Refused - Freedom
Album Details

U.S. Release Date: June 29, 2015

E.U. Release Date: June 29, 2015

Label: Epitaph

Recording Year: 2014

UPC/EAN Code: 45778737062

Freedom

Refused

About Freedom by Refused

Refused are fucking alive. There's no escape. The Iconic Swedish hardcore band have released Freedom their first new album in 17 years.

In 1998 Refused released their iconic album The Shape of Punk to Come. It was also the year that the band broke up and declared "Refused Are Fucking Dead". Fourteen years later, the band reignited in 2012 for a Coachella performance. The group started contemplating new music within the first four months of the reunion tour, a process greatly aided by the fact that drummer David Sandström, guitarist Kristofer Steen, and bassist Magnus Flagge had already been writing together informally for several years under the auspices of a new, vocal-less band.

Freedom explodes out of the speakers with opening track “Elektra,” as Lyxzén throat-shredding declaration that “nothing has changed” catapults Refused into the 21st century. Production for Freedom was overseen by Nick Launay (Gang Of Four, Public Image Ltd., Nick Cave, and Arcade Fire. “Elektra” and “366” were produced and co-written by fellow Swede and longtime Refused fan Shellback, who has scored eight No. 1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 with artists such as Taylor Swift and Pink.

Upcoming Shows

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  1. 5.20.2020
    Tilburg, Netherlands
    Poppodium 013
  2. 5.21.2020
    Nijmegen, Netherlands
    Doornroosje
  3. 5.22.2020
    Paris, France
    Trabendo
  4. 5.23.2020
    Leeds, United Kingdom
    Slam Dunk Festival North
  5. 5.24.2020
    Hatfield, United Kingdom
    Slam Dunk Festival South

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Swedish rock band Refused wasn’t just ruminating about the lasting impact of popular culture when it began its 1998 album The Shape Of Punk ...

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MUSIC TO WASH YOUR HANDS TO, here's 'the Refused Quarantine Playlist on @Spotify

https://t.co/QpngDS1hsN https://t.co/3AoqAl6KLC

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@refused

Due to the continued situation with COVID 19, we regret to announce that our planned shows in May, both headline an… https://t.co/UjdVEZ4HPt

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@refused

We're well aware that everyone has alot to deal with right now and that a band or two (or thirtyfive) being in the… https://t.co/3LlIkpaO1h

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@refused

Refused family, some news for you: Dennis’ work with Fake Names comes to fruition on May 8th. Their self-titled alb… https://t.co/ZZv5Fi9qC0

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Som följd av regeringens beslut angående folksamlingar är det inte längre möjligt att genomföra konserten med Refus… https://t.co/4cbkZi1Msh

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We’re proud to reveal: Not Fit For Broadcast. Immortalised in ultra-clear 12 Inch vinyl for @recordstoreday @RSDUKhttps://t.co/4U2tPtSac9

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Tour is over. Time to go home and prepare for our hometown show.
Thanks to everyone that came out and saw us play.… https://t.co/rS8ehEZFqs

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Tickets on sale now https://t.co/BxI26ovRyD
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