In Flames release new single
2014-06-07 by Christopher Geriak | 166 Comments

In Flames have just released the first single from their upcoming album
Siren Charms, entitled 'Rusted Nail'. According to the band, selected fans were
invited to perform alongside the band in Berlin for the recording of the song.

Siren Charms is set to be released on September 9.

'Rusted Nail':



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Band Page: In Flames

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Toondude10
June 7th 2014

3815 Comments


Well...it's first time my hopes went down the toilet for an In Flames album. Not really the worst thing I ever heard but it's one of the worst song they've done.

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Wizard
June 7th 2014

19344 Comments


Dude, this didn't happen to you a long time ago?

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Relinquished
June 7th 2014

24933 Comments


Metalcore band In Flames


Toondude10
June 7th 2014

3815 Comments


not really, I actually enjoyed the last two, well Sense of Purpose I somewhat enjoyed.

emester
June 7th 2014

2918 Comments


Im just gonna jam jester race right now in denial...
wtf happened to these guys :[

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Toondude10
June 7th 2014

3815 Comments


Jesper left, that's what

KriegdemKriege
June 7th 2014

1010 Comments


Metalcore

Sweet diss

Toondude10
June 7th 2014

3815 Comments


Well, that's pretty much what they've become since Reroute to Remain

Wizard
June 7th 2014

19344 Comments


Gonna go jam Clayman and pretend it's 2000 again. Still their most focused and best album, no argument.

Toondude10
June 7th 2014

3815 Comments


uhhh, Jester Race? Colony? Whorcle?

Fieryfenderz
June 7th 2014

1437 Comments


Well, I didn't hate it.

Kris.
June 7th 2014

12308 Comments


hahaha this is so bad

ExplosiveOranges
June 7th 2014

2361 Comments


R.I.P. In Flames 1990-2008

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Toondude10
June 7th 2014

3815 Comments


Honestly, almost everything on A Sense of Purpose is better than this, and that's saying something. Though granted, the guitar work isn't bad.

Flugmorph
June 7th 2014

363 Comments


The guitar tone is so plain and boring, and the vocals make me puke. This used to be my favorite band. -.-

KriegdemKriege
June 7th 2014

1010 Comments


Guys, this actually isn't bad at all. I dig the vocals.

There's nothing metalcore about this though.

Toondude10
June 7th 2014

3815 Comments


well you're the first person to say that, and will probably be the only one

KriegdemKriege
June 7th 2014

1010 Comments


About how it's not bad, or about how it's not metalcore?

Eons
June 7th 2014

467 Comments


song is weird as hell

fallenbird
June 7th 2014

3753 Comments


It's okay

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Toondude10
June 7th 2014

3815 Comments


About how it's "not bad." Practically almost everyone is going to hate this.

Flugmorph
June 7th 2014

363 Comments


After repeated listens this isn't the worst Song i've ever heard anymore but still, the first chorus is just aweful.

KriegdemKriege
June 7th 2014

1010 Comments


Video's got 400+ likes on Youtube. Pretty sure I'm not the only one who doesn't hate it.

fallenbird
June 7th 2014

3753 Comments


Dang, and A New Dawn was such a fucking jam, was hoping for something better, at least their new artwork style rocks.

Toondude10
June 7th 2014

3815 Comments


@KriegdemKriege I meant on this site in particular.

at least their new artwork style rocks.


Meh, I'll admit that artwork is kinda cool.

unromance
June 7th 2014

85 Comments


that chorus hahaha wat

KriegdemKriege
June 7th 2014

1010 Comments


Toondude, maybe be a little more specific next time. (:

KriegdemKriege
June 7th 2014

1010 Comments


Weird song title, right?

Toondude10
June 7th 2014

3815 Comments


maybe it's some stupid penis joke?

KriegdemKriege
June 7th 2014

1010 Comments


Probly

zaruyache
June 7th 2014

6287 Comments


Super boring! m/

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Flugmorph
June 7th 2014

363 Comments


Single is a joke

FictionalFlames
June 7th 2014

1516 Comments


At least the intro was cool... then it goes down hill from there.

BlackLlama
June 7th 2014

1653 Comments


I like the album art.... that's something isn't it?


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AdolfChrist
June 7th 2014

1746 Comments


the vocals are the worst thing about this.

