Sabaton

Sabaton
ORIGIN: SwedenFORMED: 1999
  • MEMBERS:
    • Joakim Brodén — lead vocals (1999–present), keyboards (1999–2005, 2012–present)
    • Pär Sundström — bass (1999–present), backing vocals (2012–present)
    • Chris Rörland — guitars, backing vocals (2012–present)
    • Hannes van Dahl — drums, backing vocals (2013–present)
    • Tommy Johansson — guitars, backing vocals (2016—present)

Swedish band Sabaton have been a major force in the power metal field since the mid-2000s, but had to battle through significant difficulties to get there, which may explain their eventual creative obsession with everything war-related.

Originally founded in 1999 and comprised of Joakim Brodén (vocals and keyboards), Rickard Sundén (guitar), Oskar Montelius (guitar), Daniel Myhr (keyboards, beginning in 2006), Pär Sundström (bass), and Richard Larsson (drums), the enterprising group quickly produced two demo tapes that were later released in a limited edition as Fist For Fight in 2002.

But after inking a deal with Italian label Underground Symphony, Sabaton saw their first would-be official album, Metalizer, inexplicably held out of the marketplace for a full two years. Tired of waiting, the members of Sabaton (now including new drummer Daniel Mullback), once again took matters into their own hands, and financed the recording of another album, Primo Victoria, which was officially released in 2005 by the Black Lodge label. It also opened the floodgates for a slew of popular singles and battle metal LPs to follow, including 2006’s Attero Dominatus, 2008’s The Art Of War, and 2010’s Coat Of Arms, all of them bursting at the seams with historic and mythical chronicles of battle set to anthemic power metal.

The band became increasingly successful across Europe, witnessed on 2011’s live album, World War Live: Battle Of The Baltic Sea, featuring a dozen tracks and ten different countries. The following year’s Carolus Rex hit number one in Sweden and Poland, but it was the last for that lineup; 2014’s Heroes featured new guitarists Chris Rörland and Thobbe Englund plus new drummer Hannes van Dahl alongside the stalwarts Brodén and Sundström.

In 2016, after their tour with Alestorm and Bloodbound in February, the band announces the release of their eighth album entitled The Last Stand.

They are currently in studio to record their ninth album that will be released in 2019.

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Swedish heavy metal heroes SABATON are set to release their new album “The Great War” on July 19th, 2019. Now the band proudly present their […]

May 4, 2019 by Kris Murias
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Swedish heavy metal heroes SABATON are pleased to share ‘Fields of Verdun’, the first song from their upcoming album “The Great War”, as performed by […]

May 1, 2019 by Kris Murias
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Today, Swedish heavy metal heroes SABATON reveal the title and artwork of their new studio album that will be released in summer 2019. This ninth full length […]

April 2, 2019 by Slayanys Maniax
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The new SABATON History Channel has launched with an episode about one of the band’s best-loved songs – the Polish anthem ’40:1′. The first episode, […]

February 8, 2019 by Kris Murias
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A brand new Youtube channel dedicated to telling the stories behind SABATON’s music will launch next month. The band has teamed up with historians Indy Neidell and Timeghost to create […]

January 10, 2019 by Tero Tolkki
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SABATON released another trailer detailing the band’s classic release, »Carolus Rex«. Watch as bassist Pär Sundström reveals how the band approached the task of telling the Swedish Empire’s story […]

December 12, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Battle Beast

Enormously successful European headline tours, gigs in Russia and Asia, North American tours as support to SABATON, KAMELOT, DELAIN and LEAVES’ EYES, as well as […]

October 25, 2018 by Kris Murias
Sabaton - Winged Hussars

Power metalers from Sweden –  Sabaton has released a new lyric video to the song “Winged Hussars”. The song cames from bands latest album The Last […]

July 8, 2018 by Justyna Klorek
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Swedish heavy metal heroes SABATON concluded their triumphant North American co-headlining run with German thrash titans and label mates KREATOR a few days ago but before they fly over […]

March 21, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
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