SABATON - The Great War Album Stories, Part 1; Video

June 12, 2019, 5 months ago

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SABATON - The Great War Album Stories, Part 1; Video

Sabaton are set to release their new album, The Great War, on July 19 via Nuclear Blast. The band will guide you through the stories behind The Great War, and will also reveal why it felt right to release a concept album about World War I. They will also reveal details about the new songs and the artwork of the album, and you will also get to hear exclusive music snippets that have not been heard before.

Watch Part 1 of The Great War Album Stories below:

The Great War will be available in different formats:

- CD-Digi (History Edition) incl. narrated parts in addition to the album tracks
- CD (Album Edition)
- 2CD Earbook (Album + History Edition)
- 180g LP in various colors (History Edition)
- 180g LP in various colours (Album Edition)
- 3CD/3LP Box (The Great Box Edition) includes: Earbook incl. “The Soundtrack To The Great War” CD,  regular, History & Soundtrack LPs [180g, green], one out of 11 Great War propaganda posters [chosen at random], postcards, emblem, poem on sheet) – limited to 1000

Pre-order here.

The Great War tracklisting:

"The Future Of Warfare"
"Seven Pillars Of Wisdom"
"82nd All The Way"
"The Attack Of The Dead Men"
"Devil Dogs"
"The Red Baron"
"Great War"
"A Ghost In The Trenches"
"Fields Of Verdun"
"The End Of The War To End All Wars"
"In Flanders Fields"

“Fields Of Verdun” video:

"Bismarck" video:

"Bismarck" video "making of" footage:

Artwork trailer:

Sabaton will make their triumphant return to North American this fall for The Great Tour. The headline excursion will feature support from special guest Hammerfall, and will begin in Ft. Lauderdale, FL on October 4 and will end in Silver Spring, MD on November 3. General ticket on-sale will begin May 3.

Says Sabaton: “North America, prepare for a Swedish invasion! We will reach your shores in early October with our new album The Great War, a bigger production than before & the templars of steel in Hammerfall as special guests! Get ready for a damn good dose of Swedish heavy metal!”

Sabaton's trek to North America coincides with the band’s upcoming 20th Anniversary and their highly-anticipated ninth full-length record, The Great War, which will be released on July 19 via Nuclear Blast Records. Keeping with their tradition of metallic battle hymns about the feats of man in wartime, the new record will be a concept album dedicated entirely to the World War I.

Tour dates:

4 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Revolution
5 - Tampa, FL - Jannus Landing
6 - Atlanta, GA - Center Stage
8 - Dallas, TX - House of Blues
10 - Phoenix, AZ - Van Buren
11 - Los Angeles, CA - The Wiltern
12 - San Francisco, CA - The Regency
14 - Portland, OR - Roseland Ballroom
15 - Seattle, WA - Showbox SODO
16 - Vancouver, BC - Vogue Theater
18 - Edmonton, AB - Union Hall
19 - Calgary, AB - The Palace Theater
21 - Salt Lake City, UT - The Complex
23 - Denver, CO - Ogden Theater
25 - Minneapolis, MN - Skyway Theater
26 - Chicago, IL - The Vic Theatre
27 - Cleveland, OH - The Agora Ballroom
29 - Toronto, on - The Danforth Music Hall
30 - Montreal, QC - M Telus

1 - Worcester, MA - Palladium
2 - New York, NY - PlayStation Theater
3 - Silver Spring, MD - The Fillmore

(Photo - Timo Isoaho)

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