Yeah Yeah Yeahs
|Genres:||Pop / Rock|
|Tags:||indie indie rock female vocalists alternative rock seen live alternative rock punk|
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The White Stripes and the Strokes opened up the floodgates for other early punk/garage rock outfits shortly after the start of the new millennium, with bands such as the Yeah Yeah Yeahs followed in their wake. Comprising the striking figure of Karen O aka Karen Ohm (Karen Orzalek, 22 November 1978, South Korea; vocals), and her male band mates Brian Chase (b. 2 December 1978, Long Island, New York, USA; drums) and Nick Zinner (b. Nicholas Joesph Zinner; guitar), the Yeah Yeah Yeahs originate from the same home town as the Strokes, New York City. Originally formed during 2000, Zinner and Karen O first met while attending Ohios Oberlin College. With Chase added to the line-up, they built a buzz locally that led to the trio issuing a debut EP a year later. They opted to bypass established record labels completely, issuing it on their own Shifty imprint. Produced by former Boss Hog /Chrome Cranks guitarist Jerry Teel, the five-track EP was supported with steady...