TooLateToGoBack
June 8th 2014

1762 Comments


that chorus is hilarious

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Funeralopolis
June 8th 2014

11240 Comments


Used to be my favourite band in highschool so I will probably still listen to album but don't have high hopes and even I thought ASOP wasn't bad!

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trackbytrackreviews
June 8th 2014

912 Comments


The cover is really good tho

Insurrection
Contributing Reviewer
June 8th 2014

20801 Comments


very meh

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XingKing
June 8th 2014

10476 Comments


To the surprise of no one, this is horrible

apokolypz
June 8th 2014

288 Comments


looks like they forgot to flush the toilet.

Muisc4Life26
June 8th 2014

2627 Comments


metalcore? lmfao

sapient
June 8th 2014

1962 Comments


Well that was literally all over the fucking place. Awful song.

adace1
June 8th 2014

215 Comments


song sucks. agreed about the metalcore tag, there's really no reason to call them melodeath anymore.

Ovrot
June 8th 2014

10490 Comments


not m/

listening to colony instead

InFlamesWeThrash666
June 8th 2014

1093 Comments


It's really really mediocre. And i'm the biggest In Flames fanboy here so that says a lot...I liked it until 1:40 though

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Antonius
June 8th 2014

223 Comments


disappointed

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Durrzo
June 8th 2014

1100 Comments


God damn, that was awful.

Makemebad35
June 8th 2014

747 Comments


Nothing great but I enjoyed it. I'll have to hear more if I consider getting the album.

Artuma
June 8th 2014

12378 Comments


terrible song

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SlMBOLlC
June 8th 2014

5019 Comments


are they going for radio play or what. "metal" riffs and the pop rock chorus geez.
How do you go from genre legends to faux metal trend hoppers?

chug73
June 8th 2014

990 Comments


Chris was that really needed?
We get it, they aren't ponytail melodeath anymore.

TheHamburgerman
June 8th 2014

1286 Comments


Well that was pretty damn bad. The chorus was okay and quite catchy, but nothing Katy Perry couldn't do.

MeatSalad
June 8th 2014

14492 Comments


man everything about this sucks

the riffs suck

the drumming sucks

anders is a shit vocalist omg

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StormChaser
June 8th 2014

328 Comments


Well my pre-2008 all time favorite band just put the last nail (heh) in their own coffin

Grizzlypyro
June 8th 2014

142 Comments


Metalcore? What?

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Flugmorph
June 8th 2014

363 Comments


thats so sad

ultradevilgod
June 8th 2014

230 Comments


This is a good nu-metal song. And death to false metal like nu-metal right?

Whispered4tw
June 8th 2014

609 Comments


chorus is actually quite okay to me, nothing special but enjoyable.

the rest is a mess though.

EvoHavok
June 8th 2014

1353 Comments


I liked the first two minutes.

CaptainAaarrrggghhh
June 8th 2014

161 Comments


That's some sweet artwork


FrozenVain
June 8th 2014

2412 Comments


I don't like it.

Jacquibim
Contributing Reviewer
June 8th 2014

14095 Comments


That was fucking abysmal

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oddyseus
June 8th 2014

4 Comments


I actually prefer newer In Flames to older In Flames. I've never listened to a full album of their melodeath stuff. This song is alright. I would say Sounds Of A Playground Fading is one of my favorite albums to listen to, but that also might be because I was probably dropped as a baby, and brains I lack.

Not horrific, not great. Still can't wait for the whole album to drop.

Toondude10
June 8th 2014

3815 Comments


Dude, listen to the Jester Race and Colony.

Wizard
June 8th 2014

19344 Comments


I actually prefer newer In Flames to older In Flames. I've never listened to a full album of their melodeath stuff.

It's not the fact that I care what era of In Flames you like better, it's the fact you say you prefer one to another without giving a proper listen to the first era.

Tyrael
June 8th 2014

20829 Comments


'Metalcore band In Flames'

fuck you

this is ehh but Sounds of a Playground fading was solid so i'm not losing my hopes just yet

Toondude10
June 8th 2014

3815 Comments


fuck you


Well, someone's rather upset. But I ain't changing it, so deal with it.

Jacquibim
Contributing Reviewer
June 8th 2014

14095 Comments


The fact that not a single original member in this band is left really shows.

Toondude10
June 8th 2014

3815 Comments


Well Jesper might come back, at least I hope he will.

Whispered4tw
June 8th 2014

609 Comments


'newfag'

Watch out for that big kid on the playground, jeesh.

