Hear the First Track from Sabaton’s Upcoming New Album

Sabaton have unveiled the first single from their upcoming 8th studio album, ‘The Last Stand’ (available Aug 19th via Nuclear Blast).

Called ‘The Lost Battalion’, the track is inspired by the the name given to nine companies of the United States’ 77th Division during the battle of the Argonne in 1918. Even though these 550-575 brave men were completely surrounded by the German Army and subjected to friendly artillery fire, they kept on fighting for a week until they were relieved. Of the over 500-plus soldiers who entered the Argonne Forest, only 194 walked out unscathed. The rest were killed, missing, captured, or wounded.

Watch the new lyric video here:

If you like what you hear, you can now pre-order “The Last Stand” on limited edition Double Gatefold coloured vinyl. Super fans can also get their hands on a limited edition box set and a Tank Edition – all with signed insert. Find them at http://www.nuclearblaststore.co.uk/shop/nuclearblast/products.php?cat=4226

Signed versions of CD/DVD (Live In Nantes) Digibook, CD, and Double Gatefold Vinyl editions of the album can also be ordered from http://bit.ly/1th6IoK

Sabaton The Last Stand

Sabaton are currently out on the road with dates across the globe:

11.06. S Sölvesborg – Sweden Rock Festival
12.06. F Paris – Download Festival
29.06. FIN Hämeenlinna – Kantola Event Park (w/ IRON MAIDEN)
30.06. E Bilbao – Bilbao Arena Miribilla (w/ SCORPIONS)
02.07. E Córdoba – Plaza De Toros (w/ SCORPIONS)
03.07. E Madrid – Barclaycard Center (w/ SCORPIONS)
06.07. SK Zilina – Zilina Airport (w/ IRON MAIDEN)
08.07. FIN Kuusisaari – Jalometalli
10.07. TR Istanbul – Rock Off
24.07. I Rome – Sonisphere Italy (w/ IRON MAIDEN)
26.07. AL Mariehamn – Rockoff
03.08. DK Skandeborg – Smukfest
06.08. CDN Montreal – Heavy Montréal
18.08. D Dinkelsbühl – Summer Breeze
19.08. D Hamburg – Elb-Riot
20.08. S Falun – Sabaton Open Air
28.08. PL Straszecin – Czad Festival
29.08. PL Wroclaw – Rock For Freedom
31.08. IL Tel Aviv – Reading 3 (w/ DESERT)
25.09. USA San Bernardino, CA – Knotfest
02.10. USA Louisville, KY – Louder Than Life Festival

The Last Tour – Europe 2017
w/ ACCEPT
07.01. D Oberhausen – König Pilsener Arena
08.01. B Antwerp – Lotto Arena
10.01. IRL Dublin – Vicar Street
11.01. UK Glasgow – o2 Academy
13.01. UK Manchester – o2 Apollo
14.01. UK London – o2 Brixton Academy
27.01. A Vienna – Gasometer NEW!
28.01. D Ludwigsburg – MHP Arena
29.01. NL Amsterdam – Heineken Music Hall
31.01. D Frankfurt – Jahrhunderthalle
01.02. D Saarbrücken – Saarlandhalle
03.02. CH Basel – St. Jakobshalle NEW!
04.02. D Bamberg – Brose Arena
05.02. D München – Zenith
04.03. CZ Prague – Tip Sport Arena NEW!
05.03. H Budapest – Barba Negra NEW!
15.03. D Berlin – Columbiahalle

Tickets and more info can be found at www.sabaton.net/tour

The track listing for  “The Last Stand” is as follows:

CD

01. Sparta
02. Last Dying Breath
03. Blood Of Bannockburn
04. Diary Of An Unknown Soldier
05. The Lost Battalion
06. Rorke’s Drift
07. The Last Stand
08. Hill 3234
09. Shiroyama
10. Winged Hussars
11. The Last Battle

 

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