BY: TJ FOWLER
Label: Nuclear Blast
Ok. Consider me a convert. Or at least a Vader convert. I was never a big death metal guy. The genre just seemed to too abrasive for my tastes especially with the vocals and many times with the music as well. When I first listened to Vader….which was with their last album Tibi Et Igni, I was left a little mixed but it had songs that I enjoyed a lot like their single ‘Triumph of Death’ but other songs on the album seemed a bit to erratic.
Now we have a new offering, ‘The Empire’. Which in my opinion is a more lean and mean killing machine. And for me, that makes the album as a whole more accessible to listeners like me who are relatively new to Vader or Death metal in general. Continue reading Music Review: VADER CD: The Empire