Review – Standards

By: Remington Fioraso

Album: Kid
Download Link: http://standardsniagara.bandcamp.com/
Genre: Rock
Release Date: November 6, 2014

Standards is a rock band from St. Catharines, Ontario. The group is formed by Dre on vocals/guitar, Zach on bass, and Jesse on drums. On November 6, 2014, the group released their debut EP entitled Kid. The release contains four tracks including the first single, “Kid.” It is available on Bandcamp and on vinyl.

Overall, it is a solid debut hard rock album. It’s loud, it’s good! However, I do wish there was more than four songs on it to get a better ‘taste’ of the group. The songs standing out the most on the EP are “Vaseline” and “Kid.”

I anticipate hearing future releases from the band. If you enjoy Green Day circa Dookie or Japandroids, I recommend checking out Kid by Standards.

Rating: 3.5/5

You can check out the band on their upcoming tour dates:
11/11 – Windsor, ON – TBA
12/11 – London, ON – The APK
13/11 – Toronto, ON – The Cavern
14/11 – Oshawa, ON – Wasted Space
15/11 – Ottawa, ON – Avant-Garde
16/11 – Montreal, QC – TBA
17/11 – Montreal,QC – TBA
18/11 – Sherbrooke, QC – Bar le Magog
21/11 – North Bay, ON – The Raven & Republic
TBA – St. Catharines, ON

Connect with Standards at:
https://www.facebook.com/STANDARDSNIAGARA

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