Danroush wrote:Soze wrote:Would you even want to see this current line up play Jester Race? It's a completely different band.
No it isn't, same vocalist in Anders, and Björn Gelotte was there too. Also they still have 3 members from Whoracle onwards and 4 from colony onwards.
For the most part in Flames is the same band it was when it made the older stuff people whine about, bar Lunar strain which is piss poor compared to the other pre 2000 releases anyway. Just because they changed musically over time as a band, doesn't magically mean the band members stopped being the same people.
Of course there were a couple that left after Jester Race, but most of the people who go on about them having no original members tend to view Whoracle, Colony and even Clayman in the same way they view Jester Race.
Carried on reading the thread after typing the post and noticed someone else briefly mentioned this, but leaving it as it is due to the rest of the post being different. Also note this is a general post about a very common (and inaccurate) attitude I see to In Flames as opposed to fully directed at you Soze.
My retort was solely to The Jester Race although I think it's that album and Whoracle that most people look back on as their real classics.
The line up for that pair was Anders on vocals, who is still there, Johan Larsson on bass, who left after Whoracle, Jesper Stromblad and Glenn Ljungstrom on guitar, neither of whom are still there, one leaving after Whoracle, the other several years later (officially due to alcohol issues but recent interviews suggest musical differences) and Bjorn Gelotte who is still there but now plays guitar rather than the drums.
So musically, it is totally different. No instrumentalist on The Jester Race is either still there or playing the same instrument.