German quartet ZODIAC are back with the maiden and her wolves, sitting pretty in ‘A Hiding Place’. Hiding is something I know quite a lot about but Lord knows ZODIAC are better at singing about it than me, so visit Rock Hard here to enjoy ZODIAC's second record of “sweet and soulful blues-soaked classic rock” in full, before you order ‘A Hiding Place’, out on Napalm Records in Europe and about to be released via Prosthetic Records in the USA, October 29th, 2013, here (Napalm store), here (Prosthetic store), on iTunes or via Amazon/Amazon MP3.
Formed in 2010 in Münster, Germany by dummer Janosch Rathmer and guitarist and singer Nick Van Delft, soon joined by guitarist Stephan Gall and bassist Ruben Claro, ZODIAC first poured their passion for rock and blues and their love for LED ZEPPELIN, BLACK SABBATH, THIN LIZZY and IRON MAIDEN on self-released EP in 2011. They next celebrated the spirit of the '70s with ‘A Bit Of Devil’, the group's debut LP released in Europe in May 2012 on Honest Hound Records and in North America in October 2012 on Prosthetic Records. The soulful guitars, energetic drums, bluesy riffs and charismatic vocals that make up the CD were recorded with sound engineer Martin Meinschaefer at the Megaphon Tonstudios: