Refused Announce ‘The Malignant Fire’ EP, Share New Song ‘Born On The Outs’

Refused have announced their new EP, The Malignant Fire, out November 20th. Ahead of its release, they’ve shared the new song “Born On the Outs.”

With a post-punk groove reminiscent of frontman Dennis Lyxzén’s project INVSN, “Born On the Outs” steadily builds up, getting more intense and aggressive with everything exploding as Lyxzén screams “I carve my name in hate!” Listen to the song below.

The upcoming release features four new songs and a track from their recent album War MusicThe Malignant Fire EP is available for pre-order here. Check out the artwork and tracklisting below.

Refused will appear in the upcoming video game Cyberpunk 2077 as the fictional band Samuari. They recorded several songs for the game, including the previously released “Chippin’ In,” “Never Fade Away,” and “The Ballad of Buck Ravers.”

Cyberpunk 2077 comes out for Xbox One, PS4, and PC on November 19th. Earlier this year Refused frontman Dennis Lyxzén formed the supergroup Fake Names with members of Bad Religion, S.O.A., and Girls Against Boys. Their self-titled debut album came out in May.

Artwork:

Refused - The Malignant Fire

Tracklisting:

Malfire
Born on the Outs
Organic Organic Organic (Go F**k Yourself)
Faceless Corporate Violence
Jackals Can’t Be Bothered to Dream

Ashley Perez Hollingsworth

Ashley Perez is a freelance music journalist based in Chicago. Her work has appeared on AXS, The Crypt 1331, Chicago Innerview, New City, The Millions, and Reality-Comics. She also runs her own music blog at Radio Not Found. Some of her favorite bands include Nirvana, The Cure, Muse, Marilyn Manson, and Green Day.

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