Five Finger Death Punch and In Flames Announce Co-Headlining Late 2017 European Arena Tour
Despite an onstage declaration from singer Ivan Moody last night (June 12) that "this is my last show with Five Finger Death Punch," during a troublesome concert in the Netherlands, it seems the band is alive and well. Just this morning, FFDP announced a co-headlining arena tour with In Flames set for late 2017.
A statement from FFDP guitarist Zoltan Bathory reads, "We are currently playing all the European festivals and are having an amazing time. As these massive crowds are singing along every word of the lyrics, it feels like Europe is truly becoming the second home of Five Finger Death Punch. We can't wait to come back this Fall and especially with In Flames which is one of my favorite bands. This will be something special to see...”
The trek kicks off Nov. 16 in Gothenberg, Sweden, and wraps Dec. 21 at the Wembley Arena in London, England. Of Mice & Men will serve as support on most dates from Nov. 26 through the end of the tour. Dates can be seen below, with tickets going on sale Thursday (June 15) and a special pre-sale happening tomorrow (June 14).
In Flames singer Anders Fridén adds, “We’ve been lucky to play for so many Jesterheads around the World this year and can’t think of a better way to end 2017 than touring Europe with Five Finger Death Punch. We’ll see you soon Jesterheads and Knuckleheads. It’s going to be a tour to remember."
As mentioned, the news comes only hours after a bizarre Five Finger Death Punch gig in the Netherlands in which Ivan Moody apparently didn't take the stage for the first two songs, and at one point exclaimed, "This is my last show with Five Finger Death Punch." See video and get more details on that show here.
Five Finger Death Punch + In Flames Late 2017 European Tour Dates:
11/16 - Gothenburg, Sweden - Scandinavium
11/17 - Stockholm, Sweden - Ericsson Globe
11/21 - Hamburg, Germany - Sportshalle
11/22 - Berlin, Germany - Velodrome
11/24 - Oberhausen, Germany - KP Arena
11/26 - Prague, Czech Republic - Forum Karlin*
11/28 - Zurich, Switzerland - Hallenstadion*
11/29 - Munich, Germany - Olympiahalle
11/30 - Padova, Italy - Geox Theatre*
12/2 - Stuttgart, Germany - HMH Schleyerhalle
12/4- Paris, France - Olympia*
12/5 - Luxembourg, Luxembourg - Rockhal*
12/6 - Frankfurt, Germany - Festhalle
12/8 - Vienna, Austria - Stadthalle*
12/14 - Antwerp, Belgium - Lotto*
12/15 - Amsterdam, Netherlands - AFAS Live*
12/17 - Birmingham - UK - BCA*
12/18 - Glasgow, Scotland - Hydro*
12/20 - Leeds, UK - Leeds Arena*
12/21 - London, UK -Wembley Arena*
*with Of Mice & Men
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