As you all surely know Sabaton has released their new album Heroes and the album is doing quite well on a number of national markets including Switzerland, Finland and their home country Sweden. Somewhat surprising though is that they have entered the Billboard 200!

Heroes shifted around 3,100 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 99 on The Billboard 200 chart!

Other noteworthy chart positions:

  • Sweden #1
  • Finland: #2
  • Germany: #3
  • Czech Republic: #4
  • Poland: #6
  • Switzerland: #7
  • Austria: #11
  • Norway: #13
  • USA: #99

The band comment the success :

"We are proud, happy and extremely thankful to all of you who supported us over the years. Heroes has reached higher positions in every country than anything we done before."

Released on May 16 via Nuclear Blast Records, the Heroes cover artwork was created by Péter Sallai. A number of bonus tracks were made available, including cover versions of songs originally written and recorded by the Swedish band Raubtier, Battle Beast and Metallica.

Heroes was tracked at The Abyss, the recording studio in Pärlby outside Ludvika, Sweden, by mastermind, producer and musician Peter Tägtgren.

"Heroes" track listing:
Standard jewel case:
01. Night Witches
02. No Bullets Fly
03. Smoking Snakes
04. Inmate 4859
05. To Hell And Back
06. The Ballad Of Bull
07. Resist And Bite
08. Soldier Of 3 Armies
09. Far From The Fame
10. Hearts Of Iron

Digipack and U.S. version:
01. Night Witches
02. No Bullets Fly
03. Smoking Snakes
04. Inmate 4859
05. To Hell And Back
06. The Ballad Of Bull
07. Resist And Bite
08. Soldier Of 3 Armies
09. Far From The Fame
10. Hearts Of Iron

Bonus tracks:
11. 7734
12. Man Of War

Digital only:
01. Night Witches
02. No Bullets Fly
03. Smoking Snakes
04. Inmate 4859
05. To Hell And Back
06. The Ballad Of Bull
07. Resist And Bite
08. Soldier Of 3 Armies
09. Far From The Fame
10. Hearts Of Iron

Bonus tracks:
11. 7734
12. Man Of War
13. For Whom The Bell Tolls

Japan:
01. Night Witches
02. No Bullets Fly
03. Smoking Snakes
04. Inmate 4859
05. To Hell And Back
06. The Ballad Of Bull
07. Resist And Bite
08. Soldier Of 3 Armies
09. Far From The Fame
10. Hearts Of Iron

Bonus tracks:
11. 7734
12. Man Of War
13. En Hjältes Väg

Japan - digital only:
01. Night Witches
02. No Bullets Fly
03. Smoking Snakes
04. Inmate 4859
05. To Hell And Back
06. The Ballad Of Bull
07. Resist And Bite
08. Soldier Of 3 Armies
09. Far From The Fame
10. Hearts Of Iron

Bonus tracks:
11. 7734
12. Man Of War
13. En Hjältes Väg
14. For Whom The Bell Tolls

Earbook:
CD 1
01. Night Witches
02. No Bullets Fly
03. Smoking Snakes
04. Inmate 4859
05. To Hell And Back
06. The Ballad Of Bull
07. Resist And Bite
08. Soldier Of 3 Armies
09. Far From The Fame
10. Hearts Of Iron

CD 2 (bonus):
01. 7734
02. Man Of War
03. En Hjältes Väg
04. For Whom The Bell Tolls
05. Out Of Control