Neo-garage rock/art-punk trio from New York, formed in 2000 by vocalist Karen O and guitarist Nicolas Zinner (drummerBrian
Chase was recruitedshortly after). After their formation, the group quickly threw together a mountain of songs andwas very
quick to be noticed on the New York scene.Within less than a year of existence, the group was already openingfor such high.
profile acts as the White Stripes and the Strokes, part of the samegarage rock revivalism movement as theYeah Yeah Yeahs.
The group released an EP in 2001 and toured heavily, adding to the growing buzzsurrounding thepotential stars. The Yeah Yeah
Yeah's full-length debut Fever To Tell was released in 2003 to the delight of fans ofthe New Yorkgarage scene.