Nuclear War is the final album by the Jamaican musician Peter Tosh, known for being one of the core members of the Bob Marley backing band The Wailers. A few days after the release of this album he was murdered during a home invasion. He combines elements of reggae with roots and the popular dancehall music from that period. 'Vampire' is a straight-forward roots songs, while others are more danceable. The lyrics are powerful and a strong part of the message Tosh wants to spread to the public. It received a Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album in 1988.