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Game of Thrones: You probably missed Bastille's cameo in the season 7 finale

Band members made a fleeting appearance as undead walkers

Jack Shepherd
Tuesday 29 August 2017 08:45 BST
Members of Bastille make cameo in Game Of Thrones Season 7 finale

Game of Thrones has a wonderful history of cameos, including Sigur Ross, Coldplay’s Will Champion, Snow Patrol’s Gary Lightbody, and Of Monsters and Men. Oh, and Ed Sheeran…

Joining those illustrious ranks is Bastille’s Kyle Simmons and the band’s tour manager, Dick Meredith, who appeared at season seven’s climactic end point.

**Spoilers for ‘The Dragon and the Wolf’ ahead**

Just before the Ice Dragon begins demolishing the Wall, we see the undead army marching forward, intimidating our heroes Thormund and Beric Dondarrion.

Around the 72-minute mark, a rotting Dick, followed by Kyle, are seen slowly moving towards the Wall, following their White Walker masters.

Bastille's tour manager (centre) in Game of Thrones
Bastille's Kyle (right) in Game of Thrones (HBO)

Other members of the band, including lead singer Dan Smith, were also filmed for the sequence but were seemingly cut from the final edit.

Bastille weren't the only ones to appear in the episode: Mastodon made their second Game of Thrones appearance during the finale as undead, having previously played Wildlings in season five.

Meanwhile, the Game of Thrones finale has everyone talking about the future of Westeros. Can our beloved heroes stop the Army of the Undead? Has Jaime swapped sides for good? How will Jon feel about Dany being his aunt now they’ve had sex?

Fingers crossed, all will be revealed in season eight, which looks set for release next year, although everything could be delayed considering the scale of Game of Thrones.

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