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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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In Flames Announces Festival Appearances

In Flames has been added to Canadian music festivals Heavy TO and Heavy MTL. The shows will be taking place on August 11th and 12th, and links with more information on each festival are listed below.

The band exclaims, "We are super excited be able to play Heavy MTL and Heavy TO, our only North American shows this summer! Come check out the amazing line up at these great festivals."

August 11 - Heavy TO (Toronto, Canada)
August 12 - Heavy MTL (Montreal, Canada)

The band has sold over 2.5 million records over the past few years, with latest release "Sounds Of A Playground Fading," debuting at #27 on the Top 200 Billboard Charts in the US and #1 on the German album charts. The music video for "Where The Dead Ships Dwell" off of that album, can be seen at this location.

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Dragonforce Playing 70,000 Tons Of Metal

The organizers of the 70,000 Tons of Metal Cruise have issued the following announcement about confirming Dragonforce for the 2013 edition:

"After a short visit to the host city of the 2012 Olympic Games, London, they are now sailing under Dragonforce through The Channel. Their Course: West-Southwest.

"Round 3 of 70,000 Tons of Metal, The World's Biggest Floating Heavy Metal Festival, went on public sale on Tuesday July 10, 2012 at 12PM noon Eastern Time.

"Imagine starting the year in style: In January 2013, 40 Heavy Metal bands and 2,000 fans from all over the World will go once again to the Caribbean to take over the luxury cruise ship 'Majesty of the Seas' for 5 days and 4 nights. Are you ready for a trip of a lifetime?

"Make no mistake, this is not one of the cruises where you share the ship with regular cruise guests... and don't get intimidated by copy-cats! Unlike others we remove the seats in the theater, or do you like seated Heavy Metal shows? This is 70,000 Tons of Metal, The World's Biggest Floating Heavy Metal Festival, featuring the biggest Open Air Stage to sail the open seas. Enjoy unrestricted festival access to all live shows on board, Open Mic Nights, Clinics, Work-Shops, our infamous Metal Karaoke, Bars that never close, two full days at Sea, a fun-and-sun-filled day on a beautiful Caribbean Island and an opportunity to mingle side-by-side with the artists in this incredibly fan-friendly scenario that has no comparison. It's like everyone has a backstage pass!"

The following 13 out of 40 bands have already been announced:

ANACRUSIS
DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER
DORO
DRAGONFORCE
ENSIFERUM
HELSTAR
IMMOLATION
IN FLAMES
LACUNA COIL
NILE
SABATON
SUBWAY TO SALLY
TURISAS

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70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise Announces First Bands

The organisers of the highly successful 70,000 Tons Of Metal cruise have announced the first ten bands to be confirmed for next years edition of the floating extravaganza. 70000 Tons Of Metal, The World's Biggest Floating Heavy Metal Festival will sail Monday, January 28, 2013 aboard the Royal Caribbean Majesty Of The Seas from Miami, FL and will not return you to the real world for four days until Friday, February 1, 2013.

Ticket prices start at US$666 plus US$299 taxes and fees per person and include all on-board entertainment, non-alcoholic and non-carbonated beverages, all meals at the dining rooms, most on-board restaurants and even 24 room service.

The initial confirmations are as follows:

Anacrusis
Die Apokalyptischen Reiter
Doro
Helstar
Immolation
In Flames
Lacuna Coil
Nile
Sabaton
Subway To Sally

Pre-booking promo codes for those who have attended the past years' cruises will be sent out soon.

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Costa De Fuego Festival 2012 Announces Dates

The first edition of the Costa De Fuego Festival 2012 will take place on July 20th and 21st in Benicassim, Castellon, Spain in the Las Palmas desert. Camping will start one day before and extend to one day after. There will be over three stages and fifty bands playing the festival, an initial list of which we have put below. Get more information on the Festival by heading over to its website.

GUNS 'N' ROSES
MARILYN MANSON
NIGHTWISH
IN FLAMES
OPETH
PARADISE LOST
WARCRY
LACUNA COIL
BARON ROJO
OBUS
HAMLET
BERRI TXARRAK
KATATONIA
AMORPHIS
CANCER BATS
WE ARE THE OCEAN
ROLO TOMASSI
STEEL HORSE
NOCTEM

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Amazon Celebrating March Is Metal Month

Amazon is celebrating March the right way with the March is Metal Month campaign. Lasting for the whole month, the promotion features a number of metal albums all available digitally for under seven dollars.

