Piotr Wiwczarek

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Piotr Wiwczarek
Vader - Rock Harz 2013 - 11-07-2013 02.jpg
Background information
Born (1965-10-22) October 22, 1965 (age 48)
Olsztyn, Poland
Genres Death metal, thrash metal, heavy metal
Occupations Musician, songwriter, producer
Instruments Guitar, vocals, bass
Years active 1983–present
Labels Nuclear Blast
Associated acts Vader, Panzer X
Website www.vader.pl

Piotr Wiwczarek (born 22 October 1965 in Poland in Olsztyn), also known as Peter, (ex nickname Behemoth) is a Polish guitarist and vocalist who is the frontman for the death metal band Vader.[1] He has also collaborated with Kazimierz "Para" Paraszczuk on his tribute album, Bandid Rockin', and is the producer of several of Vader's releases. He is also the founder and guitarist of a side-project, named Panzer X.

Piotr also became a producer for the first time in 1999 when producing the Polish death metal band Decapitated's first release, Winds of Creation.

Gear[edit]

  • 4x Ran Invader, 6 string (EMG 81 Pickup)[2]
  • Ran Invader, 6 string (EMG X Pickup)
  • Laboga Mr.Hector Amplifier[3]
  • Laboga 412 V30 Cabinets[3]
  • Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifier Solo Head[4]
  • Morley Bad Horsie II[4]
  • Boss NS-1[4]
  • POD XT Live[4]
  • Mipro ACT 707s[4]
  • Ernie Ball Strings (.010"-.052")[4]

Discography[edit]

Main article: Vader discography
  • Slashing Death – Live at Thrash Camp (1988, guest vocals)
  • Impurity – In Pain We Trust (1990, guest bass guitar)
  • Para Wino Band – Bandid Rockin (1993, guest vocals)
  • Kingdom of the Lie – About the Rising Star (1993, guest guitar)
  • Proletaryat – Live 93 (1994, guest guitar)
  • Misya – Misya (1994, guest vocals)
  • Sweet NoiseGetto (1996, guest vocals)
  • DecapitatedWinds of Creation (2000, producer)[5]
  • Ceti – Shadow of the Angel (2003, guest vocals)[6]
  • Panzer X – Steel Fist (2004, guitar, vocals)
  • CrionicsN.O.I.R. (2010, guest vocals)[7]
  • VA - Mazurski cud (2011, single) [8]
  • Crystal ViperCrimen Excepta (2012, guest vocals)[9]
  • Sabaton40:1 (2013, single, guest vocals)

Filmography[edit]

  • Historia polskiego rocka (2008, documentary, directed: Leszek Gnoiński, Wojciech Słota)

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/artist/vader-mn0000835952/biography
  2. ^ http://www.ranguitars.com/artists/vader
  3. ^ a b http://www.laboga.pl/artists3.php
  4. ^ a b c d e f http://www.magazyngitarzysta.pl/ludzie/wywiady/2315-piotr-peter-pawe-wiwczarek-a-wacaw-vogg-kietyka-vader.html
  5. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/winds-of-creation-mw0000062914/credits
  6. ^ http://www.blabbermouth.net/news/vader-singer-to-guest-on-ceti-cd/
  7. ^ http://www.metalunderground.com/news/details.cfm?newsid=45612
  8. ^ http://harlem.pl/mazurski-cud/
  9. ^ http://www.blabbermouth.net/news/crystal-viper-singer-performs-judas-priest-classic-with-vader/