The Mono Effect
Gig Seeker Pro

The Mono Effect


Band Rock Alternative


This band has not uploaded any videos
This band has not uploaded any videos



"The most promising debut since The Kings Of Leon's Youth and Young Manhood"

Everyone pay attention, then, as the most promising debut since The Kings of Leon’s Youth and Young Manhood arrives with an enlivening brace of guitars, drums and straightforward, good time rock! - Noise Addiction

"Make this band one to watch"

"This strong debut from Cambridge's TME..make this band one to watch" 7/10 Oct 08 - Rock Sound Magazine

"Arguably one of the best UK releases this year"

"arguably one of the best UK releases this year." 4/5 -

"Every chorus a killer"

"Track after track blast out of your stereo speakers, every chorus a killer and every lyric delivered like a relentless lesson in song-writing skill." - Sonic

"An exciting antidote to all the same indie bands"

"The Mono Effect are an exciting antidote to all the same same indie bands littering the UK music scene, with an impassioned combination of natural talent, a clutch of well written songs and a real sense of drive. Enjoy." 4/5 - Rock

"Most confident debut British albums"

"this has to be one of the most confident and self assured debut British albums i've heard this year." - Music

"The Mono Effect are a band I recommend"

"If you like to hear rock music with big riffs, melodic vocals, big choruses then The Mono Effect are a band I recommend" 3.5/5 - Alternative

"An album to make you sit up and listen"

"After too many years of being ignored, The Mono Effect have produced an album to make you sit up and listen." - Repeat Fanzine

"This looks set to be a hit"

"Rock driven melodies, four part harmonies and powerful and dynamic songs, this looks set to be a hit." - Room

"The right ingredients for success"

"Melodic vocals, hard rock guitars… these lads from Cambridge have the right ingredients for success!" Subba-cultcha. com - Subba


• Debut Album – ‘Giants’ released 15th September 2008 on Lockjaw Records.
• In The City 06’ - Official Unsigned Compilation (Available on iTunes).
• Public Service Broadcast #4 – Compilation (Smalltown America) – Sold Out.
• Unscene – Compilation (Sorepoint / Punktastic Recordings).
• Sept 07: Featured in NME student guide: One To Watch.
• Two week nationwide rotation on Top Shop TV.
• Three Plays for ‘Confidence’ promo video on Organ TV.
• Two plays on Bruce Dickensons Radio 6 ROCK show.
• Live shows with Jetplane landing, Seafood, Towers Of London, Fighting With Wire, Brigade, Ginger From the Wildhearts.
• Demo of the week Organ fanzine.
• In The City 06’ official unsigned.
• Big Cheese Magazine ‘Best of 2008’ Cover mount CD December 2008.



A firefight of distorted guitars, huge riffs and skull shattering drums spliced with neat, pop melodies, harmonies and rock mentalism! THE MONO EFFECT is the secret weapon of the UK underground, ready to fight at the front line of the British rock scene.

Like an unstoppable bullet, The Mono Effect leave a trail of destruction with impressionable results. Explosive songs and high-speed performances with no intent of slowing down, this is one bullet you’ll want to take.

Early demos gained positive reviews from Radio One, Punktastic, Play Dead and Logo magazine. After two stints in various studios with producer Russ Russell (The Wildhearts, Napalm Death, Sikth Etc) recording their debut album, the Cambridge quartet were snapped up by cool UK independent label Lockjaw Records to release their debut album in the UK and mainland Europe in September 2008.

The album has been recieving great reviews from Round Sound Magazine, Black Velvet, Repeat and many online fanzines from around the UK and Europe.

The band draw on influences from many genres, which can be heard in The Mono Effect, resulting in fans of all music liking them.