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Formed: 1990
From: Gothenburg, Sweden
Last Known Status: Active

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Below is our complete In Flames news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.

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Monster Energy Fort Rock Lineup Announced

A lineup featuring some of rock’s biggest artists has been announced for the fifth annual Monster Energy Fort Rock taking place this coming Saturday, April 29th & Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Florida.

South Florida’s biggest rock festival will be led by Def Leppard (Saturday headliner), Soundgarden (Sunday headliner), and A Perfect Circle, and will feature performances from over 25 bands on two stages, including The Offspring, Mastodon, Chevelle, Seether, Papa Roach, Three Days Grace, Alter Bridge, and more.

Specially priced tickets as well as VIP packages for Monster Energy Fort Rock will be available starting Tuesday, December 6th at this location. The current music lineup for Monster Energy Fort Rock includes:

Def Leppard, Soundgarden, A Perfect Circle, The Offspring, Mastodon, Chevelle, Seether, Papa Roach, Three Days Grace, Alter Bridge, The Pretty Reckless, Eagles of Death Metal, Highly Suspect, In Flames, In This Moment, Motionless In White, All That Remains, Nothing More, Beartooth, Starset, I Prevail, Dinosaur Pile-Up, Goodbye June, Cover Your Tracks, and more to be announced. More...

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In Flames Posts "Save Me"

The new In Flames album "Battles" is only one week away from invading your ears and today, the Swedish metal institution releases another appetizer. Check out a new song titled "Save Me" below.

Produced by Grammy award winner Howard Benson, "Battles" will drop on November 11th via Nuclear Blast.

Following the release of "Battles," In Flames will be performing a string of dates in the U.K. alongside Avenged Sevenfold and Disturbed. Tour routing is as follows:

January 10 – Glasgow, UK @ The SSE Hydro
January 12 – Newcastle, UK @ Newcastle Metro Radio Arena
January 13 – Birmingham, UK @ Birmingham Genting Arena
January 15 – Sheffield, UK @ Sheffield Arena
January 16 – Manchester, UK @ Manchester Arena
January 18 – Nottingham, UK @ Motorpoint Arena Nottingham
January 19 – Cardiff, Wales, UK @ Motorpoint Arena Cardiff
January 21 – London, UK @ Peninsula Square O2 Arena
January 22 – London, UK @ Peninsula Square O2 Arena More...

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In Flames Posts New Song, Studio Video

Melodic metal band In Flames just released “Through My Eyes” today as an instant grat track for fans who pre-order new album "Battles" (previous songs "The Truth" and "The End" are also up for grabs for pre-ordering). You can also hear the song below.

Additionally, the band releases webisode #6 from the "Battles" studio series, this time talking about the differences from "Siren Charms" and the band reinventing itself over time. More...

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In Flames Posts Behind-The-Scenes Footage

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the new In Flames videos "The Truth" and "The End" can be seen below. Both tracks are taken from the band's twelfth studio album, "Battles," which will be released on November 11th via Nuclear Blast.

The CD was recorded in Los Angeles with Grammy-nominated producer Howard Benson, who has previously worked with Motorhead, Body Count, and Sepultura among others. Check out the new album webisode below.

In Flames guitarist Björn Gelotte commented on the recording process for the album as compared to previous releases: "'Siren Charms' had a very dark vibe to it. We recorded it at a cold, damp and dark time during the year in Berlin so it gave it a certain melancholy to the record. Now recording in L.A. with the sunshine, it's a different energy. The writing process was different this time, too — that I would like for us to continue to explore. Also, working with Howard and his team was great. I got stressed taking a break for even five minutes because they were always ready to go for the next take and kept my energy up." More...

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In Flames Premieres New Live Performance Clip

Sweden's In Flames premieres a new performance clip of the song "Only For The Weak", taken from the band's new concert DVD "Sounds From The Heart Of Gothenburg", out in stores now via via Nuclear Blast.

Check out now "Only For The Weak" below.

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In Flames Shows "The Truth" In New Music Video

Sweden's In Flames released a music video for the previously released new single "The Truth." The song is taken from the upcoming new album "Battles," which drops on November 11th through Nuclear Blast.

The track list is:

1. Drained
2. The End (song streaming here)
3. Like Sand
4. The Truth
5. In My Room
6. Before I Fall
7. Through My Eyes
8. Battles
9. Here Until Forever
10. Underneath My Skin
11. Wallflower
12. Save Me

Check out now "The Truth" here: More...

