the american years
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the american years


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"The American Years..."

-WYLBUR, Lunenburg,Massachusetts

"Hits your soul with a musical hammer! Poetry in motion. This band has the vocal power of Coldplay and the musical prowess to back it up!"
-BGMSinger, Greenfield, Indiana

-CRIVVENS, Tayside, Scotland

"Is it pop? Is it rock? Don't know, don't care... It's good and it's got something all its own!"
-Honeymoon Music

"Absolutely Amazing... gave me chills only like Jeff Buckley or Rocco Deluca can do!"
-RECOVERCATHOLIC, Los Angeles, California

-CBS, Fayetteville, Arkansas

-New York Times, Broadcast Co.

- International Press Results


Can't Relax- 2007

The Spare Room Session EP- 2004-2006



The American Years was formed in 2004 by Micah Joel and Aaron Schauer. The duo was joined by Jeff Carson in 2005 and Miguel Gamboa in 2006.
Within two short years the band has progressed from playing to audiences of 15 to packing venues with hundreds of sweaty kids. The American Years dedication to creating unforgettable live shows has quickly gained them the reputation as one of the nation's best live acts.
The band cites influences such as The Police, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Louis Armstrong, Jeff Buckley, The Pixies, and U2 among others.
Since the formation of The American Years, the band has become known for their impressive live shows. They are impressive not only for their outstanding musicianship, but also for their dynamic stage presence, their intimate rapport with the audience, and in their dedication to overall presentation.