There are several bands by the name Monument. 1) Monument are an emo band from Washington, D.C. Founded in 2006, Monument combines the sounds of American Football, Braid, and the like culminating in a badass concoction of complex guitar and unique vocals. Their shows are really really loud. Myspace is dead, check out the bandcamp! http://monumentdc.bandcamp.com 2) More than an independent band, MONUMENT are an offshoot of British hard rock band ZIOR, who released two albums in the early Seventies.