In Flames Announce 14th Album “Foregone” Sep15

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In Flames Announce 14th Album “Foregone”

IN FLAMES represent the best of metal — past, present, and future.

As New Wave of Swedish Death Metal architects and innovative purveyors of groove and melody, the band’s artistry and influence in undeniable.

Today, the band shares news fans have been eagerly awaiting.

In Flames’ fourteenth studio album, Foregone, arrives via Nuclear Blast on February 10, 2023. Pre-order it here.

Frontman Anders Fridén states, “Going into the Foregone sessions, we wanted to make a record that was heavily guitar-driven, and that had a strong foundation between the bass and drums. We still approached our songwriting the same way, as we always have, as a juxtaposition between melody and aggression. That’s the DNA of our music. From the lyrical end of things, there was no shortage of inspiration to draw from, especially the concept of time.”

He continues,  “Humanity as a whole was forced to slow down and take breather. In that break, many of us spent time evaluating and reprioritizing. Time is a constant, but what do we do with it and how we perceive it varies. Especially now looking at where the world seems to be headed faster than ever before.”

Fridén finishes, “It’s crazy that after everything we are still here and on our fourteenth album. I feel that we’ve found a great balance between the past, the present and the future with Forgone. This is a new era of In Flames!”

The band has also shared the visualizer for “Foregone Pt. 1.” Watch it here. Stream the song here.

The visualizer was created by Oleg Rooz. The Ukrainian graphic designer used groundbreaking AI technology to create the visuals. As one of the first bands relying on AI for a music video, In Flames remain on the cutting edge.

“I thought that everything we’ve been through these past few years would be a reminder that life is precious, and that time is not on our side,” offers Fridén. “Unfortunately, I feel that we’ve woken up in a world that’s more hostile and bleak than ever before. The clock is ticking and the countdown has begun…”

Foregone also features artwork designed by Blake Armstrong.

FOREGONE TRACK LISTING:
“The Beginning of All Things That Will End”
State of Slow Decay
“Meet Your Maker”
“Bleeding Out”
“Foregone Pt. 1”
“Foregone Pt. 2”
“Pure Light Of Mind”
“The Great Deceiver”
“In The Dark”
“A Dialogue in b Flat Minor”
“Cynosure”
“End The Transmission”

IN FLAMES ON TOUR:
WITH FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY + ORBIT CULTURE, + VENDED:
9/15 — Ft. Wayne, IN — Piere’s Entertainment Center
9/16 — Milwaukee, WI — The Rave
9/17 — Minneapolis, MN — Skyway Theatre
9/19 — Pontiac, MI — Crofoot Ballroom
9/20 — Green Bay, WI — Epic Event Center
9/22 — Chicago, IL — House of Blues
9/23 — Louisville, KY — Louder Than Life*
9/25 — Birmingham, AL — Furnace Fest*
9/27 — Sauget, IL — Pop’s
9/28 — Lawrence, KS — Granada Theater
9/29 — Wichita, KS — The Cotillion
9/30 — Lincoln, NE — Bourbon Theatre
*Festival Date

WITH MESHUGGAH:
10/2 — Denver, CO — Fillmore Auditorium
10/4 — San Francisco, CA — Warfield Theatre
10/8 — Riverside, CA — Riverside Municipal Auditorium
10/9 — Los Angeles, CA — Hollywood Palladium
10/10 — Tempe, AZ — The Marquee
10/12 — Dallas, TX — The Factory Deep Ellum
10/13 — Houston, TX — Warehouse Live
10/15 — Orlando, FL — Hard Rock Live
10/16 — Atlanta, GA — The Tabernacle

WITH BORN OF OSIRIS, DARKEST HOUR, + HAMMERHEDD:
10/17 — Tampa, FL — Jannus Live
10/18 — Ft. Lauderdale, FL  —  Culture Room
10/20  — Richmond, VA  — The National
10/21 —  Warrendale, PA  —  Jergels
10/22  — Cleveland, OH  —  TempleLive at Cleveland Masonic
10/23  — London, ON  —  London Music Hall*
10/24  — Niagara Falls, NY  —  The Rapids Theatre
10/26  — Hampton Beach, NH  — Wally’s
10/27  — Poughkeepsie, NY  —  The Chance Theatre**
10/28  — Reading, PA  —  Reverb**
*No Hammerhedd
**No Darkest Hour