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Moscow, Russian Federation (2002 – 2009)

Mechanical Poet is a Russian (new albums) and / (old albums) band singing in English formed in Moscow in 2002. The band releases concept albums with original orchestral arrangments and electronic instruments.

Mechanical Poet was founded in 2002 as a studio project by ex-members of Russian avantgarde act Glazemaker Lex Plotnikoff,
Tom Tokmakoff and Sebastian Trifonoff.

For a few years the band known as Glazemaker was working on creating a “sound” of their own, till they evolved a sound which was a mixture between melodic metal with progressive metal riffs and symphonic metal orchestrations using electronic instruments.

In 2003 Sebastian Trifonoff left the band and was soon replaced by Эпидемия’s frontman Max Samosvat. With the new singer the band released its first EP, Handmade Essence. After the EP the band received several offers from various music companies, and finally signed a record deal with Italian label Aural Music

In 2004 the debut album Woodland Prattlers, was released. Though the album had sold well, the union of Plotnikoff, Tokmakoff and Samosvat split in 2005 due to artistic disagreements.

In 2006 the Mechanical Poet returned with a new line-up: singer Jerry Lenin (ex-Tarakany, Lady’s Man), guitar player Lex Plotnikoff, drummer Vladimir Ermakoff (also Black Obelisk) and bass player


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  • Semech

    Слушаю со времён Creepy Tales for Fteaky Children. Жаль, что этот музыкальный проект забросили. До сих пор раз в пару месяцев какой-нибудь альбом переслушиваю

    19 Sep 2013 Reply

    не то звучание, что я ждал, но нормально

    7 Aug 2013 Reply
  • RWakko

    A long time passed since I discovered this band! Still enjoying it! ;)

    10 Jul 2013 Reply
  • CotBayun

    Check out also Hattifatteners, that's Plotnikoff's new age/ambient project based on Moomin Troll books by Tove Jansen.

    24 May 2013 Reply
  • Szamot97

    "Prattlers" weren't really in my taste. Gret album, but I need specific atmosphere for it. Later albums were much more "mine", especially "Who did it...".

    18 May 2013 Reply
  • kezarus

    Woodland Prattlers is one of the top-ever progressive metal albums [4]

    13 May 2013 Reply
  • prkhrv

    Woodland Prattlers is one of the top-ever progressive metal albums [3]

    15 Apr 2013 Reply
  • Inna__Osennyaya

    Похожие исполнители настораживают :D

    21 Feb 2013 Reply
  • aLLberto

    Woodland Prattlers is one of the top-ever progressive metal albums [2]

    17 Feb 2013 Reply
  • V_Shaft

    Their music is extremely suited for the Holiday season... especially the first few albums.

    27 Dec 2012 Reply
  • nowheredisaster

    Woodland Prattlers is one of the top-ever progressive metal albums.

    11 Nov 2012 Reply
  • Folk34

    willianna +10))) это именно такая группа которую можно слушать всю жизнь. их ни с чем не сравнить.

    28 Sep 2012 Reply
  • willianna

    Каждую очень начинаю сходить с ума от любви к ним. Это лучшее, что когда-либо было на отечественной метал-сцене.

    22 Aug 2012 Reply
  • Predelnik

    This band will be in my heart forever! <3

    25 Jul 2012 Reply
  • AlexisComa

    как же нахуй я люблю Creepy Tales For Freaky Children и Who Didi it To Michelle Waters!

    20 May 2012 Reply

    рвут душу, однако

    23 Apr 2012 Reply
  • TER142

    Very good band.

    19 Apr 2012 Reply
  • RWakko

    I used to listen to this band so much! :)

    6 Mar 2012 Reply
  • CotBayun

    MP is over for now. But they're back as Luna Damien, with stuff that sounds much like MP. Check it out, if you liked Poet.

    17 Sep 2011 Reply
  • ArcTheseus

    pretty sick band. i like

    14 Sep 2011 Reply
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