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Hellyeah Announces Tour With In Flames

Hellyeah is joining forces with Swedish group In Flames for the 2016 co-headline "Forged In Fire" tour of North America, kicking off November 12th in Orlando, FL. Dates are as follows:

Mon – 11/14 Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore
Tue – 11/15 Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
Wed – 11/16 New York, NY – PlayStation Theater
Fri – 11/18 Binghamton, NY – Magic City Music Hall
Sat – 11/19 New Haven, CT – College Street Music Hall
Sun – 11/20 Boston, MA – House of Blues
Tue – 11/22 Montreal, QC – Metropolis
Wed – 11/23 Toronto, ON – Danforth Music Hall
Fri – 11/25 Detroit , MI – The Crofoot
Sat – 11/26 Fort Wayne, IN – The Hub
Sun – 11/27 Cleveland, OH – Agora Theater
Tue – 11/29 Cincinnati, OH – Bogarts
Wed – 11/30 Chicago, IL – House of Blues
Thu – 12/1 Kalamazoo, MI – State Theater
Sat – 12/3 Saint Paul, MN – Myth Live Event Center
Sun – 12/4 Green Bay, WI – The Sandlot
Tue – 12/6 Lincoln, NE – Bourbon Theatre
Wed – 12/7 Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall
Fri – 12/9 Los Angeles, CA – Belasco Theater
Sat – 12/10 Chico, CA – Senator Theater
Sun – 12/11 San Francisco, CA – The Regency Ballroom
Tue – 12/13 Seattle, WA – Showbox SODO
Wed – 12/14 Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom
Fri – 12/16 Edmonton, AB – Union Hall
Sat – 12/17 Calgary, AB – MacEwan Hall
Sun – 12/18 Spokane, WA – Knitting Factory Concert House
Mon – 12/19 Portland, OR – Roseland Theater More...

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In Flames Introduces New Drummer

After the departure of longtime friend and drummer Daniel Svensson, the Swedish heavy music institution In Flames was looking for a new rhythm master and now the search is finally over. The new fifth member of the band is... Joe Rickard!

Meet Joe in this newest webisode available below, where he speaks about his first meeting with In Flames and gives a little guided tour through the studio where upcoming album "Battles" was recorded. The band also comments:

"As you know — our longtime drummer, friend, and brother that is the almighty Daniel Svensson has left In Flamesto pursue other dreams. He is still with us in spirit when we write our music, in our lives, and someone whom we will cherish forever. We are truly grateful for the nearly 20 years that Daniel devoted to In Flames.

"Because of each other, we’ve grown exponentially as musicians and brothers. Our 12th studio album is the first we will release without Daniel since 1998, so entering the studio this time around was a bittersweet moment. At the time, we didn’t know who could even replace him, and making new music without him felt strange. We were missing a piece of In Flames." More...

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In Flames Posts Live Video

In Flames just released a live clip for "The Chosen Pessimist," which can be seen below, and Nuclear Blast comments:

"Slow, creeping and melancholic - not how we usually know In Flames, but with this new clip, Gothenburg's masters of heavy sounds prove their diversity and deliver an intense performance of 'The Chosen Pessimist' off their upcoming live DVD 'Sounds From The Heart Of Gothenburg,' out on September 23rd.

"With a length of over 90 minutes, the bombastic performance inside the Scandinavium arena shows the band in full action with pyro effects, a spectacular light show and wild crowdsurfers - right in front of 10,000 Swedish fans!" More...

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In Flames Streaming Third "Battles" Webisode

In Flames posts a third webisodes for the band's upcoming live Blu-ray/DVD release, "Sounds From The Heart Of Gothenburg", which will be out on September 23rd via Nuclear Blast. The live footage was captured during a show In Flames performed in Gothenburg, Sweden in 2014. The band’s new album, "Battles" will follow on November 11.

Check out now "Battles" - Part 3" below.

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In Flames Posts 2nd "Battles" Webisode

In Flames just released the first double single "The Truth" and "The End" from new studio album "Battles" (due out November 11th, 2016).

Now the band members talk about their choice of releasing not only one but two new songs at the same time and why they picked these tracks. Check out the new studio webisode below.

If you missed the previous "Battles" studio clip, check it out over here. Recorded in Los Angeles, the 15-track album sees the band taking a new approach while staying true to its vision and signature sound. More...

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In Flames Streaming "The End"

Last Friday, In Flames released the first single from new studio album "Battles" - if you haven't heard it yet, check out "The Truth" here. "Battles" is due out on November 11th and today the band reveals a lyric video for "The End."

Recorded in Los Angeles, the 15-track album sees the band taking a new approach while staying true to its vision. In Flames brought in Grammy-nominated producer Howard Benson (Papa Roach, My Chemical Romance) as a collaborator on "Battles."

“When people hear this album I think they're going to instantly know that it's the new In Flames without us repeating the same song over and over, and that's something I'm incredibly proud of,” say singer Anders Fridén. Catch the band live on these upcoming dates: More...

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In Flames Streaming "Battles" Webisode Part 1

In Flames premieres the first of a series of webisodes for the upcoming new album "Battles", which will be out in stores November 11th on Eleven Seven Music/Nuclear Blast. Prior to the release, In Flames is also set to drop brand live DVD "Sounds From The Heart Of Gothenburg" on September 23rd.

Check out now "Battles" webisode Part 1 below.

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In Flames Premieres New Song "The Truth"

In Flames premieres another new song entitled "The Truth", taken from the upcoming new album "Battles", which will be out in stores November 11th on Eleven Seven Music/Nuclear Blast. Prior to the release, In Flames is also set to drop brand live DVD "Sounds From The Heart Of Gothenburg" on September 23rd.

Check out now "The Truth" below.

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In Flames Announces New Album

In Flames is due to follow the "Siren Charms" album with new full-length release "Battles," which will drop on November 11th, 2016.

Today a first full track from "Battles" also comes online. Check out "The End" below and stay tuned for full details on the album and upcoming tour dates to arrive soon.

Prior to the release, In Flames is also set to drop brand live DVD "Sounds From The Heart Of Gothenburg" on September 23rd.

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In Flames Issues "Take This Life" DVD Clip

In Flames issued another live clip from the upcoming new DVD "Sounds From The Heart Of Gothenburg." Check out "Take This Life" in the player below. The live package is set to drop on September 23rd through Nuclear Blast Records.

The track list for the DVD is:

1. In Plain View
2. Everything’s Gone (see clip here)
3. Fear Is The Weakness
4. Trigger
5. Resin
6. Where The Dead Ships Dwell
7. With Eyes Wide Open
8. Paralyzed
9. Through Oblivion
10. Ropes
11. Delight And Angers
12. Cloud Connected
13. Only For The Weak
14. The Chosen Pessimist
15. The Quiet Place
16. When The World Explodes
17. Rusted Nail
18. The Mirror’s Truth
19. Deliver Us
20. Take This Life

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In Flames Posts DVD Trailer

In Flames recently unleashed a clip for "Everything's Gone," taken off impending DVD "Sounds From The Heart Of Gothenburg."

Today the band releases a new teaser trailer in which the band discusses the recording process and the show that took place at Scandinavium Arena in hometown of Gothenburg.

New DVD "Sounds From The Heart Of Gothenburg" is coming on September 23rd, and the band also has a new studio album in the making - stay tuned for more details. More...

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In Flames Posts "Everything's Gone" Clip From DVD

In Flames is set to release brand new live DVD "Sounds From The Heart Of Gothenburg" on September 23rd, 2016. Below you can catch a live preview clip of "Everything's Gone" taken off that upcoming DVD.

In addition, the band today also announced the entire setlist of the live show that was recorded in hometown of Gothenburg, Sweden in 2014:

01. In Plain View
02. Everything’s Gone
03. Fear Is The Weakness
04. Trigger
05. Resin
06. Where The Dead Ships Dwell
07. With Eyes Wide Open
08. Paralyzed
09. Through Oblivion
10. Ropes
11. Delight And Angers
12. Cloud Connected
13. Only For The Weak
14. The Chosen Pessimist
15. The Quiet Place
16. When The World Explodes
17. Rusted Nail
18. The Mirror’s Truth
19. Deliver Us
20. Take This Life More...

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In Flames Posts New Music Snippet, Announces Tour

Sweden's In Flames just announced the first tour dates supporting an upcoming studio release. In January of 2017, the band will embark on a tour of major U.K. arenas together with Avenged Sevenfold and Disturbed.

The next In Flames DVD "Sounds From The Heart Of Gothenburg" is currently scheduled for release on September 23rd, and the band also just released a brief preview of new music - check it out below, and see the band live:

January 2017

Tuesday 10th - Glasgow, Hydro
Thursday 12th - Newcastle, Metro Radio Arena
Friday 13th - Birmingham, Genting Arena
Sunday 15th - Sheffield, Arena
Monday 16th - Manchester, Arena
Wednesday 18th - Nottingham, Motorpoint Arena
Thursday 19th - Cardiff, Motorpoint Arena
Saturday 21st - London, 02 Arena More...

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In Flames Reveals Details Of New DVD

They break the rules, reinvent themselves with every album and are considered to be Gothenburg's brightest metal pearl - since the early 90's, the members of In Flames have delivered a spectacular progression which has seen them transform their sound from classic melodic death metal to their current modern and unique style. The Swedes never cease to challenge their artistic boundaries, and on September 23rd, the band will be releasing an impressive demonstration of the current live expertise on DVD entitled "Sounds From The Heart Of Gothenburg" via Nuclear Blast Records. A teaser and first innstalment of the "making of" for the release can be seen below.

Nostalgia or a return to their roots has never been an option for the progressive In Flames, but the setlist of this bombastic concert DVD tears through the entire history. With 20 tracks, the show that was recorded at Gothenburg's Scandinavium reaches a length of one and a half hours, and achieves in capturing the band at their very best, celebrating current hits such as "Through Oblivion," "With Eyes Wide Open" and "Rusted Nail" to a packed out arena. But of course, old school classics such as "Trigger," "Cloud Connected" and the hypnotic finisher "Take This Life" are not left out.

Prepare for an intensive and visually explosive performance in front of 10,000 fans featuring pyros, circle pits, flying crowdsurfers and In Flames' incomparable riffs.

"This DVD is for everyone who was been following our career; we have songs from the early years, the middle years and the new era. It has to be fun for us to play but also fun for the audience to watch and we try to get a good flow with nice dynamics and different songs,” states axemaster Björn Gelotte. More...

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