IN FLAMES have been honoured with the Swedish "Grammis" award in the category "Best Hard Rock" during a ceremony that was held Tuesday night (January 30th) at Hovet in Stockholm. A total of five bands were nominated for their most recent 2006 releases.
BACKYARD BABIES – "People Like People Like People Like Us“ (RCA) EUROPE – "Secret Society" (T&T/Sanctuary) HAMMERFALL – "Threshold" (Nuclear Blast) IN FLAMES – "Come Clarity" (Nuclear Blast) THE HAUNTED – "The Dead Eye" (Century Media)
In accepting the award, IN FLAMES frontman Anders Fridén asked the audience to get up on their feet. "This is the third time IN FLAMES have won a [Swedish] Grammy and it feels extremely good," he said and joked: "Thanks a lot to the Swedish people, [distributor] Sound Pollution and all you people sitting down!"