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!
And now for some more tour news. The Swedes Amon Amarth will return to North America this fall. This time around, the band will bring fellow Swedes Sabaton along for the ride. Additionally, Skeletonwitch will once again be opening the shows, except in New York where fans will be treated to the first ever, and exclusive North American performance by extreme metal group Vallenfyre.
The new Sabaton album, Heroes, will be released tomorrow via Nuclear Blast Records, and now the band is unveiling the video for the first single off the album, "To Hell And Back". You can enjoy it now below and tell us what you think of it. This video was directed by Owe Lingvall.
Sabaton's new opus, Heroes, will be released via Nuclear Blast Records in a couple of weeks. After releasing a lyric video for the first track "To Hell And Back", now it's the turn of the album's second single, "Resist And Bite". You can enjoy the lyric video for the song below.
Power metallers Sabaton will be present their new album Heroes live this year and the Swedes recently announced the first shows of their Heroes on Tour for Europe. The first shows will happen in Spain, Portugal and France. Check out the dates below. Watch out for their new record out on May 16th, 2014 via Nuclear Blast as well.
A new song off Sabaton's upcoming release Heroes is online: we're talking about the Wild West influenced "To Hell And Back", for which the band has just released a lyric video. Heroes, the band's first album with the new line-up, will be released on May 16th via Nuclear Blast Records. Listen to the new song here below.
Sabaton's new album Heroes will be released on May 16th via Nuclear Blast Records, and it will be the first to feature the renewed line-up. The band is now giving fans a first glimpse of what the album will sound like with an in-depth trailer, in which you can listen to a snippet of the track "Far From The Fame" and to the band members' feelings about their upcoming release. The trailer was produced and edited by David Havlena of Czech Spark Magazine at the Pax Studio.
Not content with recently revealing the cover that will grace their new albumHeroes, today the Swedes Sabaton have unveiled the alternate cover art to be featured in some editions. The band also did alternate covers for their latest album Carolus Rex and Swedish Empire Live. Check out the cover below. Which one do you prefer?
Prepare yourself because Sabaton chose today to unveil the band's new album title and cover art. First, the album will be called Heroes and you can expect to hear it in May 2014. As for the album cover artwork, you can check it out right now. What do you think about it? It gets a little heated.
With a brief statement, the Swedes Sabaton have announced that they're entering the studio to record what will be the successor of Carolus Rex, released back in 2012. This will also be their first album to feature new drummer Hannes Van Dahl.