SABATON: New Album “The Last Stand” Debuts on Billboard Top 200

First Track-by-Track Video Revealed
 
Upcoming U.S. Tour with Trivium and Huntress Begins September 15
 
Order The Last Stand Now: Digital | Physical Formats

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Swedish heavy metal heroes SABATON released their latest, highly-acclaimed record, The Last Stand, on August 19 through Nuclear Blast. The album reached the highest US & Canadian chart entries in the bands history debuting at #63 on the Billboard U.S. Top 200 album chart, #2 on the Billboard Hard Music chart, #2 on the Canadian Hard Music Chart, and #20 on the Canadian Top 200 album chart. The Last Stand also holds the #5 position on the Billboard Top Rock album chart, #4 on the Billboard Independent albums chart, and #19 on the Billboard Top Current Albums chart.

Worldwide first week chart positions for The Last Stand include:

#1 – Czech Republic

#1 – Finland

#1 – Sweden

#2 – Germany

#4 – Belgium

#11 – Netherlands

#11 – Norway

#15 – Hungary

#17 – UK

#29 – Australia

#92 – Ireland

Additionally, the band has revealed the first track-by-track trailer today, telling more about the stories behind the songs. Watch it here: https://youtu.be/_nIPHU6N1IM

Get the new album here: http://nblast.de/SabatonLastStandNB

Or digitally: http://nblast.de/SabatonDownloads

In just two weeks, SABATON will return to the United States for the 2016 “Silence In The Snow” Fall Tour with headliners Trivium and fellow special guest Huntress. The tour begins on September 15 in Columbus, OH and comes to a close on October 21st in Lake Buena Vista, FL. These dates will be the first time U.S. fans get to see SABATON performing with their new guitarist Tommy Johansson.

Pick up your tickets via www.sabaton.net/tour and see below for all current tour dates.

SABATON US Tour Dates with Trivium & Huntress:

9/15 – Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall

9/16 – Baltimore, MD @ Baltimore Soundstage

9/17 – Worcester, MA @ The Palladium – off date – w/ Devin Townsend Project, Between The Buried and Me & Fallujah

9/19 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade

9/20 – Little Rock, AR @ The Metroplex

9/22 – Denver, CO @ The Summit Music Hall

9/23 – Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theater

9/24 – Tempe, AZ @ The Marquee

9/25 – San Bernardino, CA @ San Manuel Amphitheater – Knotfest

9/27 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex

9/29 – Omaha, NE @ Sokol Auditorium/Underground

9/30 – Minneapolis, MN @ Mill City Nights

10/2 – Louisville, KY @ Champions Park – Louder Than Life

10/4 – Peoria, IL @ Limelight Eventplex

10/6 – Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey Bar & Grill

10/7 – Houston, TX @ Scout Bar

10/8 – Tulsa, OK @ Cain’s Ballroom

10/10 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE

10/11 – New York, NY @ Irving Plaza

10/13 – Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance

10/15 – Binghamton, NY @ Magic City Music Hall

10/17 – Charleston, SC @ The Music Farm

10/18 – St. Petersburg, FL @ State Theatre

10/19 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution

10/21 – Lake Buena Vista, FL @ House of Blues

More on The Last Stand:

‘The Lost Battalion’ OFFICIAL LYRIC VIDEO:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7jTgkTEDDog

‘Blood Of Bannockburn’ OFFICIAL LYRIC VIDEO:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oi7xBe5-M8k

‘Shiroyama’ OFFICIAL LYRIC VIDEO:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ylyqoxh-cXk

‘The Art Of War’ OFFICIAL LIVE CLIP:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYoK1N90KDk

See what press is saying about SABATON’s The Last Stand:

“Most diverse SABATON war ever!ˮ

SPARK (CZ), David Havlena

“Everything SABATON stand for, compressed on 37 exciting minutes! The Last Stand goes straight forward without off-time, delivers hit after hit in the famous SABATON style, but still provides enough space for new sounds and surprises.ˮ

METAL HAMMER (D), Sebastian Kessler

“Best SABATON record so far. The Last Stand has a better sound, bombastic vocals and a future crowd favorite called ‘The Lost Battalion’.”

– AARDSCHOK (NL), Michael van Rijswijk

About SABATON:

Formed in Falun, Sweden in 1999, SABATON is best known for singing almost exclusively about historical wars and battles, a direction the band members decided to take on after watching the 1999 Academy Award-winning film Saving Private Ryan. The band thoroughly researches their topics to ensure the songs paint accurate and objective portraits of the historical event they’re singing about, which are narrated from an omniscient point-of-view or in first-person as a soldier caught in the line of fire.  Like their home country of Sweden, SABATON aims to remain politically neutral in their role as musical war historians. SABATON have reached their unshaken position as heavy metal’s AAA-torchbearer after releasing ingenious studio recordings and playing endless amount of unforgettable live shows. The Last Stand is another unquestionable and bulletproof evidence of SABATON‘s top class abilities and it will be followed by the band’s most gigantic world tour to date.

Visit SABATON online at www.SABATON.net:

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