Category: In Flames

In Flames – Siren Charms

Never has a band fallen as far as In Flames from what they once were. Hailed as one of the pioneers of melodic death metal and the “Gothenburg” sound, In Flames has always held a special place for me. They shaped my destiny years ago when I had first delved into the genre. Here I stand, 10 years later, and find myself grimacing at the thought of a new album. (more…)

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In Flames – Clayman

This release was one of the turning points of my musical journey in life. This was around 2005 or 2006. Prior to this, I had listened to alternative rock band Cold and the hip hop of Wyclef Jean. However, I had heard various tracks on this release as well as Reroute to Remain at my friends house, at first thinking “Really, how can anyone get into this music?”. I then found myself going home and searching for the music online to check it out on a deeper level. As many may know, In Flames is a melodic death metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden, who had pioneered what was known as the “Gothenburg sound” with fellow bands At The Gates and Dark Tranquillity. Clayman is the band’s fifth full (more…)