Vader Releasing New EP This Spring Ahead Of New Album In The Fall


Vader do not want to keep fans waiting until this fall to hear new music on their new studio album, so the veteran group has decided to release a new EP this spring.

The "Thy Messenger" EP is set to hit stores on May 31st and according to the announcement, it "will contain four of the five songs that were recorded over a week-long period in January and February at Hertz Studio in Bia?ystok, Poland under the supervision of the Wies?awski Brothers."

The group had this to say, "We decided to record this EP because we knew that the full length new album won't be released before the end of 2019. We're back on the road in June and we plan to have some new tunes ready for our fans throughout the summer - before that we're due to start the recording process for the new Vader LP in April in England.

"For the time being we've named the album: '...And Then There Was Only Pain' and it should be completed by the end of May - when Thy Messenger EP is due to be released worldwide. The EP includes three new tracks - mostly really vicious and aggressive tracks, even for Vader.

"Emptiness' is more groovy in the main riff but really heavy at the end. All of the songs are fast and short, but pretty intense. We've also added a new version of our classic title track from Litany. It is 20 years since we recorded that album at the Red Studio. 'Litany' - as a song - and many more from that album have never been performed live.

"This album is still one of the fan favorites in the Vader discography and we will resurrect this whole record as part of our touring this autumn. Another bonus is the absolute classic cover of 'Steeler' which has always been one of my all time favorite Priest songs."

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