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street_burial
02-17-2012, 01:11 PM
SABATON will release their sixth studio album Carolus Rex in North America on May 22nd and in Europe on May 25th. The theme of the album is the Swedish Empire; lyrical references are to the Kingdom of Sweden between 1561 and 1721 and are sung entirely in Swedish.

The Carolus Rex track listing is:

01. Dominium Maris Baltici [“The Dominion Of The Baltic Sea”]
02. Lejonet Från Norden [“The Lion From The Nordic Countries”]
03. Gott Mit Uns [“God With Us”]
04. En Livstid I Krig [“A Lifetime of War”]
05. 1 6 4 8
06. Karolinens Bön [“Carolin's Prayer”]
07. Carolus Rex [“Charles King”]
08. Ett Slag Färgat Rött [“An Impact Dyed Red”]
09. Poltava
10. Konungens Likfärd [“The King's Funeral”]
11. Ruina Imperii [“The Fall Of The Empire”]


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Dates for SABATON’s upcoming North American “Swedish Empire” tour are:



04/10/12 Brass Mug – Tampa, FL

04/12/12 Scout Bar – Houston, TX

04/13/12 Trees – Dallas, TX

04/15/12 Backstage Live – San Antonio, TX

04/17/12 Wreckers – Lubbock, TX

04/18/12 Bluebird Theater – Denver, CO

04/19/12 The Beaumont Club – Kansas City, MO

04/20/12 Spicoli´s Grill and the Reverb Rock Garden – Waterloo, IA

04/22/12 The Firebird – St Louis , MO

04/23/12 The Rave – Milwaukee, WI

04/25/12 The Casbah – Charlotte, NC

04/27/12 Bogie´s – Albany, NY

04/28/12 Broadway Joe´s – Buffalo, NY

04/29/12 Peabody´s – Cleveland, OH

04/30/12 Altar Bar – Pittsburgh, PA

05/02/12 The Loft – Poughkeepsie, NY

05/03/12 The Trocadero – Philadelphia, PA

05/04/12 The Gramercy Theatre – New York City, NY

05/05/12 The Palladium – Worcester, MA

05/07/12 Petit Campus – Montreal, QC – CANADA

05/08/12 Imperial de Quebec – Quebec City, QC – CANADA

05/10/12 Wreck Room – Toronto, ON – CANADA

05/11/12 Music Hall – London, ON – CANADA

05/12/12 Alrosa’s Villa – Columbus, OH

05/13/12 Blondie´s – Detroit, MI

05/15/12 Station 4 – St Paul, MN

05/16/12 Reggie Rock Club – Chicago, IL

05/18/12 Vernon Club – Louisville, KY

05/19/12 Kingdom – Richmond, VA

05/20/12 Soundstage – Baltimore, MD

05/21/12 Jaxx – West Springfield, VA

05/23/12 Key Club – Hollywood, CA *OFFICIAL RELEASE PARTY*

BloodoftheKings
02-17-2012, 01:17 PM
The album being sung completely in Swedish is very disappointing. Their catchiness is the main thing they have going for them. I don't know how the songs will be as catchy if they're not in english.

GarageMetal468
02-17-2012, 01:39 PM
The album being sung completely in Swedish is very disappointing. Their catchiness is the main thing they have going for them. I don't know how the songs will be as catchy if they're not in english.

Songs don't have to in English to be catchy!

Perfect example: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_BhAN95VtaA&feature=fvst

BloodoftheKings
03-05-2012, 01:41 PM
The album will be available in both Swedish and English. The limited edition will include both versions and a cover of Rammstien's 'Feuer Frei'.

Track listing:
1. Dominium Maris Baltici
2. The Lion From the North
3. Gott Mit Uns
4. A Lifetime of War
5. 1 6 4 8
6. The Carolean’s Prayer
7. Carolus Rex
8. Killing Ground
9. Poltava
10. Long Live the King
11. Ruina Imperii

Butcher of Birth
03-05-2012, 02:05 PM
Excited either way to be seeing them in Tampa!