Orphanage (band)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Orphanage
Origin Utrecht, Netherlands
Genres Gothic metal, melodic death metal, doom metal
Years active 1993–2005
Labels Nuclear Blast
DSFA
Past members
  • Jason Köhnen
    Stefan Ruiters
    Martine van Loon
    Lex Vogelaar
    Eric Hoogendoorn
    Jules Vleugels
Erwin Polderman
Lasse Dellbrügge
George Oosthoek
Rosan van der Aa
Theo Holsheimer
Marcel Verdurmen
Guus Eikens
Remko van der Spek
Sureel

Orphanage were a death metal/gothic metal band from the Netherlands.

History[edit]

The band was formed in 1993 and released their first demos Morph (1993) and Druid (1994). Orphanage then recorded their first full album Oblivion (1995) and one year later released their second album, By Time Alone. In 1997, the band released the EP At The Mountains Of Madness and worked three years on the album Inside, which was released in 2000. The last album Driven was released in 2004.[1] On 18 October 2005 the band announced that they had disbanded.[2] All 4 full albums were released on the Nuclear Blast and DSFA labels.

Line-up[edit]

[3]

Final line-up
  • George Oosthoek - growled vocals (1994-2005)
  • Rosan van der Aa - clean vocals (1995-2005)
  • Theo Holsheimer - guitar (2004-2005)
  • Marcel Verdurmen - guitar (2004-2005)
  • Guus Eikens - keyboards (1993-2000, 2004-2005), guitar (2000-2004)
  • Remko van der Spek - bass (2000-2005)
  • Sureel - drums (2000-2005)
Former members
  • Jason Köhnen - growled vocals (1993)
  • Stefan Ruiters - clean vocals (1993)
  • Martine van Loon - clean vocals (1994-1995)
  • Lex Vogelaar - guitar (1993-2000)
  • Lasse Dellbrügge - keyboards (2000-2004)
  • Eric Hoogendoorn - bass (1993-2000)
  • Stephen van Haestregt - drums (1993-1994)
  • Jules Vleugels - drums (1995)
  • Erwin Polderman - drums (1995-2000)

Timeline[edit]

Discography[edit]

Demos
  • Morph (1993)
  • Druid (1994)
Albums
EP's

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orphanage - Discography at metalstorm.ee
  2. ^ Orphanage Split Up on metalunderground,com
  3. ^ Orphanage - Metal Storm at metalstorm.ee

External links[edit]