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Monuments

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Latest Monuments News

Below is our complete Monuments news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

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Century Media Offering Compilation Download

Century Media Records is currently offering a free download of the "Carnival of Sounds II" compilation, which can be found at this location. The digital sampler includes tracks from:

In Flames
Devin Townsend
Stealing Axion
7 Horns 7 Eyes
Nachtmystium
Napalm Death
Paradise Lost
Fozzy
Jeff Loomis
Destiny Potato
Monuments
Vildhjarta
Borknagar
3 Inches of Blood
Iced Earth
Geoff Tate More...

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Monuments Releases "Memoirs" Single

Monuments has released the new "Memoirs" single online, which is being sold to help defray the cost of bills for a cancer patient. The single can be purchased at this location or streamed in the player below. Monuments also commented:

"We will be releasing Memoirs via bandcamp as of 20th October. All proceeds will be going to our good friend Laura, who recently found out she has a condition called Pseudomyxoma Peritonei (or PMP), a rare form of cancer of the appendix that effects less than one in a million people. We will be releasing Memoirs to raise money for her as there are very few people in the world who are able to treat this condition and none are in the UK due to its rarity. She will have to travel abroad for the treatment and it will be extremely expensive.

"There will be a minimum donation of £2 for the track, however it'll be possible to give as much as you want, so please give generously. We would like to give a big shout out to Neema Askari, Joe Garret, John G. Sprich, James Monteith, Mel Schmidt, Steve Joh and everyone at Century Media for making this possible so quickly, Thank you. We'd like to raise awareness of this condition, because of it's extreme rarity, it is often misdiagnosed. For further information please read here." More...

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Monuments Releasing Single For Cancer Awareness

On October 20th, U.K. act Monuments will sell the previously unreleased track "Memoirs" as a special single to raise money for the treatment of a close friend of the band who has recently been diagnosed with an extremely rare form of cancer.

Century media comments, "Pseudomyxoma Peritonei (or PMP) is a cancer of the appendix and is so rare that it can only be treated by a small number of specialists, none of whom are in the UK. Treatment must be sought internationally, and the costs are likely to exceed tens of thousands of pounds."

Monuments' Adam Swan (bass) explains: "Hi everyone! We will be releasing 'Memoirs' via Bandcamp as of October 20th. All proceeds will be going to our good friend Laura, who recently found out she has a condition called Pseudomyxoma Peritonei (or PMP), a rare form of cancer of the appendix that affects less than one in a million people. We will be releasing 'Memoirs' to raise money for her as there are very few people in the world who are able to treat this condition and none are in the UK due to its rarity. She will have to travel abroad for the treatment and it will be extremely expensive. There will be a minimum donation of £2 for the track, however it'll be possible to give as much as you want, so please give generously. We would like to give a big shout out to Neema Askari, Joe Garret, John Sprich, James Monteith, Mel Schmidt, Steve Joh and everyone at Century Media for making this possible so quickly. Thank you."

Check out the "Memoirs" trailer below. The band would also like to raise awareness about this condition as it is often misdiagnosed due to its extreme rarity. For further information about PMP, head over to this location. More...

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Periphery Drummer To Miss Upcoming Shows

Periphery, which is out now with new album "Periphery II," has checked in with the following announcement about Matt Halpern missing upcoming tour dates due to an injury:

"Peripherals! Bad news... Matt had an unfortunate accident yesterday and dislocated his shoulder! He'll be ok, but he wont be able to play for part of our current UK/European tour.

"Luckily, our good drummer friends, Mike Malyan of Monuments and Boris Le Gal of Chimp Spanner will be stepping up to fill Matt's shoes for this run.

"Please send Matt your love, and expect him back behind the kit maybe even as soon as the end of this current tour! Thanks for understanding, and see you at the shows!"

For more info on Periphery, head over to the band's Facebook profile here.

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Monuments Releases New Music Video

Monuments has now launched a brand new video (directed by Stuart Birchall for Numinous Pictures) for the song "97% Static," taken from new album, "Gnosis." Check out the clip via Metal Hammer here or in the player below.

