Herzog (band)

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Origin Cleveland, OH
Genres Power pop, Indie rock
Years active 2010 (2010)–present
Labels Exit Stencil Recordings

Nick Tolar (guitar, vocals) Dave McHenry (guitar, vocals) Charlie Trenta (bass) Dan Price (drums, vocals)

Tony Vorell (lyrics)
Past members

TJ Duke (bass)

Brian Hill (bass)

Herzog is an indie rock band from Cleveland, Ohio formed in 2010. Their music has been described as "subtlety-free rock,"[1] and has been compared to the Cloud Nothings,[2] whose bassist, TJ Duke, formerly played in Herzog.[3] The band's frontman, Nick Tolar, graduated from Saint Ignatius High School in 2000.[4] They became well-known when NPR chose the song "Silence" from their debut album Search as a song of the year in 2011.[5] Their third album, Boys, was released on May 20, 2014. Dan Price, the band's drummer, has said that its music resembles Weezer and the other '90's bands he and his bandmates grew up listening to. He has also said that Boys is the best representation of his band's sound yet.[6]




  • Georgia / Paul Blart and the Death of Art (split single with Yuck, only 300 copies were made) (2010) - Transparent Records[7]
  • Mad Men (2014)  - Exit Stencil Recordings
  • Slow Days / Arizona (split single with Chomp) (2014) - Exit Stencil Recordings


  1. ^ "Herzog: 25 Bands to Watch". cleveland.com. 
  2. ^ ""Paul Blart and the Death of Art" - Forkcast Archive - Pitchfork". Pitchfork. 
  3. ^ "Scene Report: Herzog On Cleveland, OH". CMJ. 11 April 2012. Archived from the original on May 14, 2013. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "Herzog is happy in Cle". CoolCleveland. 
  5. ^ Delamotte, Nikki (September 2013). "Fall Arts & Entertainment Preview: Age Range". Cleveland Magazine. Retrieved 15 June 2014. 
  6. ^ Benson, John (9 May 2014). "Cleveland band Herzog returns with new studio effort "Boys"". Cleveland.com. Retrieved 24 May 2014. 
  7. ^ "Yuck / Herzog For Transparent Split Single". DIY.