In Flames stream Siren Charms

2014-09-02 by Voivod STAFF | 74 Comments
Swedish modern metal outfit In Flames are streaming their new album Siren Charms at Blabbermouth.

The album will see an official release on September 9 through Sony/RED records, but until then you can jam the
album right below.

http://www.blabbermouth.net/news/in-flames-entire-siren-charms-album-available-for-streaming/

Tagged: In Flames

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LepreCon
September 2nd 2014
5191 Comments


Listening now /m/

Gestapo
September 2nd 2014
1217 Comments


yea im not gonna do that

XingKing
September 2nd 2014
11909 Comments


First song started off promising until the vocals came in

TooManyFriends
September 2nd 2014
2015 Comments


this album is.... yikes

LepreCon
September 2nd 2014
5191 Comments


Pretty okay so far idk

XingKing
September 2nd 2014
11909 Comments


Album will be a 1.5-2 for me if it keeps up the high quality of the first third of the record

trackbytrackreviews
September 2nd 2014
2983 Comments


modern metal outfit


Henderson
September 2nd 2014
24 Comments


I somewhat enjoyed Sounds of a Playground Fading, it had some pretty good tracks (I actually think A New Dawn is one of their best songs) which stood out among the rest of the crap and I liked it better than A Sense of Purpose, so I expected something at least decent. But nope, this is pretty much like Sounds of... but without those good tracks so you're just left with 3 OK songs, 6 bad songs and 2 terrible ones in my opinion.

It often happens that the singles released before the album are the most commercial (and sometimes worst) songs in there. Well, Through Oblivion is in fact the worst song In Flames has ever written, but Rusted Nail is actually one of the best on this album, so that's saying something about the quality of this release.

Digging: Nick Johnston - Remarkably Human

XingKing
September 2nd 2014
11909 Comments


"This is my world now, I can't let you bring me down"

lolololol

Dummit
September 2nd 2014
369 Comments


In Flames so watered down, it's merely ashes.

Scoot
September 2nd 2014
18513 Comments


in flames

wat are you doing


in flames







STAHP

Whispered4tw
September 2nd 2014
797 Comments


Truly The Jester Race part 2.

Madbutcher3
September 2nd 2014
1592 Comments


I find it funny how they couldn't even get the production right, drums sound like trash and I swear it clips

Flugmorph
September 2nd 2014
11872 Comments


through oblivion is their worst song ever agreed. but there are some goods on here like with eyes wide open, siren charms and when the world explodes.

Digging: Thy Catafalque - Meta

Madbutcher3
September 2nd 2014
1592 Comments


Not gonna take long to review this. I've honestly heard worse but this is a 2.5 at best and some of the moments are really bad, there's okay stuff here but it's really sparse

MO
September 2nd 2014
20960 Comments


what scoot said

Poet
September 2nd 2014
5998 Comments


That opening of Dead Eyes...so good. Wish I could hear a strictly instrumental version of the song because the guitars haven't lost their touch.

Mabbitt
September 2nd 2014
1490 Comments


Maybe it's because i'm into stuff like Korn, but I don't see the problem with Through Oblivion.

Album is...alright so far.

zaruyache
September 2nd 2014
13899 Comments


Oh, I am so excited to listen to this now. The hype in this thread is almost palpable.

Digging: Imbaru - Vigias

treefingered2
September 2nd 2014
209 Comments


band was always shit and this is no exception

Mabbitt
September 2nd 2014
1490 Comments


So far, it's decent. There's only a few songs i'll probably listen to more than once, but it's not bad.

TheSpirit
Contributing Reviewer
September 2nd 2014
21006 Comments


If you're ever having a bad day, just remember at least you're not in flames

Digging: Dance Gavin Dance - Mothership

Totengott
September 2nd 2014
3806 Comments


Jamming this and first track just finished and I hate it. The guitar work is not too bad.

Digging: Insomnium - Winter's Gate

Toondude10
September 2nd 2014
9892 Comments


Not as bad as I thought it would be, but it's still their worst album to date.

Actually really liked the first song.

Digging: Norma Jean - Polar Similar

Crysis
Emeritus
September 2nd 2014
17093 Comments


figures we just got a promo like yesterday

Henderson
September 2nd 2014
24 Comments


I think no one can complain about their competence playing-wise. They all can play their instruments really well, but that's not something we've learned from this album, we've known it for years. The problem is that the songwriting is incredibly monotonous and uninspired, and the hooks that "modern" In Flames used to have aren't there either. I don't mind them not playing melodic death metal anymore as long as whatever they play sounds good, and up to now they more or less did it for me. But except for a few select moments I'm finding absolutely nothing remarkable in this album.

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
September 2nd 2014
53508 Comments


The album opens with electronic queefing, what a promising start

XfingTheSullen
September 2nd 2014
3651 Comments


the chorus in when the world explodes is pretty. but other than that, the album fucking sucks, it so fucking sucking fucks...

Toondude10
September 2nd 2014
9892 Comments


sucking fucks

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
September 2nd 2014
53508 Comments


I don't hate this so far

XfingTheSullen
September 2nd 2014
3651 Comments


It fucking sucks it fucking blows and I'd rather have a rhinoceros take a diarrhea dump in my ear than listen to this again. hahha the AVGN movie is out already, need to watch it

Totengott
September 2nd 2014
3806 Comments


Terrible album.

XfingTheSullen
September 2nd 2014
3651 Comments


In Flames We T...hrow this album

Totengott
September 2nd 2014
3806 Comments


The only suitable thing to do with this album is throw it in the flames yep, agreed.

