SABATON Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

Swedish metallers SABATON have inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Records.

Commented Nuclear Blast A&R representative Jaap Wagemaker: "Although [SABATON have] already released four great albums, they are still unknown to the majority of the metal legions — which is a shame!

"We noticed the band's potential to become one of the leaders of nowadays metal scene — especially by visiting their festival appearances and club shows.

"Together Nuclear Blast and SABATON are prepared for the next step to bring the band on a much higher level! Watch out for their new album in spring 2010!"

Story continues after advertisement

Added SABATON bassist Pär Sundström: "After ten years as a band and four albums, we have decided what the next step in the evolution of SABATON will be. A contract with the biggest heavy metal label in the world has been signed and the next album will be released by Nuclear Blast in the spring of 2010.

"The last album, 'The Art of War', touched the hearts of thousands and thousands of metal fans around the world, and with their help we are now ready to hit the studio and record our new album.

"What way could we better end our 10th year?"

SABATON's latest album, "The Art of War", landed on the Swedish chart at No. 5. The follow-up to 2006's "Attero Dominatus" was recorded at Abyss Studios with producer Peter Tägtgren and was made available in three formats: normal CD, gatefold LP and a limited-editon CD that comes in a DVD package that also includes the exclusive book "The Art of War".

Tags:

Posted in: News

COMMENTS

To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).