The Photo Atlas

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The Photo Atlas
Origin Denver, Colorado
Genres Indie rock/ Dance-punk
Years active 2004-present
Labels Morning After, Stolen Transmission
Members Alan Andrews Jr
Bill Threlkeld III
"Real" Mark Hawkins
Joshua Taylor
Past members Devon Shirley Nick Miles

The Photo Atlas are a Dance-punk quartet originating from Denver, Colorado. The band consists of Alan Andrews Jr on vocals and guitar, Bill Threlkeld III on guitar, Mark Hawkins on bass, Joshua Taylor on drums.

In early 2013 the ensemble released the full length studio album "Stuck In A Honeytrap".

In 2006, the ensemble released the EP Handshake Heartattack, and in 2007, the band released their first studio album No, Not Me, Never. In 2009 they released an EP "To silently Provoke the Ghost"

On March 8, 2007, the band was named Spin.com's Artist of the Day.[1] The band has played on-stage alongside acts such as Alkaline Trio, Oh No Not Stereo, The Bronx, The Appleseed Cast, The Thermals, Scary Kids Scaring Kids, Local H, As Cities Burn, Paulson, The Forecast, Little Brazil, The Enemy UK, 1090 Club, 3OH!3, The Swellers, Chain Gang of 1974, Portugal The Man, The Axe That Chopped The Cherry Tree, The Bravery, Motion City Soundtrack, These Arms Are Snakes, and Unwritten Law[2]

Their song, "Red, Orange, Yellow", featured in video games, Burnout Paradise, Burnout Dominator, and MLB 07: The Show. "No, Not Me, Never" featured in Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam

Highlights[edit]

  • (2013) Alternative Press 4 Star Review
  • (2012) Performance at SXSW
  • (2011) Performances at CMJ, SXSW
  • (2010) Performances at CMJ, SXSW
  • (2009) Alternative Press- 4 Star review + feature
  • (2009) Performance at ESPN X Games X Fest, Aspen, CO
  • (2008) Performance at Mile High Music Festival w/ Dave Matthews, Tom Petty, etc.,
  • (2008) Performance at Monolith Festival w/ Silversun Pickups, Vampire Weekend, Tokyo Police Club, etc.
  • (2008) Featured on EA’s Burnout Paradise soundtrack
  • (2008) Taco Bell Chosen as 100 ‘Feed The Beat’ bands
  • (2008) Performances at CMJ, SXSW, and Warped Tour
  • (2007) Featured as one of Alternative Press’ “22 Best Underground Bands That Won’t Stay Underground For Long”
  • (2007) Performance at AST Dew Tour for NBC, Denver, CO
  • (2007) SPIN.com Band of the Day
  • (2007) Performance at Purevolume Winter X Games
  • (2007) Featured on SXSW Showcase “Best 100 Bands to Watch” compilation
  • (2007) Performances at CMJ, SXSW, Warped Tour
  • (2006) Featured artist for Airwalk snowboarding brand boots with ads placed in all major skate and snowboard magazines
  • (2006) Performance at ESPN X Games X Fest, Los Angeles, CA

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Stuck In A Honeytrap (2013) Inca House Collective
  • No, Not Me, Never (2007), Stolen Transmission

EPs[edit]

  • Handshake Heartattack EP 2006, Morning After Records
  • To Silently Provoke the Ghost April 21, 2009, INgrooves
  • The Friendship EP Oct 30, 2009, ℗ 2010 The Epilogues
  • No Regrets/Transmission Crash 2014

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Artist of the Day: The Photo Atlas". Retrieved 2007-04-20. 
  2. ^ "The Photo Atlas: Biography". Retrieved 2007-04-20. 

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