Articles by Chris Grenville
We chat to Tom Ridley of Poisonous Birds, our In Focus artist for the month of February, about their unique sound, active engagement, and...
Stream Gentle Earth, the debut EP from our February In Focus artist, cinematic, dystopian post-rock duo Poisonous Birds, here on The Monolith!
Introducing our In Focus artist for February: cinematic, dystopian post-rock duo Poisonous Birds!
The final word on our January In Focus Artist, Code Orange, comes from the band themselves.
Ahead of their Complexity Fest 2017 slot, Paul Hundeby of Floridian mathcore unit Arms talks debut album BLACKOUT, its reception, and what to expect...
"Forever is another triumph for Code Orange, deftly marrying the malignant, downcast sound they turned toward on I Am King with flourishes of insightful...
So the staff’s individual lists are done, but we couldn’t let 2016 lie without tallying up the numbers and giving you our official, overall...
Presenting the video for London prog metal outfit Clockwork's brand new track "Solace" taken from forthcoming EP Glimmer.
Chris' picks for the ten best records of the year, featuring the likes of letlive., Oathbreaker and Architects!
Meet the first 22 bands announced to play UK Tech Fest 2017 - including The Black Dahlia Murder and Obscura!
Almost 2 years since last release Belong ≠ Betray, Devil Sold His Soul have released new song "The Reckoning" in aid of Martlets Hospice.
For The Oracle present their brand new song and video "All The Way Alive" ahead of their upcoming UK tour with Sumer.
Deeply evocative, cinematic duo Poisonous Birds announce their new EP Gentle Earth and stream single "Old Sun"
"Cataclysmic to the last drop, it's the perfect soundtrack to the final fifteen minutes of an apocalypse that you want to experience again and...
"Breathe is exceptional, with the qualities of both a band aggressively refining their core sound, but with plenty of room to expand and, well...breathe....
Dutch festival Complexity Fest have knocked it out of the proverbial park with their second lineup announcement, which includes Gorod, DispersE and Exist Immortal!
Check out this banging first announcement for Ritual Festival 2017, which will see the legendary Ihsahn headline, with appearances from Misery Index, and a...
The weather's getting bleak, so Trap Them's even bleaker stint at the Boston Music Room was just the tonic for the long nights ahead.
FOES guitarist Joe Danher takes us through a few choice cuts from their touring playlist, ahead of their latest UK tour next week.
Win yourself a pair of tickets to see FOES this month!
"Oathbreaker have ironically made good on the fierce promise of their earlier work and delivered a seminal album that is surely their magnum opus."
Check out the video for "Lost In The Syntax" from Valis Ablaze, which utilises GTA V machinima. FFO TesseracT, Skyharbor and Circles!
We're off to Germany this week for Euroblast 2016. Here are 5 bands we highly recommend you go see!
"Low Teens a crystalline example of everything Every Time I Die have to offer, and despite some minor bloating, presented with near-uncompromising quality. If...
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