Band of the Week: Years Before

Band of the Week: Years Before

MEET THE BAND: Kyle Clemenz (drums), Anthony Dargaj (guitar), Ian Ver (vocals, guitar), Joshua Jansen (bass) AN OLD SCHOOL APPROACH: The band came together in July of last year as Ver and Dargaj, both of whom used to play in the local post-hardcore act Between Home and Serenity, recorded a few cover tunes together.

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Local Rockers Archie and the Bunkers Release New Music Video and Announce European Tour

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Rapper Travis Scott Rages During Hypnotizing Performance at Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica

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A young, largely teenaged crowd packed out the bleachers at Jacobs Pavilion last night, buzzing in their seats with a palpable energy that peeked out...

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Jamaica's Sound System Culture is Coming to Cleveland This Summer

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Kent-Based Treespeak Delivers Funky Goods at Beachland Tavern

On a quiet Sunday night otherwise spent watching the Cavs cave to a surprise Boston offense, a handful of devotees congregated at Beachland Tavern for...

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Hall & Oates and Tears for Fears Deliver Crowd-Pleasing Sets as They Revisit Their Hits at the Q

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Toward the end of last night’s 100-minute concert at Quicken Loans Arena, Hall & Oates singer-guitarist Daryl Hall appeared taken aback by the crowd’s enthusiastic...

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Chance the Rapper Gives an Exuberant Performance at Blossom

If God's will was to dampen the mood of Chance the Rapper's latest set at the Blossom Music Center with a messy bout of rain,...

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In Advance of the Band's Agora Concert, Everclear's Art Alexakis Revisits 'So Much for Afterglow'

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Future, Migos and Tory Lanez Bring Hip-Hop’s Hottest Summer Tour to Blossom

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On May 27, the most anticipated hip-hop tour of the summer lands at Blossom Music Center. Rap kingpin Future joins forces with mischievous, trendsetting trio...

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Ekoostik Hookah Brings Its Hookahville Fest Back to Nelson Ledges

The grandfathers of Ohio's expansive jam band scene — culturally and musically — have always maintained close ties to the Cleveland area. From 1991's Under...

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Horrible Fest Returns to Now That's Class on Memorial Day Weekend

Each Memorial Day weekend for the past 11 years, Paul Shlachter, owner of Now That’s Class, a Westside punk rock club that plays host to an...

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6 Concerts to Catch This Weekend in Cleveland

FRIDAY, MAY 19 Chance the Rapper Fresh off changing the Grammy by-laws and snagging a trio of trophies himself, the inimitable Chance the Rapper brings...

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Folk Duo the Secret Sisters Get a Well-Deserved Second Chance

After an open audition in Nashville in 2009, the Secret Sisters, real-life sisters Laura and Lydia Rogers, quickly picked up momentum and recorded a well-received...

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Rock on the Range Will Dedicate the Weekend to the Late Chris Cornell

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Chris Cornell, Lead Singer of Soundgarden, Dies in Detroit at Age of 52

Chris Cornell, lead singer of Seattle grunge band Soundgarden, died in Detroit after playing a show at the Fox Theatre on Wednesday night. He...

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Local Music Fest Roar Along the Shore to Return in August

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Willie Nelson’s Outlaw Music Festival Tour Coming to Blossom in September

Earlier today, organizers of the Outlaw Music Festival Tour announced the dates of a second leg of the tour that begins on Sept. 8 and...

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Local Indie Rockers Bro Dylan Release New Single

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Western Reserve Historical Society's Curator of Collections and Exhibits to Speak Tonight at the Music Box

Cleveland Stories Dinner Party is a weekly series that pairs fine food with storytelling. Through it, the folks at the Music Box Supper Club hope...

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Rock Hall to Screen Documentary About Doug Sahm Tonight

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Local Rapper Vice Souletric Debuts New Sports-Themed Anthem

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Local rapper Vice Souletric recently worked with the likes of heavy hitters such as Talib Kweli, N.O.R.E. and KRS-ONE. Earlier this year, he released the...

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