Swedish metallers IN FLAMES have announced a "very special" headlining show on May 29 at Grna Lund in Stockholm. Support at the gig will come from ENGEL.
IN FLAMES' European schedule is shaping up as follows:
May 29 - Grna Lund - Stockholm, Sweden
June 07 - Rock Am Ring - Nurburgring, Germany
June0 8 - Rock Im Park - Nrnberg, Germany
June 13 - Greenfields - Interlaken, Switzerland
June 14 - Nova Rock - Nickelsdorf, Austria
June 15 - Download Festival - Leicestershire, UK
June 20 - Hellfest - Clisson, France
June 21 - Nummi Rock - Kauhajoki, Finland
June 26 - Peace & Love - Borlnge, Sweden
June 27 - Hovefestivalen - Tromy, Norway
June 28- Metaltown - Gothenburg, Sweden
June 29 - Graspop - Dessel, Belgium
July 04 - Metalcamp - Tolmin, Slovenia
July 05 - With Full Force - Lbnitz, Germany
July 12 - Evolution Festival - Milan, Italy
July 18 - Rockperry Festival - Vaasa, Finland
Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of IN FLAMES' new video, "The Mirror's Truth", can be viewed below. The clip was shot in January at an abandoned factory site in Skellefte, Sweden with the Swedish company Popcore (NORMA JEAN, UNDEROATH, KHOMA, CULT OF LUNA).
Audio samples of all 12 tracks that are set to appear on "A Sense Of Purpose", the new album from IN FLAMES, are available for streaming at Play.com. Due on April 1 (April 7 in most of Europe via Nuclear Blast),the follow-up to 2006's "Come Clarity" was recorded at the band's own IF Studios in Gothenburg, Sweden and was mixed by Toby Wright (METALLICA, SLAYER). The group received assistance during the vocal-recording sessions from producer Daniel Bergstrand, who previously produced the vocals on "Reroute To Remain", "Soundtrack To Your Escape" and "Come Clarity". All artwork for the album was created by Alex Pardee for ZeroFriends. Alex also created the artwork for the first single, "The Mirror's Truth".
IN FLAMES, CHILDREN OF BODOM, JOB FOR A COWBOY and HIGH ON FIRE will play this year's Gigantour in North America beginning mid-April and running through the end of May. Headlining the trek will be MEGADETH.
"The Mirror's Truth" making-of footage: