On November 11th, the brand new IN FLAMES album saw the light of day and caught thousands in a loud and heavy sea of fire. With this 12th studio brainchild “Battles”, the Swedes once again found their own way of mixing modern hymns with aggression and catchy vibes. In the first week of its release, “Battles” entered the charts worldwide and these are the results:
#2 Metal Chart
#5 Independent Record Chart
#9 Top Rock Chart
On the release day, IN FLAMES also announced a special European tour. The shows will take place in intimate, small capacity settings. Under the name of “IN OUR ROOM – An Evening With IN FLAMES”, the Swedes will take over churches, theatres and other spectacular venues, but be quick – the tickets are strictly limited and select dates have already sold out!
These are the confirmed headline dates for 2017:
March 18 NO Oslo, Kulturkirken SOLD OUT!
March 19 S Gothenburg, Pustervik SOLD OUT!
March 20 S Stockholm, Berns SOLD OUT!
March 22 D Berlin, Admiralspalast
March 23 D Bochum, Christuskirche
March 24 D Offenbach, Capitol
March 26 D Munich, Freiheiz
March 27 I Milan, Teatro Dal Verme
March 28 F Strasbourg, La Laiterie
March 29 F Paris, Alhambra
March 31 CH Zurich, Theatre 11
Order the physical versions of “Battles” here.
And the digital ones here.
The 12-track album stays true to their unique, signature sound while at the same time stepping outside their own boundaries and trying new things. Produced by Grammy award winner Howard Benson (MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE, THE USED) »Battles« is sure to make waves in the metal world.
IN FLAMES will also be performing a string of dates in the UK alongside AVENGED SEVENFOLD and DISTURBED next January:
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
IN FLAMES are currently touring the US and Canada on their Co-Headlining tour, the ‘Forged In Fire Tour’ with HELLYEAH.