In Flames lose bassist Peter Iwers

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In Flames bassist Peter Iwers has left the band after a 20-year tenure with the group.

He announced that he was departing “to pursue other endeavours” – and has also confirmed their current US tour will be his last with the Swedish outfit.

Iwers says: “It has been almost 20 years of fun, and I am eternally grateful to you all for all the support you have given me and the rest of the guys throughout all these years. You made it all possible. Now is the time for me to move on with other musical and non-musical adventures.

“I wish the very best to Niclas, Anders, Bjorn and Joe. Hope to see all you Jesterheads down the road in future.”

In Flames released their 12th album Battles earlier this month. They streamed Through My Eyes, The Truth and The End from the record.

In Flames tour dates 2016⁄2017

Nov 30: Chicago House Of Blues, IL
Dec 01: Kalamazoo State Theatre, MI
Dec 03: Maplewood Myth Venue, MN
Dec 04: Green Bay Watering Hole, WI
Dec 06: Lincoln Bourbon Theatre, NE
Dec 07: Dnver Summit Music Hall, CO
Dec 09: Los Angeles Belasco Theater, CA
Dec 10: Chico Senator Theater, CA
Dec 11: San Francisco Regency Ballroom, CA
Dec 13: Seattle Showbox SoDo, WA
Dec 14: Vancouver Commodore Ballroom, Canada
Dec 16: Edmonton Union Hall, Canada
Dec 17: Calgary MacEwan Hall Concerts, Canada
Dec 18: Spokane Knitting Factory, WA
Dec 19: Portland Roseland Theater, OR
Jan 10: Glasgow SSE Hydro
Jan 12: Newcastle Metro Radio Arena
Jan 13: Birmingham Genting Arena
Jan 15: Sheffield Arena
Jan 16: Manchester Arena
Jan 18: Nottingham Motorpoint Arena
Jan 19: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
Jan 21: London Peninsula Square

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