Swedish metallers IN FLAMES have issued the following update:
"'The Mirror's Truth', the first single from [IN FLAMES' new album] 'A Sense Of Purpose', will be played for the first time on the radio tonight (Thursday, February 14) at 23:07 CET (Swedish time) on the Swedish radio station P3. You can listen online here: click on 'Lyssna på Webradio' which means 'listen to webradio.' If you miss this opportunity don't stress as the song will be up on [the band's MySpace page] VERY VERY soon!"
"The Mirror's Truth", the new video from IN FLAMES, will make its European online debut on MySpace this coming Monday, February 18. The clip was filmed last month at an abandoned factory site in Skellefteå, Sweden with the Swedish company Popcore (NORMA JEAN, UNDEROATH, KHOMA, CULT OF LUNA).
Check out photos from the video shoot at Norra Västerbotten and Västerbottens Folkblad.
IN FLAMES will release the "The Mirror’s Truth" single on March 7 via Nuclear Blast Records. The European-only release will contain the following tracks:
01. The Mirror's Truth
02. Eraser *
03. Tilt *
04 Abnegation *
* Exclusive non-album tracks
IN FLAMES recently inked a deal with Koch Records for the North American release of the group's new album, "A Sense of Purpose". 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".
"A Sense of Purpose" track listing:
01. The Mirror's Truth
03. Sleepless Again
05. I'm the Highway
06. Delight and Angers
07. Move Through Me
08. The Chosen Pessimist
09. Sober and Irrelevant
11. Drenched In Fear
12. March To The Shore
A new IN FLAMES track, entitled "Abnegation", is featured on the "Viva La Bands, Vol. 2" album, which was released on September 4, 2007 via Ferret Music and Filthy Note Records. The CD features exclusive tracks, written and recorded for the CD/DVD combo from some of Bam's favorite acts like CLUTCH, CKY, CHILDREN OF BODOM, VIKING SKULL and VAINS OF JENNA. A U.S.-exclusive track from SHINY TOY GUNS and music from other faves like GWAR, THE SOUNDS, DIMMU BORGIR and KILL HANNAH also appears on the compilation.
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