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The Last Stand

Released

August 19, 2016

Recorded

April-May 2016, Abyss Studios

Genre

Power Metal

Label

Nuclear Blast

Length

44:31

Producer

Peter Tagtgren

Singles

The Lost Battalion

Blood of Bannockburn

Shiroyama

Preceded by

Heroes

Followed by

The Great War

The Last Stand is the most recent album by Sabaton. It released on August 19, 2016. The overall theme of the album is of famous last stands through out history.
The last stand

Track List

  1. Sparta - A story of the last stand of the Spartans against the Persian Horde.
  2. Last Dying Breath - About the Serbian Defense at Belgrade.
  3. Blood of Bannockburn - About the Scottish Revolution and the storming of Stirling Castle.
  4. Diary of an Unknown Soldier - A page of a diary of a soldier during the First World War. Precursor to The Lost Battalion
  5. The Lost Battalion - About the famous American 77th Battalion who got lost deep behind enemy lines and held out.
  6. Rorke's Drift - About the Zulu wars of the early colonial days. Depicts the British stand against the Zulus.
  7. The Last Stand - About the Stand of the Swiss Guard in Rome.
  8. Hill 3234 - About the Russian Stand at Hill 3234 in Afghanistan.
  9. Shiroyama - About the Battle of Shiroyama.
  10. Winged Hussars - About the Siege of Vienna.
  11. The Last Battle - About the Battle of Castle Itter, the last battle of WWII in Europe.
  12. Camouflage - Bonus - Stan Ridgeway cover
  13. All Guns Blazing - Bonus - Judas Priest cover
  14. Afraid to Shoot Strangers - Iron Maiden cover (Earbook Edition exclusive)
  15. Burn in Hell - Twisted Sister cover (Japanese Edition exclusive)
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