Toondude10
June 8th 2014

3815 Comments


lol, wow big tough guy on the block. I don't care.

chug73
June 8th 2014

990 Comments


when did this become 4chan.
"lol ur be newfag "tyreal calm down dude.
OT:
this is passable, solos are pretty cool but the song is literally replaceable with anything off their last album. Sense of Purpose was their last good album.

oddyseus
June 8th 2014

4 Comments


Wizard, yeah good point in most cases, but I have listened to all of their albums to an extent just not fully from start to finish. It's not that I don't like them, I just like from Clayman on. That's all.


chug73
June 8th 2014

990 Comments


I agree with wiz for a change.
Go listen to Colony. Tthe last consistently good album.
Will always have a spot for Come Clairty though.

Crysis
Staff Reviewer
June 8th 2014

16318 Comments


they could have made an entire album like "a new dawn", instead they make this shit

also fuck anders, such an awful vocalist

Wizard
June 8th 2014

19344 Comments


I agree with wiz for a change.

You should always agree with me ; ).

Kusangii
June 8th 2014

290 Comments


I don't understand why they just won't switch genre to pop rock, it's so obvious that they want to be as radio-friendly as possible these days.

Willie
Moderator
June 8th 2014

15919 Comments


Ha ha. I read "Mediocre band In Flames..." and thought that it sounded about right.

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Piripichotes
June 8th 2014

13 Comments


That just ruined my sunday.. why do these guys still make music?

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BigPleb
June 8th 2014

36127 Comments


Damn...time to go jam some Dark Tranquillity I guess.

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SomethingSimilar
June 8th 2014

56 Comments


I enjoyed their last 2 but... what the hell is this. Nope, sorry.

Crazy to listen to Clayman or even Soundtrack to your Escape and think it's the same band...

Whispered4tw
June 8th 2014

609 Comments


I honestly don't find it that bad of a song, and never even really bothered listening to this band besides Colony and Reroute to Remain. Both were alright in their own way.

Then again, I'm an absolute wet pussy waiting to get fucked when it comes to catchy shit in my metal.

sapient
June 8th 2014

1962 Comments


Nothing wrong with having catchy metal, but this song IMO has no flow and the chorus was very forgettable

Sciroccu
June 8th 2014

758 Comments


Shitty.

mryrtmrnfoxxxy
June 8th 2014

13053 Comments


when will they graduate from their not good enough to care, not bad enough to care phase

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Mabbitt
June 8th 2014

1357 Comments


I generally don't mind their newer stuff, and tried liking this...but wow.

The only good part was that "chorus" thing at like 1:44

Ending
June 8th 2014

1898 Comments


This sucks.

ReAnimator
June 8th 2014

311 Comments


They should've quit right after Come Clarity, maybe A Sense of Purpose. They're just shitting on everything they accomplished in the genre at this point.

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Spec
June 8th 2014

27153 Comments


Well I was expecting nothing and still feel disappointed !!

rip

Shogun
June 8th 2014

414 Comments


sucks hard

CutMan
June 8th 2014

1785 Comments


Metalcore? Metal...core? I fucking... I.... Am I having a stroke right now?

ResidentNihilist
June 8th 2014

1018 Comments


the chorus was crap and the first real riff is diabolically bad


so basically it sucks donkey balls

Toondude10
June 8th 2014

3815 Comments


Yep...I just knew everyone was going to hate this. Well, almost everyone.

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
June 8th 2014

50147 Comments


I didn't even listen to the last In Flames album

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Crysis
Staff Reviewer
June 8th 2014

16318 Comments


check out "A New Dawn" it's the best song they've done in many years


rest is pretty much shit though

Toondude10
June 8th 2014

3815 Comments


SOAPF is actually pretty decent at least in my opinion, but it's more technical and some songs contain some of Anders worst vocal performances.

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
June 8th 2014

50147 Comments


Apparently I listened to and rated the last in flames and I just don't remember

Toondude10
June 8th 2014

3815 Comments


maybe for the best if you're more into their first era

controlled
June 8th 2014

467 Comments


should be a given

Shiranui
June 8th 2014

79 Comments


This song didn't surprise me at all. They bring nothing new to the table.
It's like a pop-version of KoRn, well and then you have these clean vocals that sound like BFMV, the more i listen to it.
Ew.

