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Sabaton teams up with ‘World of Tanks’ for new “Primo Victoria” video

Posted by on August 16, 2017

Sabaton just kicked off their tenth annual Sabaton Open Air festival and to celebrate this milestone, they released a video for the classic song, “Primo Victoria,” taken from 2005’s Primo Victoria. One would most likely expect to see a video taken from a track from their latest effort The Last Stand, which was released in […]

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Photos/Review: Hellfest 2017 was One Hell of a Ride

Posted by on June 26, 2017

As promised, Hellfest 2017 was “One Hell of a Ride” For three day; over 120 bands took over the small town of Clisson, France.  Proving that Hellfest is quite possibly the greatest metal festival around today, dare I even say Ever! “Are you ready for some awkward Canadian prog metal?!?!” –Devin Townsend The opening day […]

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Interview: Sabaton bassist Pär Sundström talks tour and Sabaton Open Air

Posted by on April 25, 2017

At this point, it is safe to say Swedish power metallers Sabaton are one of a kind. We can only assume many wish they were their world history teachers. Just think about it, combining music and education could be a better learning tactic. No one goes to a show expecting to have a history lesson […]

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Sabaton brings the tank to NYC with Leaves’ Eyes and Battle Beast

Posted by on April 24, 2017

Over the past five years, Swedish power metallers Sabaton toured North America a handful of times as openers. They supported bands including Amon Amarth, Nightwish, and most recently Trivium. However, out in Europe, they frequently headline, have their own 4-day Sabaton Open Air Festival and a full cruise experience. They are a unique act to […]

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Nightwish vocalist and Sabaton drummer welcome baby Freja

Posted by on March 17, 2017

Nightwish vocalist Floor Jansen and Sabaton drummer Hannes Van Dahl welcomed their first child, Freja on March 15. While Nightwish are taking an obvious break on the road, Van Dahl is sitting out for the remainder of Sabaton’s European dates  to spend time with his new family. Filling in for him for the Europe dates […]

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Win a pair of weekend passes to the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival!

Posted by on March 16, 2017

If you’re anywhere on the Eastern seaboard, you’re probably more than aware of the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival. The annual Worcester, MA festival is in it’s nineteenth year now, and is showing no signs of slowing down. Headlined by Testament, Sepultura and Prong on April 21st and Sabaton, Katatonia, Hammerfall and Amorphis on […]

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New England Metal and Hardcore Fest adds eight more bands

Posted by on February 28, 2017

The New England Metal and Hardcore Fest has been going strong for 18 years now, and their 19th year is adding to the already-impressive lineup that they’ve already got. Taking place on April 21st and 22nd in Worcester, MA, much the same as in previous years, they’ve divided the days pretty equally by genre. Friday appears […]

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Interview: Former Sabaton guitarist Thobbe Englund talks leaving band, solo career

Posted by on February 22, 2017

If you’re not worshipping at the six-string altar of one Thorbjorn “Thobbe” Englund, you’re missing out on some shred-tastic (yes, shred-tastic – I did indeed go there) old-school metal meltdown. The Swedish guitarist, best known for handling co-lead guitar duties in Sabaton from 2012-2016, has had a professional career that’s seen him accrue a discography with […]

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Interview: Trivium’s Matt Heafy calls last three drummers “session players,” talks black metal influence in band

Posted by on January 19, 2017

Matt Heafy is easily one of the most driven, focused, and wildly talented musicians to ever spread his serpentine seed upon the metal domain. Not only does the guy have chops, he’s an incredible songwriter as well – inflicting insane amounts of melody into his technically intricate, musician-humbling creations, underscoring a new breed of what […]

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Metal Insider Contributor Zach Fehl’s Top 10 of 2016

Posted by on December 8, 2016

It’s December, which means that everyone’s starting to look back at the year that was, even though we’re not quite through it yet. Over the next several weeks, Metal Insider will be bringing you our picks for the best albums of the year, as well as those from some of the artists that made some […]

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