Vangelis Ziakas was born in Athens in 1986. At the age of 11 he took his first steps in music taking piano and guitar lessons. He has played with bands such as Lilith on Fire, Rusty Nails, Dirty Fusion, primarily in genres of heavy metal, hard rock, blues etc. In 2017 he formed Sleeping Dogs, a hard rock band who regularly play in live gigs and compose new songs to this day.

In 2020, he started a personal project with the first single “Don’t Leave Me This Way” already released.

He has already started the production of his first EP with Sleeping Dogs with the first single and video clip of the song “Broken Man’s Blues” available.

His first personal EP is expected to be released by the end of 2020 under the title “Rise” in Hard Rock style with stoner and AOR influences.

Vocals by Nikos Aronis

Single “Don’t Leave Me This Way”,watch video here.

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