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Refused reflect on their live performance history with “Blood Red” video

The band's new album arrives this October.

August 2, 2019
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Post-hardcore originators Refused are getting ready to release their upcoming record War Music, but they’re offering a sneak peek at what’s to come with a new song “Blood Red.”

Along with the new track, the band are also delivering an accompanying music video with some meta footage of the band performing in front of a screen of live clips from their early days.

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The arrival of “Blood Red” marks the first bit of new music from the band since their 2015 comeback album, Freedom, which was their first album in nearly 20 years.

The band shared a message on Instagram explaining the meaning behind the song, dedicating it to fans old and new who come out to see them perform.

“The first song we finished from our new record, first song we played live off of it, and now its the first song you’re gonna hear because it was truly inspired by you, our live audience, the old and the new, who come out and help us turn every venue into a boiling hot mess.”

Watch the new video for “Blood Red” in the player below. War Music arrives on October 18 via Spinefarm Records/Search & Destroy.

What do you think of the new Refused video? Let us know in the comments below.

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Written by Joe Smith-Engelhardt