The band self-released Conditioned
(2012) and Breaking Tradition
(2013), and issued Drag on Aces and Eights Records in 2015. Resistors were also featured on the compilation for the documentary, A Fat Wreck, with their cover of the Good Riddance classic “Stand.”
To capitalize on the success of Drag, Resistors immediately returned to complete inactivity for about eighteen months. The band was essentially dead until election night in 2016, when they decided it was time to fire up the machine and try to make up some new songs, inspired by disbelief, anger and general resentment of the results.