Refused share teaser of upcoming single, announce new album

Refused share huge news today. The Swedish powerhouse has released a teaser for a single dropping on August 2nd, titled "Blood Red". It will be the first piece of music to be released from their forthcoming, fifth studio album "War Music", due out October 18th via Spinefarm/Search & Destroy, a straight forward declaration of the band's unwavering political and musical philosophy.

"In the present moment, we who believe in the equal distribution of wealth in an egalitarian, ecological direct democracy, we who use gender-neutral pronouns and words like solidarity, moral responsibility, intersectionality and class warfare, we who believe in the Marxist dictum, 'from each according to ability, to each according to need' are on our back foot, on our backs, backed up against the wall, surrounded by enemies, our movement curtailed, our rights violated. It's been clear for some time: the sun is setting on our beliefs.

But we still believe that capitalism is cancer 
and we still believe it can be cured.
We still believe that the patriarchy is cancer 
and we still believe it too can be cured.
We still believe in the power of art to transform and expand the mind.
And last but by no means least:
We still believe in the total violent obliteration of the one percent.
Blood red until we're fucking dead.
Let's go."

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