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Formed: 1986
From: Olsztyn, Poland
Last Known Status: Active

Background

Formed in Poland in 1986, it was three years before the band's 'Necrolust' demo saw them attain the attention of the underground, and led to the band's now infamous 'Morbid Reich' cassette release via the Polish Carnage Records, a release which legend has it was one of the biggest selling Death Metal demos/cassettes ever. The band signed to Earache in 1992 and in July of that year Vader recorded their one and only Earache album 'The Ultimate Incantation' with producer Paul Johnson.

Subsequently the band toured Europe with Bolt Thrower and Grave, and also hit the US with Deicide and Suffocation, but then left Earache to puruse a career on many and varied labels, gaining a gretaer reputation with each release for a more intellectual lyrical stance as well as sound based heavily around drummer Doc's amazing blastbeat control. As the band continued churning out album after album, they moved towards their own unique style of death-thrash metal fusion with the landmark releases of 'Litany' and 'Revalations'.

  • 4 Vader Releases
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Vader - "Tibi Et Igni"

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Vader - "Welcome To The Morbid Reich"

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"Enjoyment of this album depends on how much you already like Vader"

Rated 3.5 out of 5 skulls

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Vader - "Necropolis"

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"Vader's ninth studio album is an intense and brutal showcase wiith hints of creative progression in the form of ambient interludes."

Rated 3.5 out of 5 skulls

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Vader - "Impressions In Blood"

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