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CIVIL WAR (EX-SABATON) “THE KILLER ANGELS” STRIKES GOLD

September 11th, 2013

Debut album certified ‘Gold’ in Sweden 

SWEDEN – Civil War, the new symphonic power metal band from ex-Sabaton members, Rikard Sundén, Oskar Montelius, Daniel Mullback and Daniel Myhr, along with frontman, Nils Patrik Johansson (Astral Doors), and bass player, Stefan “Pizza” Eriksson (Volturyon), is proud to announce that its debut album The Killer Angels has been certified ‘Gold’ in the band’s home country of Sweden, selling more than 20,000 copies. The members of Civil War were presented with their ‘Gold’ plaques before headlining the Metal War festival in Budapest last weekend.

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CIVIL WAR (EX-SABATON) STREAMS “GETTYSBURG” FOR 150th ANNIVERSARY

July 3rd, 2013

New album “The Killer Angels” out now on Despotz Records 

SWEDEN – Civil War, the new symphonic power metal band from ex-Sabaton members, Rikard Sundén, Oskar Montelius, Daniel Mullback and Daniel Myhr, along with frontman, Nils Patrik Johansson (Astral Doors), and bass player, Stefan “Pizza” Eriksson (Volturyon), has uploaded its new song, “Gettysburg,” to Soundcloud in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the historic battle. Check out the song, taken from the band’s debut full-length The Killer Angels out now on Despotz Records, online here: https://soundcloud.com/despotz/civil-war-gettysburg.

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MetalWar Fest 2013 – World premiere in Budapest

June 14th, 2013
MetalWar Fest 2013

MetalWar Fest 2013

The new band of the ex-Sabaton members Mullback, Myhr, Sundén and Montelius with ace vocalist Nils Patrik Johansson (Astral Doors) and Stefan “Pizza” Eriksson (Volturyon), called Civil War will be the headliner at MetalWar Fest 2013 in Budapest, Hungary.

This week the band will come out with their debut album, called The Killer Angels, but some songs from their EP have prior evidence that some really fantastic things have been made. The Hungarian fans can say the same, since Civil War, after Sweden Rock and a few Swedish and Belgian festivals will have a world wide debut concert as headliners on the first day at MetalWar Fest 2013 in Budapest. They will present to the Hungarian fans an amazing and powerful show with visual elements.

Before the concert the band members will meet the fans and they will present their new full collection of merchandise and the new album.

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CIVIL WAR (EX-SABATON) RELEASES DEBUT FULL-LENGTH “THE KILLER ANGELS” TODAY

June 11th, 2013
Civil War - First to Fight

Civil War – First to Fight

SWEDEN – Civil War, the new symphonic power metal band from ex-Sabaton members, Rikard Sundén, Oskar Montelius, Daniel Mullback and Daniel Myhr, along with frontman, Nils Patrik Johansson (Astral Doors), and bass player, Stefan “Pizza” Eriksson (Volturyon), has released its debut full-length album The Killer Angels today in North America on Despotz Records. The Killer Angels can be purchased on iTunes at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/the-killer-angels/id651486589 or via the Despotz web-store at: http://despotz.bigcartel.com/product/civil-war-the-killer-angels-cd.

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CIVIL WAR (EX-SABATON members) POSTS NEW SONG “FIRST TO FIGHT” ON YOUTUBE Debut full-length “The Killer Angels” out June 11 on Despotz Records

May 23rd, 2013
Civil War - First to Fight

Civil War – First to Fight

Civil War, the new symphonic power metal band from ex-Sabaton members, Rikard Sundén, Oskar Montelius, Daniel Mullback and Daniel Myhr, along with frontman, Nils Patrik Johansson (Astral Doors), and bass player, Stefan “Pizza” Eriksson (Volturyon), has posted the new song, “First to Fight,” for streaming on YouTube at: http://youtu.be/jq43IM1DtRg. The track comes from the band’s debut full-length, The Killer Angels, out June 11 on Despotz Records.

According to the band, “First to Fight” is about an elite force that, according to some, even surpasses the U.S. Navy SEALs when it comes to tough recruitment requirements. “GROM,” Grupa Reagowania Operacyjno-Manewrowego (Operational Maneuver Response Group), is a 350-man strong elite force that was formed on June 13, 1990 to protect Polish citizens from global threats.

