The Brain Child of James and Phil. Monte Luna is an experience for those who are experienced. Monte Luna will fill the void and reach deep into your soul to show you what can be done with sound.
Monte Luna are an American Psychedelic Sludge band from Austin Texas. James Clarke and Phil Hook joined forces in 2015 to form the heavy duo. The two are largely influenced by dark and experimental bands such as Neurosis, The Melvins, and Eyehategod. With punishing riffs and titanic drumming, Monte Luna has been carving a name for themselves since the debut of their EP- The Hound (2016) and have shared the stage with Goya, Karma to Burn, Castle, Cursus, Destroyer of Light, Midmourner, Vaginal Bear Trap, Apostle of Solitude, Rebreather, The Obsessed, Forming the Void and many more.
Monte Luna released their self-titled full length album “Monte Luna” in the Fall of 2017 to outstanding reviews and followed up with relentless touring including a successful east coast run in 2018. In December of 2018 Monte Luna signed with Italian label Argonauta Records and have since re-released their self titled debut onto Vinyl in Europe and the US. They are currently working on a brand new EP and Full length, both albums scheduled for releases in 2019 with a West Coast Tour accompanying the EP release.