Included in the digital promotion are twenty-one albums from Century Media artists. A full list of albums can be seen below so be sure to take advantage of this sale by clicking one of the purchase links below!

Aborted - Global Flatline
Arch Enemy - Khaos Legions
Architects (UK) - Here And Now
Deicide - To Hell With God
Devin Townsend Project - Deconstruction
ICS Vortex - Storm Seeker
In Flames - Sounds Of A Playground Fading
In This Moment - A Star-Crossed Wasteland
Insomnium - One For Sorrow
Intronaut - Valley of Smoke
Krisiun - The Great Execution
Napalm Death - Utilitarian
Sleeping Giant - Kingdom Days In An Evil Age
SS-Kaliert - Subzero
Suicide Silence - The Black Crown
TesseracT - One
The Devastated - Devil's Messenger
The Great Commission - Heavy Worship
Vallenfyre - A Fragile King
Warbringer - Worlds Torn Asunder
Winds Of Plague - Against The World

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In Flames Rules The Palladium

Friday, February 17 marked the fourth to last date of In Flames’ headlining North American tour in support of their 2011 studio album “Sounds Of A Playground Fading” (reviewed here). As a longtime fan and ardent supporter of the band through thick and thin, and having missed every performance since their spring ’08 Gigantour stint, I was rabidly eager for a live In Flames fix tonight. Anything less would constitute a crime against metal. More...

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In Flames Interview Footage Posted

Swedish metal band In Flames posted video interview footage to promote the band's ongoing "Sounds of a Playground Fading" tour of North America. Here the band discusses touring and what is in store for the band in 2012.

The In Flames North American tour ends on February 21, 2012 in Chicago. The remaining dates are as follows:

Feb. 17 - The Palladium - Worcester, MA
Feb. 18 - Best Buy Theater - New York, NY
Feb. 19 - Stage AE - Pittsburgh, PA
Feb. 21 - House of Blues - Chicago, IL

Check out the video here:

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In Flames To Headline Wacken 2012

Swedish act In Flames has been announced as the headlining act for the upcoming Wacken Open Air Festival 2012, which will take place from August 2nd - 4th in Germany. A video clip has now been posted online of In Flames' Anders Friden discussing the upcoming appearance. Check out the clip after the jump, or by heading over here. For more info on the upcoming Wacken 2012, click here.

In other recent In Flames news, the band has released an electronic remix version of the "Where the Dead Ships Dwell" single. You can find the teaser for the single at this location. More...

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Black Friday Heavy Metal Deals Revealed

Looking for some quality metal for yourself or as a gift this holiday season? Many bands, labels, and music retailers currently have Black Friday and holiday sales going online for a variety of metal bands. Here's this year's roundup of Black Friday heavy metal and hard rock deals:

Instrumental metal act Odyssey is offering the "Schematics" EP as a free download Wednesday and Thursday only. Snag the digital download of the EP via the Odyssey Bandcamp page.

Savage Messiah has made the new album "Plague of Conscience" available online for free download. Download the album through Earache Records.

Mudvayne is offering a deal on merch through this location that lets fans order any three t-shirts for $40.

From today through this coming Sunday (11/20), Crucial Blast is offering a 10% off discount for any order placed through here or here over $25.00 by using discount code NOVCOMINGFIRE.

Hells Headbangers has a variety of special offers running, such as 10 CDs for $50 or three CDs for $15 on select titles. Check out the deals running right now at this location.

Throughout the month of November, Amazon is offering select MP3 albums for $5. While most of the titles aren't from metal bands, there are a handful of releases that may be of interest for metal fans, such as albums from In Flames, Volbeat, Suicide Silence, and more. See what's available by clicking here.

Xtreem Music has a deal running through the end of the month where all black metal cassette and CD titles available are 20% off. Check out the list of available titles here.

Every weekday until December 2nd, Relapse Records is offering one album for a mere .21 cents (with the purchase of an additional regular priced album). The album changes each day, and the offer today (Wednesday) is for Mastadon's "Leviathan." Head over to Relapse.com to check out each day's offer. More...

