IN FLAMES, TRIVIUM: North American Tour Dates Announced

Swedish metallers IN FLAMES will join forces with Florida's TRIVIUM for a co-headining North American tour in January/February. Support on the trek will come from VEIL OF MAYA and KYNG.

The dates are as follows:

Jan. 12 - The Rave - Milwaukee, WI
Jan. 13 - Royal Oak Music Theatre - Royal Oak, MI
Jan. 14 - Rams Head Live - Baltimore, MD
Jan. 15 - Trocadero - Philadelphia, PA
Jan. 17 - The Ritz Ybor - Ybor City, FL
Jan. 18 - Center Stage - Atlanta, GA
Jan. 20 - Warehouse Live Ballroom - Houston, TX
Jan. 21 - Emo's East - Austin, TX
Jan. 22 - Granada Theater - Dallas, TX
Jan. 24 - First Avenue - Minneapolis, MN
Jan. 25 - Burton Cummings - Winnipeg, MA
Jan. 27 - Edmonton Events Centre - Edmonton, AB
Jan. 28 - MacEwan Hall Ballroom - Calgary, AB
Jan. 31 - Commodore Ballroom - Vancouver, BC
Feb. 01 - Roseland Theatre - Portland, OR
Feb. 02 - Knitting Factory Concert House - Boise, ID
Feb. 03 - Showbox SODO - Seattle, WA
Feb. 04 - Knitting Factory Concert House - Spokane, WA
Feb. 06 - The Regency Ballroom - San Francisco, CA
Feb. 07 - Wiltern Theatre - Los Angeles, CA
Feb. 08 - The Marquee - Tempe, AZ
Feb. 09 - Sunshine Theater - Albuquerque, NM
Feb. 10 - The Summit Music Hall - Denver, CO
Feb. 11 - The Beaumont Club - Kansas City, MO
Feb. 13 - House of Blues - Cleveland, OH
Feb. 14 - Sound Academy - Toronto, ON
Feb. 15 - Metropolis - Montreal, QC
Feb. 17 - The Palladium - Worcester, MA
Feb. 18 - Best Buy Theater - New York, NY
Feb. 19 - Stage AE - Pittsburgh, PA
Feb. 21 - House of Blues - Chicago, IL

IN FLAMES' tenth album, "Sounds Of A Playground Fading", sold around 14,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 27 on The Billboard 200 chart.

IN FLAMES' previous CD, "A Sense of Purpose" (Koch) opened with 20,000 units to land at No. 28. This was slightly less than the opening tally of "Come Clarity" (Ferret), which shifted just under 24,000 copies in February 2006 to enter the chart at position No. 58.

TRIVIUM's latest album, "In Waves", sold 22,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 13 on The Billboard 200 chart the highest U.S. chart entry of the band's career. The group's previous CD, "Shogun", opened with just under 24,000 units back in October 2008 to debut at No. 23. The effort followed up "The Crusade", which registered a first-week tally of 31,000 copies in October 2006 to enter the chart at No. 25.

"In Waves" was recorded primarily at Paint It Black Studios in Orlando, Florida (with only the drums having been tracked at Audiohammer Studios in Sanford, Florida) with the production/mixing team of Colin Richardson (MACHINE HEAD, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, SLIPKNOT, FEAR FACTORY) and Martin "Ginge" Ford, along with engineer Carl Bown. A two-disc special edition is also available. It features five bonus tracks, plus a DVD with a 40-minute, behind-the-scenes documentary, as well as an exclusive concert filmed in a warehouse located in Orlando, Florida, which is the band's stomping grounds. This concert features the first performances of tracks from "In Waves", along with TRIVIUM classics.

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