Vader
Sothis


4.5
superb

Review

by mcg182 USER (11 Reviews)
July 24th, 2010 | 25 replies


Release Date: 1994 | Tracklist

Review Summary: This has one new song, a cover, two ambient tracks, 2 songs from De Profundis, and an rudimentary instrumental. Not to mention it's a year older. So, how the hell is this better than De Profundis?

Hey, it's me again. Oh you thought I was gone. Well too ***in' bad. bitch!! Anyway, I came to review this EP, not cuss out all the haters. Vader made it's mark in death metal with De Profundis, associating brutality with Poland. I first got into Vader a little while ago. It all started with the song Devilizer. A few months later and I listened to De Profundis. I listened to the first track and then ignored it afterward. It was nothing new, no flare, and almost no energy. They tried but I ignored it for a couple of months. Later, I got a hold of Sothis, and I loved it. Little did I know that two of the songs were actually from De Profundis. So, I compared the two.

What makes Sothis more enjoyable is the production. Sothis felt freer in sound, like they had much more time to do it on Sothis than on DP. On DP, the band used acoustic drums. Here they used regular drums. Behemoth made the switch for The Apostasy after Demigod, and it worked for them, just a little bit. It didn't really work for Vader. The guitars also stand out. The distortion is brighter and because of this, the bass doesn't have to work very hard. The same can't be said for DP. The vocals sound nicer on Sothis. On DP, it sounds like a bunch of energy is used.

Hymn of the Ancient Land and R'lyeh are the two ambient tracks that you would have to skip to get to the death metal.

De Profundis is a song that sounds like it should be on DP, but never made it. A smart move.

I don't have to go into Sothis and Vision and the Voice. The Wrath is a new one and sounds like it should be on DP as well, but isn't. Another smart move.

Black Sabbath is the cover of you-know-who. What makes this different is that it's louder, it uses keyboards, Peter uses clean vocals for the first time, the rhythm guitar uses a killswitch, it gets into death metal at about 4 minutes, and the song ends with drum rudiments.

With that, everything after Black to the Blind saw Vader heading into the new and never looking back at the old. Sure they do songs from the old, but the production techniques will always correspond with the new millennium. This EP is officially a memory, nothing more. However, that doesn't mean this isn't good.



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Hyperion1001
Staff Reviewer
July 24th 2010


19064 Comments


Did you write this and expect people not to neg it?

Digging: Objekt - Objekt #2

mcg182
July 24th 2010


144 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

@Hyperion1001 No, not really. I know people will neg it, they always do with my reviews.

dr2den
July 24th 2010


1342 Comments


he wants negs

mcg182
July 24th 2010


144 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

@dr2den I never said that. I just said I acknowledge the fact.

Countess
July 24th 2010


818 Comments


I know people will neg it, they always do with my reviews.

if they're as bad as this one, what do you expect?

eternium
July 24th 2010


16340 Comments


Then maybe you should stop writing shitty reviews and be factually accurate in them (Behemoth wasn't yet popular when De Profundis was released).

Locrian
July 24th 2010


1003 Comments


Nice review. Have a neg!

mcg182
July 24th 2010


144 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

@Countess I don't know, maybe between all the hate comments, they actually like my reviews. Yeah! Maybe people just hate my reviews for no reason HAHAHAHAHAH (sarcastic laugh)!

mcg182
July 24th 2010


144 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

@eternium Sorry about that.

chrlz
July 24th 2010


47 Comments


"Hey, it's me again. Oh you thought I was gone. Well too ***in' bad. bitch!! "


pos

HumanGenome
July 24th 2010


195 Comments


why can't you joke review a shitty band? why defame vader in such a way?

neg

chrlz
July 24th 2010


47 Comments


vader is shitty tho :confoozd:

mcg182
July 25th 2010


144 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

@chrlz Don't wanna hear your comments about the band, stick to hating the review and @HumanGenome You have no choice but to read this. I'm the only one who reviewed this while everyone else was too busy whacking off.

chrlz
July 25th 2010


47 Comments


idk gave u a pos nvr said i hated yr review so chill out band is shit if u like em well its yr choice im better than u deal with it but srsly chill out

mcg182
July 25th 2010


144 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

@chrlz Oh, you're better than me? At least I write reviews, give ratings, and put up my musical tastes, not be a user just to comment on the reviews of others. And by the way, use actual English and punctuation, not text talk. I could barely understand your comment.
P.S. Checkmate, jackass!

chrlz
July 25th 2010


47 Comments


dont u mean @chrlz??? lol u so dum

Ire
July 25th 2010


41828 Comments


@ire u dum i hate you

chrlz
July 25th 2010


47 Comments


"P.S. Checkmate, jackass!"

[IMG]http://imgur.com/0vC0O.png[/IMG]

chrlz
July 25th 2010


47 Comments


yikes

mcg182
July 25th 2010


144 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

@chrlz So, what? You only proved that you need grammar from other people's comments, and that you copy other people's comments. I on the other hand have more grammar, more reviews, and more time on the site than you. Pwned, bitch!



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