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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…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
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.…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »