Night of the Apocalypse

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Night of the Apocalypse
Video by Vader
Released October 25, 2004[1]
Recorded Łeg Studio, Kraków, Poland, March 25, 2003; Metalmania Festival, Spodek, Katowice, Poland, April 5, 2003; Silesian Stadium, Chorzów, Poland, May 31, 2004
Genre death metal
Language English, Polish
Label Metal Mind
Producer Tomasz Pomarańki, Tomasz Dziubiński (executive)
Vader chronology
More Vision and the Voice
(2002)More Vision and the Voice2002
Night of the Apocalypse
And Blood Was Shed in Warsaw
(2007)And Blood Was Shed in Warsaw2007
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Teraz Rock 4/5 stars[2]
Exclaim! favorable[3]

Night of the Apocalypse is the second live performance recording by Polish death metal band Vader.[4] It was released on October 25, 2004 by Metal Mind.

Night of the Apocalypse main show was recorded at Łeg Studio in Kraków on March 25, 2003. Bonus material consists fragments of Vader performance recorded at Metalmania Festival in Spodek in Katowice on April 5, 2003, and bands show as Slipknot & Metallica support recorded at Silesian Stadium in Chorzów on May 31, 2004.

The DVD also includes fully animated menu, band biography, downloadable desktop images, photo gallery, weblinks, discography, and interviews with Piotr "Peter" Wiwczarek, Krzysztof "Docent" Raczkowski, Maurycy "Mauser" Stefanowicz, and Konrad "Saimon" Karchut.

Track listing[edit]

Live at Łeg Studio (Main Performance)
No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Intro 1 / Epitaph" (intro by Éric Serra) Łukasz Szurmiński Piotr Wiwczarek 05:47
2. "Torch of War" Łukasz Szurmiński Piotr Wiwczarek 02:20
3. "Xepher" Paweł Frelik Piotr Wiwczarek 04:41
4. "Carnal" Paweł Frelik Piotr Wiwczarek 02:24
5. "Reign Forever World" Łukasz Szurmiński Piotr Wiwczarek 03:57
6. "Intro 2 / Breath of Centuries" Paweł Wasilewski Piotr Wiwczarek 05:56
7. "Silent Empire" Paweł Frelik Piotr Wiwczarek 04:07
8. "Black to the Blind" Paweł Wasilewski Piotr Wiwczarek 04:05
9. "Intro 3 / Revelations of Black Moses" (intro by Jerry Goldsmith) Paweł Frelik Piotr Wiwczarek 08:47
10. "North" Paweł Frelik Piotr Wiwczarek 02:01
11. "Nomad" Paweł Frelik Piotr Wiwczarek 04:55
12. "Sothis" Paweł Wasilewski Piotr Wiwczarek 04:38
13. "Raining Blood" (Slayer cover) Jeff Hanneman, Kerry King Jeff Hanneman 04:44


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

  • Recorded & filmed at Łeg Studio, Kraków, Poland, March 25, 2003
  • Recorded & filmed at Metalmania Festival, Spodek, Katowice, Poland, April 5, 2003
  • Recorded & filmed at Silesian Stadium, Chorzów, Poland, May 31, 2004
Main Performance Production
  • Jacek Dybowski – vision mix
  • Jakub Zańczak – vision mix assistant
  • Artur Wojewoda – vision editing
  • Waldemar Szwajda – vision editing
  • Monika Krzanowska – sound recording
  • Robert Nowak – sound recording assistant
  • Piotr Brzwziński – sound mix
  • Jarosław Kaczyński – PA (Prosound)
  • Lucjan Siwczyk – lights (Transcolor)
  • Bogusław Dąbrowa-Kostka – TV lights
  • Marcin Pietuch – stage design
  • Telescena – stage set
  • Jarosław Kaczmarek – stage manager
  • Tomasz Pomarańki – TV producer
  • Elżbieta Nakowska – TV producer assistant
  • Tomasz Dziubiński – executive producer


  1. ^ "Vader - "Night of the Apocalypse"" (in Polish). 2012-01-29. Retrieved 2014-02-117.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. ^ Pawlak, Marcin. "Vader - "Night of the Apocalypse" review" (in Polish). Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  3. ^ Pratt, Greg. "Vader "Night of the Apocalypse" review". Retrieved 2014-03-01. 
  4. ^ "Vader - "Night of the Apocalypse"". Retrieved 2014-03-01.