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In Flames

Country of origin:
Sweden
Location:
Gothenburg, Västra Götaland
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1990
Genre:
Melodic Death Metal (early); Melodic Groove Metal/Metalcore/Alternative Rock (later)
Lyrical themes:
Dystopia, Astronomy, Dark fantasy (early); Inner struggles, Angst (later)
Current label:
Nuclear Blast
Years active:
1990-present
In Flames, along with At the Gates and Dark Tranquillity pioneered what is now known as melodic death metal, or Gothenburg sound (for all of them came from that city).

In 1990, Jesper Strömblad founded the band to write music that combined the melodic guitar style of Iron Maiden with the brutality of death metal, something which Jesper stated he had never heard any band do.

During 1993, In ...
Current
Björn Gelotte Drums (1995-1998), Guitars (1995-present)
See also: ex-Flesh of Sights, The Tuboyz, ex-All Ends
Anders Fridén Vocals (1995-present)
See also: ex-Septic Broiler, ex-Ceremonial Oath, ex-Dark Tranquillity, ex-Dead Man's Banquet, ex-Passenger
Bryce Paul Newman Bass (2018-present)
See also: IVES
Tanner Wayne Drums (2018-present)
See also: Headcave, Hollows, NightFiends, ex-Underoath (live), ex-Chiodos, ex-Scary Kids Scaring Kids, ex-Underminded
Chris Broderick Guitars (2020-present)
See also: Act of Defiance, ex-Industrial Eden, ex-Jag Panzer, ex-Megadeth, ex-Altitudes & Attitude (live), ex-Ballistic, ex-Nevermore (live), ex-Grey Haven
Past
Johan Larsson Bass (1990-1997)
See also: ex-Carrion Carnage, ex-Purgamentum, ex-HammerFall, ex-Carnal Grief, ex-Powerpig
Jesper Strömblad Drums (1990-1993), Guitars (1990-2010)
See also: Ceremonial Oath, CyHra, Dimension Zero, ex-Desecrator, ex-HammerFall, ex-Nightrage (live), ex-Sinergy, ex-The Resistance, ex-All Ends
Anders Iwers Guitars (1990-1992)
See also: Ceremonial Oath, Dark Tranquillity, Tiamat, ex-Desecrator, ex-Mercury Tide, ex-Avatarium (live), ex-Lacuna Coil (live), ex-Cemetary
Carl Näslund Guitars (1993)
Glenn Ljungström Guitars (1993-1997)
See also: ex-Dimension Zero, ex-HammerFall, ex-The Resistance
Peter Iwers Bass (1997-2016)
See also: Fleetburner, ex-CyHra, ex-Mrs. Hippie (live), ex-Chameleon
Niclas Engelin Guitars (1997-1998, 2011-2020)
See also: We Sell the Dead, ex-Gardenian, ex-Idiots Rule, ex-Sarcazm, Drömriket, Engel, ex-Passenger
Daniel Svensson Drums (1998-2015)
See also: ex-Sacrilege, ex-Diabolique
Joe Rickard Drums (2016-2018)
See also: ex-Red, ex-Sky Harbor, ex-The Wedding, ex-Manafest (live)
Current (Live)
Niels Nielsen Keyboards (2017-present)
See also: Dead Soul, Niels Nielsen
Past (Live)
Daniel Erlandsson Drums (1994)
See also: Arch Enemy, Eucharist, ex-The End, Black Earth, ex-Brujeria, ex-Carcass, ex-Revengia, ex-Diabolique, ex-Armageddon, ex-Liers in Wait
Mikael Stanne Vocals (1994)
See also: Dark Tranquillity, Grand Cadaver, ex-Septic Broiler, ex-HammerFall
Dick Lövgren Bass (2000)
See also: Cromlech, Meshuggah, ex-Last Tribe, Nica Group, ex-Arch Enemy (live), ex-Armageddon, ex-Frequency, ex-Time Requiem
Tobias Kellgren Drums (2005)
See also: Sacramentum, ex-Satanized, ex-Seventh One, ex-Soulreaper, ex-Wolf, ex-Decameron, ex-Dissection, ex-Swordmaster, ex-Nocrofobic
Niclas Engelin Guitars (2006-2007, 2009, 2010-2011)
See also: We Sell the Dead, ex-Gardenian, ex-Idiots Rule, ex-Sarcazm, Drömriket, Engel, ex-Passenger
Jonas Ekdahl Drums (2011)
See also: Death Destruction, Evergrey, ex-Dead by April (live)
Aaron "Bubble" Patrick Bass (2012)
See also: All That Remains, Bury Your Dead, ex-DevilDriver (live), ex-Legend
Carl Parnell Bass (2012)
See also: ex-Maggot Stuffed Cunt, ex-Sylosis
Patrik Jensen Guitars (2013)
See also: The Haunted, Witchery, ex-Orchriste, ex-Seance, ex-Brujeria (live), ex-Machine Head (live), ex-Satanic Slaughter
Håkan Skoger Bass (2017)
See also: ex-Gardenian, ex-Grind, Headplate, ex-Hermetic Order, ex-Passenger
Bryce Paul Bass (2017-2018)
See also: IVES
Chris Broderick Guitars (2019-2020)
See also: Act of Defiance, ex-Industrial Eden, ex-Jag Panzer, ex-Megadeth, ex-Altitudes & Attitude (live), ex-Ballistic, ex-Nevermore (live), ex-Grey Haven
Björn Gelotte Drums (1995-1998), Guitars (1995-present)
See also: ex-Flesh of Sights, The Tuboyz, ex-All Ends
Anders Fridén Vocals (1995-present)
See also: ex-Septic Broiler, ex-Ceremonial Oath, ex-Dark Tranquillity, ex-Dead Man's Banquet, ex-Passenger
Bryce Paul Newman Bass (2018-present)
See also: IVES
Tanner Wayne Drums (2018-present)
See also: Headcave, Hollows, NightFiends, ex-Underoath (live), ex-Chiodos, ex-Scary Kids Scaring Kids, ex-Underminded
Chris Broderick Guitars (2020-present)
See also: Act of Defiance, ex-Industrial Eden, ex-Jag Panzer, ex-Megadeth, ex-Altitudes & Attitude (live), ex-Ballistic, ex-Nevermore (live), ex-Grey Haven
Johan Larsson Bass (1990-1997)
See also: ex-Carrion Carnage, ex-Purgamentum, ex-HammerFall, ex-Carnal Grief, ex-Powerpig
Jesper Strömblad Drums (1990-1993), Guitars (1990-2010)
See also: Ceremonial Oath, CyHra, Dimension Zero, ex-Desecrator, ex-HammerFall, ex-Nightrage (live), ex-Sinergy, ex-The Resistance, ex-All Ends
Anders Iwers Guitars (1990-1992)
See also: Ceremonial Oath, Dark Tranquillity, Tiamat, ex-Desecrator, ex-Mercury Tide, ex-Avatarium (live), ex-Lacuna Coil (live), ex-Cemetary
Carl Näslund Guitars (1993)
Glenn Ljungström Guitars (1993-1997)
See also: ex-Dimension Zero, ex-HammerFall, ex-The Resistance
Peter Iwers Bass (1997-2016)
See also: Fleetburner, ex-CyHra, ex-Mrs. Hippie (live), ex-Chameleon
Niclas Engelin Guitars (1997-1998, 2011-2020)
See also: We Sell the Dead, ex-Gardenian, ex-Idiots Rule, ex-Sarcazm, Drömriket, Engel, ex-Passenger
Daniel Svensson Drums (1998-2015)
See also: ex-Sacrilege, ex-Diabolique
Joe Rickard Drums (2016-2018)
See also: ex-Red, ex-Sky Harbor, ex-The Wedding, ex-Manafest (live)
Current
Niels Nielsen Keyboards (2017-present)
See also: Dead Soul, Niels Nielsen
Past
Daniel Erlandsson Drums (1994)
See also: Arch Enemy, Eucharist, ex-The End, Black Earth, ex-Brujeria, ex-Carcass, ex-Revengia, ex-Diabolique, ex-Armageddon, ex-Liers in Wait
Mikael Stanne Vocals (1994)
See also: Dark Tranquillity, Grand Cadaver, ex-Septic Broiler, ex-HammerFall
Dick Lövgren Bass (2000)
See also: Cromlech, Meshuggah, ex-Last Tribe, Nica Group, ex-Arch Enemy (live), ex-Armageddon, ex-Frequency, ex-Time Requiem
Tobias Kellgren Drums (2005)
See also: Sacramentum, ex-Satanized, ex-Seventh One, ex-Soulreaper, ex-Wolf, ex-Decameron, ex-Dissection, ex-Swordmaster, ex-Nocrofobic
Niclas Engelin Guitars (2006-2007, 2009, 2010-2011)
See also: We Sell the Dead, ex-Gardenian, ex-Idiots Rule, ex-Sarcazm, Drömriket, Engel, ex-Passenger
Jonas Ekdahl Drums (2011)
See also: Death Destruction, Evergrey, ex-Dead by April (live)
Aaron "Bubble" Patrick Bass (2012)
See also: All That Remains, Bury Your Dead, ex-DevilDriver (live), ex-Legend
Carl Parnell Bass (2012)
See also: ex-Maggot Stuffed Cunt, ex-Sylosis
Patrik Jensen Guitars (2013)
See also: The Haunted, Witchery, ex-Orchriste, ex-Seance, ex-Brujeria (live), ex-Machine Head (live), ex-Satanic Slaughter
Håkan Skoger Bass (2017)
See also: ex-Gardenian, ex-Grind, Headplate, ex-Hermetic Order, ex-Passenger
Bryce Paul Bass (2017-2018)
See also: IVES
Chris Broderick Guitars (2019-2020)
See also: Act of Defiance, ex-Industrial Eden, ex-Jag Panzer, ex-Megadeth, ex-Altitudes & Attitude (live), ex-Ballistic, ex-Nevermore (live), ex-Grey Haven
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Added on: 2002-07-09 01:37:26 Last modified on: 2021-03-21 23:47:03