Ukrainian WWI experts 1914 will re-release their breakthrough album The Blind Leading The Blind on Napalm Records on May 31st! The album quickly sold through its initial pressing and is out of print now. With their unique blackened death/doom metal sound, 1914 leads you back in one of the darkest chapters of the last century – they breathe The Great War!
Today, 1914 unleash the lyric video for “Arrival. The Meuse-Argonne”. The song underlines the cruelty and misery of one of the biggest battles ever fought.
1914 on the historical background of the new video:
“The Meuse-Argonne Offensive was the bloodiest battle in U.S. military history, claiming the lives of more than 26,000 Americans and wounding 95,000.
The Operation was launched in Northern France on Sept. 26, 1918 to push the Germans out of the country. The fight lasted a grueling 46 days and generated scores of stories of heroism and sacrifice.
‘The Americans are here,’ a German officer wrote. ‘We can kill them but we can’t stop them.’”
Strongly influenced by genre heroes like Bolt Thrower and Entombed, 1914released The Blind Leading The Blind, the follow up album for Eschatology of War (2015), on November 11th 2018, exactly 100 years after the end of WWI, which making them one of the most talked about bands in the genre.
|“1914 deliver an outstanding album!”|
– metal.de –
|“The Blind Leading The Blind has been meticulously crafted to be the band’s big breakthrough”|
– metalstorm.net –
|“1914 create a powerful atmosphere solidified by tight songwriting”|
– Decibel Magazine –
|“For the Fallen Ones –|
Because those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it”
– 1914 –
Pre-Order The Blind Leading The Blind HERE!
“It’s neither about politics, nor about propaganda –
it’s just war, trenches, fear, hopelessness and endless death around of you”
– 1914 –
24.05. 19 NL – Erica / Pitfest
18.07.19 SK – Revistske Podzamcie / Gothoom Open Air
21.07.19 HU – Budapest / A38 Hajo
09.08.19 AT – Vienna / Escape
10.08.19 AT – Graz / Club Q
19.10.19 BE – Arlon / Night Fest Metal X
Vocal – 2.Division, Infanterie-Regiment Nr.147, Oberleutnant – Ditmar Kumar
Guitar – 37.Division, Feldartillerie-Regiment Nr.73, Wachtmeister – Liam Fessen
Guitar – 5.Division, Ulanen-Regiment Nr.3, Sergeant – Vitalis Winkelhock
Bass – 9.Division, Grenadier-Regiment Nr.7, Unteroffizier – Armin von Heinessen
Drums – 33.Division, 7.Thueringisches Infanterie-Regiment Nr.96, Gefreiter – Rusty Potoplacht