News from SABATON

SABATON: NEW ALBUM DETAILS REVEALED

SABATON: NEW ALBUM DETAILS REVEALED - 2012-02-17

2012-02-17 - Swedish epic metallers SABATON will release their sixth studio album Carolus Rex in North America on May 22nd and in Europe on May 25th. The theme of the album is the Swedish Empire; lyrical references are to the Kingdom of Sweden between 1561 and 1721 and are sung entirely in Swedish.

SABATON members share:

“For the first time ever, we have had an expert to help us out with the theme, the well-known Swedish historian Bengt Liljegren. We have also added some extra time in the studio to find the absolute right sound on Carolus Rex, and our producer, Peter Tägtgren, says that this album will mark a brand new standard for how a heavy metal album should sound like!”

Liljegren's previously published works include acclaimed biographies of Karl XII, King of Sweden among others. He has also appeared on the popular Swedish television series "Boston Tea Party."

The Carolus Rex track listing is:

01. Dominium Maris Baltici [“The Dominion Of The Baltic Sea”]
02. Lejonet Från Norden [“The Lion From The Nordic Countries”]
03. Gott Mit Uns [“God With Us”]
04. En Livstid I Krig [“A Lifetime of War”]
05. 1 6 4 8
06. Karolinens Bön [“Carolin's Prayer”]
07. Carolus Rex [“Charles King”]
08. Ett Slag Färgat Rött [“An Impact Dyed Red”]
09. Poltava
10. Konungens Likfärd [“The King's Funeral”]
11. Ruina Imperii [“The Fall Of The Empire”]



Check out the Carolus Rex studio webisodes here:

Episode #1 http://youtu.be/5cN2EVUtg6o
Episode #2 http://youtu.be/Ug30cIqhwKE
Episode #3 http://youtu.be/eIKVLymWxRA
Episode #4 http://youtu.be/p3LQdb5dR3I

The album's release will be followed by a two-year world tour.

Dates for SABATON’s upcoming North American “Swedish Empire” tour are:

04/10/12 Brass Mug - Tampa, FL
04/12/12 Scout Bar - Houston, TX
04/13/12 Trees - Dallas, TX
04/15/12 Backstage Live - San Antonio, TX
04/17/12 Wreckers - Lubbock, TX
04/18/12 Bluebird Theater - Denver, CO
04/19/12 The Beaumont Club - Kansas City, MO
04/20/12 Spicoli´s Grill and the Reverb Rock Garden - Waterloo, IA
04/22/12 The Firebird - St Louis , MO
04/23/12 The Rave - Milwaukee, WI
04/25/12 The Casbah - Charlotte, NC
04/27/12 Bogie´s - Albany, NY
04/28/12 Broadway Joe´s - Buffalo, NY
04/29/12 Peabody´s - Cleveland, OH
04/30/12 Altar Bar - Pittsburgh, PA
05/02/12 The Loft - Poughkeepsie, NY
05/03/12 The Trocadero - Philadelphia, PA
05/04/12 The Gramercy Theatre – New York City, NY
05/05/12 The Palladium - Worcester, MA
05/07/12 Petit Campus - Montreal, QC – CANADA
05/08/12 Imperial de Quebec - Quebec City, QC - CANADA
05/10/12 Wreck Room - Toronto, ON - CANADA
05/11/12 Music Hall - London, ON - CANADA
05/12/12 Alrosa’s Villa - Columbus, OH
05/13/12 Blondie´s - Detroit, MI
05/15/12 Station 4 - St Paul, MN
05/16/12 Reggie Rock Club - Chicago, IL
05/18/12 Vernon Club - Louisville, KY
05/19/12 Kingdom - Richmond, VA
05/20/12 Soundstage - Baltimore, MD
05/21/12 Jaxx - West Springfield, VA
05/23/12 Key Club – Hollywood, CA *OFFICIAL RELEASE PARTY*
05/25/12 Circo Volador - Mexico City, D.F. - MÉXICO

Bands
Linked bands
SABATON
Related News
SABATON - »Heroes« Deluxe Edition revealed!

SABATON - »Heroes« Deluxe Edition revealed!

2015-03-12 14:30 - Today SABATON announces the US release of the »Heroes«: Deluxe Edition, a 3-disc limited edition deluxe version, out on April 7th. Details

SABATON – 'Sabaton OpenAir Germany' announced

SABATON – 'Sabaton OpenAir Germany' announced

2015-01-08 18:00 - Swedish Heavy Metal heroes SABATON have just announced a new and very special kind of festival. So, there is the 'Sabaton Open Air/Noch ein Bier Fest' in Germany! Details

SABATON – return to North America in 2015 ...

SABATON – return to North America in 2015 ...

2014-11-11 11:20 - Globally-charting Swedish metal band SABATON – who devastated U.S. and Canadian stages with their boundless energy this past year opening for ICED EARTH and most recently ... Details

SABATON – lyric video on 'Night Witches' ...

SABATON – lyric video on 'Night Witches' ...

2014-10-15 14:20 - Swedish Heavy Metal institution SABATON released their seventh full-length record »Heroes« on May 16, 2014 via Nuclear Blast and reached some of the highest chart entries ... Details

SABATON – BATTLE BEAST announced as ...

SABATON – BATTLE BEAST announced as ...

2014-07-21 13:00 - Today, Swedish Heavy Metal heroes SABATON announce Finnish labelmates BATTLE BEAST as well as Dutch Symphonic Metal band DELAIN as the official supports for their 2015 ... Details

SABATON – »Heroes« enters charts world wide

SABATON – »Heroes« enters charts world wide

2014-05-30 10:30 - The new SABATON longplayer »Heroes« just came out, and reached fantastic chart entries all around the world – including #1 in Sweden, #2 in Finland, #3 in Germany, #4 in ... Details

SABATON – »Heroes« out now!

SABATON – »Heroes« out now!

2014-05-16 04:00 - Today is the day – the new SABATON longplayer »Heroes« hits the stores! The media feedback was immense, some international quotes: “This album is gonna be huge, no doubt ... Details

SABATON – reveal video clip for 'To Hell ...

SABATON – reveal video clip for 'To Hell ...

2014-05-15 02:00 - After yesterday’s premiere through Sweden’s most popular newspaper AFTONBLADET, today the video clip of SABATON’s new hymn 'To Hell And Back' is revealed worldwide. Enjoy ... Details

SABATON –Second Track-by-Track video online!

SABATON –Second Track-by-Track video online!

2014-05-14 00:00 - Only few days left until the release of SABATON’s new longplayer »Heroes«, out on May 16, 2014 via Nuclear Blast. Today, you can watch the second episode of SABATON’s ... Details

SABATON – Album Stream & First Track by ...

SABATON – Album Stream & First Track by ...

2014-05-12 00:00 - Only few days left until the release of SABATON’s new longplayer »Heroes«, out on May 16, 2014 via Nuclear Blast. Today from 19.00 CET on, you will be able to stream ... Details