ShiRock official team has announced the name of the international band that will be performing at the ShiRock festival 2022. Monuments, a British progressive metal band, will be performing on May 28, 2022 at Bakshi Ground as part of the ShiRock festival 2022.
ShiRock, an annual international rock festival of Manipur, is an exclusive to Shirui Lily Festival organised by Tourism Department, Government of Manipur. Shirui Lily Festival 2022 will be held from May 25 to May 28, 2022 at Ukhrul, Manipur.
Monuments are a British progressive metal band formed by former Fellsilent guitarist, John Browne, and former Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza guitarist, Josh Travis. The band has released four full-length albums via Century Media Records, Gnosis, The Amanuensis, Phronesis and In Stasis in 2012, 2014, 2018 and 2022 respectively.
After various lineup changes, the band signed with Century Media Records in 2012, announcing the addition of singer Matt Rose the same day. Their debut album, Gnosis, came out on 28 August 2012.
On 1 July 2019 Monuments announced that Chris Barretto had departed the band due to “personal reasons.” They also announced YouTuber Andy Cizek as their fill-in vocalist for the rest of the tour.
On 11 October 2019 Monuments announced that Andy Cizek is now their official vocalist. Less than two months later, former drummer Mike Malyan rejoined the band.
On 12 July 2021 Monuments announced that guitarist Olly Steele had left the band to pursue other musical projects.
In January 2022, Monuments fourth album ‘In Stasis’ was announced with a release date of April 15, 2022. ‘In Stasis’ features Mick Gordon (Doom, Killer Instinct, Prey) as Co Producer, with Spencer Sotelo (Periphery) and Ex-vocalist Neema Askari as guests.