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Refused Guitarist Jon Brännström Says He Was Fired

Refused reunited for a little while in 2012 for a short tour before closing out their reunion with a message that indicated that they were officially "coming to a close." Now, Refused's guitarist Jon Brännström has said in a Facebook post that he was fired from the band last year, which seems to… More »

By: James Rettig / November 1, 2014

Refused, The Bronx @ Fonda Theater, Hollywood 11/5/12

Refused are nearly dead. Having reformed earlier this year in Sweden, Refused proceeded to tour extensively playing blistering sets at Coachella, FYF Festival, and Fun Fun Fun Fest. They stopped by the Fonda Theater in Hollywood for one last lesson in destruction as the the whole floor of the venue wa… More »

By: Andrew Youssef / November 6, 2012

Fun Fun Fun Fest: 10 Must-See Sets Plus Nite Highlights

Starting sometime today, and growing tomorrow, some 20,000 people will converge on Austin, TX for Fun Fun Fun Fest. If you're not one of them, you have every right and reason to be very, very jealous. Now in its seventh year, FFF is presenting one of the strongest bills in recent memory: Over three day… More »

By: Stereogum / November 1, 2012

Report & Photos From FYF Fest 2012

Ever since I was old enough to complain, my dad took great pleasure in the act of dragging my always-resistant ass to music festivals. A summer full of glorious music for him meant a summer full of unstifled groans from me. His taste in music back then -- folk, folk, and nothing but folk --… More »

By: Aaron Lariviere / September 4, 2012

Øyafestivalen 2012 In Photos

The always-eclectic Øya collected dozens of big name international acts and local bands to Oslo's Medieval Park and neighboring clubs over four days last week. Among them: Björk, A$AP Rocky, the Stone Roses, Chromatics, Baroness, Bon Iver, Odd Future, Florence + The Machine, and Frank Ocean, who ended his set after four songs due to… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / August 14, 2012

Watch Refused’s TV Debut On Fallon

Within their universe, '90s Swedish punks Refused were a hugely important band, but they were never big enough to end up on American TV. So it's a measure of how their legend has grown in the years they've been away that the reunion-tour version of the band can show up on Late Night With JimmyMore »

By: Tom Breihan / July 19, 2012

Watch Refused Play Secret Brooklyn Show, Cover Earth Crisis

After reunited Swedish punk-rock greats played a sold-out Terminal 5 show with Ceremony last night, they kept the evening going by playing a secret late-night set at Bushwick's Acheron, and it looks like it was fun as fuck. Below, we've got an 11-minute video of various songs that they played last night, and it start… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 24, 2012

Coachella 2012 Weekend 2 In Photos

With their first Coachella 2012 performances a not-quite-distant memory, over the weekend some artists engaged in live collaborations to make for unique experiences in their second fest go-around. John Fogerty joined the Black Keys, Annie Clark of St. Vincent sang with Andrew Bird, and Thom Yorke came out during Modeselektor's set to… More »

By: Andrew Youssef / April 23, 2012

Refused, The Hives, The Bronx @ The Warfield, SF 4/18/12

Last week, in between Coachella weekends, Refused went north to gig in San Francisco, and SF Stereogum photographer Wilson Lee was there to document the show. Hit his gallery above, which also features shots of the openers the Hives and the Bronx. More »

By: Corban Goble / April 23, 2012

15 Coachella 2012 Performances Not To Miss

COACHELLA BACK. And, this year, the bacchanalia stretches across two weekends featuring identical lineups, as well as an interim week of non-Coachella shows in L.A., so if you’re looking for live music in your city and there’s none to be had outside of that one bar band that always plays Happy Hour o… More »

By: Stereogum / April 12, 2012

Watch Refused Reunite In Sweden

The fearsome late-'90s punk boundary-smashers Refused are back together and getting ready to tour. And last night in their hometown of Umeå, Sweden, they played their first show back together, an unannounced gig in a room full of very sweaty people. And from the looks of the fan-made videos, they look and sound shar… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 1, 2012

Refused Confirm Reunion Tour

Apparently, we are entering a period of healing and reconciliation for the warriors of late-'90s hardcore. American Nightmare and At The Drive-In are already back together, with the latter band, who announced their reunion just yesterday, already on the Coachella lineup. And now another stone-legend band will join ATDI at Coachella: the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 10, 2012