Guitarist Olly Steele from Monuments took some time out from his busy schedule to chat with Heavy New York about the 10th Anniversary of “Gnosis”, his guitar playing style, song writing and the state of World Address when it comes to his band in this new Interview. Perhaps it’s an indication that the band will
After their US tour was lost in the mists of time once more, Progressive Metallers Monuments chose instead to return to the studio and work on new material to follow their last album “Phronesis” with new vocalist Andy Cizek no doubt keen to make his own mark with the group. First single “Animus” has now
Taking a break from his weekly playthrough videos, Monuments drummer Mike Malyan has chosen instead to give us a tour of his drum studio complete with an introduction to some of the bespoke equipment he uses and more importantly the microphone and camera setup to ensure that if you wanted to get videos as good
Taking break from his weekly plough through the Monuments back catalogue, Mike Malyan has recorded a playthrough for “Walk With Me In Hell” by Lamb Of God for a good cause. After receiving a request from Nepalese Metalcore act Underside to dedicate a video to Metal For Nepal, whom you can read more about here.
Every week Monuments drummer Mile Malyan has been dropping the one take playthroughs of the bands classic material and this week is the turn of “Leviathan“. This one actually has a two fill edit with gear from Meinl, Evans, ProMark, Pearl, Gibraltar, Tama and more used in the process but the thing we love the
What’s Mike Malyan going to do with his time when he’s completed a playthrough video for the entire Monuments back catalogue? Keeping himself sharp for the next opportunity to play a show, which at this point looks like 2021, he’s done a one take video for “Horcrux”. No audio edits and no triggers.
Gradually working his way through the bands back catalog, keeping himself sharp and ready for any live shows that might appear on the horizon, Monuments drummer Mike Malyan has released a one take warts and all playthrough video for “I, the Creator“. No audio edits, comps or triggers, just what he actually played.
Monuments drummer Mike Malyan, officially back in the fold having played shows including Tech-Fest and the inaugural Radar Festival last summer, has been keeping himself sharp in anticipation of the bands return to the stage with a series of one take playthrough videos. Here’s the latest in “Regenerate” with Joey Aitchison from JWA Creations doing
Returning Monuments drummer Mike Malyan has recorded an honest one take playthrough of the bands track “Degenerate” . There’s no doubt that rehearsal without shows is a personal challenge but it’s got to be done. Gear from Evans, Meinl, Vibe, Pearl, Tama and more was used in the making of this transmission.
Comprised of snippets of footage of varying degrees of quality, Monuments new vocalist Andy Cizek has put together a tour diary that covers the bands run from India to the UK, starting in January 2020 in support of their 2018 album “Phronesis“. The band were rejoined by drummer Mike Malyan as Cizek replaced Chris Barretto