Monday, November 9, 2015

Mark Heaney - Monument of Sound, Pt. 2

The second instalment of Mark Heaney’s solo project, Monument of Sound, Pt. II, is an altogether more intense and up-tempo affair. Featuring Mark’s powerful trademark drumming setting the scene for an overall tougher sound than MoS, Pt. I. Opening with Relentless, a hybrid electronic rock track with soaring drums, guitars and cinematic strings. Leviathan continues this up-tempo, cinematic theme before Street Story steps in to provide some light downtempo and chilled relief. Frequency concludes the EP, bringing it back to where Mark’s most at ease, smashing up his drumkit!

Mark Heaney’s career has spanned a staggering 30 years. Having played with numerous bands including The Seahorses, The Shining and more recently post punk legends Gang of Four, as well as session drumming for some of the world’s greatest producers, working with the likes of The Stone Roses, Placebo, Dream Theatre and David Bowie to name a few.

Described by Rhythm Magazine as ‘one of the most jaw dropping drummers in the UK’, Mark is renowned for his aggressive style, frightening speed and flawless technique. He is also an established composer, having lent his services to various music houses including Sony and EMI.