Related Information for Story Of The Year Story of the Year is a post-hardcore/alternative rock band from St. Louis, Missouri originally formed in 1995.The band consists of vocalist Dan Marsala, lead guitarist Ryan Phillips, rhythm guitarist and back up vocalist Philip Sneed, bassist Adam Russell and drummer Josh Wills. Initially named Big Blue Monkey, they changed their name to Story of the Year in 2002 because a blues group of the same name had already existed.It would not be until eight years after forming that Story of the Year saw.. read more