Seadrake – Synth supergroup feat. Ginger Khan (Ex-Priest)


Seadrake is a German/Swedish synth super­group con­sist­ing of machine-wiz­ard Mathias Thürk (ex-Minerve) and award win­ning bassist/keyboardist Rickard Gunnarsson (Lowe, Statemachine) fea­tur­ing vocal­ist Ginger Khan (Tom Åsberg, ex-Priest).

Rickard Gunnarsson, born and raised in Stockholm and the son of world fam­ous musi­cian Rutger Gunnarsson (ABBA, Elton John, Mamma Mia the Movie amongst oth­ers), has played in some of Sweden’s most known elec­tron­ic acts like Statemachine and Lowe (both win­ners of Scandinavian Music Awards) and has toured through­out North America, Russia and most of Eastern and Western Europe and per­formed with artists such as Moby and West End Girls.

Ginger Kahn in studioMathias Thürk, born in East Berlin and liv­ing in Zürich, used to play key­boards with pop band Minerve. The band was well known in the altern­at­ive pop scene and reached dif­fer­ent chart pos­i­tions through­out Europe. Minerve was also nom­in­ated by the German Rock&Pop Awards as Best Elektro Pop Band. With Minerve he toured Russia, all of Eastern and Western Europe.

Ginger Khan (Tom Åsberg), born in the indus­tri­al town of Falun in Sweden, is a clas­sic­ally trained opera sing­er and was until 2019 the sing­er of Swedish syn­thwave band Priest. Before Priest, he was the sing­er of freak-rock band Mongolian Cosmonaut.

Seadrake was foun­ded in 2012 and has since released lots of top noted singles like Daydream and Lower Than This (Someday) which reached high pos­i­tions on iTunes Alternative Charts, Deutsche Alternative Charts (DAC) and German Electronic Web Charts (GEWC). In 2018 the band also released their highly anti­cip­ated debut album ”Isola” and suc­cess­fully entered the album charts on DAC and GEWC at #1.

Since then Seadrake has played on dif­fer­ent well known European music fest­ivals like Castle Party Festival (Poland), Wave Gotik Treffen (Germany) and Subkult Festival (Sweden). Seadrake toured with German synth band Solar Fake as spe­cial guests on their sold out tour in Germany 2019.

Seadrake are cur­rently in the stu­dio work­ing on the fol­low up to the #1 album Isola. The next single Lover/Machine is planned for release spring 2020.

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