The first album of the new Sabaton, with new guitarist Tommy Johansson, is proudly completed! Set in World War I (1914-1918), Sabaton's new war story is written The war of heavy metal goes up in the world!
Heavy, melodic metal sound and dynamic live performance and Sabbaton, who has been laying waste to the world with lyrics about wars throughout history. He is immensely popular on the European front, and in his native Sweden, he has named himself " He has been a fixture at the "Sabaton Open Air" festival and live on board the "Sabaton Cruise". He has been a headliner for many years, and in 2012, he played at 500,000 yen at the "Polish Woodstock" festival. He has performed on stage in front of an unprecedentedly large crowd of three people.
He also performed at LOUD PARK in Japan in 2015 and 2017, and in 2018 Double Headlining Tour with Amon Amarth, "Dark" with BABYMETAL Night Carnival" creates a huge sensation in the metal community Winding up. His previous film, The Last Stand (2016), about Takamori Saigo's final battle, It is still fresh in our minds that the recording of "Shiroyama" caused a stir.
The Great War is the culmination of 20 years of struggle.
The band's frontman and vocalist Joakim Brodane had this to say about the album . 100% Pure Sabaton. 100% pure Sabbaton, heavy metal in the finest Sabbaton style. Just add a few twists and turns and you'll surprise your listeners.
Bassist Pal Sundstrom describes the film as "a contrast between the tyranny of merciless war and the spirit of brave self-sacrifice," and it promises to be one of the greatest climaxes in Sabaton's history that awaits us.
The band is joined on this album by new guitarist Tommy Johansson, who has already played live in Japan. He has already demonstrated his technical and melodic guitar playing live in Japan and has been performing on stage at Tommy has been recognized as a "beloved character" by his Japanese fans for his comedy skits with Joachim on He finally reveals his fangs in this film.
Captivating with ups and downs, such as "Red Baron" about the firing king Manfred von Richthofen and "Fields of Verdun" about the battle of Verdun, which resulted in 700,000 casualties, "The Great War" is the heaviest steel wedge to be driven into the metal world in 2019.
The album is a fanfare for the band's 20th anniversary show at one of the world's biggest metal festivals, Wacken Open Air in Germany, and their massive world tour, entitled "The Greatest Tour".
The First World War, with its introduction of tanks, planes and other modern weaponry, and the grueling trench warfare that eroded the hearts and minds of its soldiers, was It has spawned a lot of drama. Remarque's novel Western Front Unusual (1929) and Stanley Kubrick's film The Great War" has inspired a number of films, including "The Assault" (1957). Sabaton's "The Great War" will be in the lineage of such masterpieces. Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version)
Joakim Brodn (Vocal)
Chris Rrland (Guitar)
Tommy Johansson (Guitar)
Pr Sundstrm (Bass)
Hannes van Dahl (Drums)