The Carrier (band)

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The Carrier
Origin Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Genres Melodic hardcore[1]
Years active 2006 (2006)–2012
Labels Deathwish Inc.

The Carrier was an American melodic hardcore band from Boston, formed in 2006.

In 2006, the band self-released their debut demo whom they recorded with Jay Maas at the Getaway Group Studios. After a year of playing shows, in the summer of 2007 the band teamed up with Words of War Records to release a self-titled 7".[2] In the winter of 2007, the band released its first full-length record entitled "One Year Later" on Rock Vegas Records.[3] In 2008, the band released its second 7" entitled "No Love Can Save Me" on Deathwish Inc..[4] In 2010, Deathwish Inc. re-released the album "One Year Later" in vinyl for the first time licensed from Rock Vegas Records.[5] In 2011, the band released their second full-length record entitled "Blind To What Is Right" on Deathwish Inc..[6]

The Carrier has completed tours alongside Agnostic Front, Shai Hulud, Killing the Dream, Dead Swans, Reign Supreme, plus several other DIY tours. They have played shows all across the United States, Europe, and Canada.

In early 2012, The Carrier and all members released a letter announcing their break up and consequent last European Tour and Boston show.


Date of Release Title Label
2006 Demo Self Released
2007 Self Titled Words of War Records
2007 One Year Later Rock Vegas Records
2008 No Love Can Save Me Deathwish Inc.
2010 One Year Later (Rerelease) Deathwish Inc.
2010 Blind To What Is Right Deathwish Inc.


  1. ^ Kraus, Brian (22 June 2014). "16 Modern Precursors Of Melodic Hardcore". Alternative Press. Retrieved 27 April 2015. We're not talking about the obvious keystones... but the entities who helped engineer manifestations of power and passion who fueled the [melodic hardcore] scene roughly between the years of 2005-2009. 
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