Opeth + In Flames Announce 2014 North American Tour With Red Fang
Oh, boy! Yet another must-see metal tour is booked to invade North America this winter. This December, Opeth and In Flames will embark on a co-headlining string of dates with Red Fang as direct support.
There’s no way we’re missing this one. Two of Sweden’s finest metal acts on one bill? It’s a no-brainer. And with Red Fang on the bill, the U.S. natives round out the tour beautifully.
“We are delighted to return to North America to tour our latest album ‘Pale Communion,’” says Opeth’s Mikael Akerfeldt. “This will be the first of two North American Tours and the fact that we are teaming up with our old friends In Flames for this co-headline tour means that we can get to play some large venues and present our new stage show. I am also looking forward to drinking expensive whiskey with Anders on his account!”
In Flames frontman Anders Fridén adds, “I met [Opeth guitarist] Mikael [Akerfeldt] for the first time in 1998 during the recording of Opeth’s album ‘My Arms, Your Hearse.’ I was working in the studio and we’ve been friends ever since. Now 16 years more beautiful, we release albums in the same cycle and it’s with great honor and pleasure that In Flames share stage with our friends and fellow countrymen in Opeth.”
Opeth’s highly anticipated 11th album is set for an Aug. 26 release date. In Flames will also be supporting their 11th record, ‘Siren Charms’ while touring with Opeth. ‘Siren Charms’ will hit fans on Sept. 9.
Check out the full list of Opeth, In Flames and Red Fang tour dates below.
Opeth, In Flames and Red Fang 2014 North American Tour Dates:
12/3 – Chicago, Ill. @ Riviera Theater
12/4 – Minneapolis, Minn. @ Mill City Nights
12/5 – Omaha, Neb. @ Sokol Auditorium
12/6 – Denver, Colo. @ Ogden Theater
12/8 – San Francisco, Calif. @ Warfield
12/9 – Los Angeles, Calif. @ Palladium
12/10 – Tempe, Ariz. @ The Marquee Theater
12/12 – Houston, Texas @ Warehouse Live
12/13 – Dallas, Texas @ Gas Monkey Live
12/15 – Atlanta, Ga. @ Tabernacle
12/17 – Philadelphia, Pa. @ Electric Factory
12/18 – New York, N.Y. @ Terminal 5
12/19 – Worcester, Mass. @ Palladium
12/20 – Montreal, Quebec @ Metropolis
12/21 – Toronto, Ontario @ Koolhaus
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