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American Standards

From: AZ, United States
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Below is our complete American Standards news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

American Standards Announces U.S. Tour

American Standards will embark on a tour of the western United States starting in April, taking along California natives Stay Wild.

The tour is endorsed by BC Music, a label owned and operated by Matt & Toby of the band Emery. American Standards will be touring in support of the 2014-released "Hungry Hands." Dates are as follows:

Apr. 24, 2015 - Los Angeles, CA - Perez Tire Shop
Apr. 25, 2015 - San Francisco, CA - Submission Art Space
Apr. 26, 2015 - Arcata, CA - The Card House
Apr. 27, 2015 - Portland, OR - Ash Street Saloon
Apr. 28, 2015 - Seattle, WA - El Corazon
Apr. 29, 2015 - Boise, ID - The Shredder
Apr. 30, 2015 - Logan, UT - WhySound
May 1, 2015 - Las Vegas, NV - OMD
May 2, 2015 - Victorville, CA - Thorny's Place More...

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American Standards Posts "Casket Party" Video

The Southwest noise punks in American Standards just released a new song from the band's upcoming EP "Hungry Hands."

The video for the song "Casket Party" is the first of three tracks from the EP, due out May 30th on CD, vinyl, and cassette. Pre-orders are available at this location and the track listing is as follows:

1. Casket Party
2. Circus Rats
3. The Complex Death Machine More...

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American Standards Splits With Drummer / Guitarist

Arizona's American Standards has posted the following announcement online about lineup changes:

"It's with mixed emotions that we announce the departure of both our drummer Geoff and guitarist Brennen. Both have been with American Standards since its inception. They leave on a good note with the reason that they're at different points in their lives with different priorities then when the band started. We wish them the best of luck and look forward to any future projects.

"With that being said, their last show will be our EP release September 14th at Havana Cabana (formerly Rocky Point Cantina). You can expect a new single and video from the EP early August.

"Going forward we've been fortunate enough to pick up the very talented Craig Burch (The Last March Of The Ents) and Mike Cook (Your Young/The Author) to fill their spots.

"With these new members we've already began writing a follow up full length album due out early 2014. As a decision by the band, we plan to release this album without backing from We Are Triumphant due to disagreements in artist development and vision. Still Life and the respective merchandise will continue to be available through Victory Records.

"We'll continue to play all booked dates as well as have several tour announcements in the near future. As always, we thank everyone for their continued support."

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American Standards Streaming "Still Life" EP

Arizona act American Standards has signed on with We Are Triumphant Records and is currently in the process of working on a new album. Further details will be announced as they are made available.

In the mean time, the band has also made the "Still Life" EP available for streaming online. Check out the songs in the player below. The track listing is as follows:

1. Self (En)titled 01:04
2. Raised By Wolves 01:44
3. Bottom Feeder 01:59
4. Paradigm-Alt-Shift-Delete 02:39
5. Harvester 03:08
6. The Red Queen 02:43
7. Still Life 04:11 More...

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