid / Prayer For Cleansing / Youth Of Today / Norma Jean / Mae / Will Haven / Piebald / Judge / Terror / Hopesfall / Further Seems Forever / Holyname / Ninety Pound Wuss / Strife / Trash Talk / Gideon / As Cities Burn / Scowl / No Trigger / Better Lovers / Knuckle Puck / A Plea for Purging / Training for Utopia / Walls of Jericho / Ghoti Hook / Militarie Gun / Open Hand / Casey / Sparta / Project 86 / It Dies Today / Zao / With Honor / The Insyderz / Mspaint / Kid Liberty / Defeater / High Vis / Showbread / Chasing Victory / Living Sacrifice / VEIN.FM / Trenches / Gel / Holy Wars / Blessed By A Broken Heart / Becoming the Archetype / The Undertaking / One King Down / Drain / With Blood Comes Cleansing / Valleyheart / Capra / Alcoa / Koyo / Zulu / orthodox / Silly Goose / Wielded Steel / Qualifier / Inclination / Mindforce / No Cure / Taking Meds / Faülen / Made Aware / The Callous Daoboys / Foreign Hands / Slow Pulse / Gutter / Grand Champ / Whitsett Show all bands
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Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Show Duplicates for Sep 22, 2023
Jul 23, 2023
Dreamtigers / Sainthood Reps / Caspian / Defeater
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Saint Vitus Bar New York, New York, United States
Jul 22, 2023
Defeater / Caspian / Stay Inside / Only Sibling

