Alternative Hard Rock band from Youngstown, OH, consisting of members Jacob Clasen, Michael Dulay, Zack Orr, and Seth Donchess. alteras [AL-teə(r)-is] – the present indicative ‘you’ form of the Spanish verb alterar, meaning to change or alter. Translation: “you change” The message the band brings to the table is a simple, transparent one: embrace change. While change is both inevitable and necessary, it is not always easy. Break ups, toxic friendships, broken homes, and losing loved ones can be all too defeating. These ideologies and topics of adversity are often the subject matter in Alteras’s music. Through an effort of complete transparency in both their music and form, Alteras strives to be a living example of this to their fans, friends, and family alike. No matter the obstacles we are are faced with we endure, we forgive, we grieve, and we learn to love again.