Thursday, 8 September 2016

IN FLAMES Producer Howard Benson talks about his work with the band


Gothenburg's masters of melodic metal are currently a double threat. Not only will In Flames release DVD 'Sounds From The Heart Of Gothenburg' (out 23/9), but the band will also release their highly anticipated new studio album 'Battles' on November 11th. Reason enough to ask famous American producer Howard Bensonabout his work with IN FLAMES and what his daily schedule looked like when he recorded their twelfth release 'Battles' in his studio in California. Watch the third webisode here: 

Recorded in Los Angeles, the album sees the band taking a new approach while staying true to their vision and encompassing their unique, signature sound. IN FLAMES brought in Grammy-nominated producer Howard Benson (PAPA ROACH, MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE) as a collaborator on 'Battles', creating an album that speaks to all IN FLAMES fans alike.

Listen to the first track, 'The End' here: 
Download 'The Truth' and 'The End' here:

If you want to know more about the title choice and the amazing artwork, check out the band's first webisode:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O8xmDX1eLOs

Since forming in Gothenburg, Sweden in 1990, IN FLAMES have had six albums debut in the top ten in Sweden, including two #1 debuts. They have toured the globe countless times, performing alongside some of today’s biggest rock and metal acts including, METALLICA, JUDAS PRIEST, IRON MAIDEN, and MEGADETH, and have held several mainstage and headline spots at various music festivals around the world including,Ozzfest, Download Festival, Graspop, Taste of Chaos, Hellfest and Rock Am Ring / Im Park amongst many others. Following the release of 'Battles'. IN FLAMES will be performing a string of dates in the UK alongsideAVENGED SEVENFOLD and DISTURBED — Check out the full tour routing below:

Tour Dates:
November 6 - Tokyo, Japan @ Knotfest Japan
November 12 - Orlando, FL @ Kink Festival

JANUARY 2017
Tuesday 10th - GLASGOW, HYDRO
Thursday 12th - NEWCASTLE, METRO RADIO ARENA
Friday 13th - BIRMINGHAM, GENTING
Sunday 15th - SHEFFIELD, ARENA
Monday 16th - MANCHESTER, ARENA
Wednesday 18th - NOTTINGHAM, MOTORPOINT ARENA
Thursday 19th - CARDIFF, MOTORPOINT ARENA
Saturday 21st - LONDON, 02 ARENA
Sunday 22nd - LONDON, 02 ARENA

Tickets here!

IN FLAMES are:
Anders Fridén | vocals
Björn Gelotte | guitars
Peter Iwers | bass
Niclas Engelin | guitars

More info:

NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS UK