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

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In Flames and Nevermore Tour Dates Updated

More dates have been confirmed for IN FLAMES' upcoming North American tour with THROWDOWN, NEVERMORE and EVERGREY. Known dates are as follows:

May 6 - South Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
May 8 - Myrtle Beach, SC @ House of Blues
May 9 - Jacksonville, NC @ Planet Rock
May 11 - Cincinnati, OH @ Bogarts
May 12 - Fort Wayne, IN @ Piere's
May 13 - Grand Rapids, MI @ Orbit Room
May 15 - Lawrence, KS @ Granada
May 16 - Colorado Springs, CO @ Black Sheep
May 20 - Chico, CA @ Senator Theatre
May 21 - Sparks, NV @ New Oasis
May 23 - Tucson, AZ @ Rialto
May 27 - New Orleans, LA @ House of Blues
May 28 - Tallahassee, FL @ Beta Bar (formerly the Cow Haus)
May 30 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution

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In Flames Announce Athens Gig, Dublin In-Store

In Flames will be supporting Dio at Rizouploi Stadium in Athens, Greece on June 06, 2006.

One more in-store signing session have been confirmed for the current European tour, in Dublin, Ireland:

March 28, 5pm
Tower Records, Dublin

As previously announced, In Flames will also be doing in-store signings at the following places:

March 22nd, 4pm
287 Camden High Street

March 31st, 5pm

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In Flames Confirm UK In-Store Signings

In Flames have confirmed two new in-store signings in the UK on March 22nd and 31st. Details are:

March 22nd, 4pm
287 Camden High Street

March 31st, 5pm

In Flames will be headlining a second North American tour in support of new album, "Come Clarity," starting May 5. Support will come from Throwdown, Nevermore and Evergrey.

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Coldtears Posts 5-Song Demo Online

COLDTEARS, the new Swedish band featuring 19-year-old drummer Adam Gelotte (brother of IN FLAMES guitarist Björn Gelotte), have posted their five-song demo on their official web site, coldtears.se. The tracks available for download are as follows:

01. Inside My Head
02. Insecure
03. No Tomorrow
04. Beg
05. My Own Grave


David Johansson - Guitar
Gustav Alander - Vocals
Ivar Anås - Guitar
Marcus Dahlström - Bass
Adam Gelotte - Drums

Adam and Björn are not the only Gelotte siblings to be actively involved in playing heavy rock music. Their sister, Emma Gelotte, is one of two female vocalists fronting the Gothenburg-based band ALL ENDS, which also features in its ranks Tinna Karlsdotter on vocals, Michael Håkansson (EVERGREY) on bass, Fredrik Johansson (IN FLAMES' "The Jester Race" album) on guitar and Josef Skansås on drums. Currently unsigned, ALL ENDS' debut demo was recorded at Studio Fredman and Queenstreet Recording in Gothenburg, Sweden by producers Fredrik Nordström and Patrick J. Sten. The music on the CD was composed by Björn Gelotte and Jesper Strömblad of IN FLAMES, while the lyrics were written by Tinna Karlsdotter, Emma Gelotte and Björn Gelotte.

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First In Flames, Throwdown, Nevermore Tour Dates

Sweden's IN FLAMES have announced a second North American headlining tour in support of their critically acclaimed new album, "Come Clarity". The trek is slated to commence on May 5 and follows the band's recent sold out North American tour of the same name. Support on the IN FLAMES tour will be provided by THROWDOWN, NEVERMORE and EVERGREY. A full tour routing will be announced soon and is expected to include live dates in the following markets: Burlington, VT, Myrtle Beach, SC, Jacksonville, NC, Cincinnati, OH, Ft. Wayne, IN, Grand Rapids, MI, Lawrence, KS, Colorado Springs, CO, Spokane, WA, Tucson, AZ, Tulsa, OK, Memphis, TN and New Orleans, LA, amongst others. The North American tour will follow the band's upcoming 35 city European headlining tour — featuring support from SEPULTURA — set to begin March 12 in Oslo, Norway. Additionally, IN FLAMES will launch a U.S. commercial radio campaign — the first in the band's storied history — in late April. The radio blitz will initially focus on the "Come Clarity" roll-out track, "Take This Life", with a second single from the album to follow.

