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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.,…
Stereogum | April 12, 2012 - 2:21 pm

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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…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 23, 2015 - 3:24 pm

Refused – “Dawkins Christ” Video

The reunited Swedish post-hardcore outfit Refused will release their first album since 1998 at the end of June. We've already heard three songs off of…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 17, 2015 - 1:06 pm

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
Tom Breihan | June 11, 2015 - 9:06 am

Watch Refused Play “Elektra” At L.A.’s Vacation Vinyl

Unless they're from TV or something, we at Stereogum don't generally post videos of bands performing songs when we've already posted the songs in question.
Tom Breihan | June 5, 2015 - 1:38 pm

Photos: Refused @ Doug Fir, Portland, 5/29/15

Refused are currently making their way around the United States for their reunion tour in support of Freedom, their first new album in 17 years.
James Rettig | May 30, 2015 - 9:32 am

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.
Tom Breihan | May 26, 2015 - 8:39 am

Refused – “Elektra” + Freedom Details

Here's some fucking incredible news that nobody was expecting: Refused are fucking back! With a new album! The great Swedish hardcore band broke up almost…
Tom Breihan | April 27, 2015 - 9:21 am

Refused Announce World Tour

When Refused reunited for a tour in 2012, it seemed to be a one-time thing. Then they fired guitarist Jon Brännström last year, which suggested…
Chris DeVille | March 31, 2015 - 2:22 pm

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…
James Rettig | November 1, 2014 - 3:33 pm

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
Andrew Youssef | November 6, 2012 - 5:22 pm

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,…
Stereogum | November 1, 2012 - 1:40 pm

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…
Aaron Lariviere | September 4, 2012 - 4:52 pm

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.
Scott Lapatine | August 14, 2012 - 12:56 pm

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…
Tom Breihan | July 19, 2012 - 9:06 am

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…
Tom Breihan | April 24, 2012 - 12:52 pm

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…
Andrew Youssef | April 23, 2012 - 5:49 pm

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…
Corban Goble | April 23, 2012 - 5:36 pm

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…
Tom Breihan | March 1, 2012 - 10:15 am

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…
Tom Breihan | January 10, 2012 - 11:15 am