'The Shape Of Punk To Come' To Be Released As Deluxe Edition
Records has announced plans to release a Deluxe Edition of one of the most
influential hardcore albums of all time, The Shape of Punk to Come, from
groundbreaking Swedish band Refused on June 8.
Edition of The Shape of Punk to Come will be released as a three disc collection
that will include the essential full-length CD, a never-before-released
mind-blowing live album and the classic yet bittersweet documentary Refused
Are Fucking Dead on DVD.
trailer www.officialrefused.com and pre-order the Deluxe Edition here.
released in 1998, The Shape of Punk to Come “blurs the lines that separate
punk, metal and hardcore, while peppering this brutal fusion with bits
of techno percussion, jazzy rhythmic change-ups and long, complex song
structures that support politically-charged messages,” (CMJ, 1998). Refused’s
most critically acclaimed and final album exploded on the scene with the
jaw-dropping hardcore anthem “New Noise,” which Rage Against the Machine
guitarist Tom Morello once described as “one of the great rock jams of
all time” (Filter, 2006), and helped change the game forever influencing
a range of genres still to this day.
to The Shape of Punk to Come, the bundle also includes the long-rumored
about unreleased, incendiary live album that was recorded at the Umeå
Open festival in their hometown Umeå, Sweden on April 3, 1998 and
the 80 minute DVD documentary Refused Are Fucking Dead that includes interviews,
backstage footage and live performances that chronicle the rise and fall
of one of hardcore’s most revered bands.
remains fucking dead for now, their music lives on in a must have collection
of the most crucial hardcore ever created."
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