Vanish – Altered Insanity (Fastball Music)

Vanish is a German power/progressive metal band which formed in 2000 and now has produced three rather excellent metal albums with hard and thrashing riffs, huge drums, amazing guitar, great vocals and all within a melodic framework of catchy choruses and hooks aplenty. It's now three years since the band released The Insecurity Abstract so..

Red Dead Roadkill – Sweet Songs Of Anguish (Fastball Music)

Red Dead Roadkill is a hard rock band from Hamburg in Germany and, apparently, started out as a death metal band called Roadkill before morphing into the new version with the only musician surviving the transition being singer and guitarist Bob Lee. He soon brought on-board powerhouse female vocalist RAADD, fellow guitarist Dean Harper, Sazzy..