Monks of Mellonwah is a band from Australia currently touring across the U.S. to make their presence known. And they are most definitely succeeding at that, after winning of the award for Best Indie Rock Band at the Artists In Music Awards in Los Angeles and being nominated for three awards at the L.A. Music Awards 2012, including Best International Act.
Their latest release, Neurogenesis, has been received considerably well with radio play, glowing reviews and awards abound. Their alternative indie rock sound appeals to a wide range of followers. With sounds similar to bands like Led Zeppelin and Queen of the Stone Age, their fan demographic most definitely works in their favor. The combination of intricate guitar shredding layered on top of gritty bass and bellowing drums makes for a modern sound reminiscent of classic rock times. And the vocals? Precise, crisp and strong; perfect for dominating this genre.
Don't miss out on Monks of Mellonwah and their energetic encapsulation of a style that has stood the test of time. Be sure to grab their Neurogenesis EP and keep a look out for their full length album.