Melia has become known as one of the top female indie rock artists on the music scene today. The winner of 3 awards, including "Best Female Rock Artist", as well as "Best Rock Song" and “Song of the Year” (“Just A Bride”) at the 2012 Indie Music Channel Awards held at the House of blues in Hollywood, again in 2013 “Best Female Rock Artist” and once again in 2016 for "Best Rock Song" for "Charge Like A Bull" and "Best Female Rock Artist". Melia’s EP “Soundproof Walls" has received rave reviews.
Melia has played with The Offspring, Eve 6, Gaslight Anthem, Our Lady Peace, Walk The Moon, Oberhofer, The Tea Party, Thousand Foot Krutch, Love and Death, Big Wreck, Steve Vai, Twenty One Pilots, New Politics, Fuel, Sick Puppies, Black Star Riders, Asia, Chevelle, Lacuna Coil, The Misfits, Buckcherry, Otep, Drowning Pool, Saliva, Halestorm, Lita Ford, Adam Gontier, and Daughtry.
Melia teaches guitar and voice.