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Formed: 1986 in Poland
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Doc, Novy, Piotr "Peter" Wiw..., Mauser, Daray, Peter, Doc
Biography: Vader formed in 1986, toiling around the European death and thrash circuit while releasing demos into the metal tape-trading circuit. Their 1990 demo Morbid Reich became a huge hit in the underground, leading to a record deal with Earache in 1992. This made them the first death metal band from behind ...Read full biography
Released: 2009
Label: Nuclear Blast
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Vader, like Megadeth, is more of a brand name than a band at this point; the only remaining original member is vocalist/guitarist Piotr Wiwczarek. Still, as one of the first death metal bands from Poland, ...Read full review
Released: 2008
Label: Regain Records
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In Roman numerals, XXV means 25 -- and Vader has described this 2008 release as a celebration of their 25th anniversary. 1986 has frequently been cited as the year of Vader's formation, which would mean ...Read full review