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N FLAMES Drop surprise covers EP “Down, Wicked & No Good”; kick off EU tour!

Gothenburg-based metal heavyweights IN FLAMES surprise fans with a four-track covers EP Down, Wicked & No Good out today worldwide ahead of their SOLD OUT hometown show at the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden tonight. Download or stream the EP here: http://nblast.de/IFDownWickedNoGood

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 today starting at 12:00 UK, releasing exclusive content and a new video for the song – watch it here: https://youtu.be/xznKs14Svlo

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, 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: https://youtu.be/WeWxxfGPrJ4

Tickets for Paris, Stockholm, Oslo and Prague are already sold out and several other major cities approaching sell out quickly. Grab your tickets now and head over to www.inflames.com for more info and various VIP options.

17.11.  S          Stockholm – Stockholm Globe (IN FLAMES headline show) *sold out*
18.11.  N         Oslo – Spektrum (IN FLAMES headline show) *sold out*
20.11.  DK       Copenhagen – Royal Arena
21.11.  D         Hamburg – Sporthalle
22.11.  D         Berlin – Velodrom
24.11.  D         Oberhausen – KP Arena
26.11.  CZ        Prague – Forum Karlin *sold out*
28.11.  CH       Zurich – Hallenstadion
29.11.  D         Munich – Olympiahalle
30.11.  I           Padova – Geox Theatre
02.12.  D         Stuttgart – HMH Schleyerhalle
04.12.  F          Paris – Olympia *sold out*
05.12.  LUX      Luxembourg – Rockhal
06.12.  D         Frankfurt – Festhalle
08.12.  A         Vienna – Stadthalle
11.12.  E          Madrid – Wizink Centre
12.12.  E          Barcelona – Sant Jordi Club
14.12.  B          Antwerp – Lotto
15.12.  NL        Amsterdam – Afas Live
17.12.  UK       Birmingham – BCA
18.12.  UK       Glasgow – Hydro
20.12.  UK       Leeds – Leeds Arena
21.12.  UK       London – Wembley Arena

Order the band’s most recent album, Battles here: http://nblast.de/InFlamesBattle

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