IN FLAMES' "Come Clarity" has sold 50,000 units in the United States in its first month of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan.


May 05 - New Haven, CT @ Toad's Place
May 06 - Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
May 08 - Myrtle Beach, SC @ House of Blues
May 09 - Jacksonville, NC @ Planet Rock

More dates will be announced soon.

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In Flames To Tour U.S. Again In May

In Flames will be back in the US on a headling tour in May in support of their latest album, "Come Clarity." Support will come from Throwdown, Nevermore and Evergrey. Tour dates will be announced as soon as they get confirmed.

In other news, In Flames are also confirmed for three festivals so far: Rock Am Ring and Rock Im Park in Germany (June 2-4) and the Graspop Metal Meeting in Belgium (June 25).

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Dagoba Join In Flames and Sepultura Euro Tour

Season of Mist has announced that DAGOBA will join IN FLAMES and SEPULTURA on their European tour. Consequently, some previously scheduled tour dates will be cancelled. The updated tour schedule is as follows:

10 Mar 06 Saint-Etienne (42) (FR) Hall C. (+Tripod + Sidilarsen)
11 Mar 06 Lille (59) (FR) MJC Saint André lez Lille (+ Klang)
17 Mar 06 Vesoul (70) (FR) Moulin de Poncey
19 Mar 06 Berlin (DE) Columbiahalle (+ In Flames + Sepultura)
20 Mar 06 Cologne (DE) E-werk (+ In Flames + Sepultura)
21 Mar 06 Eindoven (NL) Effenaar (+ In Flames + Sepultura)
22 Mar 06 London (UK) The Forum (+ In Flames + Sepultura)
23 Mar 06 Manchester (UK) Academy 2 (+ In Flames + Sepultura)
24 Mar 06 Glasgow (UK) Barrowlands (+ In Flames + Sepultura)
25 Mar 06 Sheffield (UK) Corporation (+ In Flames + Sepultura)
26 Mar 06 Birmingham (UK) Carling Academy (+ In Flames + Sepultura)
28 Mar 06 Dublin (UK) Ambassador Theatre (+ In Flames + Sepultura)
29 Mar 06 Liverpool (UK) Carling Academy (+ In Flames + Sepultura)
30 Mar 06 Cardiff (UK) The Coal Exchange (+ In Flames + Sepultura)
31 Mar 06 Portsmouth (UK) Pyramid Centre (+ In Flames + Sepultura)
01 Apr 06 Antwerpen (BE) Hof-ter-lo (+ In Flames + Sepultura)
02 Apr 06 Paris (FR) Elysee-Montmartre (+ In Flames + Sepultura)
03 Apr 06 Clermont Ferrand (FR) Cooperative de Mai (+ In Flames + Sepultura)
04 Apr 06 Barcelona (ES) Razzmatazz (+ In Flames + Sepultura)
05 Apr 06 Madrid (ES) La Riviera (+ In Flames + Sepultura)
06 Apr 06 Bergara (ES) Sala Jam (+ In Flames + Sepultura)
08 Apr 06 Milan (IT) TBC (+ In Flames + Sepultura)
09 Apr 06 Treviso (IT) New Age (+ In Flames + Sepultura)
10 Apr 06 Vienna (AT) Arena (+ In Flames + Sepultura)
11 Apr 06 Linz (AT) Posthof (+ In Flames + Sepultura)
12 Apr 06 Munich (DE) Georg-Elser-Halle (+ In Flames + Sepultura)
13 Apr 06 Stuttgart (DE) Filharmonie (+ In Flames + Sepultura)
15 Apr 06 Ljubljana (SK) TBC (+ In Flames + Sepultura)
16 Apr 06 Budapest (HU) Petoefi (+ In Flames + Sepultura)
17 Apr 06 Prague (CZ) TBC (+ In Flames + Sepultura)
18 Apr 06 Warszawa (PL) Proxima (+ In Flames + Sepultura)
19 Apr 06 Dresden (DE) Alter Schlachthof (+ In Flames + Sepultura)
20 Apr 06 Hamburg (DE) Grosse Freiheit (+ In Flames + Sepultura)
22 Apr 06 Vitrolles (FR) Salle des fêtes ? Hybride Festival
05 Mai 06 Vaureal (95) (FR) Le Forum
24 Mai 06 Strasbourg (67) (FR) La Laiterie (+ The Old Dead Tree)
22 Jul 06 Saint Amarin (68) (FR) Festival Mix'Thur

