So In Flames just re-recorded Clayman (the song)...

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  1. Demiurge

    Demiurge Intrepid Jackass

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    Oof- that's even worse. And what's the conceit of the video supposed to be: video game, actual pinball, comic books? It's a mess.
     
  2. Cyanide_Anima

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    What the fuck are they doing? You don't fuck with perfection.
     
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    Damn... Silver lining is we get to see just how fine a line there is in between a truly great song and a piece of crap. I guess.
     
  4. Kaura

    Kaura metalist

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    Holy shit. That's even worse than Clayman. The whole song sounds like it was recorded in a garage, especially the dead ass drums.

    Also, what the hell was that pre-breakdown. Avenged Sevenfold called, they want their spooky kindergarten horror movie riffs back. :lol:
     
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    God damn you In Flames! I want to love them again so badly but it's a lost cause...
     
  6. Vyn

    Vyn Not a Sparkly Vampire

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    - Themes is alright
    - Only For The Weak is actually fucking ruined
    - Bullet Ride is fine, passable
    - Pinball Map is fine
    - Am used to Clayman by now

    I... I can't believe the did that to Only For The Weak. Fuck. They took ALL of the intensity out of the vocals.
     
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  7. HeHasTheJazzHands

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    Man I can't get over how bad Pinball Map got slaughtered. That chorus bloooows so fucking much. Also checked out Only for the Weak and no shit the vocals were ruined.
     
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    Sounds like EMG HZs into a Line 6 Spyder into an MG cab
     
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    Holy shit, make it stop.
     
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  10. HeHasTheJazzHands

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    I've gotten better tones with my EMG HZ-loaded Jazzmaster. :rofl:

    Seriously, still don't understand how to go from having THE iconinc Fredman 5150 death metal sound, to that generic hunka shit.
     
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    Aw come on guys it’s not... no, it is fucking bad. I was ok with Clayman. The rest of this sounds like weak guitar plugins recorded inside a couch. Yuck. And they added stupid touches here and there that just annoy me. I do like a lot of the newer vocals though and would like them mixed to the original instruments because Anders is too loud.

    Glad I have no more suspense and will just wait for the rest of the original album to come out (I preordered, yeah..). The instrumental track is kinda cool. But the rest of the re-recordings are like waiting for childbirth and a turd drops out instead. Welp, back to sick fucking OSDM for the rest of the year... screw this and go listen to Undeath.
     
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    i want to know what the hell they used just to know to avoid it. WHY? Why In Flames?
     
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    Listen to the guitar tone at 2:32. This is what In Flames should sound like.
     
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    They totally ruined it with the Avenged Sevenfold'ish spooky harmonic minor lead :lol: Rhythm guitars in re-recorded version sound like they had free amp sim every one uses, settings at noon with the generic Ownhammer free Mesa ir.
     
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    I think they use Kempers now?
     
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    Yeah, crazy isn’t it. Just goes to show that the performance and production really DOES make a difference.

    Yes! I had the HZ into an MGDFX back in the day. It sounds like that but with all the treble rolled off. So not just shit, but dull shit.
     
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    A massive difference and it really makes you think how many bands had amazing songs or albums that fall flat because of the production decisions.

    It’s better than Clayman but how did a band of seasoned musicians with countless albums under their belt think that was an ok mix. Never mind remixing an old classic album but to simply release music that sounds like a YouTube fan cover is so odd. People in their homes are regularly getting better tones and mixes than this. It’s bizzare.

    It’s disappointing they did this project because the last album was amazing and my favourite full album since Clayman. It didn’t get the love it deserved but now this will shadow the band for the rest of their career.
     
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    That’s part of my life I won’t get back.
    Why won’t they put us out if our misery and fold the band name before the legacy is well and truly tarnished. Not like there are any founder members left, that old argument. Rename the band Clayman and move on.
    In Jesper we trust, in Anders we do not
     
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    I just listened to Only for the Weak.
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    This is the first time I listen to In Flames, I think people are a bit harsh on the mix, the original version sounds more metal but not really bigger in my opinion, more compressed drums and scooped guitars. The mixing on the new one was done by non metal people I think? Maybe he was trying to make it so it sounds listenable on the most devices. Sometimes as you add punch you loose clarity (especially with bass boosted speakers or headphones, which people really seem to love for hip-hop and whatever is popular), maybe that's what he was going for..
     

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