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21 March 2014

To mark the release of their debut album 'Renegades' on 16 May, British Metal band Monument embark on a 6-day tour of the UK including Manchester, Sheffield, Birmingham, Glasgow, Edinburgh, and ending at The Barfly, London.

2013 saw Monument play at Hammerfest, Hard Rock Hell Ibiza, Les Fest, R-Mine Metalfest in Belgium and also support White Wizzard around the UK. Now, they prepare for their own headline tour of the UK.

Chris Dale, bass player for Tank /Bruce Dickinson, will join the tour as Matt Scott's replacement, as previously revealed in MetalTalk here.

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Monument have released their second and last single off their highly anticipated debut album 'Renegades'.

The track, titled 'Crusaders', perfectly showcases what Monument does best, fusing the melodic, twin-guitar driven songwriting of the NWOBHM with contemporary production values and musicianship.

Frontman Peter Ellis comments:
"I am particularly proud of this song and I think it shows a different, more Thin Lizzy-inspired, side to us which our fans will really enjoy."

'Crusaders' is a Youtube exclusive and is only available on the band's official Youtube channel:

Renegades is scheduled for release worldwide this May on MGR Music. The album was produced and mixed by Peter Ellis and Akis K. at Angry Bee studios in London. Additional mixing and mastering was done by Scott Atkins (Cradle Of Filth, Sylosis, Amon Amarth).

It features artwork by Stan W. Decker (Blackmore's Night, Stryper) as well as a guest guitar solo in the track "Rock The Night" by Judas Priest guitarist RICHIE Faulkner.

Tour Dates:
9 May - Rebellion Bar, Manchester
10 May - The Corporation, Sheffield
11 May - The Flapper, Birmingham
13 May - Stereo, Glasgow
14 May - Bannermans, Edinburgh
16 May - Barfly, London

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