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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:

“The Battle of Gettysburg. 150 years have passed since it took place, but still today it’s one of the greatest battles in history,” commented the band. “This is a song that reflects the memories and thoughts of one single soldier. His name is unknown, maybe he never existed. But if he did, maybe this is what went through his mind. We give you the song, ‘Gettysburg.'”

After streaming the new song, fans can purchase The Killer Angels on iTunes at: or via at: just in time for the weekend’s Holiday festivities.


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 **vinyl bonus track

11. Children of the Grave **CD bonus track

Borrowing its name from the novel by Michael Shaara about the Battle of Gettysburg, The Killer Angels was recorded by Jonas Kjellgren at Studio Myhrer (which is actually the bed and living room of keyboard player, Myhr), Black Lounge Studio and Peter Tägtgren’s, The Abyss, in Pärlby, Sweden.


Artwork comes courtesy of Polish artist, Lukasz Jaszak.


Stay tuned for more information on Civil War and The Killer Angels.





Civil War is…


Nils Patrik Johansson – Vocals

Rikard Sunden – Guitars

Oskar Montelius – Guitars

Daniel Myhr – Keyboard

Daniel Mullback – Drums

Stefan “Pizza” Eriksson – Bass



Civil War online…

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