OUT TODAY ON ELEVEN SEVEN MUSIC
KICKS OFF BIGGEST EUROPEAN ARENA TOUR TO DATE WITH MULTIPLE SOLD OUT SHOWS
STREAM/SHARE: “IT’S NO GOOD” (DEPECHE MODE COVER)
November 17th, 2017, New York, NY – Gothenburg-based metal heavyweights IN FLAMES surprise fans with a four-track covers EP “Down, Wicked & No Good” out today on streaming platforms worldwide during SOLD OUT hometown show at the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden.
To debut their cover of Depeche Mode’s 1997 hit single “It’s No Good”, In Flames are taking over Depeche Mode’s Facebook page for the entire day today, releasing exclusive content and a new video for the song - watch HERE.
The panoptic covers collection also includes In Flames versions of Alice In Chains’ “Down In A Hole,” Chris Isaak’s “Wicked Game,” and a live bonus version of Nine Inch Nails’ “Hurt”. It sees the Swedish quintet expanding beyond metal to incorporate the group’s varied musical taste and expansive sonic range.
“We’ve been fans of Depeche Mode since we were as young as 10. Getting to do our rendition of ‘It’s No Good’ showed us a different side of the song – it brought new meanings to us. We relate to the lyrics and power of the song so heavily that it almost feels as if we could have written it ourselves. They’re a band that we’ve always looked up to. Growing up, you either listened to Pop, Synths or Rock and even though we are a metal band, Depeche Mode inspired a lot of the electronic elements we use in our music today.”
Earlier this week, the Swedish icons IN FLAMES kicked off a 25 date Co-Headline arena tour with American heavyweights, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH and special guests OF MICE & MEN in Helsinki. Watch an exclusive clip from the show here.
Tickets for the package are flying out the door. With many dates including Paris, Stockholm, Oslo and Prague already sold out and several others major cities approaching sell out quickly, the tour has become this Autumn’s hottest European arena rock show ticket. Secure your tickets now and head over to www.inflames.com for more info and various VIP options.
EUROPEAN TOUR DATES
17 November – Stockholm Sweden Ericsson Globe – SOLD OUT
18 November – Oslo, Norway – Spektrum – SOLD OUT
20 November – Copenhagen, Denmark - Royal Arena
21 November – Hamburg, Germany – Barclaycard Arena
22 November – Berlin, Germany – Velodrome
24 November – Oberhausen, Germany – KP Arena
26 November – Prague, Czech Republic – Forum Karlin – SOLD OUT
28 November – Zurich, Switzerland – Hallenstadion
29 November – Munich, Germany – Olympiahalle
30 November – Padova, Italy – Geox Theatre
02 December – Stuttgart, Germany – HMH Schleyerhalle
04 December – Paris, France – Olympia – SOLD OUT
05 December – Luxembourg – Luxembourg – Rockhal
06 December – Frankfurt, Germany – Festhalle
08 December – Vienna, Austria – Stadthalle
11 December – Madrid, Spain – Wizink Centre
12 December – Barcelona, Spain – Sant Jordi Club
14 December – Antwerp, Belgium – Lotto
15 December – Amsterdam, Netherlands – AFAS Live
17 December – Birmingham, UK – Birmingham Arena
18 December – Glasgow, UK – SSE Hydro
20 December – Leeds, UK – Leeds First Direct Arena
21 December – London, UK – SSE Wembley Arena
ABOUT IN FLAMES
Since forming in Gothenburg, Sweden in 1990, IN FLAMES have had seven albums debut in the top ten in Sweden, including two #1 debuts. They have toured the globe countless times, performing alongside some of today’s biggest rock and metal acts, including METALLICA, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, DISTURBED and IRON MAIDEN, and have held several mainstage and headline spots at various music festivals around the world, including Ozzfest, Download Festival, Graspop, Taste of Chaos, Hellfest, Rock Am Ring / Im Park and many more.
The band’s 2016 album, ‘Battles’ - recorded by multi Grammy-nominated producer, Howard Benson - debuted in multiple Top 10’s around the World and achieved the band’s first Top 10 single at US Active Rock with their hit “The Truth”.