Sabaton’s The Last Stand debuts on Billboard Top 200; release first track-by-track video for new album

Official press release:

Swedish heavy metal heroes Sabaton released their latest, highly-acclaimed record, The Last Stand, on August 19 through Nuclear Blast. The album reached the highest US & Canadian chart entries in the band’s history debuting at #63 on the Billboard U.S. Top 200 album chart, #2 on the Billboard Hard Music chart, #2 on the Canadian Hard Music Chart, and #20 on the Canadian Top 200 album chart. The Last Stand also holds the #5 position on the Billboard Top Rock album chart, #4 on the Billboard Independent albums chart, and #19 on the Billboard Top Current Albums chart.

Worldwide first week chart positions for The Last Stand include:

#1 – Czech Republic
#1 – Finland
#1 – Sweden
#2 – Germany
#4 – Belgium
#11 – Netherlands
#11 – Norway
#15 – Hungary
#17 – UK
#29 – Australia
#92 – Ireland

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Additionally, the band has revealed the first track-by-track trailer today, telling more about the stories behind the songs. Watch it here:

Get the new album here (physical) or here (digital).

In just two weeks, Sabaton will return to the United States for the 2016 Silence In The Snow Fall Tour with headliners Trivium and fellow special guest Huntress. The tour begins on September 15th in Columbus, OH and comes to a close on October 21st in Lake Buena Vista, FL. These dates will be the first time U.S. fans get to see Sabaton performing with their new guitarist Tommy Johansson.

Pick up your tickets via Sabaton.net/tour and see below for all current tour dates.

9/15 – Columbus, OH | Newport Music Hall
9/16 – Baltimore, MD | Baltimore Soundstage
9/17 – Worcester, MA | The Palladium ^
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
10/02 – Louisville, KY | Champions Park – Louder Than Life
10/04 – Peoria, IL | Limelight Eventplex
10/06 – Dallas, TX | Gas Monkey Bar & Grill
10/07 – Houston, TX | Scout Bar
10/08 – 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

^ – off date w/ Devin Townsend Project, Between The Buried and Me & Fallujah