The Ataris Date Rescheduled & Eat Defeat Added To Leeds Show

On Thursday 8th February due to travel disruption The Ataris were unable to perform at the first date of their tour at The Parish in Huddersfield which left Eat Defeat entertaining a sold out crowd along with local openers Drunken Duncan

The Ataris have now agreed to reschedule the date at The Parish for Wednesday 14th February (Valentines Day) original tickets for the date will still be valid and support will come from Slimboy and Eat Defeat.

Eat Defeat will also be making an appearance with The Ataris on the Leeds date of their “So Long Astoria 15 year Anniversary” tour on Tuesday 27th February alongside All These Years.

Anyone wanting cheap guest tickets for the Leeds show can get them by emailing

Shortcuts Featured On New Ibanez Promo Video

Eat Defeat’s track “Shortcuts” from their latest EP “Time & Tide” has been featured on the new Ibanez Guitars video that promotes their latest range of guitars, the AX Series.

Ibanez met up with Eat Defeat whilst touring Japan last year and filmed them playing in Nagoya where the global HQ of Ibanez is based. Eat Defeat were also using a prototype of the AX Series guitar on their tour.

Eat Defeat endorse Ibanez Guitars and it is through this relationship with them that the idea to use the footage of  the show along with the track “Shortcuts” to promote the video.

Eat Defeat’s tour of Japan saw their EP recommended on listening posts in Tower Records stores all over Japan alongside pop punk favourites Neck Deep, Blink 182 and No Use For A Name.

The Ibanez AX Series are available now and all UK enquiries should be send to Headstock Distribution.

Eat Defeat are in the studio this year to record a new album and will be looking to tour the UK, Europe and US.

For a full list of where they are appearing click HERE

To here their latest release on Spotify go HERE


Eat Defeat Confirmed To Open The Fireball – Fuelling The Fireball Tour at the O2 Academy in Leeds!

So if playing an amazing tour in Japan wasn’t good enough, we’ve gone and landed the opening slot on the Fireball “Fuelling The Fire” Tour opening for Reel Big Fish, Mad Caddies, Anti-Flag and Sweet Little Machine (Fireball’s Hottest band of 2017 at the O2 Academy Leeds on Sunday 15th October 2017!

We’re thrilled to be playing this show and will be one of the biggest stages we have played on. Also being selected to play this show will also put us in with the chance of being “Fireballs Hottest Band of 2018”

Doors for the show will open at 6pm and as we are first on we would urge people to come down super early to catch us and enjoy this experience with us.

Tickets are ridiculously cheap at £10 (plus booking fee). You can get yours HERE or if you require any more info or access needs please use the following details to contact the venue

Accessible Tickets

To better accommodate your needs, O2 Academy Leeds has requested that all Accessible Ticketing requests be solicited only through their representatives. * Box office information is subject to change.

Telephone Number(s):0113 3891555

Service Hours: Monday – Friday 12pm – 5pm, Saturdays 12pm – 4pm.

Thanks for your support.


We are thrilled to announce that at the end of August this year we will be teaming up with RNR Tours and heading over to Japan for a 5 date tour. This will also coincide with a special edition release of Time & Tide which will include 3 new unreleased tracks. We will post more info on this release in the next few weeks so watch this space. In the mean time check out the dates below and the fantastic poster Mark Bell Illustration has done for us!

Here are the dates:

Date Venue City
Aug 22 7th Avenue Yokohama, JP
Aug 23 Tachikawa Babel Wets Tokyo, JP
Aug 24 Golden Pigs Nigata, JP
Aug 25 Osu Dt.BLD Nagoya, JP
Aug 26 Hatsudai Wall Tokyo, JP

We’ve been short listed to play SLAM DUNK FESTIVAL but we need YOUR VOTE (Again!)

Hey everyone! Rock Sound have short listed us as one of the last 5 to possibly open the Breakout stage this year at Slam Dunk Festival, so we need your help once more!! It would mean the absolute world to us if you just took two minutes  (again) to visit the link below and vote for us just by selecting  ‘EAT DEFEAT’ and you’re done!

So please get voting and ask your friends to vote too.

Here’s the link

Drinks after work on Wednesday in Keighley?

Well . . . we know this is kind of last minute and we should really be a bit more organised but we just wondered if any of you lovely people would love to come and hang out out after work on Wednesday in Keighley?

Why Wednesday may you ask?

We are playing a 20 minute set at the Exchange in Keighley. We are on stage at 7pm prompt and by doing this it might just help us get a slot on the Bingley Music Live festival . . .

IT”S FREE IN so would be good to see as many of you there as possible

Also we’re sure its your round!

We’re Only Supporting IGNITE in Leeds!!!

We are super excited to say that we will be supporting the mighty IGNITE at Temple Of Boom in Leeds on Wednesday 26th April.

We have been given a handful of tickets for the show so if you would like to get your hands on some with NO!! N-O booking fee, you can get them HERE

See you all there.

Help Eat Defeat Play at Slam Dunk Festival

Hey everyone! Rock Sound are putting on a competition to open the Breakout stage this year atSlam Dunk Festival, and we need your help!

It would mean the absolute world to us if you just took two minutes to visit the link below and vote for us just by writing ‘EAT DEFEAT’ in the box, along with a name and email, and you’re done! So please get voting and ask your friends to vote too.

Here’s the link