Ep.173: Dennis Lyxzén of Refused / Fake Names
Keith sits down with Dennis Lyxzén to discuss his early work in music, the formation of Refused, the band's rise following the release of "Songs to Fan the Flames of Discontent", touring the world, recording their landmark LP "The Shape of Punk to Come", Dennis and the bands' influences, the origins of Dennis' ideology, the initial breakup of Refused, the formation of International Noise Conspiracy, their Rick Rubin produced LP "Armed Love", the band's breakup, the formation of Fake Names (featuring members of Minor Threat and Fugazi), their latest LP "Expendables", the Refused reunion, their performance at Coachella 2012, what's next for Dennis and his bands plus more.
Guest co-host: Chris Hornbrook of Poison the Well. We discuss recording "You Come Before You" and "Versions" in Sweden with Eskil Lövström and Pelle Henricsson, the band's performance at Furnace Fest 2022, recording and performing with Greg Puciato of The Dillinger Escape Plan, life during the pandemic and more.
Photo: @rocknrollsocialite (Shane Gardner)