(TRR) – Ex-Megadeth and currenct Act of Defiance guitarist Chris Broderick will tour with In Flames this year. Broderick will join the band on their North American trek, filling in for guitarist Niclas Engelin. Engelin will be skipping the tour due to “strong medical advisement” to stay home. Read the band’s full statement below.
“To all of the Jesterheads coming out to our upcoming North American tour: We’re extremely sad to inform that, due to strong medical advisement to stay home, Niclas will not be joining the tour. Luckily, ex-Megadeth guitarist and longtime friend, Chris Broderick was able to step in at the last minute for the full run. Please wish Niclas the best as he stays home to rest. We can’t wait to see you soon.”
In Flames’ North American tour kicks off tomorrow night at Southport Hall in New Orleans, LA. Tickets for all shows are on sale now HERE. Special guests on the trek are All That Remains and All Hail The Yeti. In Flames’ brand new studio album I, The Mask drops on March 1 and is available for pre-order now HERE.