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In Flames Posts Remix Single Teaser Online

In Flames has posted a teaser trailer online for the new remix single "Where the Dead Ships Dwell," which can be heard below.

"The songs have already been made and the originals are as good as they can be, but what if I give them to an artist from a whole different genre, what would be there take on it?" Says In Flames vocalist Anders Fridén. "I love collaborations like this and all the artists we worked with have done an awesome job. It's not meant to be taken dead serious and it's not how In Flames is gonna sound next, but I love it and I hope you'll enjoy a twist to the formula."

The track listing for the single is as follows:

1. Where The Dead Ships Dwell
2. Where The Dead Ships Dwell (Casper Remix)
3. Where The Dead Ships Dwell (The Qemists Remix)
4. Where The Dead Ships Dwell (Kristof Bathory - Dawn of Ashes Remix) (iTunes exclusive track)

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In Flames To Tour With Trivium

In Flames and Trivum will embark on a North American co-headling tour this winter. Support will be coming from Veil of Maya and Kyng. Dates are as follows:

Jan. 12 - The Rave - Milwaukee, WI
Jan. 13 - Royal Oak Music Theatre - Royal Oak, MI
Jan. 14 - Rams Head Live - Baltimore, MD
Jan. 15 - Trocadero - Philadelphia, PA
Jan. 17 - The Ritz Ybor - Ybor City, FL
Jan. 18 - Center Stage - Atlanta, GA
Jan. 20 - Warehouse Live Ballroom - Houston, TX
Jan. 21 - Emo's East - Austin, TX
Jan. 22 - Granada Theater - Dallas, TX
Jan. 24 - First Avenue - Minneapolis, MN
Jan. 25 - Burton Cummings - Winnipeg, MA
Jan. 27 - Edmonton Events Centre - Edmonton, AB
Jan. 28 - MacEwan Hall Ballroom - Calgary, AB
Jan. 31 - Commodore Ballroom - Vancouver, BC
Feb. 01 - Roseland Theatre - Portland, OR
Feb. 02 - Knitting Factory Concert House - Boise, ID
Feb. 03 - Showbox SODO - Seattle, WA
Feb. 04 - Knitting Factory Concert House - Spokane, WA
Feb. 06 - The Regency Ballroom - San Francisco, CA
Feb. 07 - Wiltern Theatre - Los Angeles, CA
Feb. 08 - The Marquee - Tempe, AZ
Feb. 09 - Sunshine Theater - Albuquerque, NM
Feb. 10 - The Summit Music Hall - Denver, CO
Feb. 11 - The Beaumont Club - Kansas City, MO
Feb. 13 - House of Blues - Cleveland, OH
Feb. 14 - Sound Academy - Toronto, ON
Feb. 15 - Metropolis - Montreal, QC
Feb. 17 - The Palladium - Worcester, MA
Feb. 18 - Best Buy Theater - New York, NY
Feb. 19 - Stage AE - Pittsburgh, PA
Feb. 21 - House of Blues - Chicago, IL

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In Flames Announces Live Chat

Daniel Svensson from In Flames will be chatting live online with fans via Yowie this coming Monday, November 7th at 2:00pm PST/22:00 CET.

He will make a major announcement for In Flames’ North American fans as well as talking questions from everyone who attends. Head over to this location on Monday to hear the announcement and take part in the chat.

In Flames also recently posted a music video for "Where The Dead Ships Dwell" online from the band's latest album "Sounds Of A Playground Fading." You can check out the video clip by heading over to this location.

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In Flames Posts New Music Video

In Flames posted a new music video for the new single "Where The Dead Ships Dwell" from the band's latest album "Sounds Of A Playground Fading." The digital single will be released on November 15, 2011.

The track listing for the single is as follows:

1. Where The Dead Ships Dwell
2. Where The Dead Ships Dwell (Casper Remix)
3. Where The Dead Ships Dwell (The Qemists Remix)
4. Where The Dead Ships Dwell (Kristof Bathory - Dawn of Ashes Remix) (iTunes exclusive track)

Check out the video here:

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In Flames To Release Remix Single

Sweden's In Flames will unleash a 2nd digital single "Where The Dead Ships Dwell," off the new album "Sounds Of A Playground Fading," on November 15th.

