News: American Standards’ Release Chaotic New Song ‘Phantom Limb’; Announce Tour Dates

Phoenix, Arizona’s American Standards have premiered a completely unhinged new single titled “Phantom Limb”. The song mixed by Kevin Antreassian of The Dillinger Escape Plan, continues to push the dynamics of the experimental hardcore band while hearkening back to familiar sounds of early 00’s and late ‘90s metalcore. Frantic melodies and shifting time signatures are paired with expressive, dual vocals. The song is reminiscent of mathcore pioneers such as Converge, The Chariot, Every Time I Die and The Bled.

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Check out our review of their latest album, Anti-Melody here as well as an interview here.

“We’re always pushing ourselves to do something different. With Phantom Limb, it was taking a traditional song structure and turning it upside down into something that sounds a bit schizophrenic upon first listen.”

Says Brandon Kellum, the frontman for American Standards.

“The song is about carving your own path and challenging what it means to belong.“



Listen to Phantom Limb by American Standards on any streaming music platform or via their Bandcamp.

American Standards Tour Dates

1/31 – Mesa, AZ @ The Underground w/ As Cities Burn

2/22 – Albuquerque, NM @ Eclipse Music Venue

2/23 – Denver, CO @ Seventh Circle Music Collective

2/24 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Loading Dock

2/25 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Dive Bar


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