Swedish power metal warriors Sabaton just announced that one brother-in-arms will leave the band. Thobbe Englund has decided to depart. Thobbe will do some more shows during the summer and play his final gig with Sabaton in their hometown Falun, on their own festival Sabaton Open Air, for the release party of the new album, The Last Stand. After that, a new guitar player will carry on the torch.
A new Sabaton track? Yes, please! The power metallers just released a new song today, the second single taken from their new opus, The Last Stand (out August 19th via Nuclear Blast). After "The Lost Battalion", "Blood Of Bannockburn" is the name of the new single. You can expect to hear a Hammond organ and Bagpipes. Enjoy it now here.
Trivium are embarking on a new North American tour. The Silence In The Snow tour will be back to the States this fall with Sabaton and Huntress in tow. Tickets go on-sale this Saturday. The trek, which gets underway September 15th at Columbus Newport Music Hall, will be headlined by Trivium. See all the dates below and catch them live.
Sabaton recently announced the release of their brand-new, 8th studio album, The Last Stand, due out on August 19th via Nuclear Blast Records. The band has now revealed the first album trailer, where they talk about different topics, including working with producer/musician Peter Tägtgren, and you can hear a few new snippets.
Sabaton recently announced the release of their brand new, 8th studio album, The Last Stand, which will see the light of day on August 19th via Nuclear Blast. Today, the power metal band finally presents the first single from the upcoming battle to their fans. It's the track "The Lost Battalion" and it is streaming online with a lyric video to go with it. Enjoy it below and share your impressions of the material.
As they are about to release a new album, The Last Stand, Sabaton have announced the first dates for their massive European tour for 2017. The Last Tour is their biggest tour yet and scheduled to kick off on January 7th at König Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen, Germany. Very special guests are heavy metal legends Accept. Find all dates below!
Swedish power metal heroes Sabaton are currently working on their new studio album, entitled The Last Stand, which is going to be released worldwide on August 19th through Nuclear Blast. The big announcement was made today and the band is working again with Peter Tägtgren on this brand new chapter in Sabaton history. The artwork on the album, available below, was made by Peter Sallaí who has been with the band since Carolus Rex.
Sabaton's upcoming Heroes On Tour DVD will see the light of day on March 4th via Nuclear Blast. Now the Swedish power metal unit has shared another appetizer clip from the release for the tune "Carolus Rex", the title track of their 2012 album, filmed at their own Sabaton Open Air 2015.
Sabaton's Heroes On Tour DVD will see the light of day on March 4th. Now the Swedish heavy metal heroes have shared the first full clip from the release for the tune "Resist And Bite" filmed at Wacken Open Air 2015 with a sea of people. You can take a look at it below.
After releasing their first ever DVD in 2013, Swedish Empire Live, Sabaton are coming back for more! They released the album Heroes in 2014 and their enthusiastic fans reveled them in many sold-out venues all over the world during their following tour, which is still under way. Their concerts in Wacken and at their hometown festival in Falun were big highlights of the Heroes tour so far. Therefore the band decided to record these shows for an upcoming live DVD/CD package called Heroes On Tour.
And now for something a little bit different. Sabaton is playing the Trondheim Metal Fest, which takes place between October 1st and 3rd. While the rest of the band will be getting to the show by other means of transportation from their hometown of Falun in Sweden, frontman Joakim Brodén will be walking. The frontman lost a drunken bet with the rest of the band and has to walk to Trondheim in Norway (552 km)! While some would back down, he is actually doing it.
With Swedish Empire Live released only two years ago, Swedish heavy-weights Sabaton have announced the release of a second live blu-ray/DVD, to be recorded this August at Rockstad: Falun / Sabaton Open Air, located in the band's hometown.
Swedish metallers Sabaton released their seventh full-length record Heroes on May 16th last year via Nuclear Blast and reached some of the highest chart entries in the band's history. Heroes also won in the Best Power Metal Album category on Metal Storm Awards 2014. Now they announce the U.S. release of the album's Deluxe Edition, a 3-disc limited edition deluxe version, due out on April 7th.
Swedish power metal heroes Sabaton have just announced a new and very special kind of festival. There is the Sabaton Open Air/Rockstad:Falun festival in their hometown Falun, the Sabaton Cruise on the Baltic Sea and now there is also Sabaton Open Air/Noch ein Bier Fest in Germany! For a long time, Sabaton have had plans to do a special and unique event in Germany and that will become reality now on July 25th with several special guests.
After confirming a European tour with Korpiklaani and Týr, scheduled for this November/December, the Swedes Sabaton are pleased to announce another set of European dates in early 2015. This time the official support will come from Finnish labelmates Battle Beast as well as Dutch symphonic metal band Delain. Check out the official dates down under!