It is with profound sadness and shock that I have to announce the passing of Marottes' Bassist, Lionel! he passed away on Thursday 28th January 2016. As yet I do not know the cause. I 1st met Lionel back in 2012 when I began to form Marotte. It was instantly clear that he war the right man for the job. He got what it was I was trying to achieve musically and he sure knew how to add to it! Over the next 2 years we developed a good friendship and we always had a good laugh. Controversial at times, but Lionel had a good Heart! It was my greatest pleasure to have worked with such a talented man and bassist! The vibe that we had and created during our rehearsals was something very special. and it was a Great Honour to have worked with him, culminating with our one and only gig when we headlined the Peacock festival in 2013! Our thoughts go out to all of Lionels Family and Friends. He was a great bloke, a good freind and will be sorely missed. Thank you Lionel for the great times, great music and being a great friend! Rest In Peace Lionel, My Friend! -Gee Harliquin


We are looking for an experienced manager to arrange Gigs/ tours (national & international), Record Contracts, PR etc. MUST have good knowledge of the music industry, be professional and willing do what is in the best interest for the band, both financially and professionally, and be willing to help get the band to the next level and beyond without compromising the bands musical direction.

All applicants please email your proposal and your application and CV to:


Current News!

Marotte will be in the studio in January, one of Gees tracks will be appearing on the Unsigned in the East Album, following this and constant negotiations the band will be looking to tour in a supporting role in mid / late 2013. Watch this Space!

Dates will be taken for gigs in smaller venues acrooss the UK from March 2013.

Marotte are fully self contained with a 5K - 25K PA System and 1K - 5K Monitoring, A full Lighting Rig, size of equipment is dependent on venue and value of the event.

If you are a venue looking to book us, we will require details of access and venue size, we are willing to use a venues PA and Lighting and Monitoring if it meets our strict criteria.

For more details contact us via this site.


Combining several decades of experience, Marotte are a hard hitting, Traditional British Heavy Metal band performing a combination of Covers and original material bringing you a New wave of British Heavy Metal!