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THURSDAY JULY 12, 2012

REFUSED TO MAKE TELEVISON DEBUT ON LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON 7/18

US Summer Tour Begins July 15

The groundbreaking, highly influential Swedish hardcore band will make their first ever television appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on NBC Television on Wednesday July 18th at 12:35am |11:35pm cst. Refused will kick off their summer tour with OFF! on July 15th in Atlanta and also play on July 18th at Williamsburg Park in Brooklyn, New York.

The band has recently completed a hugely successful sold out headlining run that The New York Times described as "sweaty, full-tilt punk impact coupled with smart precision..." which hit a high note at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in April and landed the band on numerous not to miss lists as well as Spin.com's "Coachella 2012: Friday's Best Sets" list.

Originally released in 1998, The Shape of Punk to Come has become one of the most influential albums in decades, fusing punk, metal, hardcore, techo, jazz, emo, and hip-hop into a meld of intricate, politically charged punk that has graced ‘best of’ lists since its release. Refused’s most critically acclaimed and final album exploded on the scene with the jaw-dropping hardcore anthem “New Noise,” which helped change the game forever by influencing a range of genres to this day.

Refused Tour Dates:

Jul 15 2012 - The Masquerade Music Park - Atlanta, GA*
Jul 16 2012 - The Fillmore - Silver Spring, MD*
Jul 18 2012 - Williamsburg Park - Brooklyn, NY*
Jul 19 2012 - Penn's Landing - Philadelphia, PA (Riot Fest)
Jul 20 2012 - House of Blues - Boston, MA*
Jul 21 2012 - Metropolis - Montreal, QC*
Jul 22 2012 - Sound Academy - Toronto, ON*
Jul 23 2012 - Sound Academy - Toronto, ON*
Jul 25 2012 - Royal Oak Music Theatre - Royal Oak, MI*
Jul 26 2012 - Congress Theater - Chicago, IL*
Aug 22 2012 - Ogden Theatre - Denver, CO+
Aug 24 2012 - University of Calgary - MacEwan Hall - Calgary, AB+
Aug 25 2012 - Shaw Conference Center - Edmonton, AB+
Aug 26 2012 - Vogue Theatre - Vancouver, BC+
Aug 27 2012 - Vogue Theatre - Vancouver, BC+
Aug 28 2012 - Showbox SoDo - Seattle, WA%
Aug 29 2012 - Roseland Theater - Portland, OR%
Aug 31 2012 - Bill Graham Civic Auditorium - San Francisco, CA%
Sep 1-2 2012 - LA State Historic Park - Los Angeles, CA (FYF Fest)


* w/ Off!
+ w/ The Bronx
% w/ Sleigh Bells

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