Band: American Standards

Home: United States

Album(s): Anti-Melody  Hungry Hands • The Death of Rhythm and Blues • Still Alive

Single(s): Weep • Phantom Limb

Genre(s): Hardcore Punk  Post-core  Metalcore

Fans of: Discharge • The Dillinger Escape Plan  The Exploited  Punk Rock • Hardcore Punk  Metalcore


American Standards are a hardcore punk band that mixes Punkcore, Punk Rock, Hardcore Punk & Metalcore

𝖂𝖊𝖊𝖕 2018 EPwith the opening of a raw feel that features unholy riffing, then all hell breaks loose, with chaotic extreme shouting/screaming vocals that are combined with hard hitting fast drumming and complex fast riffing!! 

𝕺𝖛𝖊𝖗𝖆𝖑𝖑, this EPis just full of energy and hate >>> ends with a melodic/melody ending

𝕬𝖓𝖙𝖎-𝕸𝖊𝖑𝖔𝖉𝖞 [ 2017 full-length ] is a fast, chaotic, raw and in your face punk attitude full-length combining hard -- fast hell-bent drumming of hardcore punk -- brutal/complex riffing  and  embedded with heavy bass attitude riffs >>> that is topped off!! with shouting/chaotic vocals that are mixed with clean singing >>> embraced with a nice melodic feel, that are mixed between a raw and clean recording and production...

𝕳𝖚𝖓𝖌𝖗𝖞 𝕳𝖆𝖓𝖉𝖘 2014 full-length ] with its heavy bass lines and additional small, quick loose/slack solos that are fused with raw and fast punk riffing and a chain-to-chain fast chaotic punk drumming attitude, while keeping the shouting/screaming vocals. >>> This full-length is a time-bomb 💣 <<< 

𝕺𝖛𝖊𝖗𝖆𝖑𝖑 this is one bad-arse fusion of hardcore punk and early punk music, The  Dillinger Escape Plan and with this weird Experimental Metal/music to top it off

𝕿𝖍𝖊 𝕯𝖊𝖆𝖙𝖍 𝖔𝖋 𝕽𝖍𝖞𝖙𝖍𝖒 𝖆𝖓𝖉 𝕭𝖑𝖚𝖊𝖘 2013 full-length ] kicking off some (little happy) dirty bass riff introduction >>> then kicking (over-drive) into this dirty-raw chaotic punk attitude-heavy/raw and chaotic drumming, that is fused with shouting vocals, that are pure loud and raw (energetic) along with a dirty raw - kick-arse punk/hardcore riffing ---  that is fast, raw, loud, filthy and with the bare-bones  punk rock roots & musical experimentation!!! at its best

𝕾𝖙𝖎𝖑𝖑 𝕷𝖎𝖋𝖊  2012 full-length ] is more groovy while keeping the hard and heavy drum beats, fueled with fast, hard, chaotic and dirty/raw punk music, and keeping the hardcore punk vocals, but with additional clean singing. >>> 𝕺𝖛𝖊𝖗𝖆𝖑𝖑 music-wise, this full-length is full of energy and melodies, along with heavy bass riffs, and additional small, quick loose/slack solos; raunchy raw riffs  >>>  short - fire - quick songs - full on punk, in your face!!

 𝕻𝖍𝖆𝖓𝖙𝖔𝖒 𝕷𝖎𝖒𝖇 [2019 single] The song is about carving your own path and challenging what it means to belong (The song is mixed by Kevin Antreassian of The Dillinger Escape Plan. 𝕺𝖛𝖊𝖗𝖆𝖑𝖑, the song as this nice raw, fast, chaotic, noisy feel to the single with brutal drumming and riffs ... that are mixed with hardcore/clean vocals.

The song is full on --- energy while mixing early punk attitude, hardcore & metalcore frantic melodies - giving you one rotten soup of punk & metalcore


⚡ Upside experimental/unique hardcore punk band (mixed with short & long songs)

⚡ Dirty, full of energy & hate, fast, chaotic, raw, noise

⚡ Technical hardcore with strong elements of punk and metal - abrupt tempo changes

⚡ Complex riffing, keeping the brutally/speed of punk!

⚡ Use of dual vocals (screaming/shouting + clean singing) 

⚡ Dynamics of the experimental hardcore, while hearkening back to familiar sounds of the early ’00s and late ‘90s metalcore

𝕭𝖆𝖓𝖉 𝕸𝖊𝖒𝖇𝖊𝖗𝖘

Brandon Kellum  vocals
Corey Skowronski
• guitar
Steven Mandell
• bass
Mitch Hosier

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