(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Lead Journalist/Writer, RiffRelevant.com)
Long-running Gothenburg, Sweden metallers In Flames surprised metal fans everywhere with a four-track covers EP, “Down, Wicked & No Good“, out today on streaming platforms worldwide. The band’s short collection includes In Flames‘ versions of Alice In Chains’ “Down In A Hole,” Chris Isaak’s “Wicked Game,” and a live bonus version of Nine Inch Nails’ “Hurt”.
The fourth cut is a studio version of Depeche Mode’s 1997 hit single “It’s No Good”, for which the band has issued a lyric video clip. Along with it comes a video where the band addresses what inspired them to tackle the Depeche Mode classic. Both visualizers are streaming below.