Auckland, New Zealand hardcore music group Antagonist A.D. had been founded in 2005 as merely Antagonist, comprising vocalist Sam Crocker, bassist Joshua Moffitt, drummer Brendon Wishnowsky, and guitarist Sean Connelly. The group’s brutal, metallic hardcore sound presented lyrics about problems such as for example veganism and women’s privileges. The group’s lineup turned prior to the end of 2005 (with Wishnowsky and Connelly becoming changed by guitarists Kris Bosman and Ross McDougall and drummer Israel McDean), and their debut recording, These Towns, Our Graves, premiered on Elevenfiftyseven Information in 2006, using the same label liberating the length EP the next yr. The group started touring Australia, and was authorized by Melbourne-based Trial & Mistake Information, who re-released the band’s debut recording with two fresh songs. The group added A.D. to its name in 2008, to avoid misunderstandings with American metalcore music group Antagonist, as well as the band’s second recording, We Will be the Dead, premiered in the same yr. The music group toured Southeast Asia in ’09 2009; consequently, McDougall remaining the music group. The group toured European countries this year 2010, and guitarist Matthew Livingstone became a member of the group through the recording from the band’s 1st 7″ EP, Aged Bone fragments Make New Blooms, that was released in early 2011. The band’s third recording, Nothing from NOBODY, surfaced on Mediaskare Information in 2012, with Luke Manson right now joining the music group on acoustic guitar and bass participant Milon Williams briefly changing Moffitt, who experienced relocated to Japan. The group continuing touring the globe, and UNFD released Haunt Me as I Roam, the group’s most cathartic, introspective recording however, in 2015.