Sabaton releases Lyric Video for “Sparta”

Sabaton Sparta pic
Swedish heavy metal heroes Sabaton - best known for singing almost exclusively about historical wars and battles, a direction the band members were inspired by after watching the 1999 Academy Award-winning film Saving Private Ryan - released their latest, highly-acclaimed record, “The Last Stand”, on August 19th, 2016, through Nuclear Blast and have entered the Top 10 of the World Charts with a fantastic #6.

This result shows that Sabaton are more successful globally than ever before (for example, taking the #1 spot in Sweden, Finland, Switzerland, Czech Republic, #2 in Germany, Austria, Poland and many more).
 
Today, Sabaton release a new lyric video for the song “Sparta” - Watch it below.
 
The band comments: “The battle of Thermopylae is in many ways one of the most iconic last stands in history. King Leonidas and his 300 Spartans were certainly not as alone as portrayed in the famous movie "300", but in the end it was their sacrifice that would be remembered by the world to come. An amazing story of the Greek nation states which would rather die than lose their freedom”.
 
The worldwide chart entries are as follows:
#6 - World Charts
#1 - Czech Republic
#1 - Finland
#1 - Sweden (#1 - Rock/Metal)
#1 - Switzerland
#2 - Austria
#2 - Germany
#2 - Poland
#4 - Belgium (#3 - Vlanders, #11 Wallonie)
#11 - Netherlands
#11 - Norway
#15 - Hungary
#17 - UK (#1 - Rock Top 40, #5 - Indie Top 40)
#18 - Spain
#20 - Canada (#2 - Hardcharts)
#29 - Australia
#32 - France
#63 - USA (#2 - Hard Music, #4 - Independent, #5 - Rock Album, #19 - Current Top Album)
#92 - Ireland (#14 - Indie)
 
Get the new album here & digitally here.
 
Yesterday, Sabaton kicked off the “Silence In The Snow” U.S. fall tour with headliners Trivium and fellow special guest Huntress. This is the first time U.S. fans will see Sabaton performing with their new guitarist Tommy Johansson. Pick up your tickets here and see below for all current tour dates.
 
US Tour Dates 2016:
9/16 - Baltimore, MD @ Baltimore Soundstage
9/17 - Worcester, MA @ The Palladium - off date - w/ Devin Townsend Project, Between The Buried and Me & Fallujah
9/19 - Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
9/20 - Little Rock, AR @ The Metroplex
9/22 - Denver, CO @ The Summit Music Hall
9/23 - Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theater
9/24 - Tempe, AZ @ The Marquee
9/25 - San Bernardino, CA @ San Manuel Amphitheater - Knotfest
9/27 - Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex
9/29 - Omaha, NE @ Sokol Auditorium/Underground
9/30 - Minneapolis, MN @ Mill City Nights
10/2 - Louisville, KY @ Champions Park - Louder Than Life
10/4 - Peoria, IL @ Limelight Eventplex
10/6 - Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey Bar & Grill
10/7 - Houston, TX @ Scout Bar
10/8 - Tulsa, OK @ Cain's Ballroom
10/10 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE
10/11 - New York, NY @ Irving Plaza
10/13 - Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance
10/15 - Binghamton, NY @ Magic City Music Hall
10/17 - Charleston, SC @ The Music Farm
10/18 - St. Petersburg, FL @ State Theatre
10/19 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution
10/21 - Lake Buena Vista, FL @ House of Blues

Weblinks:  
www.sabaton.net
www.facebook.com/sabaton

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