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POP EVIL’s HAYLEY CRAMER Marries Fellow Drummer SIÂN MONAGHAN: ‘I Am A Wife! And I Have A Wife!’

Earlier this month, POP EVIL‘s Hayley Cramer married her girlfriend, fellow drummer Siân Monaghan.

The British-born Cramer took to her Fb web page earlier in the present day to share images of the ceremony, and she or he wrote in an accompanying message: “4th of June 2022 – The day that made me the happiest I’ve ever been!
I nonetheless should pinch myself {that a} dream I dreamed for a lot of a few years got here true…. I’m a spouse! And I’ve a spouse!!! To say I am proud could be an understatement.

“@siany_drums WE DID IT! Mrs & Mrs Cramer Monaghan. Collectively we’re stronger, collectively we drum up a storm, collectively we rock!
“Beaming love and because of our stunning household and associates and all who help us. Feeling all of your love surrounding us on our day and all through our life means every part.

“#loveislove #mrs&mrs”.

Session drummer Siân is greatest referred to as the driving drive behind psyche-pop artist SHE DREW THE GUN, although her profession has seen her drumming with a variety of artists, together with CHINA CRISIS, THE WANDERING HEARTS, Derek Forbes (SIMPLE MINDS) and FINK.

Final summer time, Hayley appeared on the podcast “Aspect Jams With Bryan Reesman” to speak about her ardour for ladies’s rights and LGBTQ rights. Concerning her gender orientation and being a task mannequin for ladies, she stated: “I am predominantly referred to as a feminine. I current myself as a feminine. However there’s an enormous a part of me that feels I ought to have been born a person. And now we’re touching with regards to me being in a band with a bunch of males, and me being the homosexual feminine. And it really works. It really works as a result of if I shut my eyes, I am neither male or feminine. So if I am in a band with a bunch of males, I am the identical as them. If I am in a band with a bunch of females, I am the identical as them. I am predominantly extra in the direction of the masculine aspect, however the best way I current myself is extra in the direction of the female aspect. And perhaps that was a alternative I made for my profession. I will maintain my hand as much as that. If I did not have my drumming potential, and I used to be doing a distinct job, I could have made the transition to a person.’

As for being an advocate for LGBTQ rights, she stated: “I did not need females to be seen as this novelty factor. I needed to get actually good at drums and show the fricking world unsuitable. I saved lengthy hair, I did not get a great deal of tattoos. I did not shave my head. I saved fairly female to show a fricking level, and that was actually uncomfortable for me for a very long time. To purchase make-up for me was an actual wrestle. If I stroll into a store to purchase make-up, I nonetheless really feel uncomfortable if I am standing in a make-up part. I felt that…after which feminine underwear or feminine time of the month merchandise. I nonetheless wrestle each time. Each time I’ve to stroll into a store and be in that part, it simply would not really feel proper. So there’s that aspect of me that is very, very masculine. However my profession appears very female. But it surely was a particular alternative I made, and perhaps that is an indication of the occasions. I hope down the road that ladies do not essentially should make that alternative.”

Concerning being supportive of homosexual followers, Hayley stated: “I might say as a homosexual musician, touring round America actually highlights the work I nonetheless have to do. I like each state. One of many issues I like about my job is hanging out with individuals. The place are you at? What’s your life about? Like, Inform me your story. However typically, I’m slightly shocked that… I train children in America. I’ve on-line tuition proper now. I am instructing children which can be going by way of worrying about in the event that they’re homosexual, they usually’re in a state that’s simply not supportive. Having been there, I do know it isn’t supportive, and I do know the wrestle that they are going by way of. And I want I might simply beam them to my little city in London for a minute to expertise…like, it’s okay. There are locations on the earth the place you will be you. Your city simply hasn’t caught up but.”

She went on to say that she is supportive of her homosexual college students. “I’ve all the time taught drums alongside what I do, so I wish to play an element in serving to out the youth,” she defined. “As a result of after I suppose again to after I was that age, I did not actually have anybody to name upon with the struggles I used to be going by way of. My mum and pop are incredible. Thank God, they’re incredible. However they did not essentially learn about this type of stuff. And after I see drummers come by way of my instructing, I can not assist however simply barely be there. And simply to say, ‘Hey, I see you.’ I might by no means affect them as a result of I am very conscious of the facility of being a musician in a rock band that’s held on a pedestal. So I by no means affect these children, however I additionally allow them to know that it is a protected area. You are all proper. You will be you. It is a robust one, although. The truth that we’re nonetheless right here speaking about these items is type of irritating.”

Two months in the past, POP EVIL launched a gritty new single, “Eye Of The Storm”, together with an accompanying video directed by Sam Shapiro.

POP EVIL will start its headlining tour on June 23 in Milwaukee at Summerfest, concluding on August 14 in Wichita at The Cotillion with particular friends ZILLION and OXYMORRONS. POP EVIL will even help SHINEDOWN on its summer time 2022 Canadian tour, beginning on July 19 in Quebec Metropolis at Centre Videotron and ending on August 3 in Abbotsford at Abbotsford Centre.

POP EVIL celebrated its seventh profession No. 1 single on Billboard‘s Mainstream Rock chart in late 2021 with “Survivor” marking a historic milestone. “Survivor” joined the earlier High 10 single “Work” and No. 1 single “Breathe Once more” from POP EVIL‘s newest album “Versatile”, out now by way of MNRK Heavy. Over the course of its profession, POP EVIL has achieved 4 gold singles with “Torn To Items” and “Trenches” from “Onyx”, “Footsteps” from “Up” and “100 In A 55” from the band’s debut studio album, “Lipstick On The Mirror”.

Photograph courtesy of Siân Monaghan‘s Instagram

4th of June 2022 – The day that made me the happiest I’ve ever been!

I nonetheless should pinch myself {that a} dream I…

Posted by Hayley Cramer on Friday, June 17, 2022

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