Posted on by Oran

2017 will once again be a loud year for the Swedish metal institution, In Flames! With the band’s 12th studio album ‘Battle’s’ released just last November, the Gothenburg, quintet have just been nominated for a Grammis in their home country! 

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Currently, on a UK arena tour as special guests to Avenged Sevenfold and Disturbed, followed by a European headline tour in select cities (see below) this spring, it’s safe to say that In Flames have hit the ground running for 2017.

In addition to their busy touring schedule ahead, their recent album ‘Battles’ has now been nominated for the Swedish Grammis as ‘Hard Rock/Metal Album of the Year’, marking it the group’s 8th nomination to date. The awards will take place in Stockholm on February 28th. Other bands nominated in this category include Dark Tranquility and Ghost.

The band states:

We are very honoured to have received our 8th Swedish Grammis nomination for our newest album, ‘Battles’. We can’t thank our fans enough, who, throughout their years of support and dedication to our music, have kept IN FLAMES alive and inspired. Jesterheads, this one’s for you!

In March, the band will kick off their European tour named ‘In Our Room – An Evening With IN FLAMES‘. They will perform in spectacular, intimate locations such as churches and theatres. Most of the shows are already sold out. Tickets are available from In These are all of the dates:

March 18 NO Oslo, Kulturkirken SOLD OUT!

March 19  S    Gothenburg, Pustervik SOLD OUT!
March 20  S    Stockholm, Berns SOLD OUT!
March 22  D    Berlin, Admiralspalast
March 23  D    Bochum, Christuskirche SOLD OUT!
March 24  D    Offenbach, Capitol SOLD OUT!
March 26  D    Munich, Freiheiz SOLD OUT!
March 27  I     Milan, Teatro Dal Verme
March 28  F    Strasbourg, La Laiterie
March 29  F    Paris, Alhambra
March 31  CH  Zurich, Theatre 11

You can order their new record ‘Battles’ here:

‘Battles’ Limited Edition Mail Order Box Set
‘Battles’ Limited Edition Double Gatefold 180gm White Vinyl
‘Battles’ Limited Edition Double Gatefold 180 gm Picture Disc vinyl

‘Battles’ Limited Edition Double Gatefold 180gm Green Vinyl
‘Battles’ Limited Edition CD
‘Battles’ Limited Edition 2LP Vinyl
‘Battles’ Digital Album

The 12-track album stays true to their unique, signature sound while at the same time stepping outside their own boundaries and trying new things. Produced by Grammy award winner Howard Benson (My Chemical Romance, The Used) ‘Battles’ is sure to make waves in the metal world.


Oran O’Beirne