In Flames stream Siren Charms
2014-09-02 by Voivod STAFF | 75 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
4147 Comments


Listening now /m/

Gestapo
September 2nd 2014
728 Comments


yea im not gonna do that

XingKing
September 2nd 2014
10882 Comments


First song started off promising until the vocals came in

TooManyFriends
September 2nd 2014
722 Comments


this album is.... yikes

LepreCon
September 2nd 2014
4147 Comments


Pretty okay so far idk

XingKing
September 2nd 2014
10882 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
1434 Comments


modern metal outfit


Henderson
September 2nd 2014
10 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.

XingKing
September 2nd 2014
10882 Comments


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

lolololol

Dummit
September 2nd 2014
355 Comments


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

Digging: Brigades - Crocodile Tears

Scoot
September 2nd 2014
17840 Comments


in flames

wat are you doing


in flames







STAHP

Digging: The Smith Street Band - Throw Me In The River

Whispered4tw
September 2nd 2014
622 Comments


Truly The Jester Race part 2.

Madbutcher3
September 2nd 2014
1160 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
614 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.

Madbutcher3
September 2nd 2014
1160 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
18894 Comments


what scoot said

Poet
September 2nd 2014
5935 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
1369 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
6983 Comments


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

Digging: Ardour Loom - Demo

treefingered2
September 2nd 2014
183 Comments


band was always shit and this is no exception

Digging: Gerard Way - Hesitant Alien

Mabbitt
September 2nd 2014
1369 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
September 2nd 2014
17944 Comments


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

Totengott
September 2nd 2014
1207 Comments


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

Digging: Ne Obliviscaris - Citadel

Toondude10
September 2nd 2014
4173 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: Wovenwar - Wovenwar

Crysis
Staff Reviewer
September 2nd 2014
16452 Comments


figures we just got a promo like yesterday

Digging: Swallowed - Lunarterial

Henderson
September 2nd 2014
10 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
50695 Comments


The album opens with electronic queefing, what a promising start

Digging: The Smith Street Band - Throw Me in the River

XfingTheSullen
September 2nd 2014
2738 Comments


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

Digging: Scar Symmetry - The Singularity (Phase 1 ? Neohumanity)

Toondude10
September 2nd 2014
4173 Comments


sucking fucks

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
September 2nd 2014
50695 Comments


I don't hate this so far

XfingTheSullen
September 2nd 2014
2738 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
1207 Comments


Terrible album.

XfingTheSullen
September 2nd 2014
2738 Comments


In Flames We T...hrow this album

Totengott
September 2nd 2014
1207 Comments


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

XfingTheSullen
September 2nd 2014
2738 Comments


And then defecate In Flames for good measure

sonictheplumber
September 2nd 2014
4633 Comments


hmm this should boost my objectivity rating a little

chug73
September 2nd 2014
1176 Comments


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

Mabbitt
September 2nd 2014
1369 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
722 Comments


Playground was really good agreed hard

wwba
September 2nd 2014
373 Comments


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

skoopy48
September 2nd 2014
1540 Comments


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

Nomos
September 2nd 2014
844 Comments


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

Toondude10
September 2nd 2014
4173 Comments


LOL!

trilogique21
September 2nd 2014
426 Comments


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

progressivetrex
September 3rd 2014
68 Comments


0/5

Flugmorph
September 3rd 2014
614 Comments


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

chug73
September 3rd 2014
1176 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
426 Comments


no its that bad.

IAMLEGION
September 3rd 2014
54 Comments


Fuck

Digging: Thomas Giles - Modern Noise

Flugmorph
September 3rd 2014
614 Comments


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

Wizard
September 4th 2014
19556 Comments


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

Do they even try anymore?

Digging: Nero Di Marte - Derivae

BigPleb
September 4th 2014
37367 Comments


GO GET EM WIZ!

Digging: Kayo Dot - Coffins on Io

Toondude10
September 4th 2014
4173 Comments


might as well put Korn on the similar bands list

XfingTheSullen
September 4th 2014
2738 Comments


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

NocteDominum
Contributing Reviewer
September 5th 2014
7110 Comments


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

Totengott
September 5th 2014
1207 Comments


Explain lol.

NocteDominum
Contributing Reviewer
September 5th 2014
7110 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
4476 Comments


I haven't heard this. I hate it.

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

Digging: Kayo Dot - Coffins On Io

Totengott
September 5th 2014
1207 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
Contributing Reviewer
September 5th 2014
7110 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
1207 Comments


I understand and respect your opinion ofcourse.

I'll look forward to see your review.

Jacquibim
Contributing Reviewer
September 5th 2014
14823 Comments


regression*

Digging: Off Minor - The Heat Death of the Universe

NocteDominum
Contributing Reviewer
September 5th 2014
7110 Comments


Lol, my bad Jackie Boy

Jacquibim
Contributing Reviewer
September 5th 2014
14823 Comments


it's k < 3

Conexus
September 5th 2014
82 Comments


All this hate is kinda upsetting, I enjoyed it.

chug73
September 5th 2014
1176 Comments


I feel like liking this just because wiz hates it.

Toondude10
September 5th 2014
4173 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
1207 Comments


I agree with you Toon.

Pndi
September 5th 2014
465 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
1207 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
482 Comments


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

XfingTheSullen
September 6th 2014
2738 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
1207 Comments


^Agreed, hard.

Eons
September 6th 2014
482 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
4173 Comments


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

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



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