“Slender shows off some excellent song-writing skills, outstanding vocals, and stellar musical chops on ‘Revival’. It is a confident and well-crafted release, featuring ten tunes by a band with some serious rock’n’roll chops.”
SLENDER is a rock band based in Montreal, Canada. On August 30, 2016, SLENDER released their first single and music video off of their debut album 'Revival'. The album launch took place at Montreal’s own Petit Campus on September 28, 2016. They are an energetic live band who surprises audiences with their large rock sound and catchy songs. Their songwriting is centered around good melodies, meaningful lyrics, high energy and good musicianship. Since the release of ‘Revival’, their accomplishments include:
- Increased fan base following by 45% versus prior year (3,515 in 2016 vs 5,100 in 2017)
- Release of a 2 music video for 'The Moment' and 'Ebony'
- SLENDER is #12 on CJIM Montreal's Rock Station's Top 20 Indie Rock 2016 with 'The Moment'
- 'Ebony' is released and picked up by 53 radio stations in Quebec for over 12 weeks
- Multiple radio interview and performances (CKUT 90.3fm, CKVL 100.1fm, 103.1fm, CHOI 98.1fm, CJIM and 97.1fm La Tuque)
- Selected as the Featured Artist for the week of May 1st to May 5th, 2017 on 94.9fm The Rock's Generation Next LIVE (Oshawa, ON)
- Selected as the Featured Artist on Y108 in Hamilton, ON (Dec 5, 2016)
- Selected as Alan Cross’ Top 11 Playlist (Nov 16, 2016)
- Winners of Road to Indie Week Montreal 2017
- Performed twice at Indie Week Canada 2017 showcases in Toronto, ON
- Announced as the opening act for Juno nominated Jonas and the Massive Attraction`s show in Montreal (January 19, 2018)
SLENDER is currently working on the follow up album to ‘Revival’. Completion is expected for the Spring 2018 with a release expected for Fall 2018.
“They are a top-notch rock band that offers a huge sound, one that is easy to jam out to, with insightful lyrics, memorable melodies and seasoned musicianship.”
“Overall, it is difficult to fault ‘Revival’ as it is truly an amazing album which is alarmingly underrated.”
– AC Rock Review
Frank Valiante (Vocals / Guitar)
Vince Roy (Guitar)
Pascal Poirier (Bass)
Dan Mayrand (Drums)