Tag: Vader

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: December 2nd – December 8th

“Album Of The Day” is a Last Rites Facebook feature we started whose purpose is quite straight-forward: highlight one album per day and say a few words about it. Understanding that not everyone chooses to

Vader – The Empire Review

I would wager that about 90% of anything written about Vader in the last… oh let’s say, decade and a half now… centers around the word “consistent” – a fact that is, itself, ironically and

A Devil’s Dozen – Vader

Vader. It takes guts to give your band a name like that. Death? The most common thing in the world. Grave? Yeah, everybody has one. But naming your band after the Dark Lord of the

Vader – Tibi Et Igni Review

That the mighty Vader has built a monstrous legacy is a rather inarguable point. As the undisputed kings of Polish death metal – and quite possibly Slayer’s greatest disciples – Piotr “Peter” Wiwczarek and company

Last Rites’ Best Of 2011 – Combined Staff List

2011 was a year punctuated by diversity. While many bemoaned the blackened inclination of our 2010 awards, it’s doubtful that accusations of genre favoritism will rear their heads this time around. The year’s best albums

Vader – Welcome To The Morbid Reich Review

Originally written by Rae Amitay Vader has combined blistering speed and technicality with memorable songwriting for almost thirty years. Their ninth studio album, Welcome To The Morbid Reich, shows the band in fine form with

90s Essentials – Volume Four

Considering the album that sits atop this list, Volume 4 of MetalReview’s 100 Most Essential Albums of the 90s could very well just be titled EPIC WEEK. With major classics of folk and Viking metal

00s Essentials – Volume Three

Volume 3 is all over the map; but from madness comes brilliance. This third edition of the 100 Essential Albums of the Decade is chock-full of surprises, apexes, and kinetic energy. VADER – LITANY THUD! THUD!