There are at least 2 bands named Deserters: 1) A hardcore metal band from southern California. The band has released an EP titled "Fail Yourself" through Rite of Passage Records, an imprint of Mediaskare Records on September 27th of 2011. Their full length debut, titled "The Slow Rhythms of a Dead-Beat," will be released by Mediaskare Records on September 11th of 2012.
2) A new wave 80s band from Canada.
They released two albums: "The Deserters" (1981) and "Siberian Nightlife" (1983).
One of the members, Kenny MacLean, later joined the band "Platinum Blonde".