Civil War is a Swedish power metal band founded in 2012. Four of the band members previously played in another Swedish metal band, Sabaton. Early in 2012 they decided to quit Sabaton and form their own group. They were joined by bass player Eriksson and singer Johansson. The first single by Civil War was released in October 2012 and debut EP in November 2012. Their first full length album The Killer Angels was released in June 2013.