Swedish heavy metal heroes SABATON recently announced the release of their brand-new, 8th studio album, »The Last Stand« released August 19th via Nuclear Blast. Today, the band finally present the first single from the upcoming record to their eagerly-waiting fans – ‘The Lost Battalion’.
Watch the brand-new lyric video for the track here:
Get the digital single here: http://nblast.de/SabatonDownloads
The story behind the lyrics:
‘The Lost Battalion’ is the name given to nine companies of the United States’ 77th Divisionduring the battle of the Argonne in 1918. Even though these 550-575 brave men were completely surrounded by the German Army and subjected to friendly artillery fire, they kept on fighting for a week until they were relieved. Of the over 500-plus soldiers who entered theArgonne Forest, only 194 walked out unscathed. The rest were killed, missing, captured, or wounded. Continue reading Sabaton-first single from »The Last Stand« released; tracklist revealed; pre-order launched!