Hypochondria
June 8th 2014

55 Comments


Band has been a favorite of mine during my teenage years...and then I moved on. Kinda glad because this is lolbad

Toondude10
June 8th 2014

3815 Comments


You know, I just recently found out that someone made a comic based on In Flames called "The Jester's Curse." I don't know whether to laugh like an insane monkey or to be actually intrigued.

trilogique21
June 8th 2014

396 Comments


man, In Flames and Scar Symmetry both went down the toilet. this is awful. thank god Soilwork still kicks massive ass

Toondude10
June 8th 2014

3815 Comments


thank god Soilwork still kicks massive ass [2]

adace1
June 8th 2014

215 Comments


thank god Soilwork still kicks massive ass [3]

someguest
June 8th 2014

20393 Comments


when has soilwork ever kicked any ass

man I hate 7th tier users

SirDrumsalot
June 9th 2014

1538 Comments


Yeah, thats pretty turrible.

chug73
June 9th 2014

990 Comments


Since ages ago.
stoopid new users ruinin guests little internet hiding place. Get over it.

adr
June 9th 2014

2325 Comments


oh man this is rly bad ):

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someguest
June 9th 2014

20393 Comments


I have something you can chug.

chug73
June 9th 2014

990 Comments


why would u make up a lie like that.

Faraudo
June 9th 2014

577 Comments


I've heard lots of horrible songs, and this is not one of them, it's kinda bad, but it also has some good aspects. Some of you guys really fucking like to exaggerate things quite a lot.

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Solaire
June 9th 2014

883 Comments


Oh dear god why.

Jacquibim
Contributing Reviewer
June 9th 2014

14095 Comments


nuh it's pre awful

osmark86
June 9th 2014

3963 Comments


awful indeed

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Totengott
June 9th 2014

669 Comments


Terrible.

This band really went up in flames.

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Jacquibim
Contributing Reviewer
June 9th 2014

14095 Comments


lel

BigPleb
June 9th 2014

36127 Comments


I mean, they've been boring for a while now but this is the first time they've become truly 'horrible'.

Lowder91bird
June 9th 2014

496 Comments


How did this band go from making albums like Lunar Strain and Jester Race to making crap like this?

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Totengott
June 9th 2014

669 Comments


Good question..

Jacquibim
Contributing Reviewer
June 9th 2014

14095 Comments


Because the In Flames of 2014 isn't the In Flames that brought us Lunar Strain, they're a new lineup of pretenders fuck em

chug73
June 9th 2014

990 Comments


death to false false metalcore.
am i sputniking?

InFlamesWeThrash666
June 9th 2014

1093 Comments


Yeah,hail Manowar

MO
June 9th 2014

18526 Comments


lol

this is awful

BigPleb
June 9th 2014

36127 Comments


that main riff is just fucking terrible, in flames fans on youtube are the most deluded i have ever seen.

MO
June 9th 2014

18526 Comments


nah there's a huge gap between the older fans and the tweenies who soak up all the inflated shit they release these days

BigPleb
June 9th 2014

36127 Comments


'this might just be their best production ever!'

shit like that makes me want to quit music all together.

R6Rider
June 9th 2014

4581 Comments


yeah that sucked

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chug73
June 9th 2014

990 Comments


breaking my heart MO.
I happen to like most stuff they put out, each release is different as they move further towards a poppier metal sound. Guess they are still melodic metal eh?
Now its huge choruses and simpler riffs vs the older "melodeath" power chords with third harmonies.
I have a feeling this will be Playground pt 2 which will be a bit disappointing but oh well

Toondude10
June 9th 2014

3815 Comments


all hail the Jester Race

MegaJake1024
June 9th 2014

718 Comments


Very saddened by this. But still think album will be good.

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CaptainDooRight
June 9th 2014

28864 Comments


Why does In Flames sound like Korn?

Totengott
June 9th 2014

669 Comments


Because they're a bunch of sellouts now?

TheBjornIdentity
June 9th 2014

78 Comments


It really wasnt that bad listening through it once. But thats probably my lifetime quota for it.... I dont think it has any unique qualities that would make me want to listen to it again.

MegaJake1024
June 9th 2014

718 Comments


I was extremely disappointed by this, but people are so annoying... definitely not a bunch of sellouts. this isn't radio friendly. also, this song's chorus is good. instrumentally, probably one of the worst they've ever done.

