Rasmus Bom Andersen, a Danish born singer living in London was invited to join Diamond Head on tour taking in Headbangers Open Air and Hard Rock Hell amongst other European dates. Rasmus now fills the permanent vocalist spot replacing Nick and the band return with perhaps their strongest album in years.
Often, projects made of several musicians from different backgrounds end up either disappointing or just plain boring, yet Snakeskin Angels somehow manages to escape that unfortunate tradition and the final result is a pleasantly solid album of good old heavy metal. The album does seem to get a bit worn out in the second half but it still has a couple of killer songs and a very strong first half.
Most people involved in the hard rock scene are probably familiar with WIG WAM’S beginnings to an extent. For those that aren’t, the short version is basically that the band gained recognition when they entered into the 2004 Eurovision song contest with the song IN MY DREAMS, which instantly became a hit