In Flames was not shy of taking a new approach to the song "Where The Dead Ships Dwell" and went to extremes with the diverse partners that turned in three completely different remixes with versions by German rapper Casper, drum and bass act The Qemists, and Kristof Bathory, vocalist of the black metal band Dawn of Ashes.

"The songs have already been made and the originals are as good as they can be, but what if I give them to an artist from a whole different genre, what would be there take on it?" Says In Flames vocalist Anders Fridén. "I love collaborations like this and all the artists we worked with have done an awesome job. It's not meant to be taken dead serious and it's not how In Flames is gonna sound next, but I love it and I hope you'll enjoy a twist to the formula."

The track listing for the single is as follows:

1. Where The Dead Ships Dwell
2. Where The Dead Ships Dwell (Casper Remix)
3. Where The Dead Ships Dwell (The Qemists Remix)
4. Where The Dead Ships Dwell (Kristof Bathory - Dawn of Ashes Remix) (iTunes exclusive track)

Re-mixer Casper commented, "Since I have been a huge In Flames fan since I was a teenager, I was honored to even be considered for a remix of one of their songs from their new chart-topping album. When I used to play in metal bands, it was all about having riffs comparable to these guys and to now, as a rapper (!!!), be a part of the new single is mindblowing. We didn't really know how to approach the material, since it is my first remix job ever, so we went the dancy French house route. I really deeply do hope that people enjoy it. Feeling blessed." More...

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In Flames To Host Live Chat

Tomorrow, October 20th 2011, metal veterans In Flames will be doing an interactive live video chat with fans. At 1:00 PM PDT / 22:00 CET, Peter and Niclas from the band will be chatting live through Yowie.

At that time, fans can go to this location, where they will be able to submit text or video questions for the band to answer live on video.

In Flames released "Sounds Of A Playground Fading" (reviewed here) earlier this year. The album debuted at #27 on the Top 200 Billboard Charts selling 13,842 copies in its first week.

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In Flames Posts New Trailer For European Tour

In Flames posted a trailer for the upcoming tour of Europe (which includes the Defenders of the Faith III dates) with Trivium, Noctiferia, Ghost, Rise To Remain and Insense. In other In Flames news, the band will be releasing a single and music video for the song "Where the Dead Ships Dwell" on November 14, 2011 (EU) and November 15, 2011 (North America).

The complete tour dates are below the following trailer:

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In Flames Video Interview Available

Loud TV has posted a video interview online with Anders Fridén from In Flames before the band's appearance at the French Hellfest 2011. Check out the video clip below.

In other In Flames news, the band last month cancelled all upcoming U.S. shows, but announced plans to return in 2012.

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Musicians Discuss What Bands They Like To Watch

Metal Injection attended the Holmdel, NJ stop of the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival and asked artists a series of questions. You can check out one of the clips below, in which bands discuss what acts they like to watch live. Metal Injection also commented on the video:

"We ask the bands of the 2011 Mayhem Fest to talk about which bands they enjoy watching live during the fest. See how members of Trivium, Machine Head, In Flames, Suicide Silence, All Shall Perish and Red Fang answer. Come back all week long for more Mayhem Fest Ask the Artists."


Click Here To Watch The Video

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The Resistance Posts New Song Online

The new supergroup consisting of former members of The Haunted and In Flames have released a new track titled, "An Eye for an Eye." The new track can be found on Youtube here:


No label has been announced yet for the band's upcoming record although it is known that they will be playing their first show on the Close-Up BÅten Cruise on September 9th.

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In Flames Cancels All Upcoming U.S. Tour Dates

Swedish metallers In Flames have posted the following statement online announcing the cancellation of the remainder of its 2011 U.S. tour dates due to a medical emergency.

"It is with huge regret that today with immediate effect In Flames must cancel their current US shows as part of the Rockstar Mayhem Festival and their own US Headline shows. But due to a serious terminal illness of one the band’s immediate family members they feel they have no option.

"We have had the most amazing and fun times as part of the Rockstar Mayhem Festival and we are truly grateful for all the support the whole festival has shown

"We will be back at the start of 2012.

"Once again our apologies, In Flames."

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