When Trump became President, there was lots of talk about how resistance to his administration would inspire loads of protest music similar to the 80s with Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher. Has not quite panned out that way, so thank goodness for Seattle’s The Refusers!
The band has clearly set out to make themselves mainly about the message and their album – Disobey – is proof of that.
The music is functional rock music – not particularly ground-breaking but I am guessing it’s more about the lyrical concepts.
So check out the video for the title track which contain some clichés despite the good intentions. I believe getting a strong message across is just as important.
… still there’s more …