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Monuments announce new vocalist

Posted by on October 14, 2019

Monuments have officially added Andy Cizek (Makari) as their new vocalist. The group initially recruited Cizek to perform with them live when Chris Barretto left the group this past July.  The band issued the following statement:  “Ladies and Gentlemen, Please open your arms and give your love, encouragement and support to welcome the newest member of […]

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Monuments postpone North American tour amid management and booking agency firing

Posted by on September 3, 2019

Monuments has pushed their upcoming North American tour with Skyharbor, Greyhaven and Vespera from September back to April of 2020. Citing Visa issues that have arisen from Management and booking mistakes, the band has decided to part ways with Go Down Believing Management or Decibel touring. The band explains in the statement below. “Hey everyone, Unfortunately, we […]

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Monuments announce North American tour w/ Skyharbor, Greyhaven, & Vespera

Posted by on July 25, 2019

Monuments have announced a North American late summer/early fall tour with Skyharbor, Greyhaven, and Vespera. The band will continue to support their latest effort Phronesis. However, this time around, Andy Cizek (Makari) will be the group’s touring vocalist since earlier this month Chris Barretto (ex-Periphery) announced his departure due to “personal reasons.” The tour is […]

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Monuments part ways with frontman Chris Barretto

Posted by on July 1, 2019

  Monuments have announced the departure of frontman Chris Barretto (ex-Periphery) due to “personal reasons.” The UK progressive/experimental metal outfit has recruited Andy Cizek (Makari) to fill in during their upcoming shows. Barretto isn’t the first vocalist who has parted ways with the group. However, he’s been the group’s frontman since their sophomore effort, 2014’s […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/24: Polyphia reach a new level in sales

Posted by on October 24, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Sometimes I like to listen to one of the debut albums while I’m writing the charts, so I went with Polyphia. And damn, I’ve seen their name floating around the past couple years but […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/17: Sales are at their darkest

Posted by on October 17, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I’ve been looking forward to this particular edition of MBN for weeks now, namely because of new albums from Behemoth and High On Fire. I’ve had a hard time getting into new music lately […]

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New & Noteworthy: October 5th, 2018: The Unheavenly New Releases

Posted by on October 5, 2018

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features new music from Coheed & Cambria, Behemoth, and more! Be sure to check out the last week’s New & Noteworthy for what all came out last Friday. If you […]

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Monuments premiere “Mirror Image” Lyric Video

Posted by on September 21, 2018

On October 5th, Monuments’ new album Phronesis will be released via Century Media. Today (21st) the UK progressive metal outfit has premiered a lyric video for the third single from their latest effort with “Mirror Image.” The group commented: “Lyrically, the song explores the idea of looking back on previous bad decisions, the want to […]

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Spotify playlist: Fusion guitarist Jason Kui’s “Headbanging All Night” playlist

Posted by on October 12, 2017

Tomorrow (13) fusion guitarist Jason Kui will be releasing his debut album, Absence of Words, on Prosthetic. This will be the first time the album will be available outside of Hong Kong. The axeman says his influences include Eddie Van Halen and John Petrucci, and he’s been a session musician since 23. While he may not […]

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New & Noteworthy, July 14th 2017: New Music Goes Pop

Posted by on July 14, 2017

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features a new Punk Goes Pop album, and new music from Silverstein and Edguy. If you would like to check out last week’s New & Noteworthy, can do so here. You can also check […]

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