The Atlas Moth

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The Atlas Moth
Origin Chicago, Illinois, United States
Genres Stoner metal, post-metal
Years active 2007–present
Labels Candlelight, Profound Lore, Init
Members Alex Klein (Bass, Backing Vocals)
Dan Lasek (Drums, Percussion)
Andrew Ragin (Guitars, Synths, Backing Vocals)
Stavros Giannopoulos (Guitars, Vocals)
David Kush (Guitars, Vocals)
Past members Anthony Mainiero (Drums, Percussion)

The Atlas Moth is an American post-metal band from Chicago, Illinois that formed in 2007.[1]


The band made its full-length debut on Candlelight in 2009 with A Glorified Piece of Blue-Sky, following up in 2011 with An Ache for the Distance, which was released on Profound Lore.[2] The Atlas Moth blend of musical styles has been described by Pitchfork as "militantly adventurous heavy metal".[3]



  • Hope for Atlantis (2008, Witch Trial Records)


  • Pray for Tides (2008, self-released)
  • The One Amongst the Weed Fields (2010, Candlelight Records)

Studio albums[edit]


  • Label Showcase - Profound Lore Records (2012, Profound Lore Records)
  • The Atlas Moth / Wolvhammer (2013, Init Records)


  1. ^ Downing, Andy (September 3, 2010). "Atlas Moth incorporates hard work, play ethic of Twilight". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved September 30, 2012. 
  2. ^ Heaney, Gregory. "The Atlas Moth biography". Allmusic. Retrieved September 30, 2012. 
  3. ^ Currin, Grayson (October 17, 2011). "An Ache for the Distance review". Pitchfork. Retrieved September 30, 2012.