Our new split with Ukrainian death doom masters 1914 is finally out. Released though Archaic Sound, this what they have to say:
"New split release between powerful war-machines from the New World and
the Old World: militant black metal by MINENWERFER vs. blackened
death-doom by 1914. During the Great War, their grandfathers were on
different sides of the trench, but 100 years later, music has bonded
Ich hatt einen Kameraden is not only eight musical tracks; it’s history -
a history of battles on the Eastern front during 1914-1915, during the
Carpathian and Masurian campaigns.
It's a history of people who lived, loved, fought, and died. This
painting of the Great War, which claimed the lives of over 40 million
people, changed the world and destroyed the greatest empires of the Old
Ich hatt einen Kameraden - I had a comrade!
But he left lying on the slopes of the Carpathian Mountains, in the
snowy woods of Masuria, he choked gas under Bolimov, he remained forever
to look at the gray sky of East Prussia.
I had a comrade. But war engulfed him.
She always chooses everything.
War. War never changes."
Head over to https://minenwerfer.bandcamp.com/album/ich-hatt-einen-kameraden to listen!
CD can be purchased now though Archaic Sound. Tapes through Worship Tapes coming soon.
We will be getting copies available in North America shortly and this will be available as well at gigs.