Monks of Mellonwah Release Debut Indie Album 'Turn the People'

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The indie quartet from Sydney, Australia, Monks of Mellonwah, released their debut album titled Turn The People last week on March 7th.

The album Turn The People is unique in the fact that it has been released in three different and separate parts: Volume 1 "Ghost Stories" in June of 2013, Volume 2 "Afraid to Die" in October of 2013 and finally Volume 3 "Pulse" in March of 2014 with the full album Turn The People.

"Turn The People finds the Monks experimenting and truly showcasing the bold new sound they've developed over the past year of touring, writing and studio work", a recent press release on the Monks of Mellonwah's release stated.

"Rock, electronic and strong pop sensibility infuse this offering."

The band has only been together for four years, but since, has made huge progress in their move to the top in the music industry.

Monks of Mellonwah have had the opportunity to travel and perform around the world, with major venues including Los Angeles' The Avalon Theater and their home of Australia's The Metro Theater in Sydney.

The rising band, with influences from Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Black Keys, has been signed to A&R Worldwide, a label who is also in charge of big names in the alternative rock genre, including Muse and Coldplay.

Monks of Mellonwah also won the Best International Rock Band at the LA Music Awards and AIM Music Awards. There is much in store for this upcoming indie band - and you can get all the scoop here!

Aside from being signed on by A&R Worldwide, the band plans to tour around Europe and the United States during 2014.

Take a listen to Turn The People at, and be sure to check out "Tear Your Hate Apart", a favored song off the album.

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