IN FLAMES' ANDERS FRIDÉN: We Never Compare Our Albums Between Each Other

October 9, 2014

Artisan News conducted an interview with Anders Fridén (vocals),Björn Gelotte (guitar) and Niclas Engelin (guitar) of Swedish metallers IN FLAMES when played an acoustic set for the first time ever on September 4 as part of an invite-only listening party for the band's new album, "Siren Charms", at Bowery Electric in New York City. You can watch the chat below.

"Siren Charms" sold around 9,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 26 on The Billboard 200 chart.

The band's previous CD, 2011's "Sounds Of A Playground Fading", opened with around 14,000 units to land at No. 27.

IN FLAMES' 2008 effort, "A Sense of Purpose" registered a first-week tally of 20,000 copies to enter the chart at No. 28. This was slightly less than the premiere-week performance of "Come Clarity" (Ferret),which shifted just under 24,000 copies in February 2006 to debut at No. 58.

"Siren Charms" was released in the U.S. on September 9 via Sony/RED. The CD was recorded at Hansa Tonstudios (DAVID BOWIE, DEPECHE MODE, U2) in Berlin, Germany. The cover artwork was created by Blake Armstrong of Space Boy Comics.

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