Celebrating 10 Years of Letters Home

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Saint Vitus Bar New York, New York, United States
Jul 21, 2023
Defeater / Rough Francis / Stay Inside / Caspian / Stand Still
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Middle East Restaurant & Nightclub Downstairs Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Jun 23, 2023 –
Jun 25, 2023
Full Force 2023
Akuma Six / Annisokay / Attila / Author and Punisher / Avatar / Aviana / Axel One & Ernie Fleetenkieker / Blind Channel / Bloodbath / BLUTHUND / Born of Osiris / Caliban / Celeste / Chelsea Grin / Cytotoxin / Decapitated / Defeater / DJane Lana & DJ Eric / Dog Eat Dog / Dyse / Electric Callboy / Employed To Serve / End / Gaerea / Gleich Und Gleicher / Gojira / Guilt Trip / Hatebreed / Heriot / Igorrr / Insomnium / Jinjer / Konvent / Kublai Khan TX / Landmvrks / lil lotus / Lionheart / Loathe / Mantar / Meshuggah / Metalza / MILKING THE GOATMACHINE / Mimi Barks / Motionless In White / Nova Twins / Of Virtue / Our Mirage / Paledusk / Paleface Swiss / Papa Roach / Petrol Girls / Rise of the Northstar / Risk It! / Samurai Pizza Cats / Skindred / Sleep Token / Slope / Spiritbox / SpiritWorld / Stand Atlantic / Static Dress / Stray from the Path / Svalbard / Sylvaine / Terror / The Baboon Show / The Bronx / The Halo Effect / The Menzingers / The Ocean In Your Mind / The Scratch / Thenia AF & Amokkoma / Touché Amoré / Unearth / Unity TX / Vended / Vukovi / Wargasm / Ways Away / While She Sleeps / ZSK / Zulu Show all bands
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Ferropolis - Stadt Aus Eisen Gräfenhainichen, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Show Duplicates for Jun 23, 2023
Jun 22, 2023 –
Jun 24, 2023
Jera On Air 2023
Parkway Drive / Rancid / Flogging Molly / Billy Talent / FEVER 333 / Gogol Bordello / Hollywood Undead / Lorna Shore / Meshuggah / Papa Roach / The Amity Affliction / The Ghost Inside / Carpenter Brut / Code Orange / Enter Shikari / Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls / Hatebreed / Heideroosjes / John Coffey / Motionless In White / Sick of It All / The Interrupters / Anti-Flag / Any Given Day / Arson / Black Flag / C4 / Call It Off / Cancer Bats / Candy / Captain Kaiser / Casey / Chaser / Chelsea Grin / De Hardheid / Defeater / Distant / Dreamshade / Employed To Serve / End (US) / Ghøstkid / H2O / Kublai Khan TX / Landmvrks / Lionheart / Loathe / Malevolence / MARCH (NL) / No Pressure / Pain of Truth / Paledusk / Punk Rock Factory / PUP / Random Hand / Restraining Order / Rise of the Northstar / Sleep Token / Speed / Static Dress / Stray From The Path / Sunami / The Bennies / The Flatliners / The Menzingers / Touché Amoré / Trash Boat / UnityTX / Ways Away / Zulu / GIRLSGIRLSGIRLS / Paleface Swiss / Attila Show all bands
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Zeilbergseweg Ysselsteyn, Limburg, Netherlands
Show Duplicates for Jun 22, 2023
Jun 24, 2022 –
Jun 26, 2022
Full Force 2022
Bullet for My Valentine / Heaven Shall Burn / The Ghost Inside / Killswitch Engage / Stick To Your Guns / Anti-Flag / As Everything Unfolds / August Burns Red / Bleed From Within / Bob Vylan / Boston Manor / Boysetsfire / Counterparts / Creeper / Crossfaith / Dragged Under / Dream State / Emil Bulls / Equilibrium / Frog Leap / From Fall to Spring / Gatecreeper / Get the Shot / Gutalax / Hot Milk / Imminence / Knocked Loose / Konvent / Kvelertak / Me And That Man / Mental Cruelty / Moscow Death Brigade / Nasty / Neck Deep / Obituary / Oceans / Of Mice & Men / One Step Closer / Orbit Culture / Raised Fist / Rotting Christ / SeeYouSpaceCowboy / Silverstein / Soilwork / Swiss & Die Andern / The Rumjacks / Venom Prison / Zeal & Ardor / Holding Absence / Portrayal of Guilt / Defeater / Malevolence Show all bands
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Sep 25, 2021 –
Sep 27, 2021
Furnace Fest
Rivals / Across Five Aprils / SeeYouSpaceCowboy / Defeater / End / If I Die First / As Cities Burn / Silent Planet / Few Left Standing / Emery / Haste / Cave In / Eighteen Visions / Terror / From Autum To Ashes / Every Time I Die / With Honor / Zao / Thursday / Walls of Jericho / Converge / Underøath / Evergreen Terrace / He Is Legend / The Beautiful Mistake / Hopesfall / Scary Kids Scaring Kids / Shai Hulud / Cartel / Codeseven / Living Sacrifice / The Bled / Beloved / Anberlin / Stretch Arm Strong / Mayday Parade / Further Seems Forever / Glassjaw / Taking Back Sunday / Dying Wish / Varials / Microwave / Comeback Kid / Fit for a King / Bury Your Dead / ERRA / Turnstile / Unearth / Face To Face / Darkest Hour / Motionless In White / Knocked Loose / August Burns Red / Andrew W.K. / Killswith Engage Show all bands
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Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Sep 24, 2021 –
Sep 26, 2021
Furnace Fest 2021
Underoath / Converge / Walls of Jericho / Thursday / Zao / With Honor / Every Time I Die / From Autumn to Ashes / Stavesacre / Terror / Eighteen Visions / Luxury / Cave In / Haste / Terminal / Emery / Few Left Standing / Unwed Sailor / Silent Planet / As Cities Burn / Astronoid / If I Die First / Narcissus / End / Defeater / SeeYouSpaceCowboy / Across Five Aprils / Rivals / Reclaim the Empyre / Mr. Enc / Taking Back Sunday / Glassjaw / Further Seems Forever / Mayday Parade / Stretch Arm Strong / Mineral / Anberlin / Beloved / Touche Amore / The Bled / Deafheaven / Jeremy Enigk / Mae / Living Sacrifice / Codeseven / Cartel / Shai Hulud / The Appleseed Cast / Scary Kids Scaring Kids / Hopesfall / The Beautiful Mistake / He Is Legend / Bloodjinn / The Classic Crime / Evergreen Terrace / All Get Out / Better Off / Hollywood Horses / Nominee / For The Best / Killswitch Engage / Turnstile / The Get Up Kids / August Burns Red / Knocked Loose / The Juliana Theory / Motionless In White / Boysetsfire / Anthony Green / Hot Water Music / Darkest Hour / Showbread / Face to Face / Unearth / The Casket Lottery / ERRA / Bury Your Dead / Microwave / Fit for a King / Comeback Kid / The Judas Cradle / Varials / Piebald / Bad Cop/Bad Cop / Love Is Red / Dying Wish / Be Well / Meadows / Holy+Gold Show all bands
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Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Show Duplicate for Sep 24, 2021
Dec 14, 2019
Defeater Larimer Lounge Denver, Colorado, United States
Dec 12, 2019
Defeater The Rebel Lounge Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Dec 10, 2019
Defeater Strummer's Fresno, California, United States
Dec 09, 2019
Defeater Holy Diver Sacramento, California, United States
Dec 08, 2019
Defeater / Modern Life Is War

