Making Monsters Alt-Metal / Co. Derry

MAKING MONSTERS are a female fronted Melodic Alternative Metal band from Derry who have been blazing their own trail for the last few years. They have received extensive airplay on BBC Radio One, Across the Line and other radio stations and have been on an extensive UK tour alongside MAX RAPTOR, FORT HOPE and Dublin’s ONLY RIVALS after their 2013 Irish tour with Young Guns. As well as many support slots with various other local acts such as AND SO I WATCH YOU FROM AFAR.

2014 has seen the band step it up another notch with their second EP ‘Attention’ released on the 16th June. The EP was recorded by Neal Calderwood at Manor Park Studios and is released through Death By Records.

Two videos have already been released in the past few months prior to the EP’s official release. The first ‘What It’s Worth’ was released towards the end of 2013. And the second ‘Limits’ was released in February earlier this year. A third video for the track ‘Nosebleed’ has also been released as of the 9th June. The bands ‘Attention’ EP and their debut self-titled EP are currently available to buy on CD from the bands online store and is also available to download for free from Bandcamp and Soundcloud.

2016 sees MAKING MONSTERS set to release their new EP “Bad Blood” on the 13th of May 2016 via all major digital retailers. The EP is preceeded with a music video for the track ‘Better’.




Alt-Metal, Metalcore

Year Formed




Members (Current)

  • Emma Gallagher - Vocals
  • Paul Monk - Guitar
  • Gary Todd - Bass
  • Brian Doherty - Drums

Members (Former)

  • Joe Coyle - Bass
  • Robert Arbuckle - Bass
  • Dee Kivlehan - Bass
  • Darryn McCartney - ?????
  • Michael ????? - Vocals