Old Monk

"[Old Monk] pack enough afterboosters in their songs to get fans of pop-punk pogo dancing and have metal fans turn their heads by Josh Carraffa’s blazing guitar solos." – Prefix

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Brooklyn trio, Old Monk released their debut album, Birds of Belinze, in early 2012, garnering excellent reviews and sending the band on the road all across North America. The L Magazine named the band in their annual “8 Bands You Need To Hear” in April of 2012. Guitarist/vocalist Josh Carrafa met drummer Ian Burns while attending college in Colorado, bonding over a mutual love of music and performing together in various local bands. The two started to collaborate on songs via the Internet when Carrafa moved to New York to attend law school, writing much of what was to become their debut LP, Birds of Belize, before Burns followed to New York and Old Monk was formed with Tsugumi Takashi joining on bass. [...]