ATL, also known as All Time Low, is an American pop-punk and alternative rock band hailing from Towson, Maryland. With a diverse sound that incorporates elements of pop-punk, pop-rock, power-pop, emo-pop, and alternative rock, ATL has been a prominent figure in the music scene since their formation in 2003.
Origin and Formation:
ATL was born in the suburbs of Towson, Maryland, when high school friends Alex Gaskarth (vocals, rhythm guitar) and Jack Barakat (lead guitar) decided to form a band. They soon recruited Rian Dawson (drums) and Zack Merrick (bass) to complete the lineup.
Timeline and History:
- 2004: ATL released their debut EP, “The Three Words to Remember in Dealing with the End.” The EP laid the groundwork for their energetic and catchy pop-punk sound.
- 2005: The band signed with Hopeless Records and released their first studio album, “The Party Scene.” While it didn’t make massive waves initially, it showcased their potential.
- 2007: ATL’s sophomore album, “So Wrong, It’s Right,” became a breakthrough for the band. The album featured hit singles like “Dear Maria, Count Me In,” which gained widespread popularity and established them as a force in the pop-punk scene.
- 2009: “Nothing Personal,” their third studio album, continued their upward trajectory. It debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard 200 chart and included hits like “Weightless.”
- 2011: “Dirty Work” followed, featuring tracks like “I Feel Like Dancin'” and “Time-Bomb.” The album showcased their evolution towards a more pop-oriented sound.
- 2012: ATL left their longtime label Hopeless Records and signed with Interscope Records.
- 2015: The band released “Future Hearts,” which debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200. The album marked a return to their pop-punk roots and included successful tracks like “Something’s Gotta Give.”
- 2017: ATL released “Last Young Renegade,” showcasing a more mature and experimental sound while maintaining their signature pop-punk charm.
- 2020: Their album “Wake Up, Sunshine” featured a mix of pop-punk anthems and reflective tracks. It debuted at No. 1 on the UK Albums Chart.
- 2021: ATL celebrated their 10th anniversary of “Nothing Personal” with a special re-release featuring new tracks and collaborations.
- “The Party Scene” (2005)
- “So Wrong, It’s Right” (2007)
- “Nothing Personal” (2009)
- “Dirty Work” (2011)
- “Don’t Panic” (2012)
- “Future Hearts” (2015)
- “Last Young Renegade” (2017)
- “Wake Up, Sunshine” (2020)
- “The Three Words to Remember in Dealing with the End” (2004)
- “Put Up or Shut Up” (2006)
- “MTV Unplugged” (2010)
- “Straight to DVD II: Past, Present, and Future Hearts” (2016)
- “Dear Maria, Count Me In” (2007)
- “Weightless” (2009)
- “Damned If I Do Ya (Damned If I Don’t)” (2009)
- “Somewhere in Neverland” (2012)
- “Something’s Gotta Give” (2015)
- “Dirty Laundry” (2017)
- “Monsters” (featuring Blackbear) (2020)
- Jack Barakat – Lead Guitar
- Rian Dawson – Drums
- Alex Gaskarth – Vocals, Rhythm Guitar
- Zack Merrick – Bass
- Chris Cortilello
- TJ Ihle
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