Aside from a concert at our Wargaming Player Party, Sabaton will also play at our gamescom booth on Wednesday, 23 August after the last stage show of the day, so check by our booth if you have some time!
Wargaming booth – Hall 8.1, Stand A021-B030-A031
Sabaton are a Gold and Platinum awarded Swedish heavy metal band from Falun. The band’s main lyrical themes are based on war and historical battles, and its name is a reference to a sabaton, knight’s foot armour.
The armor and battle theme is heard in the albums Primo Victoria, The Art of War, Attero Dominatus, Coat of Arms, Carolus Rex, Heroes, and The Last Stand, in which all of the songs contain these motifs, except final tracks which are tribute songs to influential heavy metal bands. Lyrical content drawn from World War I, World War II, and other historical conflicts, is prevalent and lyrics often recite stories of heroic deeds by men and armies. The band’s latest album, The Last Stand, has received multiple awards and reached top 10 worldwide when released in 2016.