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American Standards

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Introduction
"In 1998 the iconic Swedish hardcore punk band Refused begged for it, in 2011 we finally began to hear the response. New Noise. American hardcore band American Standards has managed to bring a fresh spin on a genre that has become increasingly riddled with cookie cutter breakdowns and empty messages.
" -Top40Charts.com

2011-2012

Formed in 2011, American Standards plays raw, chaotic hardcore sometimes refered to as "mathcore" or "noise punk". Read more on Last.fm

American Standards on Thrash Hits

Future Hits 124: American Standards

October 3rd, 2012

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American Standards
From: Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
Lazy equation: (The Chariot – optimism) x Glassjaw covering El Diablo-era Will Haven
URL: Facebook / Bandcamp / Soundcloud

Thrash Hits verdict: We first heard about American Standards thanks to a minor bit of Twitter buzz we caught wind of around the release of their Still Life EP earlier this year. It ticked a staggering number of our musical boxes, with us being able to hear shades of an impressive number of post-hardcore and screamo bands that characterised much of our listening habits throughout our pitiful, frustrated youth. We dropped an email to the band’s vocalist, Brandon Kellum, for the latest inductees to the (semi-) illustrious ranks of bands featured in our Future Hits column.

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