As I Said Before was started in 2008 by guitarists Eric Wondergem and Zach Deabay. They had a goal to write music that influenced people as their idol bands did for them. They needed to recruit band members that had the same mentality they did, with great dedication. In 2009 they recruited drummer Brandon Wondergem and a year later in 2010 singer Paul Scheer. The band lost former bass player Jacob Wellman in 2011 but still pursued their dreams of music by performing shows bass less until 2012 when they picked up current bass player Alyssa Roath. In 2013 vocalist Paul Scheer decided the band wasn't right for him at the current time and wanted to proceed into his future. In October 2013 the found front man Bill Doran.