Tragedy is a hardcore/crust punk band originally formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 2000 from the ashes of highly influential modern hardcore acts His Hero is Gone and Deathreat. Tragedy, now located in Portland, OR, consists of vocalist/guitarist Todd Burdette (ex-HHIG, Deathreat), who is also screaming for Severed Heads of State, guitarist Yannick Lorrain (ex-HHIG, Deathreat), bassist Billy Davis (ex-From Ashes Rise, Deathreat) and drummer Paul Burdette  (ex-HHIG, Deathreat). Tragedy play aggressive, vitriolic modern hardcore. This is their third MDF appearance.