Kingdom (EP)

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Kingdom
VaderKingdom.jpg
Cover art by Jacek Wiśniewski
EP by Vader
Released August 21, 1998
Recorded 1997-1998, Selani Studio, Olsztyn, 2.47 Studio, Warsaw
Genre Death metal
Length 53:24
Label Metal Mind Productions, System Shock/Impact Records, Pavement Music, Avalon Marquee
Producer Piotr "Peter" Wiwczarek
Vader chronology
Black to the Blind
(1997)Black to the Blind1997
Kingdom
(1998)
Litany
(2000)Litany2000
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Chronicles of Chaos8.5/10 stars[1]

Kingdom is an EP by the Polish death metal band Vader. It was released on August 21, 1998 in Japan by Avalon Marquee, and in United States, Europe, and Poland on November 10, 1998 via Pavement Music, Metal Mind, and System Shock/Impact Records.

Kingdom was recorded, and mixed in July, August, and December 1997, and February 1998 at Selani Studio in Olsztyn, and 2.47 Studio in Warsaw. Enhanced track contains PC CD-ROM Data track with video for "Incarnation" in Video For Windows format, encoded using four different quality settings. Piotr "Peter" Wiwczarek talked about remixes on the album, saying:

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
1."Enhanced Track (Incarnation)" (PC CD-ROM Data track)Paweł WasilewskiPiotr Wiwczarek24:35
2."Creatures Of Light And Darkness"Paweł FrelikPiotr Wiwczarek3:21
3."Breath Of Centuries"Paweł WasilewskiPiotr Wiwczarek4:34
4."Kingdom"Tomasz KrajewskiPiotr Wiwczarek3:05
5."Anamnesis"Paweł WasilewskiPiotr Wiwczarek3:05
6."Inhuman Disaster Mix /Inspired By Heading For Internal Darkness/" (remixed by 2.47 Production Team)Paweł FrelikPiotr Wiwczarek7:17
7."Quicksilver Blood Mix /Inspired By Carnal/" (remixed by DoctorDrum)Paweł WasilewskiPiotr Wiwczarek7:23

Personnel[edit]

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

Vader
Production
  • Tomasz Krajewski – lyrics
  • Paweł Wasilewski – lyrics
  • Paweł Frelik – lyrics
  • Andrzej "Any" Bomba – sound engineering
  • Jacek Wiśniewski – cover art and design
  • Mariusz Kmiołek – concept design, management
  • Michał Pasich – photos
  • Grzegorz Piwkowski – mastering
  • 2.47 Production Team (Bogusław Pezda, Sławomir Leniart) – remix
  • Takahisa Okuno – Japanese liner notes
Note
  • Tracks 1 & 2 recorded at Selani Studio, Olsztyn, February 1998.
  • Track 3 recorded at Selani Studio, Olsztyn, December 1997.
  • Track 4 recorded at Selani Studio, Olsztyn, July and August 1997.
  • Track 5 remixed at 2.47 Studio, Warsaw, February 1998.
  • Track 6 remixed at Selani Studio, Olsztyn, February 1998.

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label
USA, Poland, Europe November 10, 1998[4] Pavement Music, Metal Mind Productions, System Shock/Impact Records
Japan August 21, 1998[5] Avalon Marquee

References[edit]

  1. ^ Paul, Schwarz. "Vader - "Kingdom" review". www.chroniclesofchaos.com. Retrieved 2014-02-06. 
  2. ^ Schwarz, Paul; Rocher, David. "Cutline CoC chats with Piotr Wiwczarek of Vader". www.chroniclesofchaos.com. 
  3. ^ a b Walewski, Jacek. "Piotr Peter Wiwczarek (Vader)" (in Polish). www.magazyngitarzysta.pl. Retrieved 27 December 2011. 
  4. ^ "Vader - "Kingdom"". www.amazon.com. Retrieved 2014-02-06. 
  5. ^ "Vader - "Kingdom"". rateyourmusic.com. Retrieved 2014-02-06.