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In Flames Audio Interview Posted Online

A recent audio interview with IN FLAMES frontman Anders Fridén, conducted by RabaFlab Rab of Northern Storm Records, has been made available for download at the IN FLAMES international fan site Everdying.com.

IN FLAMES have just completed a North American headlining tour in support of their new release, "Come Clarity", which debuted at No. 58 on The Billboard 200 chart with sales of just under 24,000 copies. The CD has sold a total of 45,000 copies in its first three weeks of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

IN FLAMES will be kicking off a European tour with SEPULTURA on March 12 in Oslo, Norway.

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In Flames Announce Two Canadian In-Stores

In Flames have announced the following in-stores in Canada:

Feb 19 Montreal, QC at HMV at 3pm
Feb 21 Toronto, ONT at HMV at 5pm

In Flames' latest album, "Come Clarity," has sold 23.985 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 58 on next week's The Billboard 200 chart.

First-week chart positions for "Come Clarity":

Sweden: #1
Finland: #1
Germany: #6
Norway: #16
Japan: #17 (second week: #18)
Austria: #27
Canada: #27
Switzerland: #30
Denmark: #52
U.S.: #58
U.K.: #67
Spain: #80

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AILD, Gwar, In Flames, Trivium Confirmed For SOTU

According to MTV.com, As I Lay Dying, Gwar, In Flames, Trivium, Cannibal Corpse, Terror, the Black Dahlia Murder, Behemoth, the Chariot and Through the Eyes of the Dead are all confirmed to take part in the second Sounds of the Underground Tour.

The Sounds of the Underground organizers are taking a different approach to this summer's festival by keeping the number of bands on the bill down and extending the length of set times. Last year most bands got no more than 30 minutes to play.

While dates for the trek — including the official launch date — are still being worked out, SOTU will return to Denver, St. Louis, Chicago, Detroit, Toronto, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Los Angeles, as well as cities in Texas, New England and western Canada. Tickets will go on sale in late March.

More bands will be announced in the coming weeks.

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MTV2 Headbangers Ball: The Revenge Details

MTV2 and Roadrunner Records have announced the release of the third installment in the successful series – MTV2 HEADBANGERS BALL: THE REVENGE. The low priced, double-disc is due in stores on April 11, 2006.

On the heels of the Gold certification of the first installment, MTV2 HEADBANGERS BALL, VOLUME 1 and the success with MTV2 HEADBANGERS BALL, VOLUME 2, MTV2 and Roadrunner Records once again set out to gather the very best in Hard Rock and Heavy Metal. The result is more than 2 1/2 hours of music on 2 CDs: disc one represents the strongest tracks from today's biggest rock bands, and disc two brings together the strongest up-and-comers from the underground rock scene.