XfingTheSullen
September 2nd 2014
3651 Comments


And then defecate In Flames for good measure

sonictheplumber
September 2nd 2014
7959 Comments


hmm this should boost my objectivity rating a little

chug73
September 2nd 2014
2346 Comments


This isn't very good. Last album was better.

Mabbitt
September 2nd 2014
1490 Comments


Not as bad as I thought it would be, but it's still their worst album to date. [2]

The previous album was great though, I don't care what anybody else says.

TooManyFriends
September 2nd 2014
2015 Comments


Playground was really good agreed hard

wwba
September 2nd 2014
478 Comments


very catchy and well-written album
Anders' clean is very unique, definitely one of my favorite singers

skoopy48
September 2nd 2014
1848 Comments


Hey glad I'm not the only one who liked Playground

Nomos
September 2nd 2014
1129 Comments


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAUY1J8KizU

Toondude10
September 2nd 2014
9892 Comments


LOL!

trilogique21
September 2nd 2014
652 Comments


damn ur so edgy treefingered. but yea this is bad. i can't even finish it.

progressivetrex
September 3rd 2014
75 Comments


0/5

Flugmorph
September 3rd 2014
11872 Comments


It's not that Bad cmon. On my fourth listen now.

chug73
September 3rd 2014
2346 Comments


Playground had fantastic songwriting and solos that kicked ass.
This is just a mess. The production is muddy and the songs sound like the worst part of Soundtrack and Purpose.

trilogique21
September 3rd 2014
652 Comments


no its that bad.

IAMLEGION
September 3rd 2014
247 Comments


Fuck

Flugmorph
September 3rd 2014
11872 Comments


yeah i despise the production as well but i hope it will be better on cd.

Wizard
September 4th 2014
20045 Comments


Why the hell does he sing like Korn more so than ever?

Do they even try anymore?

Digging: Neurosis - Fires Within Fires

BigPleb
September 4th 2014
47433 Comments


GO GET EM WIZ!

Digging: Every Time I Die - Low Teens

Toondude10
September 4th 2014
9892 Comments


might as well put Korn on the similar bands list

XfingTheSullen
September 4th 2014
3651 Comments


Why is Korn a benchmark of how radio rock bands want to sound?

NocteDominum
September 5th 2014
7310 Comments


This doesn't deserve half the hate it's getting.

Totengott
September 5th 2014
3806 Comments


Explain lol.

NocteDominum
September 5th 2014
7310 Comments


Explain why everyone's jumping on a bandwagon of hate without actually letting the medium sink in or explain why I think this is better (read: not great) than what the glorious community of sputnikmusic thinks?

Wadlez
September 5th 2014
4886 Comments


I haven't heard this. I hate it.

On the real though I see your point Nocte. That can be Sputnik.

Totengott
September 5th 2014
3806 Comments


You claim that it ''doesn't deserve the hate it's getting'', so you should clarify this first.

This is too accessible that it doesn't really require many listens to sink in. I think it's a poor album
that shows nothing of interest apart from some guitar work. The vocals are just terrible.

NocteDominum
September 5th 2014
7310 Comments


Okay I'll play along I was going to put in a full review but between work et cetera I'll be pushed to get it done.

Siren Charms does not deserve this level of hate because the opinions on it are ill-conceived and brought about from "hopping on a band wagon". Simply this album is let down by a mismatched production and a simplistic same-iness. Anders vocals don't play as big as a part when compared to the group's previous records. The quasi cleans actually suit this semi minimalist, commercial tone. I'll admit that the drums are rather uninspired and could use more attention come studio time.

Say what you will about In Flames progression of sound, at least it is exactly that.

Totengott
September 5th 2014
3806 Comments


I understand and respect your opinion ofcourse.

I'll look forward to see your review.

NocteDominum
September 5th 2014
7310 Comments


Lol, my bad Jackie Boy

ZodiacalWolf
September 5th 2014
124 Comments


All this hate is kinda upsetting, I enjoyed it.

chug73
September 5th 2014
2346 Comments


I feel like liking this just because wiz hates it.

Toondude10
September 5th 2014
9892 Comments


Well it's not the worst thing in the world or anything, but it just feels so watered-down. Granted there are few enjoyable moments.

Totengott
September 5th 2014
3806 Comments


I agree with you Toon.

Pndi
September 5th 2014
464 Comments


lol @ that dude quickly assuming you're jumping on a bandwagon if you dislike the album, that's such a cop out. liking music isn't that black or white.

Totengott
September 5th 2014
3806 Comments


Oh yeah NocteDominum, excuse me for my quite disrespectful post asking for your opinion.

Had to get this off my chest, it just didn't feel right.

Eons
September 6th 2014
549 Comments


Fuck this band, and fuck anyone who tries anything new.

XfingTheSullen
September 6th 2014
3651 Comments


"Fuck this band, and fuck anyone who tries anything new."

Some bands actually succeed when trying new things you know

Totengott
September 6th 2014
3806 Comments


^Agreed, hard.

Eons
September 6th 2014
549 Comments


Anders doen't give two shites about you haters and first off they are TRUE ARTISTS, the legacy you people have created for this band isn't real it's a fantasy bro and you kids think u are all so damn edgy

Toondude10
September 6th 2014
9892 Comments


"Anders doen't give two shites about you haters"

Meh true that, but as for the rest of that statement....

Ghost22446
December 6th 2014
64 Comments


In Flames have gone down in flames. Sorry, but this is just awful.



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