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Live Video: Refused perform “New Noise” and “The Shape of Punk to Come” on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

Hardcore legends Refused made their live television debut last night on the show Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.  While on the American late night talk show, the band played through crowd favorites “New Noise” and “The Shape of Punk to Come”. Both tracks come from the band’s seminal album “The Shape of Punk to Come”.

You can click here to watch both performances.

Refused last released a deluxe edition of their acclaimed album, “The Shape of Punk to Come” through Epitaph Records in 2010.



Refused to tour Australia “in three months”?

In a recent interview, Australia’s Big Day Out promoter Ken West revealed that Refused are likely to play Australia in the “next three months”. West clarifies:

“I think they are coming in three months; it’s still in the bidding process. Probably AJ [Maddah, Soundwave promoter] will get that, he ends up getting all that stuff.”

Refused, who broke up sometime back in 1998, announced their reunion last January and have many shows scheduled for this summer and fall in Europe and the United States. Their last studio album The Shape of Punk to Come was released on Epitaph in 1998. Twelve years later, a deluxe edition of that album was released.



Riot Fest show in Philadelphia is indefinitely postponed

Riot Fest East, originally scheduled for July 19th, has been indefinitely postponed a week from its date. The show was going to feature OFF!, Refused, The Promise RingAugust Burns Red, Boy Sets Fire, Gameface, and Hirs.

The staff has released this statement:

Riot Fest East 2012, scheduled for Thursday, July 19 at Festival Pier in Philadelphia, PA has been postponed due to unforeseen circumstances. Refunds will be available at point of purchase.  We are truly sorry for those of you who were planning on coming out.  This one hurts, but, a rescheduled show is in the works. More information about the new date will be made available soon.”



Full Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012 line up announced

The full line up for the 2012 Fun Fun Fun Fest has been announced. While it’s not exclusively a fest that caters to punks, this year’s edition will feature punk and hardcore acts such as Refused, Fucked Up, Against Me!, Lagwagon, OFF!, The Briefs, and Joyce Manor performing alongside non-punk acts like Run-DMC, Explosions in the Sky, and even Kreayshawn.

You can check out the poster for the event’s full line up right here.



Refused to play on Jimmy Fallon

As part of their worldwide reunion, hardcore legends Refused will be showing up on your late night TV screen when they stop by Jimmy Fallon’s show next week. They’ll be the musical guest on “Late Night” on Wednesday, July 18. So tune in or set your DVR or whatever your watching preference.

Refused last released a deluxe edition of their acclaimed album, “The Shape of Punk to Come” through Epitaph. You can check out their remaining tour dates (there are still a lot of them) here.



FYF Fest (Refused, Dinosaur Jr., Against Me!) tickets to go on sale June 22

LA’s FYF Fest will be taking place September 1 & 2 at the LA Historic Park. The lineup consists of Refused, Dinosaur JR., Against Me!, Fucked Up and Ceremony, among many more. Tickets for the festival will go on sale June 22 and are $77 for weekend passes. Tickets can be bought at FYF Fest’s official website.



Refused announce more U.S. shows

Hardcore legends Refused have added a few U.S. tour dates.

You can check out the dates and locations here.

Refused last released a deluxe edition of their acclaimed album, “The Shape of Punk to Come” through Epitaph.



Refused adds UK dates to world reunion tour

Hardcore legends Refused have added two headlining shows in the UK to their reunion tour.

You can see the dates here.

As everyone knows, Refused recently reunited for an appearance at this year’s Coachella Festival and have been playing a string of reunion performances ever since. The band last released a deluxe edition of their acclaimed album, “The Shape of Punk to Come” through Epitaph Records.



Watch Refused perform at “Rock Am Ring”

Hardcore heroes Refused recently played Rock Am Ring.

You can watch part of their set here.

Refused last released a deluxe edition of their acclaimed album, “The Shape of Punk to Come” through Epitaph.

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Refused announce short Canadian tour

Hardcore heroes Refused will be playing a small run of shows in Canada this coming August. See the dates here!