In addition to the genre-defining anthems that represent the best of the show, there are enough rare and unreleased tracks to satisfy tastemaker metal fans as well. Packed with a total of 38 hard-charging tracks, this collection has 7 exclusive offerings. They include the Terry Date mix of Slipknot's "Before I Forget", and the live recording of Killswitch Engage's "A Bid Farewell", which both see their first CD release on this compilation. Other exclusives are brand new tracks from Hatebreed and Walls Of Jericho, both of which were written especially for this release (Hatebreed's lead vocalist, Jamey Jasta, is the host of the Headbangers Ball program on MTV2). A video for the Hatebreed track, entitled "To The Threshold", will air on video channels in March. A side project of Jasta's, Kingdom of Sorrow (which also includes members of Down, Crowbar and Seemless), also throws a brand new track into the ring. The compilation beat Dragonforce and 36 Crazyfists' record releases to the punch with fresh new tracks from these up-and-comers.


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In Flames' "Come Clarity" Chart Positions Revealed

Chart positions for In Flames' latest effort, "Come Clarity," has been revealed:

European charts:
Germany #6
Norway #16
Austria #27
Denmark #52

UK charts:
Top 200 Artist Albums #67
Top 50 Independent Albums #7
Rock & Metal Top 40 #2

In Flames is currently touring North America on their Come Clarity tour with Trivium, Devildriver and Zao.

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In Flames Announce AOL Music Listening Party

IN FLAMES have announced an AOL Music "Advance Listening Party", previewing their long-awaited new album Come Clarity. Come Clarity will be released in North America on February 7th through Ferret Music. The In Flames/AOL Music Advance Listening Party will enable AOL Music listeners to hear the band's highly anticipated new album in its entirety. Come Clarity will be available to preview beginning today (Monday, February 6th) through Sunday, February 12th at the AOL Music Full CD Listening Party page here. AOL Music has a monthly audience of more than 17,000,000.

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In Flames Post New Song From Come Clarity Online

Ferret Music have added a third track to the IN FLAMES' Come Clarity album player - check out 'Scream' at this location. As previously reported, the debut video from Come Clarity for 'Take This Life' is available here. Come Clarity will be released on February 3rd in Europe through Nuclear Blast Records and on February 7th in North America through Ferret Music. The album will include a bonus DVD featuring the group performing the album in a rehearsal room.

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In Flames Featured On Swedish Radio & TV

In Flames frontman, Anders Fridén, will be interviewed on the Swedish national radio channel P3 (P3 Rock) on Thursday (January 19) evening sometime after 22.10 CET. Click here for more information.

In Flames will perform on the "P3 Guld" gala in Gothenburg on Saturday (January 21). The Swedish radio channel P3 will broadcast direct from the gala between 20.03 and 22.00 CET. Also, Swedish national TV (SVT 2) will broadcast as well, between 21.15 and 23.15 CET. More information about "P3 Guld" can be found at this location.

In Flames have just announced two in-store autograph signings:

Jan. 31 @ 5pm
Scrape Records
Vancouver, BC

Feb. 04 @ 3pm
Independent Records
Denver, CO
*You can get $2 off "Come Clarity" if you bring your ticket stub from the Denver show to the store on February 7th.

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Igor Cavalera Taking A Break From Sepultura

Igor Cavalera is taking a break from Brazilian thrashers SEPULTURA to spend time with his new wife while they await the birth of their first child together, but he has no intentions of leaving the band, the drummer told BLABBERMOUTH.NET Friday night.

Cavalera, who recently remarried after splitting up with his wife of 10 years, Monika, says that he wants to stay at home in Sao Paulo, Brazil before his fourth child is born (he has three kids with his first wife, while his new bride has another child from a previous relationship) and insists that he gave the rest of the band his blessing to seek out a temporary replacement in time for the group's upcoming European tour with IN FLAMES.

Former SOULFLY drummer Roy Mayorga, who played with Igor's brother Max for several years in the late '90s and again in 2001-2003, has been enlisted to do the European tour, with the possibility that he will stick around for further touring activities beyond the spring.

When asked point-blank if he has in fact quit the group or if he has any intentions of leaving the band, Igor told BLABBERMOUTH.NET, "No, man," before explaining that he would rather not tour right now than be in a position where he is forced to go on the road without having his heart in it 100 percent.

