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Stream Refused Freedom

Legendary Swedish punks Refused will drop their first album since 1998’s The Shape Of Punk To Come next week, and today the record’s been made available to stream in its entirety. In an interview with Consequence Of Sound that went live today, members David Sandström and Dennis Lyxén commented on the noted absence of guitarist […]

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Refused – “Dawkins Christ”

In a couple of weeks, reunited Swedish post-hardcore energy gods Refused will release Freedom, their first album since the 1998 landmark The Shape Of Punk To Come. We’ve already heard two pretty great early songs, “Elektra” and “Françafrique,” and now they’re letting us hear a third. “Dawkins Christ” starts with a chiming, slow-building intro that […]

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Refused – “Françafrique”

Reunited Swedish hardcore titans Refused are about to release Freedom, their fourth album and their first since 1998’s landmark The Shape Of Punk To Come. This is the sort of news that gets punk rock fans hyperventilating and feeling faint. And while first single “Elektra” found the band in diamond-hard, seesawing, anthemic form, “Françafrique,” their […]