Vader (Polish death metal band)
Vader is an Fryderyk winning Polish death metal band from Olsztyn. Formed in 1983, the group was founded by back then bassist Piotr "Peter" Wiwczarek, and guitarist Zbigniew "Vika" Wróblewski. Band went through several lineup changes over the years, and since 2011 consists Wiwczarek on guitars, and vocals, the only member of original lineup, guitarist Marek "Spider" Pająk, basist Tomasz "Hal" Halicki, and British drummer James Stewart.
Started as heavy metal group Vader eventually went to thrash, speed and then, in late 1980s became death metal act. The band's name was inspired by Darth Vader from the Star Wars film series. Lyrical themes include stories by H. P. Lovecraft, WW2, horror and anti-religious messages. According to Billboard magazine by 2002 Vader sold approximately 500,000 releases around the world.Continue reading at Wikipedia... Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license