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Panic! At The Disco

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  • Formed: Las Vegas, NV
  • Years Active: 2000s
  • Website: panicatthedisco.com
  • Recent Activity: 08.29.15 .@JackAllTimeLow, @AlexAllTimeLow, @brendonurie and @DILLONFRANCIS at @OfficialRandL. http://t.co/8wAiHZC6oN
  • Panic! At The Disco

  • Panic! At The Disco

  • Panic! At The Disco

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Biography All Music Guide

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The members of Panic! At the Disco had barely graduated high school when their full-length debut, A Fever You Can't Sweat Out, transformed the suburban Las Vegas teens into national emo-pop stars. The band had materialized several years earlier, when friends Spencer Smith (drums) and Ryan Ross (guitar) began covering blink-182 tunes together. After tiring of playing another group's material, they recruited two additional classmates, guitar/vocalist Brendon Urie and bassist Brent Wilson, and the newly formed quartet decided to model its name after a line in Name Taken's "Panic." Crafting pop-influenced songs with theatrical touches, quirky techno beats, and perceptive lyrics, Panic! at the Disco posted several demos online that caught the attention of Decaydance Records, the Fueled by Ramen imprint headed by Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz. Even though Panic! At the Disco had yet to play a live show, they subsequently became the first band signed to Wentz's label.

With their record scheduled for release in September 2005, Panic! At the Disco joined the successful Nintendo Fusion Tour and hit the road alongside Fall Out Boy, Motion City Soundtrack, Boys Night Out, and the Starting Line. The band continued touring into early 2006, while its single "I Write Sins Not Tragedies" found its way onto MTV and the Billboard Top 40. Proving to be a popular lineup, the Nintendo tour consistently sold out venues across the country. Wilson was fired from the group mid-year; undaunted, Panic! pressed on with their friend Jon Walker on board for a full summer tour that culminated with appearances at the Lollapalooza, Reading, and Leeds festivals. The guys picked up a Video of the Year award at MTV's annual VMA ceremony, beating out heavy hitters like Madonna and the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and a collector's box set version of Fever (featuring random Panic! paraphernalia and a DVD) came out just in time for the 2006 holiday season.

After additional tour dates, the bandmembers announced that they were eliminating the exclamation point from their name, a sign that seemed to foreshadow the mature, less emo-driven rock featured on Pretty. Odd. Released in March 2008, the sophomore album peaked at number two in the U.S. and showcased an evolving band whose tastes had grown to encompass the Beatles' psychedelic pop. The group supported the album with another round of shows, one of which was captured on the CD/DVD release ...Live in Chicago. The group took a hit in June 2009, though, when Walker and Ross left the lineup in order to form their own band, the Young Veins. Urie and Smith soldiered in the studio as a duo, though they did fill the holes in their touring lineup with Ian Crawford and Dallon Weekes. In 2011 the band released their third studio album, Vices & Virtues, and by 2013, Weekes had joined them full-time ahead of a planned October release of the Las Vegas-themed, Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die!

Tour Dates All Dates Dates In My Area

Date Venue Location Tickets
09.11.15 Shippensburg University Shippensburg, PA US
09.12.15 Freedom Hill Amphitheatre Sterling Heights, MI US
09.12.15 Freedom Hill Amphitheatre Sterling Heights, MI US
09.13.15 Festival Pier at Penn's Landing Philadelphia, PA US
09.15.15 Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel Providence, RI US
09.18.15 Piedmont Park Atlanta, GA US
09.18.15 Piedmont Park Atlanta, GA US
09.18.15 Main Street Armory Rochester, NY US
09.19.15 Piedmont Park Atlanta, GA US
10.09.15 MGM Resorts Village Las Vegas, NV US

Activity

  • 08.29.15 .@JackAllTimeLow, @AlexAllTimeLow, @brendonurie and @DILLONFRANCIS at @OfficialRandL. http://t.co/8wAiHZC6oN
  • 08.24.15 Houston! Gonna tear it up at @945thebuzz's #Buzzfest34 on 10/17 The Woodlands Pavilion. Get your tix this Friday: http://t.co/BKRZw4PbaM
  • 08.24.15 Hey UK, "Too Weird To Live, Too Rare to Die" is on sale now for £3.99 on @AppleMusic (limited time only) http://t.co/Ry1F4H2L8Q
  • 08.24.15 Join us and Andrew McMahon in the fight against cancer in adolescents & young adults #DearJack72kChallenge http://t.co/kyAItVgTg5
  • 08.24.15 The best things in life are free, so we're playing a free show in Boston at City Hall Plaza on 9/17 with @Radio929! http://t.co/gfwjdVhM8k
  • 08.24.15 Better bring your all this weekend UK! Playing @OfficialRandL, get tix before it's too late: http://t.co/2QcIqe578k http://t.co/knxgdOqmy0
  • 08.20.15 Pledge your social media on Thunderclap + spread the word about #DearJack72kChallenge http://t.co/ZI0j3MJFiU
  • 08.20.15 Let's show cancer who's boss & help @andrewmcmahon's @dearjackhq raise $72k towards young adults diagnosed w/ cancer http://t.co/VimZQ66GWk
  • 08.20.15 Our good friend @andrewmcmahon (from Jacks Mannequin & Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness) is going on 10 years of being cancer-free!
  • 08.20.15 made these awhile ago and just found them in the warehouse #whoops limited to 300 http://t.co/Zr8ApsgrAJ http://t.co/mJBjexsHxl
  • 08.20.15 #tbt #PHT https://t.co/52B6YaKr3L
  • 08.18.15 RT @kennethaharris: Red Rocks October 10th!!!! Dream come true! @johnelway Anyone you want on the list if I can just catch 1 pass 🙏 http:/…