Take a look back at career path that led Black Keys to Grammy performance

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The Black Keys - Dan Auerbach, left, and Patrick Carney in their van in Akron on Tuesday, March 11, 2003. The pair are on their way to Austin, Texas for the internationally renowned music festival known as South by Southwest. (Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal/ file photo)

In 2002, Beacon Journal pop music writer Malcolm X Abram observed that The Black Keys were “on the verge of being the next big thing from Akron.”

Now they are set to perform during the Grammy Awards on Sunday in Los Angeles.

Follow their career from local club shows, to a trip in a broken-down van to South by Southwest, to their current status as international rock stars, in our Black Keys archive: www.ohio.com/blackkeys.

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