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Releases : 30     Total votes : 606     Reviews : 44
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Band

In Flames

CountrySweden
Formed1990, Göteborg, Västra Götalands län
GenresMelodic Death Metal, Alternative Metal
LabelsNuclear Blast, Sony Music, Epic Records, Razzia, Century Media Records
Years active1990-present
Websitehttp://www.inflames.com

Line-up (members)

  • Björn Gelotte : Drums (1995-1998), Guitars (1998-present)
  • Anders Fridén : Vocals (1995-present)
  • Niclas Engelin : Guitars (1997-1998, 2011-present)
  • Joe Rickard : Drums (2016-present)

Former members

  • Johan Larsson : Bass, Backing Vocals (1990-1997)
  • Jesper Strömblad : Drums (1990-1993), Guitars (1990-2010), Keyboards (1990-1997)
  • Anders Iwers : Guitars (1990-1992)
  • Glenn Ljungström : Guitars (1993-1997)
  • Carl Näslund : Guitars (1993)
  • Mikael Stanne : Vocals (1993)
  • Daniel Erlandsson : Drums (1994-1995)
  • Daniel Svensson : Drums, Percussion (1998-2015)
  • Peter Iwers : Bass (1997-2016)
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Discography

Album titleRankTypeRelease dateRatingVotesReviews
preview CollectionWish List Demo 70 10
Lunar Strain preview 2,085CollectionWish List Studio 81.6 211
preview 2,870CollectionWish List EP 80 110
The Jester Race preview 288CollectionWish List Studio 86.9 704
preview CollectionWish List Video - 00
preview CollectionWish List EP 76.3 40
Whoracle preview 267CollectionWish List Studio 88.7 495
Colony preview 126CollectionWish List Studio 88.3 903
Clayman preview 751CollectionWish List Studio 84.8 465
preview 3,607CollectionWish List Live 62.6 121
preview CollectionWish List Split - 00
Reroute to Remain preview 1,450CollectionWish List Studio 81.2 475
preview CollectionWish List Single 95 10
preview CollectionWish List EP 76.5 20
preview CollectionWish List Single 90 10
Soundtrack to Your Escape preview 3,136CollectionWish List Studio 72.6 342
preview CollectionWish List Video 80.8 40
Come Clarity preview 713CollectionWish List Studio 84.9 483
preview 3,352CollectionWish List EP 76 70
A Sense of Purpose preview 2,089CollectionWish List Studio 78.2 465
preview CollectionWish List Single - 00
preview CollectionWish List Single 85 10
preview CollectionWish List EP 70 10
Sounds of a Playground Fading preview 604CollectionWish List Studio 85.3 524
preview CollectionWish List Single 60 20
preview CollectionWish List Single 75 10
Siren Charms preview 3,546CollectionWish List Studio 62.3 376
preview CollectionWish List Single 67.5 40
preview CollectionWish List Live - 00
Battles preview 3,267CollectionWish List Studio 74.6 140

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Top Songs

Song titleAlbum titleRatingVotes
1 Ordinary Story preview (1999) 95.86
2 Artifacts Of The Black Rain preview (1996) 97.54
3 Embody The Invisible preview (1999) 957
4 Swim preview (2000) 98.33
5 Bullet Ride preview (2000) 1002
6 The Jester's Dance preview (1996) 954
7 The Jester Race preview (1996) 954
8 Moonshield preview (1996) 945
9 Suburban Me preview (2000) 1001
10 Stand Ablaze preview (1994)  [EP] 1001
11 Deliver Us preview (2011) 1001
12 Behind Space '99 preview (1999) 93.84
13 Pinball Map preview (2000) 953
14 Jotun preview (1997) 953
15 Colony preview (1999) 925
16 Episode 666 preview (1997) 93.33
17 December Flower preview (1996) 952
18 Wayfaerer preview (1996) 91.73
19 Coerced Coexistence preview (1999) 91.73
20 Take This Life preview (2006) 91.73
21 Scorn preview (1999) 904
22 Only For The Weak preview (2000) 92.52
23 Clayman preview (2000) 92.52
24 Dead Eternity preview (1996) 92.52
25 Resin preview (1999) 92.52
26 ...As The Future Repeats Today preview (2000) 951
27 Square Nothing preview (2000) 951
28 Brush The Dust Away preview (2000) 951
29 Rusted Nail preview (2014) 951
30 Goliaths Disarm Their Davids preview (1997)  [EP] 951
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Additional notes
In Flames, along with Dark Tranquillity and At the Gates, pioneered what is now known as melodic death metal.

In 1990, Jesper Strömblad founded the band to write music that combined the melodic guitar style of Iron Maiden with the brutality of death metal, something which Jesper stated he had never heard any band do.

During 1993, In Flames wrote, recorded, and self-produced their debut studio album, Lunar Strain. Since In Flames did not have a vocalist yet, Jesper asked Mikael Stanne (Dark Tranquillity) to provide vocals. In Flames would eventually need another vocalist for the recording of the EP Subterranean, this time Henke Forss would do the job. However, it wasn't until 1995 that current vocalist Anders Fridén (Dark Tranquillity) joined the band.

Björn Gelotte originally joined as a drummer, then switched to guitars a few years (and albums) later.

The Jester Race was recorded and became a classic melodic death metal album. Afterwards, In Flames got to tour with bands such as Samael and Kreator.

The line up changed for the tour of 1997, Niclas Engelin joining as guitarist. However, by the end of that tour in 1998, Niclas left the band. Niclas would rejoin between 2006 and 2007, and then again in 2009 for another tour, this time as Jesper Strömblad's replacement, who couldn't participate in order to get treatment for his alcohol abuse problems.

Strömblad quit In Flames permanently in early 2010, meaning there are no original members left in the band although all the other members at the time had been in the band since at least 1998 (prior to the recording of "Colony").

In November 2015 drummer Daniel Svensson told he would split with the band after finishing touring.
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