Refused last released a deluxe edition of their acclaimed album, “The Shape of Punk to Come” through Epitaph.



Video: Refused’s entire set from their surprise show in Brooklyn

On Monday night, Refused played a secret show at The Acheron in Brooklyn, NY following their sold-out gigs at Terminal 5 (hey look, we reviewed one of those here). Chances are, you don’t live in Brooklyn or you’re like me and you do live in Brooklyn but didn’t find out in time to actually get to The Acheron before they hit the stage. If that’s the case, you can watch the entire gig here.

Refused, who broke up sometime back in 1998, announced their reunion last January and have many shows scheduled for this spring and summer in Europe and the United States. Their last studio album “The Shape of Punk to Come” was released on Epitaph in 1998.



Video: Refused cover “Injustice System” with Lou Koller (Sick Of It All)

Here’s a treat for the hardcore fans: a video of Refused covering a couple Sick Of It All songs, featuring that band’s singer, Lou Koller. Click here to watch “Injustice System” and “It’s Clobberin’ Time.” Click here to watch.

The footage was taken at a recent show at Terminal 5 in New York City.



Show Review: Refused (Terminal 5, New York City on 4/22/12)

After a 14-year hiatus (twice as long as they were together) Refused is back playing a smattering of shows around the world. They’re not promising any new material, let alone a new record, but performances off their swan song classic The Shape of Punk To Come is brand new to the majority of the band’s fans today, who have never seen them play live.

On a Sunday evening in mid-town New York City at a tri-level club a low hum begins and slowly gets louder over the course of 15 minutes, finally giving way to the Refused bursting out and ready to rock. It’s immediately apparent how at ease these guys are with the stage. Their music, their energy and the golden silhouettes often given to them by their on-stage lighting gives them an aurally and visually explosive performance through and through. As expected, their set largely culled the crazed genius of 1998’s The Shape of Punk To Come, bringing 9 out of its 12 songs to their loving fans (who by the way, landed a hell of a lot more on the hipster side than the punk rock/hardcore side). Singer Dennis Lyxzen talked a good deal about what hardcore means to them and how their lyrics from 14+ years ago were so naïve and angry, yet today mean more to them than ever.

The highlights of the show came toward the end when Dennis brought out Sick of it All vocalist Lou Koller to perform a great cover of SOIA’s Injustice System. And the absolute apex of Refused’s performance was the stadium-worthy sounds of “New Noise”, which set fans off like no other tune that evening.

As Dennis related to the audience, the band was playing record stores and living rooms back when they broke up and to come back to two back-to-back sold out nights at a 3,000 capacity venue was quite surreal for them. Here’s to hoping it won’t be another 14 years before these self-proclaimed “hicks from the middle of nowhere in Northern Sweden” come back to play. And hey, while we’re at it, we can always hope for some new music too.

The show’s set list can be found here and you can watch the entire set on video here.



Refused not performing on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” on Monday

Despite earlier reports from two weeks ago, Refused have announced that their performance on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon”, which was scheduled to take place on Monday, April 23rd, has been pushed back to July, when they play U.S. shows that month.

The band has released the following explanation:

“Due to circumstances beyond our control we will not be performing on the Late Night with Jimmy Fallon show this Monday. They have rescheduled us for July when we’re back in the US.”

Refused, who broke up sometime back in 1998, announced their reunion last January and have many shows scheduled for this spring and summer in Europe and the United States. Their last studio album The Shape of Punk to Come was released on Epitaph in 1998.



Check out an entire live set from Refused

By now we’re all aware that Refused are back together and playing a whole bunch or reunion shows. But we know, not all of you can go see them live, since their shows have been selling out in ridiculously short spans of time. But fear not, because now we have video of their entire set at The Warfield in California. Check it out here.

Refused, who broke up sometime back in 1998, announced their reunion last January and have many shows scheduled for this spring and summer in Europe and the United States. Their last studio album The Shape of Punk to Come was released on Epitaph in 1998.