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Pale Monsters are new wave-art rockers that bring an an off-kilter, modernized take to guitar and synth driven rock. They have been compared to Pere Ubu, Elvis Presley, David Bowie and the Talking Heads.


Led by the songwriting and "impassioned howl" (Vanyaland) of Chris Mulvey, the Boston-based quartet is made up of longtime Boston music veterans (and friends), Kevin McGrath, Mike Ward and Travis Richter.


The band’s 2016 5-song debut EP Take What You Can Take was "a set of loud, sad indie rock gems" (Boston Herald) described as "fresh and vital" (Worcester Telegram). 


In 2018, Pale Monsters released their first full length album titled, Are You Feeling Alive? The album has been described as "some of the best indie rock released in recent memory" (No Depression) and "one of 2018’s most effective rock records" (Cashbox Magazine Canada). "Anthemic single" (Vanyaland) "All This Time We Wait" earned a spot as one of the best of Boston singles by influential Boston music site, Vanyaland.


See more at the Press Highlights tab. 


If you're in the press, please contact Whiplash PR ( / 617-445-4383)

for a link to the band's Electronic Press Kit. Please put "Pale Monsters Press Inquiry" in the subject header. 


Chris Mulvey - sings, plays guitar, writes chords and melodies

Kevin McGrath - plays bass, sings, in-band producer

Mike Ward - plays synthesizer, plays guitar, sound wizard in residency

Travis Richter - plays drums, plays percussions, motivates band action through threats

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