SABATON: ‘World War Live: Battle Of The Baltic Sea’ First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

“World War Live: Battle Of The Baltic Sea”, the first-ever live album from Swedish epic power metallers SABATON, has registered the following first-week chart positions:

Poland: #7
Germany: #26
Sweden: # 26
Switzerland: #62

Commented SABATON bassist Pär Sundström: “Thank you. Once again you show that you truly support us. See you soon on the final part of the tour!”

“World War Live: Battle Of The Baltic Sea” was released on August 5 via Nuclear Blast Records.

Sundström previously stated about the band’s decision to release a live album, “Over the years so many people have told us we should make a live album and finally we fell to the demands of all of you, our fans.

‘The World War Tour’ was amazing and we wanted to record it and keep the shows alive forever. So, during the magic night aboard the SABATON Cruise 2010 we recorded the whole show and now we stand ready to release it as the first-ever official SABATON live CD. And as if it was not enough, we also recorded many shows all around Europe and put together a whole CD with mixed songs from various cities. And finally we decided to release the recording we did at the first Rockstad:Falun festival 2008 from Falun as a bonus for you who buy the limited edition. In total it will be over 20 different songs and we have also collected a lot of pictures from the tour and put them in a massive booklet.”

CD1:

Battle Of The Baltic Sea (Live At SABATON cruise, December 2010):

01. The March To War (intro)
02. Ghost Division
03. Uprising
04. Aces In Exile
05. Cliffs Of Gallipoli
06. White Death
07. Swedish Pagans
08. Wolfpack
09. 40:1
10. The Art Of War
11. Attero Dominatus
12. The Price Of A Mile
13. Primo Victoria
14. Metal Medley
15. Dead Soliders Waltz (outro)

CD2 (bonus CD):

World War Tour Live (Recorded during World War Tour 2010):

01. Screaming Eagles
02. Coat Of Arms
03. Into The Fire
04. Talvisota
05. Final Solution
06. Back In Control
07. Panzerkampf
08. 7734
09. Hellrider
10. Panzer Battalion
11. Rise Of Evil
12. 40:1

DVD (bonus DVD):

* Live 2008 at Rockstad:Falun
* “Coat Of Arms” (video clip)
* “Uprising” (video clip)
* “Screaming Eagles” (video clip)

SABATON has set “Kings Of War” as the working title of its next album, tentatively due before the end of 2012 via Nuclear Blast Records.

SABATON will play the final show of its current tour on December 18 at Trix/Hof Ter Lo in Antwerp, Belgium. The band states, “This will be a one-off and we will not bring a setlist or respect any venue curfew.”

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