Live in Japan (Vader album)

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Live in Japan
Live in japan - vader.jpg
Cover art by Jacek Wiśniewski
Live album by Vader
Released December 30, 1998
Recorded Club Quattro, Tokyo, 31.08.1998
Genre Death metal
Label System Shock/Impact Records, Metal Mind Records, Pavement Music, Avalon/Marquee
Producer Piotr Wiwczarek[1]
Vader chronology
Black to the Blind
(1997)Black to the Blind1997
Live in Japan
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Chronicles of Chaos 9/10 stars[2] 8/10 stars[3]
Teraz Rock 4/5 stars[4]

Live in Japan is a live record released by the death metal band Vader. It was released in 1998 by Metal Mind Productions in Poland, System Shock/Impact Records in Europe, and Pavement Music in United States. Japanese edition with two bonus tracks was released by Avalon/Marquee.

Live in Japan was recorded at Club Quattro in Tokyo on August 31, 1998 by Sound Creators Inc.. Mastering took place at Selani Studio in Olsztyn, Poland in September 1998, and was made by Andrzej "Andy" Bomba. The album was produced by Piotr "Peter" Wiwczarek, who shared mixing duties with Krzysztof "Docent" Raczkowski, and Tomasz "Tom" Bonarowski.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Damien (intro)" (instrumental)   Jerry Goldsmith 2:45
2. "Sothis" Paweł Wasilewski Piotr Wiwczarek 3:54
3. "Distant Dream" Piotr Wiwczarek Piotr Wiwczarek 3:17
4. "Black to the Blind" Piotr Wiwczarek Piotr Wiwczarek 4:14
5. "Silent Empire" Paweł Frelik Piotr Wiwczarek 4:09
6. "Blood of Kingu" Piotr Wiwczarek Piotr Wiwczarek 4:39
7. "Carnal" Paweł Frelik Piotr Wiwczarek 2:23
8. "Red Passage" Paweł Wasilewski Piotr Wiwczarek 2:48
9. "Panzerstoss (intro)" (instrumental)   Piotr Wiwczarek 1:21
10. "Reborn in Flames" Piotr Wiwczarek Piotr Wiwczarek 5:05
11. "Fractal Light" Paweł Frelik Piotr Wiwczarek 2:44
12. "From Beyond (intro)" (instrumental)   Piotr Wiwczarek 0:59
13. "Crucified Ones" Piotr Wiwczarek Piotr Wiwczarek 3:23
14. "Foetus God" Paweł Wasilewski Piotr Wiwczarek 3:00
15. "Black Sabbath" Ozzy Osbourne Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler, Bill Ward 6:18
16. "Raining Blood" Jeff Hanneman, Kerry King Jeff Hanneman 3:47
17. "Omen (intro)" (instrumental)   Jerry Goldsmith 1:40
18. "Dark Age" Piotr Wiwczarek Piotr Wiwczarek 4:59


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

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label
Poland December 30, 1998[6] Metal Mind Productions
USA February 23, 1999[7] Pavement Music
Japan March 23, 2000[8] Avalon Marquee
Poland March 30, 2006[9] Metal Mind Productions


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  2. ^ Schwarz, Paul. "Vader - Live in Japan review". Chronicles of Chaos. Retrieved 2014-03-03. 
  3. ^ Alisoglu, Scott. "Vader - Live in Japan review". Retrieved 2014-03-03. 
  4. ^ Kszczotek, Grzegorz. "Vader - Live in Japan review" (in Polish). Teraz Rock. Retrieved 2014-03-03. 
  5. ^ "Jacek Wiśniewski works". Archived from the original on February 22, 2008. Retrieved 2014-03-03. 
  6. ^ "Vader - Live in Japan". Retrieved 2014-03-03. 
  7. ^ "Vader - Live in Japan". Retrieved 2014-03-03. 
  8. ^ "Vader - Live in Japan" (in Japanese). Retrieved 2014-03-03. 
  9. ^ "Vader - Live in Japan". Retrieved 2014-03-03.