01. Rather Be Dead

02. Coup D'Etat

03. Hook, Line And Sinker

04. Return To The Closet

MP305. Life Support Addiction

06. It's Not O.K...

07. Crusader Of Hopelessness

08. Worthless Is The Freedom Bought

09. This Trust Will Kill Again

10. Beauty

11. Last Minute Pointer

12. The Slayer


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Songs To Fan The Flames Of Discontent

The second full-length release from Sweden's Refused, Songs to Fan the Flames of Discontent was released in 1996 to uniform praise as the group's worldwide following grew in both numbers and intensity. Signifying a musical evolution that culminated with their masterpiece The Shape of Punk to Come, Songs to Fan the Flames of Discontent is perhaps the most metal offering in the group's catalogue. Consistently aggressive, the staccato guitar riffs and drumming rest directly on top of the beat, giving this tighter, later-era Refused material a thick sound that retains its punk energy. Highlights include the almost-death metal grooves on "Life Support Addiction" and "Worthless Is the Freedom Bought," the latter being a somewhat scattered but still monumental hardcore epic. Quiet sections on cuts like "Return to the Closet" are an ambitious surprise that fans of the group's more single-minded early-career demos and EPs might not feel any special affinity for. But this range just broadens the...



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No: #82035

US Rel. Date: 05/25/2004

Type: Full


User Comments

Average Fan Rating: 4.50




Solid album that shows shines of future brilliance.



Rather be dead than alive without this record in my collection, cause it's not OK to pretend that's alright. Happily, this record bought isn't useless.
(I really like these "jokes")

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