1914 - Eschatology Of War - CD DIGISLEEVE

1914 - Eschatology Of War - CD DIGISLEEVE

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Reissue with Bonus Tracks
  • Description

    1914 's debut album, Eschatology of War, re-released on various physical formats!
    “We are not singing the songs, we are telling the stories!“ (1914)
    Since their formation in 2014, Ukrainian blackened death/doom metal visionaries 1914 have told the gruesome tales of World War I, charting this inexorable path through history with their debut album, Eschatology of War (2015).
    After a digital re-release in April 2021, the album will now appear on various physical formats this year, including a 2LP gatefold marbled crystal-clear silver black and 2LP splatter gold black edition, out August 4, 2023.
    Inspired by the madness of war, Eschatology of War faces various events from the past, such as the Battles of Gallipoli and Verdun, the gas attack at Ypres, the Brusilovsky breakthrough, the Christmas truce, and the bombing of London, just to name a few.
    Eschatology of War starts with the genuine intro “War In”, delivering tunes of an old military march, which was played for men going to war.

    “Frozen in Trenches (Christmas Truce)” presents a harmonious idyll to the melody of popular Christmas carol “Silent Night”, as the blaze of gunfire breaks in shortly after, while harsh vocals attack to transport nothing but death and decay.
    The album’s longest song, “Ottoman Rise”, stirs up the atmosphere even more with heavy guitar lines, thunderous black metal drumming and deep screams of despair.
    1914’s uncompromising achievement of combining old school death and black metal, spiced with the approach of sludge and doom, can’t be pigeonholed.
    With their debut album, followed by critically acclaimed The Blind Leading The Blind (2018) and their first full-length on Napalm Records, Where Fear and Weapons Meet (2021), the five-piece created its own remarkable world of sound, delivered in the most authentic way.

    Along with intense lyrics and a unique visual experience, 1914 takes their listener back into a cruel time of mankind, compelling them to face their own horrible past never to be forgotten and reflecting the present at the same time, while they pay homage to all that fell fighting the Great War.

    01 War In
    02 Gasmask
    03 Frozen in Trenches
    04 Verdun
    05 Caught in the Crossfire
    06 Zeppelin Raids
    07 Ottoman Rise
    08 Arditi
    09 Battlefield
    10 War Out
    11 Gasmask (Eastern Front Remix By Solar Owl) Bonus Track
    12 Zeppelin Raids (Western front RMX by ? ??M?Ð?I ?) Bonus Track

  • Additional Information

    Band 1914
    Title Eschatology Of War
    Label Napalm Records
    Generic musical style Black Metal
    Detailed musical style Blackened Death Doom Metal
    Bar code 0840588179046
    Catalog # NPR1006DGS
    Release Date 4 Aug 2023

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