Related Information for Youth Ahead The Youth Ahead began in 1995 as a way to pass the time as teenagers in the 90s. Eventually, the band built itself into one of the most popular bands in the tri-state area. Through the years they played with a number of national acts such as, Good Charlotte, Yellowcard, Mest, and Relient K, just to name a few… During that time they also landed spots on mainstage at Skate and Surf in Asbury Park in 2001 and 2003 and on Warped Tour in 2000 and 2001. IN OCTOBER OF 2005, after a decade.. read more