SABATON To Release 'Carolus Rex (Platinum Edition)' In November

SABATON To Release 'Carolus Rex (Platinum Edition)' In November

SABATON's 2012 album, "Carolus Rex", has been certified quadruple platinum in the band's home country of Sweden. The concept effort — which is the group's biggest success to date — charts the rise and fall of the Swedish Empire, in particular the life of Charles XII ("Carolus Rex") who ruled it for 21 years. In an amazing coincidence, the album's quadruple platinum certification comes exactly 300 years after the king's death in 1718.

The members of SABATON will be presented with their quadruple platinum discs later this year.

Bass player Pär Sundström said: "Over the past few years, we've been traveling around the world to perform, while expanding SABATON's empire into new countries and meeting incredible new fans along the way. There's no place like home though, and it's humbling to know that people in our native Sweden are still so amazingly supportive of us after all these years. Thank you to everyone who played a role in making 'Carolus Rex' one of the most successful Swedish rock albums ever!"

To celebrate the album's success, and to commemorate the Swedish king who inspired it, SABATON will release a special 300th-anniversary edition of "Carolus Rex" on November 30, which is the date Carolus Rex was killed in Norway.

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"Carolus Rex (Platinum Edition)" track listing:

CD1 (English Version)

01. Dominium Maris Baltici
02. The Lion From The North
03. Gott Mit Uns
04. A Lifetime Of War
05. 1 6 4 8
06. The Carolean's Prayer
07. Carolus Rex
08. Killing Ground
09. Poltava
10. Long Live The King
11. Ruina Imperii

Bonus Tracks

12. Twilight Of The Thunder God
13. In The Army Now
14. Feuer Frei
15. Harley From Hell

CD2 (Swedish Version)

01. Dominium Maris Baltici
02. Lejonet Från Norden
03. Gott Mit Uns
04. En Livstid I Krig
05. 1 6 4 8
06. Karolinens Bön
07. Carolus Rex
08. Ett Slag Färgat Rött
09. Poltava
10. Konungens Likfärd
11. Ruina Imperii

CD3 (Swedish Empire Live) - Earbook Only!

Live @ Woodstock Festival (Poland)

01. The March To War
02. Ghost Division
03. Uprising
04. Gott Mit Uns
05. Cliffs Of Gallipoli
06. The Lion From The North
07. The Price Of A Mile
08. Into The Fire
09. Carolus Rex
10. Midway
11. White Death
12. Attero Dominatus
13. The Art Of War
14. Primo Victoria
15. 40:1
16. Metal Crüe

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