Austin Hamblen, co-host of "Flatliner", conducted an interview with vocalist Anders Fridén of Swedish metallers IN FLAMES prior to the band's March 7 concert at the Norva in Norfolk, Virginia. You can now watch the chat below.
"Flatliner" is a hard rock and heavy metal radio show broadcasted through WODU, Old Dominion University's college radio station.
IN FLAMES' tenth album, "Sounds Of A Playground Fading" (Century Media), sold around 14,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 27 on The Billboard 200 chart.
IN FLAMES' previous CD, "A Sense of Purpose" (Koch) opened with 20,000 units to land at No. 28. This was slightly less than the opening tally of "Come Clarity" (Ferret), which shifted just under 24,000 copies in February 2006 to enter the chart at position No. 58.
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"Sounds Of A Playground Fading" was the first IN FLAMES album to be recorded without founding guitarist Jesper Strömblad, who quit the band in February 2010 in order to continue receiving treatment for his alcohol addiction.
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