IN FLAMES – 1st single “Deliver Us” out in May
aaamusic | On 11, Apr 2011
It’ll be the first taste of their upcoming album “Sounds Of A Playground Fading”.
Last Saturday IN FLAMES won their seventh Bandit Rock (Sweden’s biggest radio station for rock music) Award in the category ”Best Swedish Live act”: http://prod.bandit.se/vinnarna-i-bandit-rock-awards
”It’s an honour to win this award, it really is. Especially since this is voted by you, our fans! Thanks a lot for voting everyone!!!” – Anders Fridén
IN FLAMES were founded 1990 in Gothenburg and soon became one of the most successful Swedish Metal bands since the release of their break-through album “The Jester Race” in 1996. Like many of the predecessors, their last album “A Sense Of Purpose” (2008) charted all over the world including the band¹s highest ever entry on the American Billboard top 200 with an amazing #28. Other notable chart entries: Sweden #1, European Billboard top 100 #7, Canada Billboard top 200 # 7, Germany #6, UK (top 200) #54, Finland #3, Japan #14, and Norway # 17. “A Sense Of Purpose” was at the time of release the 7th most sold album in the whole of Europe.
In September 2010 IN FLAMES once again entered their own IF Studios together with Roberto Laghi, Daniel Bergstrand and Örjan Örnkloo to start the recording of the new album.
The album “Sounds Of A Playground Fading” will be out in the UK on Monday, June 20, 2011.
Around the time IN FLAMES will play some of the most important European summer festivals including Sonisphere in the UK (Sun 10th July) + other European Sonispheres, Rock Am Ring/Rock Im Park, Nova Rock, Hellfest and more! The band will then head over to the US in July to appear on the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival Tour and are looking towards a European tour in Fall/Winter 2011.
First European headlining dates can be announced:
22.09.2011 (A) Hohenems – Event Centre; tickets: www.oeticket.com
27.09.2011 (I) Milan – Alcatraz; tickets: www.ticketone.it
Expect nothing but the maximum when one of the biggest metal bands teams up with one of biggest worldwide metal labels.
For more info and news on what is happening in the world of IN FLAMES see websites below:
Century Media Records online:
Century Media webshop: