Currently on their maiden tour of the U.S. and Canada, SABATON – Sweden’s power metal sextet who specialize in military history – checks in from Detroit, Michigan while visiting the Heidelberg Project, where frontman Joakim Brodén reports “It’s really nice to see something different.” View the video here or below:
View the first SABATON tour update from New York City’s Time Square – where Brodén specifically thanks all the fans who came out to the band’s first EVER headlining show in Rochester, New York – here.
Remaining tour dates on the SABATON & Accept tour are:
04/26/11 El Corazon – Seattle, WA
04/27/11 Peter’s Room – Portland, OR
04/28/11 The Grand Ballroom – San Francisco, CA
04/30/11 House of Blues – San Diego, CA
05/01/11 Galaxy Theatre – Santa Ana, CA
05/02/11 Ventura Theatre – Ventura, CA
05/03/11 The Clubhouse – Tempe, AZ (SABATON ONLY, headlining show)
05/04/11 Club Vegas – Salt Lake City, UT
05/06/11 Backstage Live – San Antonio, TX
05/07/11 Scout Bar – Houston, TX
SABATON’s fifth studio album and Nuclear Blast debut, Coat Of Arms, debuted at #124 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart and #87 on the Top Hard Music chart. Worldwide first-week chart entries were as follows: Sweden #4; Poland #9; Finland #17; Germany #19; Switzerland #33 and Austria #71.
View the video for the track “Uprising” – “a powerful and emotional tribute to those who lost their lives in the Warsaw uprising in 1944” – at this location. The “Making Of” video with English subtitles can be viewed here. Stills from the video shoot can be viewed here.
SABATON features Joakim Brodén on vocals, Oskar Montelius on guitars, Rikard Sundén on guitars, Pär Sundström on bass, Daniel Mullback on drums, and Daniel Mÿhr on keyboards.
Visit the band’s official YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/SABATON.