Formed in 2016, VANIK (Shaun Vanek – known from bands like Midnight, Vandallus, Whitespade, Eternal Legacy, Breaker, Manimals, Sixx) spent one weekend in January compiling old and recording new demos with the quest to make a full album as a front man/guitar player. This led to the recording of the debut „Vanik“ album. With the help of Al Biddle (ex-Toxic Holocaust, Cauldron, Rammer, Chainbreaker) on drums and Ed Stephans (Gluttons, Ringworm, Shock Paris) on bass, „Vanik“ was recorded live at Mercinary studio's on the 27th of February 2016. The album's massive amounts of energy, spontaneity and horror themes are a true testament to what „Vanik“ is all about. If this is what you seek as a listener, you have come to the right place….