In regards to the video, the band comments: "After sleeping through a hundred million centuries we have finally opened our eyes on a sumptuous planet, sparkling with color, beautiful with life. It's time to save ourselves! It's thrilling to be alive at a time when humanity is pushing against the limits of understanding. Even better, we may eventually discover that there are no limits."

Monuments will be releasing debut full-length album, "Gnosis," on September 25th in North America. In support of "Gnosis," Monuments will join Jeff Loomis, Vildhjarta, and Stealing Axion for the first installment of the Euroblast Tour. All upcoming tour dates are below. More...

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Monuments Streaming Entire New Album

U.K. progressive tech metallers Monuments will be releasing their debut full-length album, "Gnosis," this August in Europe and September in North America (see below for release dates by territory). To hear "Gnosis" in its entirety before release date, head over to Visions.de here.

In regards to the album streams, the band comments: "Ladies and gentleman, we give you 'Gnosis' - open up your 3rd eye, it's time to awaken from this failing world and restore humanity." The worldwide release dates are:

Germany / Norway: Friday, August 24, 2012
U.K. / France: Monday, August 27, 2012
Spain / Italy: Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Sweden / Finland: Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Australia / New Zealand: Friday, August 31, 2012
North America: Tuesday, September 25, 2012

The album's track listing is: More...

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Monuments Posts Music Video Teaser

The U.K. metallers Monuments will be releasing their debut full-length album, "Gnosis," this August 27th in Europe and September 25th in North America. A new teaser trailer for the upcoming "97% Static" video has now been posted online, and can be viewed below. You can also listen to the previously posted song "Degenerate" at this location.

The album's track listing is:

1. Admit Defeat
2. Degenerate
3. Doxa
4. The Uncollective
5. Blue Sky Thinking
6. 97% Static
7. Empty Vessels Make The Most Noise
8. Regenerate
9. Denial More...

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Monuments Streaming New Song

You can now check out another new Monuments track off upcoming album "Gnosis," which will be out on August 27th in Europe and September 25th in the US. Give "Degenerate" a listen in the YouTube clip below. The "Gnosis" track listing is as follows:

1. Admit Defeat
2. Degenerate
3. Doxa
4. The Uncollective
5. Blue Sky Thinking
6. Memoirs
7. 97% Static
8. Empty Vessels Make The Most Noise
9. Regenerate
10. Denial (ft Spencer Sotelo) More...

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Monuments Streaming Samples From New Album

Monuments will be releasing new album "Gnosis" on August 27th, 2012 (EU) and August 28th, 2012 (North America) through Century Media Records. Samples from all the songs on the release are now available for streaming over at Amazon.com, or you can check out the previously posted full song "Doxa" at this location.

The "Gnosis" track listing is as follows:

1. Admit Defeat
2. Degenerate
3. Doxa
4. The Uncollective
5. Blue Sky Thinking
6. Memoirs
7. 97% Static
8. Empty Vessels Make The Most Noise
9. Regenerate
10. Denial (ft Spencer Sotelo)

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Monuments Streaming New Song "Doxa"

London based progressive/tech metal band Monuments is streaming the new song "Doxa" from the band's new album "Gnosis." The album features new vocalist Matt Rose and is scheduled for release on August 27, 2012 (EU) and August 28, 2012 (North America) through Century Media Records.

Check out "Doxa" here:

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Monuments Posts Studio Footage

Monuments, which recently announced its official signing with Century Media Records, has now checked in from the band's time in Fortress Studios, London with Dan Weller. Check out the in-studio video update below.

You can also catch Monuments live on the following dates:

15.07.2012 - (UK) Alton - UK Tech Metal Fest
20.10.2012 - (GER) Cologne - Euroblast Festival Vol.8

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Monuments Signs With Century Media

Century Media Records is proud to announce the signing of the London quintet Monuments, with the band being equally excited to join the family: "We're looking forward to working with Century Media and getting our music to every corner of the world. Expect to have your ears and minds destroyed before the end of 2012. Get ready planet Earth, we're coming to fuck you!"

