Frontman Piotr “Peter” Wiwczarek stated:
“We are so excited to give You new Vader song from our fresh record ! “GRAND DECEIVER” is the opening track on “Thy Messenger” EP and perfect explanation of what You all may expect with the upcoming releases. Sharp as razor and brutal as Hell track is just an appetizer before the new Vader album to come. Chriss and Nuclear Blast released this brilliant lyric-video clip, which You can watch while waiting for “Thy Messenger”. Sit comfortably, play it LOUD and…ENJOY !!!”
VADER will release the new EP “Thy Messenger” on May 31st via Nuclear Blast Records. “Thy Messenger” is now available for pre-order in CD Jewel Case and Colored Vinyl, at this location. Ships Worldwide.
The effort was recorded over a week-long period in January and February at Hertz Studio in Bialystok, Poland under the supervision of the Wieslawski Brothers. The cover art was painted by Wes Benscoter, who previously worked with VADER on the De Profundis LP and has collaborated with such bands as SLAYER, KREATOR and SINISTER. A new full VADER album will be recorded later this year for a tentative autumn release.
Thy Messenger track listing:
01. Grand Deceiver
Polish extreme metal legends VADER released their latest crushing album “The Empire” on November 4th 2016 via Nuclear Blast, and once again proved that their merciless riffs are made to unleash hell. “The Empire” was recorded at Hertz Studios in Bialystok, Poland and produced by Wojtek and Slawek Wieslawski. The stunning cover artwork was created by Joe Petagno (Led Zeppelin, Motörhead, Sodom).