Watch Pro-Shot Footage Of Refused & Beartooth’s Hellfest Sets

ARTE Concert have shared pro-shot footage of Refused and Beartooth’s full sets from Hellfest Open Air in Clisson, France. You can watch those performances below:

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Refused Premiere New Song “Chippin’ In”

Refused have premiered a new song titled “Chippin’ In.” The track was recorded under the name Samurai for the new video game “Cyberpunk 2077” (out April 16).

The group commented:

“We’re incredibly excited to reveal the first taste of our collaboration with our new friends in CD PROJEKT RED for their upcoming game Cyberpunk 2077. It was a pleasure working with them to create the songs for the band Samurai and we can’t wait for you to hear what else we worked on with them. http://soundline.biz/SamuraiRefusedChippinInEN/

As for new Refused… who knows, maybe that is coming sooner than you think!”

Snippet Of New Refused Song “Chippin’ In” Featured In New “Cyberpunk 2077” Trailer

A snippet of a new Refused song titled “Chippin’ In” is featured in the trailer for the new video game “Cyberpunk 2077.” You can hear that at around the 3:50 mark. This news comes after the group recently performed another new song live.

[via The PRP]

Thrice & Refused Announce European/UK Tour

Thrice and Refused have announced a co-headlining European/UK tour. Gouge Away will serve as support on the UK dates.

Tour Dates:

10/26 Birmingham, UK – O2 Academy (with Gouge Away)
10/27 Glasgow, UK – Barrowlands (with Gouge Away)
10/29 Bristol, UK – O2 Academy (with Gouge Away)
10/30 London, UK – O2 Academy Brixton (with Gouge Away)
10/31 Manchester, UK – Academy (with Gouge Away)
11/01 Nottingham, UK – Rock City (with Gouge Away)
11/03 Amsterdam, NET – Melkweg
11/04 Cologne, GER – Carlswerk
11/05 Hamburg, GER – Grosse Freiheit
11/07 Brussels, BEL – Ancienne Belgique
11/08 Paris, FRA – Elysee Montmartre
11/10 Milan, ITA – Alcatraz
11/11 Munich, GER – Tonhalle
11/12 Berlin, GER – Huxley’s

Refused’s Dennis Lyxzén: “We Have A New Record That’s Almost Done”

During a recent interview with Daniel P. Carter on the “Someone Who Isn’t Me” podcast, Dennis Lyxzén talked a bit about Refused’s new album. The singer said the effort is “almost done” and that he thinks it is “the record that people wanted [the band] to do last time.”

Lyxzén said the following:

“We have a new record that’s almost done—not quite. It’s been one of those, in typical Refused fashion, it’s just been going on for a long time and no one’s enjoying the process of making the record and it’s been kind of grueling. But we’re almost at the finishing line, which feels great. It feels like it’s gonna be a really fantastic record.”

He also added:

“I think this is the record that people wanted us to do last time. But I think it’s good that we did “Freedom” last time, cause it kind of levels the playing field… It’s not like we’re gonna do ‘The Shape Of Punk To Come 2’—’cause that’s not it. But I think that the people who love ‘Shape’ will be like ‘Oh yeah, this makes a little bit more sense,’ because we just had to level the playing field a little bit for ourselves. Because Refused was an entity that did not belong to us for a very long time.

I mean I was the guy—I was touring—and I saw all this Refused stuff and I was like ‘that’s so crazy.’ Like that’s not me, it doesn’t belong to me. I think “Freedom” was just reclaiming the band and reclaiming these ideas. And now we’re just a bit more comfortable and a bit more relaxed and I think we know what type of band we are. And I think it’s gonna show on this new record, I think people are gonna listen to it and be like ‘Ohhh, alright. I get it.’”

[via The PRP]

Refused & The Hives Add Two More Dates To Their U.S. Tour

Refused and The Hives have added two more dates to their co-headlining tour. With this news, they have also confirmed that Bleached will serve as the opening act. Here’s the dates:

05/18 Philadelphia, PA – Franklin Music Hall
05/20 Chicago, IL – The Vic Theatre
05/21 St. Louis, MO – The Pageant
05/22 Lawrence, KS – Liberty Hall
05/24 Denver, CO – Gothic Theatre
05/25 Salt Lake City, UT – The Union Event Center
05/28 Pomona, CA – Fox Theater
05/29 San Diego, CA – The Observatory North Park