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Before leaving for their first tour in order to promote their upcoming album, London, England progressive metal band Monuments have just launched a brand new track and semi-static clip to go along with it from their upcoming album The Amanuensis. The Amanuensis is Monuments’ sophomore album and follow up to 2012’s critically acclaimed Gnosis. The Amanuensis, at least the title, was inspired by author David Mitchell’s novel, Cloud Atlas. The complex story lines are the perfect analog for Monuments.

As torchbearers of the UK tech metal scene, Monuments has already forged their complex soundscapes into the minds of thousands with their 3 track EP, We Are The Foundation, and now the band is ready to release their debut full-length album, Gnosis, this September! Originally due out August 28th in North America, Gnosis will now be released on September 25th. You can stream the band’s new single “Degenerate” below.

As torchbearers of the UK tech metal scene, Monuments has already forged their complex soundscapes into the minds of thousands with their 3 track EP, We Are The Foundation, and now the band is ready to release their debut full-length album, Gnosis, this August! Due out August 27th in Europe, August 28th in North America, and August 31st in Australia/NZ, Gnosis combines aggressive angular grooves and a spacious melodic ambience that is punchy, yet progressive.