There are at least 7 bands using the name Monarch. 1) Filthy, dirty sludge doom band from France with a female vocalist. See Monarch! —————————- 2) The Seattle-based band Monarch currently has two critically acclaimed albums, Lowly and The Grandeur that was Rome, and are working on their third. Lead singer/songwriter Brennan Strawn's influences include Elbow, Radiohead, Sigur Ros, The Beatles, Oasis, and Massive Attack.