VIDEO: Refused “Blood Red”

August 4th, 2019 · Comments Off on VIDEO: Refused “Blood Red”

Refused’s The Shape of Punk to Come was such a visceral, unimpeachable, career-defining classic that it was almost a relief that the band broke up a few months after it came out so as not to risk tainting its lasting legacy. Refused’s dissolution in the face of imminent success was also consistent with its anti-capitalistic […]

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Video Surfaces from Reunited Refused’s Secret Show

March 1st, 2012 · Comments Off on Video Surfaces from Reunited Refused’s Secret Show

Recently reunited hardcore outfit Refused played a secret show last night in its home town of Umeå, Sweden. The band is gearing up for a high profile appearance at Coachella this spring as well as a smattering of US dates. Evidence that the band can still kill it live follows. [via Punk News] “Everlasting” “Rather […]

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Refused’s Dennis Lyxzén on reunions

June 15th, 2010 · Comments Off on Refused’s Dennis Lyxzén on reunions

Refused’s The Shape of Punk to Come sounds as unbelievably raucous and intense as it did 12 years ago. This climactic swansong obviously aped all of Refused’s hardcore and punk idols with practically every idea showcased, but the execution was perfect, which makes it all completely justified and, well, a moot point. The fact that […]

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Ex-Refused members form new hardcore band, AC4

July 10th, 2009 · 1 Comment

AC4 is a new hardcore band that features Dennis Lyxzén and David Sandström of Refused. That news right there puts my ears at full attention, as Refused’s The Shape of Punk to Come is easily one of the best punk rock records I’ve ever heard. Seriously, if you don’t own, quit reading this and go […]

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