From Sweden the news arrives that "Sabaton", will re-sign with the label of "Nuclear Blast", in a new partnership after the realization of the album "The Great War", in 2019 and which the theme "Livgardet" , becomes its successor as a current single.
"It feels good to continue our collaboration with the world's biggest heavy metal label, Nuclear Blast," said Sabaton bassist and co-founder, Par Sundstrom, who also serves as the band's manager. "We have been working with Nuclear Blast for more than a decade, and at the end of last year, we signed the contract for the upcoming releases, and we will continue to write metal history together."
"Since 2012 and Carolus Rex, we have been looking forward to writing more songs in Swedish, and we felt that we were not done with the history of our fatherland," Sundstrom explained. "Over the past years, we have been discussing around topics until something obvious came up. One of the oldest military regiments in the world, the Swedish Royal Guard (Livgardet), was formed in the Sabaton home region in Sweden, Dalecarlia, in 1521 by the legendary Swedish king Gustav Vasa. For the past 500 years, they have evolved with the times and served under various kings and queens around the world and are still active today. We felt that such an anniversary would be worth a song, and we aimed at writing a respectful tribute, an anthem for this Swedish regiment and its legacy. The rich 500 years of history is, needless to say, extremely hard to fit into one song, and that is why we mainly focused on the parts and battles that happened during the age of the Swedish Empire. We aimed to write a respectful tribute, a powerful anthem, for this Swedish regiment and its remarkable legacy."
The song is now available for pre-save via this link: http://nblast.de/SabatonLivgardetPre