Monstereofrom the rainy city Bergen serves catchy melodies and energetic rock songs rooted in 70s rock and psychedelia, and the four-piece has served jam packed space rock for over a decade. The song A Sudden Rush, from their third album In The Hollow Of A Wave,
With this album Monstereo demonstrates their richest and broadest sound yet, with more keyboards, synths, and a variety of guitars, offering, according to the band, teeth-grinding riffs, big choruses and rock-solid grooves. The tracks on In the Hollow Of A Wave represents the best of two worlds. Catchy melodies, heavy riffs and a big sound, combined with exploratory instrumental sections that build towards a euphoric climax.
Rooted in 70’s Rock and Psychedelia, the band’s 2013 debut full-length Spacesuits, On brought Monstereo’s Space Rock, with its jam-sections and exploratory feel to a wider audience. The 2014 follow up Bright Dark saw the band forming its musical identity, with distinctive guitar riffs and vocal melodies being given more prominence. Now, in 2021, In The Hollow Of A Wave consolidates the bands musical expression with an all-out rock’n’roll banger.
Monstereo represents the best of two worlds; strong melodies, heavy riffs and a big sound, combined with exploring instrumental sections building towards a euphoric climax.
Already on their first demo, the 12-minute epic single Sonic wall/repeat, rewind (2011), they showcased their noisy take on the rock genre.
«Some of the most complete work we’ve heard», Bergensavisen said about the demo.
The explorations continued on the debut album Spacesuits, On!(2013). The double vinyl, including the 20-minute opening suite “Nebula, part I-IV”, contains several jam-sections bringing the listener to the stratosphere and beyond. With their second full length album “Bright Dark” (2014), their music became more defined, where the distinct guitar riffs and vocal melodies was more prominent.
FFO, Motorpsycho, Black Mountain, Dungen, King Gizzard and the Lizzard Wizzard, Mastodon, Yes, Rush, Deep Purple
Third Eye Seeing
A Sudden Rush
Wings I: Everlasting Darkness
Wings II: Beyond Horizons
Wings III: Icarus