Blood (EP)

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Blood
VaderBloodEP.jpg
Cover art by Jacek Wiśniewski
EP by Vader
Released September 22, 2003
(See Release history)
Recorded RG Studio, Gdańsk, July 2003; Red Studio, Gdańsk, February-March 2002
Genre Death metal
Length 26:56
Label Metal Blade, Metal Mind, Avalon Marquee
Producer Piotr "Peter" Wiwczarek
Vader chronology
Revelations
(2002)
Blood
(2003)
The Beast
(2004)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Teraz Rock 3.5/5 stars[1]
Exclaim! favorable[2]

Blood is an EP by the Polish death metal band Vader. It was released on September 22, 2003 in Europe via Metal Blade, and day after in Poland by Metal Mind. Japanese edition was released on October 22, 2003 by Avalon Marquee.

Tracks 1-2 have been recorded & mixed in July 2003 at RG Studio in Gdańsk, Poland. Mastering took place at RG Studio in Gdańsk, Poland. Tracks 3-7 have been recorded & mixed between February and March 2002 at Red Studio in Gdańsk, Poland douring Revelations (2002) sessions, and mastered at Studio 333 in Częstochowa, Poland.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Shape-Shifting"   Paweł Frelik Piotr Wiwczarek 4:49
2. "We Wait"   Paweł Frelik Piotr Wiwczarek 3:53
3. "As The Fallen Rise"   Piotr Wiwczarek Piotr Wiwczarek 2:11
4. "Son Of Fire"   Piotr Wiwczarek Piotr Wiwczarek 2:09
5. "Traveler"   Łukasz Szurmiński Piotr Wiwczarek 2:06
6. "When Darkness Calls"   Łukasz Szurmiński Piotr Wiwczarek 5:16
7. "Angel of Death" (Thin Lizzy cover; featuring Jacek Hiro) Phil Lynott, Darren Wharton Phil Lynott, Darren Wharton 6:33
Total length:
26:56

Personnel[edit]

Production and performance credits are adapted from the album liner notes.

Vader
Additional musicians
Production
  • Jacek Wiśniewski - cover art
  • Piotr Łukaszewski - sound engineer
  • Massive Management - management
  • Bartek Kuźniak - mastering (tracks: 3-7)
  • Michał Mielnik - mastering (tracks: 1-2)
Note
  • Tracks 1-2 Recorded & mixed at RG Studio, Gdańsk, July 2003.
  • Mastered at RG Studio, Gdańsk.
  • Tracks 3-7 Recorded & mixed at Red Studio, Gdańsk, February/March 2002.
  • Mastered at Studio 333, Częstochowa.

Charts[edit]

Weekly[edit]

Chart (2001) Peak
position
Polish Albums Chart[4] 44

Monthly[edit]

Chart (2001) Peak
position
Poland (ZPAV Top 100) 31[5]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label
Europe September 22, 2003[6] Metal Blade Records
Poland September 23, 2003[7] Metal Mind Productions
Japan October 22, 2003[8] Avalon Marquee

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brzeziński, Adam. ""Vader "Blood" review" (in Polish). Teraz Rock. Retrieved 2014-02-16. 
  2. ^ Pratt, Greg. "Vader "Blood" review". exclaim.ca. Retrieved 2014-03-01. 
  3. ^ a b Walewski, Jacek. "Piotr Peter Wiwczarek (Vader)" (in Polish). www.magazyngitarzysta.pl. Retrieved 2014-02-16. 
  4. ^ "OLiS - sprzedaż w okresie 06.10.2003 - 12.10.2003" (in Polish). OLIS. Retrieved 2012-03-13. 
  5. ^ "Top 100 - lista miesięczna Wrzesień 2003" (in Polish). muzyka.interia.pl. Retrieved 2014-03-13. 
  6. ^ "Vader - "Blood"". www.discogs.com. Retrieved 2014-02-16. 
  7. ^ "Vader - "Blood"" (in Polish). metalmind.com.pl. Retrieved 2014-02-16. 
  8. ^ "Vader - "Blood"" (in Japanese). www.marquee.co.jp. Retrieved 2014-02-16.