InbredJed
June 9th 2014

5791 Comments


How did anyone seriously expect anything good from this band?

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Solaire
June 9th 2014

883 Comments


Yeah they aren't trying to hit the billboard 200s or anything. They are trying to develop their sound and progress, but I find it has been taking the wrong approach for a few albums now.

Mabbitt
June 10th 2014

1357 Comments


I mean, I enjoyed everything I've heard from sounds of a playground fading....but this is just awful

Ending
June 10th 2014

1898 Comments


I wish these guys would at least change their name so I didn't have to associate this song with the same band that wrote songs like Zombie Inc. and Moonshield.

InbredJed
June 10th 2014

5791 Comments


^ this

CaptainDooRight
June 10th 2014

28864 Comments


Shoulda changed name years ago agree

StormChaser
June 10th 2014

328 Comments


Yep

Captain North
June 11th 2014

6784 Comments


I've liked/loved most of what these guys have done. Sense of Purpose was kinda he, but Playground was a HUGE improvement and actually inventive and exciting. This is pretty bad. It's like they forgot what a song is.

metalsavedmylife
June 11th 2014

41 Comments


Meh...where's the melo death?
Well, hope dies last

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Keyblade
June 13th 2014

14721 Comments


Song actually started out pretty decent, before Anders came in. He's become such a terrible vocalist it's not even funny

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LochZiLLA
July 1st 2014

2 Comments


Why are all the links broken? Are they re-writing the album or something? Someone link me here...

InFlamesWeThrash666
July 1st 2014

1093 Comments


The links were not uploaded by the band and their record company deleted them from youtube. You can hear Rusted Nail on Spotify though.

Toondude10
July 1st 2014

3815 Comments


Well damn.

VermTheNedSlayer
July 1st 2014

291 Comments


Actually have heard rusted nail and through oblivion before, album is going to be a 2,5

Toondude10
July 1st 2014

3815 Comments


while everyone else is going to give it a 1 lol

VermTheNedSlayer
July 1st 2014

291 Comments


A 1 is just for stuff I despise with burning passion ( hip hop for uncultured snapbackers, really bad
pop, scene shit, shit bizkit, crunkcore, the graveyard classics, manure and waking the cadaver ). This
is 2,5 or a 2

InFlamesWeThrash666
July 1st 2014

1093 Comments


Heard another new song called ''Everything's Gone'' yesterday...It's better than Rusted Nail and Through Oblivion

Toondude10
July 1st 2014

3815 Comments


Could you give me the link?

InFlamesWeThrash666
July 2nd 2014

1093 Comments


It's not on Youtube anymore sorry

Toondude10
July 2nd 2014

3815 Comments


damnit

Futures
July 2nd 2014

9680 Comments


why would you actually want to hear another song of this horseshit?

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Toondude10
July 2nd 2014

3815 Comments


Just to see if there's actually hope left, which I pretty much now doubt since it got removed.

InFlamesWeThrash666
July 2nd 2014

1093 Comments


It's a very good song actually

Ghost22446
August 22nd 2014

5 Comments


Jester left, that's what

Not just left, he died. Completely now. R.I.P Jester

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chug73
August 23rd 2014

990 Comments


wah wah wah they don't sound like they used to wah wah


AdolfChrist
August 24th 2014

1746 Comments


my complaint actually isnt that they dont sound like they used to, im fine with bands changing sound. as long as their new sound isnt garbage.

chug73
August 24th 2014

990 Comments


They weren't even that good at their old sound anyway. At the Gates were better.
Come clarity and Sense of Purpose were fantastic. The last album had some alright songs (Dead Ships, Enter Tragedy) but it wasn't their best. That will be Colony to me.
Hell I even liked their Nu Metal albums.

KriegdemKriege
August 24th 2014

1010 Comments


Chug, old In Flames sounded nothing like At the Gates.

Toondude10
August 24th 2014

3815 Comments


[2]

He's trying to justify his belief that the newer In Flames is better than the old. Even though Reroute to Remain is my favorite IF album, their older albums are better than the majority of the newer ones.

chug73
August 24th 2014

990 Comments


They both played that "Gothenburg sound" just with varying degrees of melody. If u want consistency then ATG were better but IF were open to changing shit up and I guess their fans just wanted a consistent run of albums from them which is what their older stuff offered. I wasn't the biggest fan of their older material, big deal.




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