  1. King of the Sun
  2. First to Fight
  3. Saint Patrick’s Day
  4. Rome is Falling
  5. Sons of Avalon
  6. I Will Rule the Universe
  7. Lucifer’s Court
  8. Brother Judas
  9. My Own Worst Enemy
  10. Gettysburg
  11. March across the Belt

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New single “Saint Patrick’s Day” from Civil War

May 3rd, 2013

The second single from Civil War’s “The Killer Angels” album is here and we can’t wait to share it with you! Listen to it on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pTBDFJUj6vw Also available via iTunes, Amazon and Spotify

The song is called “Saint Patrick’s day” and is a song about the missionary Patrick who is the primary patron saint of Ireland and the lyrics is simply about his life and his legacy.

The album will hit the world on June 11 on Despotz Records and will be Civil War’s first full length album. The album is recorded at Studio Myhrer (the bed and livingroom of keyboard player Myhr), drums in legendary studio The Abyss/Black Lounge by Jonas Kjellgren. Artwork is done by the polish artwork artist Lukasz Jaszak.

Don’t forget to pre order your own copy of the very special limited edition of the album: http://despotz.bigcartel.com/

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CIVIL WAR – FIRST SOUND CLIP FROM ALBUM!

April 9th, 2013
Cival War

Civil War

This is the first sneak pre-listening from what “The Killer Angels” sounds like. This is the first single, entitled “I Will Rule The Universe”, it will be available for download from APRIL 11!!!

Other news: On Thursday this week, also the 11th, we will attend the Sweden Rock Cruise where we will play more songs from the album, maybe sell some stuff and hang out. So if you got tickets to the cruise, there you go, a bonus for you. For the ones of you who can’t make it there, fear not, we will reveal more in time. They just get to hear it some time before you do, call it a Sonic time delay mystery or something!

We also want to send out a huge thanks to all of you who already booked our album through the pre sales: http://despotz.bigcartel.com/artist/civil-war

Anyway, we hope you enjoy the clip and the track!
/Civil War

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Civil War – Ex-Sabaton members return with new album “The Killer Angels”

April 4th, 2013

It’s finally here, the first full length album from the former Sabaton members Myhr, Montelius, Mullback and Sundén! Together with the ace vocalist Nils Patrik Johansson and Stefan “Pizza” Eriksson they’ve created an album that continues where their previous EP ended and takes Civil War to the next level!

Official release for the standard CD and digital version of the album is June 11. BUT we now offer you the possibility of pre-ordering these two super deluxe limited vinyl+CD combo packages (limited to 2000 copies worldwide). If you pre-order then you’ll get the album three weeks in advance; on May 22nd, depending on where you live.

The Killer Angels

This limited edition of the album come with BOTH Vinyl (2 x 12″ black vinyl) and CD, packaged in an exclusive 6 page Gatefold pack, and feature an exclusive bonus song; “March Across The Belts”. Check out the beautiful front cover of the album here.

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CIVIL WAR – Debut EP Audio Samples Streaming

October 29th, 2012

CIVIL WAR – featuring ex-SABATON members Rikard Sundén (guitar), Daniel Mullback (drums), Daniel Mÿhr (keyboards) and Oskar Montelius (guitar), as well as vocalist Patrik Johansson (ASTRAL DOORS, LION’S SHARE) and bassist Stefan “Pizza” Eriksson (VOLTURYON) – are streaming audio samples for all tracks featured on their upcoming debut EP, out November 13th via Despotz Records. Check out the YouTube clip below to hear the samples:

EP tracklisting:

‘Rome Is Falling’
‘Civil War’
‘ Forevermore’
‘Custers Last Stand’
Bonus Song

Civil War have launched a pre-order for the EP. Pre-order at this location. The band recently released their first single, entitled ‘Rome Is Falling’.

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Civil War

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Former SABATON Members’ CIVIL WAR Sign With Despotz Records

July 24th, 2012
Cival War

Cival War

For those wondering what would become of the bulk of the band Sabaton (the bassist and vocalist of Sabaton of course have carried on with an entire new band) then here’s the latest…

Sweden’s CIVIL WAR have inked a deal with Despotz Records. Civil War features ex-SABATON members Rikard Sundén (guitar), Daniel Mullback (drums), Daniel Mÿhr (keyboards) and Oskar Montelius (guitar), as well as vocal GOD Patrik Johansson (ASTRAL DOORS, LION’S SHARE) and bassist Stefan “Pizza” Eriksson (VOLTURYON).

 

Civil War will hit the studio in August. A debut EP will be issued, with a full length debut album to follow.

 

Footage of the band signing their new contract can be seen below. More on Civil War at this location.

 

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