SEPULTURA's European tour with IN FLAMES is scheduled to kick off March 12 in Oslo, Norway. The band's new album, "Dante XXI" (featuring Cavalera), is scheduled for release in North America on March 14 via SPV USA.

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In Flames Release 'Take This Life' Video Online

IN FLAMES' video for the song "Take This Life" has been posted online at Aftonbladet.se. The clip was shot in late October in Sweden with director Patric Ullaeus, who has previously worked with DIMMU BORGIR, LACUNA COIL and KAMELOT, among many others. "Take This Life" (mp3) is the roll-out single and video from the group's upcoming album, "Come Clarity", due in North America on February 7 through Ferret Music. The follow-up to the band's 2004 album, "Soundtrack to Your Escape", "Come Clarity" was mixed at Tonteknik studio in Umeå, Sweden and is "the best [CD] we've ever done," according to IN FLAMES guitarist Jesper Strömblad.

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In Flames Members Will Take Part in Online Chat

IN FLAMES members Anders Fridén (vocals) and Björn Gelotte (guitar) will be taking part in an online chat on Thursday, January 12 at Aftonbladet.se (web site of Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet). The chat will start at 3:30 p.m. (CET).

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In Flames E-Player With New Music Up Online

Sweden's IN FLAMES have unveiled an online E-Player featuring two tracks from their forthcoming album, "Come Clarity". The songs "Take this Life" and "Leeches" are available as a free downloadable MP3s now via the Ferret Music web site at this location.

"Come Clarity" will be released in North America on February 7 through Ferret Music. The follow-up to the band's 2004 album, "Soundtrack to Your Escape", "Come Clarity" features thirteen explosive tracks, including "Take this Life", the roll-out single and video.

IN FLAMES will a launch a North American headlining tour in support of "Come Clarity" on January 25 at the Marquee Theatre in Tempe, AZ. The tour will run through February 26 in Lake Buena Vista, FL with support provided by TRIVIUM, DEVILDRIVER and ZAO. The extended trek will represent the first IN FLAMES North American dates since their main-stage appearances as part of Ozzfest 2005 and will kick off the band's most extensive touring on the continent in their decade-plus history.

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In Flames & Sepultura To Tour Europe

In Flames have announced tour dates for their European headlining tour 2006, which is set to kick off in Oslo, Norway on March 12. Main support on the tour will be Sepultura. All confirmed dates are as follows:

Mar. 12 Oslo - Rockefeller
Mar. 14 Tampere - Pakkahoune
Mar. 15 Helsinki - House of culture
Mar. 17 Stockholm - Arenan
Mar. 18 Gothenburg - Lisebergshallen
Mar. 19 Berlin - Columbiahalle
Mar. 20 Cologne - E-werk
Mar. 21 Eindoven - Effenar
Mar. 22 London - Forum
Mar. 23 Manchester - Academy
Mar. 24 Glasgow - Brrowlands
Mar. 25 Sheffield - Corperstion
Mar. 26 Birmingham - Academy
Mar. 28 Dublin - Ambassador
Mar. 29 Liverpool - Academy
Mar. 30 Cardiff - Coal Exchange
Mar. 31 Portsmouth - Pyramis Centre
Apr. 01 Antwerp - Hof-ter-lo
Apr. 02 Paris - Elysee-Montmartre
Apr. 03 Lyon - TBC
Apr. 04 Barcelona - Razzmatazz
Apr. 05 Madrid - La Riviera
Apr. 06 Bergara - Sala Jam
Apr. 08 Milan - TBC
Apr. 09 Bologna - Estragon
Apr. 10 Vienna - Arena
Apr. 11 Linz - Posthof
Apr. 12 Munich - Georg-Elser-Halle
Apr. 13 Stuttgart - Filharmonie
Apr. 15 Lljubljana - TBC
Apr. 16 Budapest - Petoefi
Apr. 17 Prauge - TBC
Apr. 18 Warszawa - Proxima
Apr. 19 Dresden - Alter Schlachthof
Apr. 20 Hamburg - Grosse Freiheit

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