Ryan Key

Born Dec 17, 1979

Ryan Key is an American rock musician. He is best known for being the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the American pop punk band Yellowcard, and one of the two lead singers in his side project Big If.

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1979 Birth Key was born as William Ryan Key on December 17, 1979 in Jacksonville, Florida. … Read More


2000 20 Years Old Key is an original member of Yellowcard with him being a second rhythm guitarist, he left the band a month before recording their debut album. Key came back and replaced Ben Dobson as Yellowcard's lead singer in 2000 after being asked by guitarist Ben Harper. … Read More
2002 22 Years Old Yellowcard then began the recording of their major-label debut album Ocean Avenue in late 2002, gaining the band major success. … Read More
2005 25 Years Old In 2005 Parsons went with the other band members to Los Angeles while Key and Mosely moved to New York City to create new material for their next album. … Read More
2007 27 Years Old Paper Walls was released in the U.S. on July 17, 2007, the album debuted at number 13 on the U.S. Billboard 200 selling about 40,000 copies in its first week. … Read More


2011 31 Years Old Key also contributed guest vocals on a new Silverstein song, entitled "Stay Posi", released in early 2011.
2012 32 Years Old Key and fellow Yellowcard member Ryan Mendez spent May 2012 producing and recording the Like Torches album Keep Your Head High.
2015 35 Years Old 1 More Event
In January and February 2015 Key stayed in Stockholm, Sweden where he produced a new album for Like Torches.
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