DEFEATER & Modern Life is War

The Teragram Ballroom Los Angeles, California, United States
Dec 07, 2019
Defeater / Modern Life Is War / Supercrush / Initiate / Choir Vandals Teragram Ballroom Los Angeles, California, United States
Dec 06, 2019
Modern Life Is War / Defeater / Supercrush / Power Alone 924 Gilman Street Berkeley, California, United States
Dec 05, 2019
Defeater / Modern Life Is War / Supercrush / Faim

Defeater / Modern Life Is War

Dante's Portland, Oregon, United States
Dec 04, 2019
Defeater / Modern Life Is War / FAIM (AUS) The Vera Project Seattle, Washington, United States

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Jera On Air 2023 on Jun 22, 2023 [668-small]

Jera On Air 2023
Jun 22 - 24, 2023
 Ysselsteyn, Limburg, Netherlands
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Vans Warped Tour 2013 on Jul 10, 2013 [015-small]

Vans Warped Tour 2013
Jul 10, 2013
 Columbia, Maryland, United States
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Vans Warped Tour 2013 on Jul 10, 2013 [016-small]

Vans Warped Tour 2013
Jul 10, 2013
 Columbia, Maryland, United States
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Defeater / Counterparts / Capsize / Better Off / Hotel Books on Apr 15, 2015 [742-small]

Defeater / Counterparts / Capsize / Better Off / Hotel Books
Apr 15, 2015
 Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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Van's Warped Tour 2013 on Jul 25, 2013 [243-small]

Van's Warped Tour 2013
Jul 25, 2013
 Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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Furnace Fest 2023 on Sep 24, 2023 [810-small]

Furnace Fest 2023
Sep 24, 2023
 Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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Anxious / Defeater / Stand Still / Tributary on Oct 20, 2023 [875-small]

Anxious / Defeater / Stand Still / Tributary
Oct 20, 2023
 Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States
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Vans Warped Tour 2013 on Jun 23, 2013 [220-small]

Vans Warped Tour 2013
Jun 23, 2013
 Ventura, California, United States
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August Burns Red / Blessthefall / Defeater / Beartooth on Nov 20, 2013 [147-small]

August Burns Red / Blessthefall / Defeater / Beartooth
Nov 20, 2013
 Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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August Burns Red / Blessthefall / Defeater / Beartooth on Nov 20, 2013 [148-small]

August Burns Red / Blessthefall / Defeater / Beartooth
Nov 20, 2013
 Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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Vans Warped Tour 2013 on Jun 22, 2013 [157-small]

Vans Warped Tour 2013
Jun 22, 2013
 Mountain View, California, United States
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Hardcore
Emo
Post-Hardcore
Hardcore Punk
Melodic Hardcore
Dreamo
Alternative Emo
Chaotic Hardcore
Modern Hardcore
Modern Melodic Hardcore
Boston Hardcore
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2023 8 concerts
2022 1 concert
2021 2 concerts
2019 25 concerts
2017 10 concerts
2016 53 concerts
2015 116 concerts
2014 22 concerts
2013 85 concerts
2012 45 concerts
2011 63 concerts
2010 16 concerts
2009 30 concerts
2008 1 concert
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


How many concerts has Defeater had?

Defeater has had 477 concerts.

What genre is Defeater?

Defeater is most often considered to be Hardcore, Emo, Post-Hardcore, Hardcore Punk, Melodic Hardcore, Dreamo, Alternative Emo, Chaotic Hardcore, Modern Hardcore, Modern Melodic Hardcore, and Boston Hardcore.

When was the last Defeater concert?

The last Defeater concert was on October 20, 2023 at Dracula in Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States. The bands that performed were: Anxious / Defeater / Stand Still / Tributary.

What setlist does Defeater play live?

The songs that Defeater performs live vary, but here's the latest setlist that we have from the September 24, 2023 concert at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark in Birmingham, Alabama, United States:

  1. The Worst of Fates
  2. Bastards
  3. Spared in Hell
  4. Divination
  5. Mothers' Sons
  6. Dear Father
  7. Empty Glass
  8. Cowardice
  9. The Red, White and Blues

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