Tag: Alternative Metal

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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Cold – Cold


Cold was one of the first “heavy” bands I ever got into, back around 2002. Their first album was released in 1998. At the time, I thought that this grunge rock music was considered heavy, but now that I have grown much older, I do know that this is not the case at all. Scooter Ward, vocalist of Cold, has a really mumbly, deep voice that is probably best compared to Aaron Lewis of Staind, but much less refined. Cold was actually my favorite band for quite some years, and this first album was a lot different than (more…)