The Stand, a modern Power Pop guitar band with a sound which displays their penchant for the catchy melodies of Raspberries - Sweet era music, yet adds the pop aggression of bands such as Sugar and The Grays. Big guitars, big hooks and big grooves abound in this music, with the urban poetry of Tony Valenziano causing the listener to become involved with the characters within the song.
"With lush pop harmonies and a strong song-oriented band, The Stand have once again emerged as the power pop band to be reckoned with," says Music Connection. The four lads in The Stand have been poppin' the L.A. club scene since the new resurgence of power pop and have been leading the way in helping expose this music again. "It's the hooks and the guitar thing that really gets me going "say STAR 98.7 radio (one of L.A.'s most popular stations). "This band has "hit" written all over them. Just take a listen.".