defenders. is based in Baltimore, MD. The band's sound is a confluence of a myriad of influences including punk, hip-hop, noise, post-hardcore and grunge.
Blogs and industry heads have described defenders. sound as "Tar and The Jesus Lizard had a baby," or "A thoughtful clusterf**k of noise.."
defenderb's vocals are delivered aggressively and to the point, outlining astute political commentary laid down over the crushing pulse delivered by defenderS and defenderK's rhythm section. Lyrical content covers subject matter ranging from the absurdity of America's fame-seeking modern culture, to the commitment required to for those without voices to make a statement.
defenders.' new record "The Dissonance Channel" is scheduled for release on August 31, 2018 on RatHawk Records. It was recorded and produced by Alex Champagne and defenders.
J. Robbins (Jawbox, Burning Airlines, Channels, Government Issue) handle mixing duties at The Magpie Cage in Baltimore, MD and Dan Coutant mastered it at Sun Room Audio.
defenders. is not trying to ''be the next big thing."
defenders. makes music we enjoy.
defenders. doesn't care what you think.
Steal our music. Come to a show.