SEPTEMBER 2017 - After completing the two "Where the Truth Lies" summer tours, Monkeysoop is back in the recording studio, working on the eleventh CD and songs for upcoming tribute CDs to Deep Purple (which will feature Kevin Goocher on vocals), Rush, and Chris Cornell.
JUNE 2017 - Monkeysoop's just returned from the June leg of the "Where the Truth Lies" Summer Tour - check out www.facebook.com/monkeysoop for photos and updates! We're gearing up for the July tour dates - check out our shows page to see where we'll be! Monkeysoop is getting airplay in Europe and is recording for upcoming tribute CDs to AC/DC and Deep Purple! Filming of our upcoming documentary has also begun.
MAY 2017 - Monkeysoop's gearing up for our 2017 Summer Tour - look for us in a city near you! "Something to Fear" and "Crazy" doing well on European indy charts and we may be heading to Albania in late August. Stay tuned for more tour info!
MARCH 2017 - Our 10th official release, "Where the Truth Lies," is now available on CD and online. Our February Texas tour was successful and we're routing our next two tours for June and July, including a show on July 15th at Whisky A Go Go.
JANUARY 2017 - Monkeysoop releases our 10th CD, now entitled "Where the Truth Lies" on February 10th with a four-date Texas tour to follow Feb. 16 - 19th. Our song "Crazy" is getting lots of play and downloads and our cover of "Sinner" is getting lots of coverage. Check back for more news soon!
DECEMBER 2016 - The end of a crazy year is near - Monkeysoop's prepping for a busy 2017 with an awesome first show on January 6 opening for Graham Bonnet in Corpus Christi. We'll also having a Texas tour for our 10th CD release, "Acid Garden," with four dates in February. More 2017 show dates to be announced soon!
NOVEMBER 2016 - Monkeysoop had two successful mini-tours in October and early November in the Southwest and Midwest US and is now booking 2017 show dates and celebrating the release of our single, "Crazy," which is now available at major internet retailers. All the proceeds earned from the downloads of this song will go to area homeless shelters. Green Jelly Texas dates for 2017 to be announced soon!
SEPTEMBER 2016 - Monkeysoop's writing and recording our 10th CD release and gearing up for the West-Coast "Year of the Monkey" tour at the end of September and the Midwest jaunt the first weekend of November - check out our shows page for details!
AUGUST 2016 - We'll be playing as Green Jelly in August for three Texas dates. The "Year of the Monkey" CD is available on disc and downloads at most internet retailers. Monkeysoop will do a three-date West-Coast "Year of the Monkey" tour at the end of September - check out our shows page for details!
JULY 2016 - After an insane month preparing for our YOTM tour and a number of obstacles leading up to June 16th, we got on the road and had a great tour. Thank you to all the folks who make it a success! We'll be returning to South Texas on July 30th and be playing as Green Jelly in August for three Texas dates. The "Year of the Monkey" CD is available on disc and downloads at most internet retailers.
MAY 2016 - We're excited to announce that we're now part of Peavey's Artist program! The rest of this month we're in the recording studio finishing up "Year of the Monkey" CD and prepping for our June 2016 Year of the Monkey Tour. See you all on the road!
APRIL 2016 - Monkeysoop opens for Faster Pussycat April 12, plays three shows with the infamous Bill Manspeaker as Green Jelly April 14 - 16, and opens for Grim Reaper April 20. We're in the studio recording the "Year of the Monkey" CD and songs for various upcoming tribute CDs for Judas Priest, David Bowie, and Motorhead.
MARCH 2016 - Monkeysoop had a blast on the Scumgrind IV Life Tour in Europe and we've got a bunch of Texas shows from March through May, then the band hits the road in June for their midwest + Canada Year of the Monkey Tour with an accomanying "Year of the Monkey" CD
FEBRUARY 2016 - The band is back in the recording studio, doing interviews, working on album #9, "Year of the Monkey", and playing shows and doing in-store meet-and-greets everywhere :)!
Monkeysoop will be touring in Europe in early March, hitting Germany, Netherlands, and Belgium! Check out our shows page for more details!
JANUARY 2016 - Monkeysoop had a fabulous 2015 and we're ready for the new year! Come see Monkeysoop's first show of the year at Retox in San Antonio January 23rd and stay tuned for new show announcements coming soon!
NOVEMBER 2015 - Monkeysoop opens for Loudness Nov. 6th in San Antonio and members of the Soop hit the road as Green Jelly for Nov. 12-14 for South Texas dates. Monkeysoop's also in the studio working on our 9th CD!
SEPTEMBER 2015 - Huge thank yous to everyone who helped us with our Zombie Mosh Tour in June and July. Monkeysoop continues to play around Texas and is booting up for a midwest jaunt in October. The "ZOMBIE MOSH" EP is now available online and on CD - message us for your signed copy!
Check out our latest interview in Diocian magazine!
JULY 2015 - THE ZOMBIE MOSH TOUR continues to the Southwest US! See you at a show near you!
JUNE 2015 - THE ZOMBIE MOSH TOUR starts June 13 and goes through July 12! See you at a show near you!
MAY 2015 - The band is gearing up for an international tour in June and a Southwest US Tour in July! Monkeysoop is also working a a new CD with new material and remixes of select Monkeysoop songs. The band will also cover Rolling Stone's "Sympathy for the Devil" and Green Jelly's "Fixation" for upcoming tribute CDs and Green Jelly documentary.
FEBRUARY 2015 - Monkeysoop's busy with gigs, CD signings, and tour planning. Hang onto your seats, friends - 2015's been a wild ride so far, and it's gonna get wilder ;)!
DECEMBER 2014 - The Darnitall Tour Part II went off swimmingly - huge thank yous to everyone who made the adventure possible!
The official "Darnitall" CD release show is in San Antonio on Jan. 16, 2015! Be there for multi-band rock and roll!!
Monkeysoop has three songs released on compilations this month:
Check out the band's cover of Led Zeppelin's "Misty Mountain Hop" on "Black Dog: A Tribute Led Zeppelin's Greatest Hits," a compilation of different bands brought together courtesy of Versailles Records.
Here is Monkeysoop's contribution to "Guitar Wizards: Vol. 3 & 4", also released by Versailles Records. Monkeysoop's "Sharp as a Scythe" is included on this compilation.
Monkeysoop's version of "Alice & Ozzy" on "Attack of the Mutants: A Monsterous Tribute to Impaler" is also available now on CD!
Monkeysoop wishes all our fans Happy Holidays and Happy New Year! May 2015 be the best year for everyone yet!
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