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Refused's Dennis Lyxzén joins us on this week's podcast. The Swedish hardcore outfit originally split up in 1998 halfway through a gig to 45 people. But their next show, 14 years later, was headlining Coachella. The frontman guides Niall Doherty through the before, the after and the in-between of a punk rock fairytale.
In this episode I talk with Refused frontman Dennis Lyxzén about the history of the band, its legacy and where its heading next. We speak a bit about his new band Fake Names which features some legendary musicians who played in bands such as Minor Threat, Embrace, Enon and Girls Against Boys. Over the course of the hour or so we discuss hardcore punk, creativity and more.Dennis can be found here: www.instagram.com/dennislyxzenRefused are here: www.officialrefused.comI can be found here: www.instagram.com/danielpcarter & www.twitter.com/danielpcarterThe podcast is here: www.instagram.com/swimpodcast & www.twitter.com/swimpodcastAs always, my cover painting of Dennis is in oil, acrylic and ink on paper.Please leave a review on iTunes and spread the word about the pod. Thank you. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
On this episode we speak to Dennis Lyxzén the musician best known as the lead vocalist for Swedish hardcore punk band Refused. He is currently the vocalist in INVSN.
Aside from Refused, he has been involved in numerous Swedish bands during his musical career, acting as vocalist, bass player, or guitar player. Since the break-up of Refused, his most notable bands have been The (International) Noise Conspiracy and Invasionen (Previously called The Lost Patrol Band). Lyxzén also runs Ny Våg, a punk record label. He acted as producer of the 2005 self-titled album by Swedish punk band Regulations, which was released on the label.
As a punk rock frontman, Lyxzén's songs are of a counter-culture nature, within line of his socialist political views. Despite his political views, he tends to maintain a level of lyrical variety throughout his various bands. Lyxzén was voted sexiest man in Sweden in 2004 by Elle Magazine and is also vegan.
In 2011, Lyxzén joined The Bloody Beetroots for their Church of Noise tour as a guest vocalist. Lyxzén is also featured in their newest single, "Church of Noise", and the accompanying music video.
In 2012 it was announced that Refused would reunite for Coachella, Way Out West Festival and Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012. They went on to headline Groezrock 2012 in Meerhout, Belgium.
Although Refused stated in 2012 that their reunion was only temporary, in 2015 they released their fourth studio album Freedom. Refused have continued to tour to promote Freedom. Dennis has stated that Refused will continue as an active band, "We’re not breaking up or anything, we’re taking a break to write a new record…
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