Y&T (originally known as Yesterday & Today) is a heavy metal band who formed in 1974. They hail from the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area. The band put out two albums on London Records as Yesterday & Today in the 1970s, before shortening their name to Y&T and releasing several albums on A&M Records beginning in 1981, as well as albums on Geffen Records, Avex Records, and others. The band was originally co-managed by Herbie Herbert (who also managed Journey) and Louis "Lou" Bramy. The band has sold over 4 million albums to date worldwide.