Sabaton is quite possible the next biggest thing on the global metal stage. They’ve opened for Iron Maiden, toured relentlessly over the last 7 or 8 years and are one of the most prominent bands on the Nuclear Blast roster. Vandala caught up with the band for an interview on October 4th before they played their second gig ever in Calgary, Alberta.
On October 4th Calgary was ablaze with a full-speed, melodic metal onslaught of Europe’s finest (with one US band paying homage to the style). Never did I think I’d be at a posh venue like Flames Central watching long-haired, bearded veterans of metal dishing out face-melting riffs in rapid succession. Yes, I’m talking about the experience that was seeing Amon Amarth live with the likes of Skeletonwitch and Sabaton.
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