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Sabaton

Sweden · Group · 1999–present
Sabaton is a Swedish Power Metal band from Falun. The band's main lyrical themes are based on war and historical battles - the name is a reference to a sabaton, knight's foot armour. The armour and battle theme is heard in the albums Primo Victoria, The Art of War, Attero Dominatus, Coat of Arms, Carolus Rex, Heroes, and The Last Stand in which all of the songs contain these motifs, except final tracks which are tribute songs to influential heavy metal bands. Lyrical content drawn from World War I, World War II and other historical conflicts is prevalent and lyrics often recite stories of heroic deeds by men and armies.

In April 2012, guitarists Oskar Montelius and Rikard Sundén, drummer Daniel Mullback and keyboardist Daniel Mÿhr left the band to form Civil War. Vocalist Joakim Brodén and bassist Pär Sundström continued with new members. As well as extensively touring internationally, the band have a festival in their home town of Falun, Sabaton Open Air in August and an annual cruise, 'Sabaton Cruise', in November. Read more »

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News

NIGHTWISH Singer, SABATON Drummer Welcome Baby Daughter

NIGHTWISH singer Floor Jansen and SABATON drummer Hannes Van Dahl welcomed their first child, a daughter named Freja, on March 15. They say in a statement: "We are very happy parents! Thank you for your kind support coming in from all over the world...

SABATON: Watch Documentary On Moscow Concert

Russia's Classic Rock magazine has uploaded a fifteen-minute documentary on SABATON's December 11, 2016 performance in Moscow. The clip, which was directed by Inna Ford, includes concert footage as well as an interview with SABATON frontman Joakim...

Videos

Sabaton - The Last Tour - 10:th show announcement for 2017!

Discography

The Last Stand
2016 Official Album
Heroes
2014 Official Album
Carolus Rex
2012 Official Album
Coat of Arms
2010 Official Album
The Art of War
2008 Official Album
Metalizer
2007 Official Album
Attero Dominatus
2006 Official Album
Primo Victoria
2005 Official Album

Members