|Swedish heavy metal heroes SABATON are proud to announce that they have partnered up with Veteran Tickets Foundation, also known as Vet Tix, for select 2019 U.S. dates of “The Great Tour.”
Vet Tix is the number one nonprofit working to provide free tickets to currently serving military and veterans of all eras, including immediate family of troops killed in action. SABATON are honored to support U.S. service members and vets by providing them with an avenue to create long-lasting memories through the live concert experience. A limited number of will call tickets are available at VetTix.org for select U.S. dates this October – November.
To receive tickets, military personnel and veterans apply at VetTix.org and are verified by a third party. Members can then set their event interests and are notified when tickets to an event meeting their criteria are available. Members then request tickets and Vet Tix distributes tickets at times using a lottery.
Vet Tix is a national non-profit, founded in 2008, whose mission is to secure and distribute tickets to sporting events, concerts, performing arts, educational and family activities across the nation to military and veteran families. Their goal is to help reduce stress, make events affordable, minimize post-traumatic stress, strengthen family bonds and encourage VetTixers to re-engage with local communities and American life. To date, Vet Tix has given out over 7.8 million tickets in all 50 states and Washington, D.C.
Swedish heavy metal heroes SABATON will make their triumphant return to North America this fall for “The Great Tour.” The headline excursion will feature support from special guest HAMMERFALL, and will begin in Ft. Lauderdale, FL on October 4th and will end in Silver Spring, MD on November 3rd.
Tickets are available for purchase at www.sabaton.net/tour.
“NORTH AMERICA, prepare for a Swedish invasion! We will reach your shores in early October with our new album The Great War, a bigger production than before & the templars of steel in Hammerfall as special guests! Get ready for a damn good dose of Swedish heavy metal!” – SABATON
SABATON’s trek to North America coincides with the band’s upcoming 20th Anniversary and their ninth full-length record, The Great War, which is out worldwide via Nuclear Blast Records. Keeping with their tradition of metallic battle hymns about the feats of man in wartime, the new record is a concept album dedicated entirely to the World War I.
SABATON TOUR DATES (w/ HAMMERFALL):
Oct 4 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Revolution
Oct 5 – St. Petersburg, FL – Jannus Landing
Oct 6 – Atlanta, GA – Center Stage – SOLD OUT
Oct 8 – Dallas, TX – House of Blues – SOLD OUT
Oct 10 – Phoenix, AZ – Van Buren
Oct 11 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern
Oct 12 – San Francisco, CA – The Regency – SOLD OUT
Oct 14 – Portland, OR – Roseland Ballroom – SOLD OUT
Oct 15 – Seattle, WA – Showbox SODO – SOLD OUT
Oct 16 – Vancouver, BC – Vogue Theater
Oct 18 – Edmonton, AB – Union Hall
Oct 19 – Calgary, AB – The Palace Theater
Oct 21 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
Oct 23 – Denver, CO – Ogden Theater – SOLD OUT
Oct 25 – Minneapolis, MN – Skyway Theater
Oct 26 – Chicago, IL – The Vic Theatre – SOLD OUT
Oct 27 – Cleveland, OH – The Agora Ballroom – SOLD OUT
Oct 29 – Toronto, ON – The Danforth Music Hall – SOLD OUT
Oct 30 – Montreal, QC – M Telus – SOLD OUT
Nov 1 – Worcester, MA – Palladium
Nov 2 – New York, NY – PlayStation Theater – SOLD OUT
Nov 3 – Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore – SOLD OUT
The Great War is available in these editions and formats:
The full album, available on CD Jewelcase, colored vinyl and digitally.
HISTORY EDITION (Watch Presentation Video)
The full album including narrated parts introducing each song.
These narrations are merged, not as separate tracks.
The History edition is available on CD Digipak, vinyl and digitally.
THE SOUNDTRACK TO THE GREAT WAR EDITION
Instrumental versions of The Great War, available digitally (full album) + exclusively as part of THE GREAT BOX EDITION on CD (full album) and vinyl (10 tracks).
EARBOOK EDITION (SOLD OUT)
Features a 36 pages booklet and includes the STANDARD EDITION & HISTORY EDITION on CD.
THE GREAT BOX EDITION (SOLD OUT)
(Limited to 1000 pieces) Includes:
-Earbook with 36 pages booklet
-STANDARD EDITION – CD
-HISTORY EDITION – CD
-THE SOUNDTRACK TO THE GREAT WAR EDITION – CD
-STANDARD EDITION – vinyl [180g]
-HISTORY EDITION – vinyl [180g]
-THE SOUNDTRACK TO THE GREAT WAR EDITION – vinyl [180g] (10 tracks)
-One out of 11 Great War posters (chosen at random)
-Limited, numbered and individualized certifications
The Great War tracklist:
01. The Future Of Warfare
02. Seven Pillars Of Wisdom
03. 82nd All The Way
04. The Attack Of The Dead Men
05. Devil Dogs
06. The Red Baron
07. Great War
08. A Ghost In The Trenches
09. Fields Of Verdun
10. The End Of The War To End All Wars
11. In Flanders Fields
Listen and add the album to your collection here: http://nuclearblast.com/sabaton-thegreatwar
Watch the “Fields of Verdun” music video:
Watch the “Great War” music video:
Watch “The Red Baron” lyric video:
Watch “82nd All The Way” lyric video: