Sabaton will release their new album, The Last Stand, on August 19, 2016 via Nuclear Blast. The Last Stand was produced by Peter Tägtgren (Pain, Lindemann, Hypocrisy). The album will be released both physically and digitally.
Sabaton bassist Pär Sundström commented on the upcoming album:
“We once work again with Peter Tägtgren in his newly upgraded and top-class Abyss studio in Sweden to record, produce and mix the album. The mastering will be done by Jonas Kjellgren who also works in the same building in nice Pärlby on the countryside of Sweden. Both Carolus Rex and Heroes was done in the same way and we feel very comfortable to return to the same place and people again. Fans will recognize the sound of the album as Sabaton, but we really feel we took it a step forward this time.”
Artwork for The Last Stand was created by Peter Sallaí, who previously worked with the band on Carolus Rex and Heroes.
Sundström comments regarding the artwork:
“We had the idea to make an image reflecting soldiers of different times representing the different historical battles we sing about on the new album. This only reveals a small part of the album topics though.”
The band have released two singles from the album thus far: “The Lost Battalion” and “Blood of Bannockburn”. Both can be seen below: