4 Piece Alternative Metal from Derry/Londonderry; N.Ireland
Making Monsters are a four piece, female fronted alternative metal band from Derry, Northern Ireland. They have announced they are to embark on a UK tour alongside Max Raptor, Fort Hope and Only Rivals in January 2014 in advance of the release of their brand new EP. Their debut studio EP was released exclusively on Bandcamp in June 2012 and in the months following, the band embarked on an extensive Irish tour. In November 2012, Making Monsters proudly announced they had signed with Jagermeister UK as their latest roster artists. Following this the band gained attention from multiple major brands resulting in endorsements with Peavey, Meinl, Vater, Ddrum and Ernie Ball.
The band subsequently supported artists including Sonic Boom Six, Fighting with Wire, ASIWYFA, Yashin and Kerrang! Award winners, In Case of Fire and enjoyed airplay on BBC Radio One, ATL and Electric Mainline. 2013 saw the release of a brand new single 'Instinct' and an accompanying music video which tolled up thousands of views online. The release of this single was preceded by their first major UK festival appearance at Hammerfest in Wales where they shared the bill with artists such as Hatebreed and Napalm Death. Shortly afterwards, the band embarked on a second Irish tour with Young Guns before deciding to enter the studio once more.