Story of the Year on Their Own Terms: Dan Marsala and Ryan Phillips Talk ‘Wolves,’ Creative Freedom, and Touring with Linkin Park in 2004

Story of the Year on Their Own Terms: Dan Marsala and Ryan Phillips Talk ‘Wolves,’ Creative Freedom, and Touring with Linkin Park in 2004

In 2003, St. Louis-based alt/punk band Story of the Year went national thanks to their breakout album, Page Avenue, and its single “Until the Day I Die.” Their profile elevated, they shined on the Warped Tour and became stalwarts in the early 2000s scene. After releasing three albums since that 2003 breakout, the band took […]

Seven Years Later, Story of the Year Return with New Album ‘Wolves’ — and a Revamped but Familiar Sound (New Music Friday)

Seven Years Later, Story of the Year Return with New Album ‘Wolves’ — and a Revamped but Familiar Sound (New Music Friday)

Seven years is a long time between albums, but that’s how long it took Story of the Year to follow up 2010’s The Constant. Wolves, their sixth full-length album, is out today. Earnestness was everywhere in the early 2000s. Nearly all of the most popular bands of the rock/punk circuit of the era — those […]

Story of the Year Announce ‘Wolves,’ First New Album in Seven Years; Stream ‘Bang Bang’

Story of the Year Announce ‘Wolves,’ First New Album in Seven Years; Stream ‘Bang Bang’

Story of the Year, the St. Louis-based alt/emo band that burst onto the scene in the early 2000s with “Until the Day I Die” and their debut album Page Avenue, have always had a signature sound blending hooks, riffs and lead singer Dan Marsala’s earnest delivery. They haven’t, though, released a new record since 2010’s […]