Swedish power metal superstars SABATON just issued the following statement, revealing first details on the bands upcoming album: "We can now confirm the rumors, the new SABATON album will be called Carolus Rex and in a few days we will start recording it. At the moment we cannot reveal any information about it, other than that it will be available at the end of May this year. We felt it was time for America to get something of a special show and this time the releaseparty will be in Los Angeles, California. This show will be the only US West Coast show and it will be the world premiere of new songs. -Happy new year, friends!“