Refused announce new album Freedom and unveil first track 'Elektra'
Seminal hardcore punks Refused have announced that they will release their long-awaited fourth album in June.�
The album is titled Freedom and will be released on June 29th via Epitaph Records. You can hear the album's opening track 'Elektra' below.
Freedom is the band's first album since 1998's iconic The Shape Of Punk To Come and you can see the cover artwork below.
The album has been produced by Band Of Skulls/Arcade Fire producer Nick Launay and contains two songs co-written with Shellback, the Swedish songwriter best known for his work with Taylor Swift and Britney Spears.
Refused are booked for a series of festivals over the summer, including Reading and Leeds Festivals at the end of August.
The tracklisting for Freedom is as follows:
'Old Friends / New War'
'Thought Is Blood'
'War on the Palaces'
'Destroy the Man'
'Servants of Death'