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When pub-rock singer Joe Strummer of the 101ers first met with former London SS guitarist Mick Jones in 1976 to brainstorm material for a new band eventually named the Clash, Strummer was shown one of his songs, “I’m So Bored With You.” He wasn’t having it: “‘Ere, let’s rewrite this now!” The rather wimpy romantic […]

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Everybody’s favorite genre to have opinions about, nü metal shortly peaked as an object of global obsession. Not unlike the finale of Perfume: The Story Of A Murderer, the scene got ravaged by the collective madness of its own stans. Which fairly contributed to the creation of negative biases toward nü metal we’ve grown to […]

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Refused, the once-great Swedish punk marauders, released the landmark album The Shape Of Punk To Come in 1998 and then broke up in the immediate aftermath. But Refused reunited in 2012, and they stayed together, though they did lose guitarist Jon Brännström in 2014. In the past years, Refused have once again become a functional…

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Already evolved from its origins yet not as crystalized as the 2000s wave in its sound, post-hardcore in the ’90s was a special kind of life form. These guitar intros will help you find your way into this unique decade for the genre. Check them out below. Read more: Joey Santiago still likes the idea […]

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Here’s a book idea. Somebody should write one called Your Fans Suck. The potential author’s first phone call would have to be to the members of Refused. When the iconic Swedish hardcore unit had their acclaimed 1998 LP The Shape Of Punk To Come released, it was universally reviled. Refused frontman Dennis Lyxzén explained to […]

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Now in its 13th year, Record Store Day has been a celebration for music fans who can’t get enough vinyl in their lives. The event traditionally takes place on the third Saturday in April. But like everything else we love, the coronavirus pandemic put the brakes on the event. In response, RSD organizers have spread […]

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In 1998, Refused challenged the expectations of anyone who ever identified with a Strummer lyric or spun a Ramones record. Their acclaimed third album, The Shape Of Punk To Come, is a complete deconstruction of the punk-rock genre. Bouncing magnificently from avant-garde free jazz to slam dance-fodder hardcore, Refused turned punk into everything they thought […]

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Helping to shape 'Cyberpunk 2077' to come. Continue reading…

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