After rave reactions from their fans for the first singles, the band unleashes the first album webisode, in which singer Anders Fridén and guitarist Björn Gelotte discuss the writing and recording process in Los Angeles and why they once again decided to work with multi-grammy-nominated producer Howard Benson. Watch the trailer, below;
In addition, IN FLAMES have announced the first raft of names for their own annual festival, BORGHOLM BRINNER, that is due to take place on the Isle of Öland in Sweden on August 2nd and 3rd, 2019. Prog masters OPETH, as well as melodeath pioneers AT THE GATES and California’s OF MICE AND MEN, have confirmed their appearance at the two-day festival. IN FLAMES will headline both nights.
The pre-order for I, The Maskas well as several exclusive album pre-order bundles are live NOW. All digital pre-orders will receive an instant download of ‘I Am Above‘, ‘(This Is Our) House‘ and ‘I, The Mask’.
Grab your digital pre-orders via this link. Additional Nuclear Blast bundles with vinyl available in black, white or light blue are available from this link.
I, The Mask will be available in all formats to accommodate all fans:
Digipak CD (12 tracks + 1 bonus)
Standard digital album (12 tracks)
2 LP Vinyl (12 tracks + limited edition Jesterhead pop-up in gatefold)
Mailorder edition with Jesterhead mask as seen on the album cover below.
Listen to the title track off the album I, The Mask below;
IN FLAMES — guitarist Björn Gelotte, vocalist Anders Fridén, guitarist Niclas Engelin, bassist Bryce Paul Newman and drummer Tanner Wayne — brought some major names on board for ‘I, The Mask’, including multi-Grammy nominated and winning industry staples such as: Howard Benson for production, Chris Lord-Alge for mixing and Ted Jensen for mastering. Artist Blake Armstrong created the album’s artwork, which is an interpretation of IN FLAMES’ mascot, The Jesterhead.
I, The Mask Track List:
2. I, The Mask
3. Call My Name
4. I Am Above
5. Follow Me
6. (This is Our) House
7. We Will Remember
8. In This Life
10. Deep Inside
11. All The Pain
12. Stay With Me
The band will be undertaking some live dates across the UK & EU, which are listed on the graphic below;