IN FLAMES: Video Interview With PETER IWERS Available

Ross Empson, TOURETTES bass player and presenter of metal TV channel Rockalarm!, conducted an interview with bassist Peter Iwers of Swedish metallers IN FLAMES in late October 2008 in Berlin, Germany during IN FLAMES' European headlining tour with SONIC SYNDICATE and GOJIRA. Peter talks about being on the road, his dislike for "off" days while touring, playing last year's U.S. Gigantour with MEGADETH, Peter's favorite bands from the past and how he discovers new music nowadays. Watch a four-minute preview below.

The complete interview is available on

IN FLAMES was honored with the "Best Hard Rock" award at the Swedish "Grammis" gala, which was held on January 7 at Hovet in Stockholm. The band also performed the song "Alias" during the ceremony, which was broadcast live on Swedish national channel TV4.

IN FLAMES was presented with the award by Joey Tempest, singer for the reactivated Swedish hard rock band EUROPE.

The artists were nominated for their most recent releases, all of which came out during 2008.

The nominees in the "Best Hard Rock" category were as follows:

* IN FLAMES - "A Sense Of Purpose"
* MESHUGGAH - "obZen"
* MILLENCOLIN - "Machine 15"
* OPETH – "Watershed"
* SABATON - "The Art Of War"

IN FLAMES was also up for the "Best Live" award.


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