MANDRAKE

Gothic Metal • Germany
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The German Band Mandrake was brought to life by Lutz de Putter in the wastelands of northern germany ("Ostfriesland") in the late 90`s. In 1998, the self-produced album Forever was recorded, presenting the band as a mixture of slow death-metal and elements of the gothic-scene. Female vocals were rare and sung by a guest-vocalist. In 1999, Birgit Lau joined the band and her part became bigger and bigger. After several demos, in 2003, Mandrake signed a contract with the label Greyfall/Prophecy Productions.

The label-debut Calm the Seas was released at the end of 2003. For the first time, this record presents the current line-up with Garvin Bösch on Bass-guitar and Jörg Uken on drums. Live-keyboarder Julius Martinek also became a full member, but soon prefered electric guitars.

The music of Mandrake is voluptuous, sometimes epic, sometimes fragile, supported by "real" strings, low guitars and powered by pounding drums. Above all,
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MANDRAKE Forever album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Forever
Gothic Metal 1998
MANDRAKE Calm the Seas album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Calm the Seas
Gothic Metal 2003
MANDRAKE The Balance of Blue album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Balance of Blue
Gothic Metal 2005
MANDRAKE Mary Celeste album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
Mary Celeste
Gothic Metal 2007
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Innocence Weakness
Gothic Metal 2010

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Mandragora Offizialis
Gothic Metal 1998

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Entwine
Gothic Metal 2002

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