1)In Vain is a progressive death metal band from Kristiansand, Norway.
Their music can be described as melodic extreme metal, and it is mainly composed by their guitarist Johnar Haaland. The band has released three albums, and toured Europe with Solefald in 2013 and My Silent Wake in 2010. In Vain has also played concerts in Norway. They, for example, played at the Inferno Metal Festival in 2013.