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In Flames Post New Album Samples Online

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Audio samples of all 12 tracks that are set to appear on "A Sense Of Purpose", the new album from Swedish metallers IN FLAMES, are available for streaming at Play.com. Due on April 1 (April 7 in most of Europe via Nuclear Blast), the follow-up to 2006's "Come Clarity" was recorded at the band's own IF Studios in Gothenburg, Sweden and was mixed by Toby Wright (METALLICA, SLAYER). The group received assistance during the vocal-recording sessions from producer Daniel Bergstrand, who previously produced the vocals on "Reroute To Remain", "Soundtrack To Your Escape" and "Come Clarity". All artwork for the album was created by Alex Pardee for ZeroFriends. Alex also created the artwork for the first single, "The Mirror's Truth".

IN FLAMES, CHILDREN OF BODOM, JOB FOR A COWBOY and HIGH ON FIRE will play this year's Gigantour in North America beginning mid-April and running through the end of May. Headlining the trek will be MEGADETH.

IN FLAMES will sign copies of "A Sense Of Purpose" on Friday, April 4 at 5:30 p.m. at Bengans (Stigbergstorget 1) in Göteborg, and on April 5 at 3 p.m. at Bengans (Drottninggatan 20) in Stockholm.

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1. Guttersniper writes:

sounds good
i have very high expectations

# Mar 14, 2008 @ 7:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. FocusShift writes:

I like it, but it doesn't sound like In Flames. Reminds me of a band trying really hard to rip them off whose doing a good job but just isn't getting it.

# Mar 14, 2008 @ 8:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Jimbob writes:

Yeah, thats a good way of putting it FocusShift.... the whole sound has been changed a lot again, especially the vocals..

# Mar 15, 2008 @ 1:20 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. the_guy writes:

the vocals are all on the same tone though...no variety at all

# Mar 16, 2008 @ 10:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. cruor writes:

Still can't wait for it to come out.

Now Playing: Burn the Priest- Dimera

# Mar 16, 2008 @ 10:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Tomo writes:

Um... maybe the song i heard wasn't In Flames. I downloaded the mirrors truth mp3 and it was awful.

# Mar 17, 2008 @ 3:03 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Metal Matt writes:

The songs seem ok my first In Flames album was "Come Clarity" then i brought there old albums Clayman, Colony, Whoracle and i thought Wow!! there old albums are much better i think. This new album sounds more thrash than melodic death.

# Mar 17, 2008 @ 9:20 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. Necropolis writes:

From what I heard there was some disappointment and excitement. I've had that feeling with the past few albums, so I guess there isn't much change. I'm still excited for the cd to come out, but I'm starting to wonder if I am more excited about the possibility of them putting out songs that sound good rather than them making songs that would sound good live. They've done that since Reroute and thats been somewhat of their decline.

I want to like what they do so much, but can't help but get disappointed by some of their stuff.

# Mar 17, 2008 @ 12:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. FocusShift writes:

I have the album, the latter half of the cd seems to be more interesting than the first part (once you get past the 8 minute awkward rip off of evil in the closet).

It's not horrible though, but it still doesn't say In Flames to me. I still stand by the notion that its a band who seems heavily influenced by them but can't pull it off.

# Mar 17, 2008 @ 12:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. DeathInEye writes:

I have to agree with Focus to an extent. I think they're trying to mix Soundtrack/Come Clarity and they only pulled it off on 9-12, although I enjoyed the samples of 3 and 4.

# Mar 17, 2008 @ 3:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. DeathInEye writes:

Oh, yeah, they're taking the cartoon artwork too far I think, also.

# Mar 17, 2008 @ 3:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Colony writes:

Focus is right........the album is only good on the latter half. I will say that "The Chosen Pessimist" is a well done song but does feel alot like "Evil In A Closet". "Disconnected" has one of the sh**tiest choruses out there.......worse then "Everything Counts" chorus even (Everything counts in large amounts?)

I like "Drenched In Fear" and "March To The Shore" but think that the chorus in "March To The Shore" is weak.

# Mar 28, 2008 @ 8:56 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. FocusShift writes:

Well you have to remember Everything Counts was a cover of Depeche Mode.

Sober and Irrelevant is the best track imo but what the metal hells did Anders do to his screams? They sound worse than anything he's done before.

# Mar 28, 2008 @ 11:07 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. Colony writes:

I agree, his screams are horrible. His vocals are very unique though but not in the sense where I want to hear them because they're that unique. His vocals are weak on the album, and alot more "angsty".

# Mar 28, 2008 @ 3:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Hatebreeder writes:

Everything after Clayman is just boring!

# Mar 28, 2008 @ 4:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. Colony writes:

Not so Hatebreeder, atleast IMO. Reroute To Remain is a very well done album as well as Soundtrack To Your Escape. The albums afterwards are what are boring. STYE use to be an album I hated because it sounded "experimental" but now I LOVE it. It's keeping my love for In Flames alive.

# Mar 28, 2008 @ 8:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. Jourgenz writes:

It's test.
I could't post a message...

# Mar 28, 2008 @ 9:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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