Monuments is also pleased to announce that singer Matt Rose has joined as the new front-man after they went through a long, grinding, and global search. "We have found the perfect guy right here in our own back yard, we couldn't be happier with the work Matt has done so far," says John Browne.

For the past seven months, Rose has been working with the band to make this a monster of an album. Rose will enter Fortress Studios for final vocal production and recording with Dan Weller (SikTh) later this month.

Upcoming Monuments live shows are as follows:

15.07.2012 - (UK) Alton - UK Tech Metal Fest
20.10.2012 - (GER) Cologne - Euroblast Festival Vol.8

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Basick Records Offering Free Sampler

Basick Records has issued the following announcement about releasing a free sampler album online:

"To wish all our fans, friends and supporters a very Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and special New Year, we've released a FREE sampler featuring some of our favorite tracks from the Basick roster.

"This new sampler features tracks from recent signings Skyharbor, Blotted Science, and The Algorithm, as well as stunning work from Chimp Spanner, Aliases, Circles, Monuments, Uneven Structure, and many, many more. Did we mention it's FREE! Pick it up at Amazon today!"

The track listing is as follows:

1. Dark Age Of Technology Chimp Spanner
2. Act III Circles
3. The Uncollective (instrumental) Monuments
4. Celestial (edit) Skyharbor
5. Awaken (edit) Uneven Structure
6. The Winnowing 7 Horns 7 Eyes
7. A Sting Operation - Human Barbecued Blotted Science
8. This Is The Last Time I Repeat Myself Ion Dissonance
9. The Resurgent The Arusha Accord
10. The Reality Of Beliefs Aliases
11. Oceans Visions
12. Isometry Algorithm

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Monuments Live Show Footage Available

Footage has made its way online of Monuments performing an instrumental headlining set at The Lounge Bar in Alton on November 12th, 2011. You can check out the clip below, or find a previously posted instrumental clip for the song "The Uncollective" by heading over here.

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Monuments Offering Free Song Download

Monuments is currently offering the instrumental track "The Uncollective" as a free download online. You can get the song by navigating your browser over to this location, with further details on the band available via Facebook. The song can also be heard in the player available below. More...

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Monuments Posts Instrumental Clip

Monuments has posted an instrumental version of "The Uncollective" online, which can be heard in the player below. The band also commented:

"Taken from the currently unreleased debut album, Gnosis. After multiple requests, we decided to do an instrumental video for this track. Enjoy!"

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Euroblast Festival Teaser Clip Posted

A teaser trailer has been posted online for Germany's upcoming Euroblast Festival, which takes place on October 21st and 22nd. The clip can be viewed below, and more details on the festival are available here.

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Periphery Posts More Touring Footage Online

Behind the scenes touring footage has been posted online featuring Periphery, Tesseract and Monuments. The footage was captured during the "League Of Extraordinary Djentlemen" 2011 tour. You can view the second and third videos in the series below:



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Periphery And Tesseract Posts Tour Footage Online

Behind the scenes touring footage has been posted online featuring Periphery, Tesseract and Monuments. The footage was captured during the "League Of Extraordinary Djentlemen" 2011 tour. You can view the first video in the series below:

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Periphery Announces U.K Tour With TesseracT

Bethesda, Maryland progressive metal act Periphery has revealed the dates for its forthcoming tour of the United Kingdom. The tour will also feature performances from progressive metal newcomers Tesseract and Monuments. You can view the full list of dates, cities and venues below:

01/31 Bristol, UK – Academy 2
02/01 Birmingham, UK – Academy 2
02/02 Manchester, UK – Academy 2
02/03 Newcastle, UK – Academy 2
02/04 Glasgow, UK – Cathouse
02/05 Leeds, UK – TJ’s
02/06 Sheffield, UK – Corporation
02/08 Portsmouth, UK – Wedgewood Rooms
02/09 Reading, UK – The Face Bar
02/10 Nottingham, UK – Rock City
02/11 London, UK – Underworld

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