Tag: Phronesis

NEWS: Monuments team up with Mick Gordon!

It has to be said that the credits on this new Monuments single “Lavos” are absolutely immense. The band have got a dream team involved on this one with Loki Films directing the music video, George Lever at G1 Productions mixing and Jens Bogren at Fascination Street mastering while Mick Gordon is a guest composer

NEWS: Monuments go Tech-Metal groove with “Deadnest”!

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

Documentary: Monuments drum studio tour!

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

Playthrough: “Walk With Me In Hell” from Monuments!

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.

Playthrough: “Leviathan” by Monuments!

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

Playthrough: “Horcrux” from Monuments!

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”.┬áNo audio edits and no triggers.

Playthrough: “I, the Creator” from Monuments!

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.

Playthrough: “Regenerate” from Monuments!

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

Playthrough: “Degenerate” by Monuments!

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.