Have around 20 songs recorded including the four posted. That means all the music for those 20 are completely finished. Vocals finished for around six of those. Then as of the last year or so since losing my father and some other things that have inspired me I have written a large handful of additional songs. (Roughly 15 or so more) I plan to record some of those and finish vocals to some of the best of the first batch. That leaves a lot of good B-sides and tracks leftover for 7" vinyl releases and to carry a few over into the future. Goal is to do some recording as...
We're hosting the premiere of Versus the World 's music video for "We Were Alive" in the replies. The Santa Barbara punk group features Lagwagon guitarist Chris Flippin and former The Ataris bassist Mike Davenport. Their sophomore album, Drink. Sing. Live. Love., is available now on Viking Funeral Records.
The Ataris have cancelled their Australian tour dates. The booking agent posted a message on the band's Facebook page.
I don't particularly feel comfortable speaking for the band right now, but someones gotta say something. Point blank. The Ataris will not be performing on any dates of the Hits & Pits Festival 2.0 in Australia. I realize the rumors will start to swirl so here are the simple facts. Fact #1. It's very known amongst Ataris fans that Kristopher Roe of The Ataris has an extreme fear of flying. Fact #2. On Sunday night, his original flight out of LAX had engine failure and needed to return to LAX- everyone was safe. Fact #3. I have three members of The Ataris that are in...
At last night's show at Asbury Lanes in New Jersey, Kris Roe of The Ataris' threw a massive fit and threw drummer Rob Felicetti's equipment off stage and decided to finish the show by himself. Video in the replies.
Kris Roe of The Ataris will release an acoustic album on November 18. It will be available on a "pay what you want" system, with all donations going toward finishing the band's new album, The Graveyard of the Atlantic.
EDIT: The chat is now over. Thanks again to Kris for hanging out and answering questions!
Kris Roe of The Ataris will be chatting in this thread at approximately 7 p.m. PST/10 p.m. EST. He'll be taking questions about the band's upcoming Paper + Plastick release The Graveyard of the Atlantic, their first full-length album in four years. Also, they just so happen to be the first band our very own Jason Tate ever saw live. So feel free to jump in and say hi, because it's sure to be a good time!