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IN FLAMES DROP NEW SINGLE'FOREGONE PT. 1'+ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM'FOREGONE'


IN FLAMES represent the best of metal — past, present, and future. As New Wave of Swedish Death Metal architects and innovative purveyors of groove and melody, the band's artistry and influence is undeniable. Today, the band shares news that fans have been eagerly awaiting.


IN FLAMES' fourteenth studio album, Foregone, arrives via Nuclear Blast on February 10, 2023..

Front man Anders Fridén states,

"Going into the Foregone sessions, we wanted to make a record that was heavily guitar-driven, and that had a strong foundation between the bass and drums. We still approached our songwriting the same way, as we always have, as a juxtaposition between melody and aggression. That's the DNA of our music. From the lyrical end of things, there was no shortage of inspiration to draw from, especially the concept of time.


Humanity as a whole was forced to slow down and take a breather. In that break, many of us spent time evaluating and reprioritizing. Time is a constant, but what we do with it and how we perceive it varies. Especially now looking at where the world seems to be headed faster than ever before."


It's crazy that after everything we are still here and on our fourteenth album. I feel that we've found a great balance between the past, the present and the future with Foregone. This is a new era of In Flames!"


"I thought that everything we've been through these past few years would be a reminder that life is precious, and that time is not on our side," offers Fridén. "Unfortunately, I feel that we've woken up in a world that's more hostile and bleak than ever before. The clock is ticking and the countdown has begun…"


Foregone also features artwork designed by Blake Armstrong.


The visualizer was created by Oleg Rooz. The Ukrainian graphic designer used groundbreaking AI technology to create the visuals. As one of the first bands relying on AI for a music video, IN FLAMES remain at the cutting edge. Watch it below:


IN FLAMES are currently touring the US before embarking on their big European run, starting November 12th in Tallinn, Finland. Find all tour dates below.


Ahead of the tour of the year, the Swedish metal powerhouse will stream their Chicago House Of Blues performance, on September 23rd, 03.00AM BST. Get your tickets here:https://inflames.veeps.com/


The Foregone tracklisting reads as follows:


01. The Beginning Of All Things That Will End

02. State Of Slow Decay

03. Meet Your Maker

04. Bleeding Out

05. Foregone Pt. 1

06. Foregone Pt. 2

07. Pure Light Of Mind

08. The Great Deceiver

09. In The Dark

10. A Dialogue in b Flat Minor

11. Cynosure

12. End The Transmission

IN FLAMES European Tour 2022 w/ At The Gates, Imminence and Orbit Culture 12.11. EE Tallinn – Helitehas 13.11. LV Riga – Palladium 15.11. PL Katowice – Mck 16.11. CZ Prague – Mala Sportovni Hala 20.11. UK London – O2 Academy Brixton 21.11. LU Esch-Sur-Alzette – Rockhal 22.11. FR Strasbourg – La Laiterie 23.11. FR Paris – Bataclan 25.11. ES Bilbao – Santana 27 26.11. ES Madrid – Riviera 27.11. ES Barcelona – Razzmatazz 28.11. FR Lyon – Transbo 30.11. CH Zurich – Samsung Hall 01.12. IT Milan – Alcatraz 02.12. AT Vienna – Gasometer 03.12. DE Leipzig – Haus Auensee 04.12. DE Cologne – Palladium 06.12. NL Tilburg – 013 07.12. BE Brussels – AB 08.12. DE Wiesbaden – Schlachthof 09.12. DE Hamburg – Edel Optics Arena 10.12. DK Copenhagen – Store Vega 11.12. NL Oslo – Spektrum 14.12. FI Helsinki – Ice Hall 16.12. SE Stockholm – Hovet 17.12. SE Gothenburg - Scandinavium


IN FLAMES are one of the biggest metal bands in the world - never shying away from pushing their artistic boundaries, crafting music that's as catchy as it is crushing. Formed in 1990, the band is considered one of the forefathers of melodic death metal and the purveyors of the ‘Gothenburg sound'. With thirteen studio albums under their belt, countless successful tours around the globe playing with the likes of Black Sabbath, Metallica, Iron Maiden, Megadeth, Judas Priest and Slayer - with millions of records sold and a massive fanbase worldwide, IN FLAMES have proven to be an unstoppable force. From their 1994 debut Lunar Strain onwards, the band's intricate twin guitar attack, melodic vocals and superb arrangements have given them a signature sound that has evolved throughout the years.


IN FLAMES are Anders Fridén | Vocals Björn Gelotte | Guitar / Vocals Chris Broderick | Guitar Tanner Wayne | Drums Bryce Paul | Bass

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