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Canadian rock duo, The Standstills, have just released their new single, ‘Shaker Down’ on October 5th. It’s the third track and second single released from their highly anticipated full-length album ‘Badlands’ -set to release in the spring of 2019. The First single ‘Wild’ –which was co-written with Three Days Grace member, Neil Sanderson –climbed to number #7 on the active rock charts in Canada and was eOne’s fastest charting Top 10 rock single in their rosters history. The new record will follow the success of the band’s 2015 EP, From The Devil’s Porch, featuring, ‘Orleans’, which reached #4 on BDS active rock charts in Canada. As a result, The Standstills were awarded Best New Rock Group at the Canadian Radio Music Awards in 2016. The band performed extensively across Canada with acts such as Pop Evil, Billy Talent, Eagles of Death Metal, Theory of a Deadman, Seether, Monster Truck and more. They also did an arena level tour supporting Our Lady Peace and I Mother Earth. Most recently the band toured across the U.S. and Canada with Sebastian Bach this past summer.


FACEBOOK- 10,470

TWITTER- 15,600


YOUTUBE- 2,038

SPOTIFY ACTIVITY: 90K+ monthly followers

‘Wild’ added to the following Spotify Playlists:

Rock Hard – 410K followers (US)

Totally Alt – 320K followers (US)

New Noise – 280K followers (US)

New Music Friday – 213K followers (CA)

Rock Your Block – 70K followers (CA)

“The Standstills are one of the hardest working, up and comers I’ve seen in a long time. I love seeing two piece bands that rock this hard!!” - DARRYL SPRING, REBEL FM (OTTAWA)

“They blew us all away. We’re still talking about them! They are cool, sexy & explosive in concert…and definitely worth checking out.” - PAUL MORRIS, HTZ FM (ST. CATHARINES)

“They’ve got these riff heavy hooks, but totally rock the same kind of gnarl and intensity some of the 90’s industrial and metal bands did.” - ALAN CROSS, EDGE 102 (TORONTO)

“When I saw The Standstills for the first time, I knew instantly that I was witnessing a band on the verge of stardom. Every time I play them on 89X, I get calls and emails about them.” - MARK MCKENZIE, 89X (WINDSOR/ DETROIT)




Label: eOne Music

A&R: Nathan Quinn

Booking Agency Canada: APA

Agents: Ralph James/ Mike Graham

Publicist: Indoor Recess- Ola/ Joanne

Lawyer: Patrick Leyland


  • 2+ Million Streams on Spotify

  • 600k + YouTube video views

  • 3 Top 10 singles, 1 Top 5 (Active Rock – Canada)

  • ‘Wild’ co-written with Neil Sanderson (Three Days Grace)

  • Spotify have hand-picked The Standstills as one of 16 Canadian Breakout Artists to watch for 2018

  • 2016 single ‘Orleans’ was the 11th most played song at Active Rock

  • iTunes named their 2015 EP ‘From The Devils Porch’ one of the best rock records of the year

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