Marek "Spider" Pajak Marek "Spider" Pajak
About Vader:

Vader is a Polish death metal band from Olsztyn. Co-founded in 1983 by Piotr "Peter" Wiwczarek, the band has gone through a few lineup changes over the last three decades.

Guitarist Marek "Spider" Pająk has been part of the formdiable quartet since 2011.


Wroclaw, Poland


Welcome to the Morbid Reich won a Fryderyk (Polish Music Awards) in 2012 for Best Metal Album.

In 2013, Pajak was nominated for Fryderyk's Best Metal Guitarist.

Guitar Heroes:

Joe Satriani, Trey Azaghoth, Eric Johnson

Fun Facts:

The band's name was inspired by Darth Vader from the Star Wars film series.

Marek's nickname "Spider" is an actual Polish surname.

Did You Know?

Vader was the first metal band to ever play in Nepal.


"I play metal, and Jackson is the best for that!!! Great sound, quality and performance, and of course, the metal look!!!!" - Spider

In the News

"...If the Devil has the best tunes, it's only because he stole them from VADER!" From the review of"Tibi Et Igni" by UK magazine Terrorizer