“Tales From The Western Entrance” EP + music video for brand spanking new track, “1916”

    “Tales From The Western Entrance” EP + music video for brand spanking new track, “1916”

    Our final EP within the “Echoes Of The Nice Warfare” EP trilogy entitled “Tales From The Western Entrance” is now formally out there on all music platforms and contains a never-heard-before cowl of Motörhead’s well-known monitor, “1916”.


    In celebration of this closing EP, we have now unleashed a model new music video for “1916” filmed in Birmingham and on the well-known Black Nation Residing Museum. The music video options an overload of historic characters from the Sabaton lore, a headbanging steel military from Birmingham and even a cameo from the residing members of Motörhead, Mikkey Dee and Phil Campbell.


    The Western Entrance was one in every of World Warfare I’s important theatres of battle. It stretched throughout greater than 400 miles by France and Belgium from the Swiss border to the North Sea. It was a lethal place, and to place issues into perspective, at the least 4 million males died there, though the true determine can by no means be confirmed.

    The “Tales From The Western Entrance” EP tells tales of those that fought and fell on the Western Entrance, a spot the place the trenches and the ceaseless shelling drove males to madness. Typically those that returned from this treacherous place did so with shell shock and continual nightmares, PTSD or accidents that modified their lives endlessly.

    Thrilled concerning the launch, bassist, Pär Sundstrom declares:

    “We’re excited to launch the final EP within the “Echoes Of The Nice Warfare” collection in addition to a brand new music video, which we had a blast filming within the UK. Our new EP tells the tales that got here from the Western Entrance, a brutal and unforgiving theatre of warfare. The Battle of Verdun, which was the longest battle of the First World Warfare, the Battle of Passchendaele in 1917 in Flanders, the Battle of the Somme… these are all issues we must always not overlook. And thru this EP – actually, by this entire EP assortment – our sole mission has been to immortalise these tales and be certain that these are on the forefront of everybody’s minds.”

    “Talking of the Battle of the Somme, this battle resulted in an enormous lack of human life – round 300,000 fatalities. It was one of many bloodiest and deadliest conflicts of WW1 – and in human historical past! That is what “1916” was written about and that’s why it was the lacking puzzle piece of this EP.”

    Pär Sundstrom

    In the meantime, frontman, Joakim Brodén shares extra data on the band’s cowl of Motörhead:

    “We believed that “1916” was the right match for this EP, not solely as a result of it’s associated to the First World Warfare, however as a result of we simply love the whole lot concerning the track. Lemmy was impressed to put in writing this monitor after watching a documentary concerning the Battle of the Somme. The lyrics are emotionally charged and completely describe the experiences of all of the younger troopers, most of whom have been simply youngsters basically. A lyric that actually strikes me and hits house is: ‘We have been meals for the gun, and that’s what you’re while you’re troopers’. I can’t get that out of my head. “We expect we did this track justice. It’s our tribute to one of many best bands on the planet and a nod to those that fought within the First World Warfare and made the last word sacrifice!” 

    Joakim Brodén


    With each EP we have now launched within the “Echoes Of The Nice Warfare” trilogy, we have now additionally launched an unique digipak in restricted numbers, and that’s the case with at the moment’s launch. They usually promote out instantly, so if you’d like one to your assortment, be fast!

    “Tales From The Western Entrance” EP + music video for brand spanking new track, “1916”


    1. 1916
    2. Nice Warfare
    3. Hellfighters
    4. The Worth Of A Mile
    5. Fields Of Verdun
    6. Race To The Sea
    7. Satan Canine


    The tales of World Warfare I fascinate us, and our two studio albums devoted to this battle show that. Originating from our all-consuming ardour for historical past and heroism, we have now launched an EP trilogy entitled “Echoes Of The Nice Warfare” that includes new songs particularly about World Warfare I, coupled with topically associated beforehand launched music.

    We actually needed to current this music to you otherwise. With this WWI assortment, it is possible for you to to familiarise your self with these unbelievable warfare tales, whereas concurrently quenching your thirst for steel.