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Coming out of Southern California during the rap-metal explosion around the turn of the century, Atreyu crafted a sound much closer to Agnostic Front or Hatebreed. The metalcore quintet was formed by Brandon Saller (drums/vocals), Dan Jacobs (guitar), Chris Thomson (bass), Travis Miguel (guitar), and Alex Varkatzas (vocals). Their warped, detuned guitars were matched by pounding drums and acidic vocals, which gave the material an edge otherwise absent from their sludge metal. Atreyu released various demos, including the seven-song EP Visions, in the late '90s before commercially debuting with the Fractures in the Facade of Your Porcelain Beauty EP on Tribunal in late 2001; the full-length Suicide Notes and Butterfly Kisses appeared the next year on Victory. Touring almost nonstop in support of the record, the group faced lineup changes as bassist Marc McKnight replaced Thomson before the recording of their follow-up. Atreyu's second full-length, The Curse, surfaced in June 2004 and went on to sell over 300,000 copies; it was re-released with an accompanying DVD a year later. The guys hit the road hard, playing 2004's Ozzfest and 2005's Warped Tour, in addition to headlining their own successful world tour. They contributed a track to 2006's soundtrack to Underworld: Evolution and were near the top of the billing for the year's Taste of Chaos tour, alongside the Deftones and Thrice. Their next effort, A Death Grip on Yesterday, was issued in late March 2006 and hit number nine on the Billboard charts. Following a summer spent headlining the second stage at the year's Ozzfest, Atreyu jumped into the major-label waters over at Hollywood Records, leaving an early-2007 best-of collection as their Victory farewell. Their Hollywood debut, Lead Sails Paper Anchor, followed later in the year. In 2008 the album was re-released with bonus materials, including a DVD. Atreyu didn't waste any time, and in late 2009 they released their fifth studio album, the critically acclaimed Congregation of the Damned. The album would be their last for some time, as the band went on hiatus the following year to focus on family matters and various other musical pursuits. They reconvened in 2015 with the Destroy/Spinefarm Records-issued Long Live, which featured 12 new hard-hitting tracks, including the blistering title cut and first single. ~ Bradley Torreano
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Stations Featuring
Atreyu

    Metalcore

    Metalcore
    10 songs

    Xtreme Alt Rock

    Xtreme Alt Rock
    1 song

    Hard Rock

    Hard Rock
    3 songs

    Metal Mosh Pit

    Metal Mosh Pit
    2 songs

Albums by
Atreyu

Top Songs by
Atreyu

  1.   Song
    Popularity
  2.   Becoming the Bull
  3.   Slow Burn
  4.   Right Side of the Bed
  5.   Falling Down
  6.   Bleeding Mascara
  7.   The Crimson
  8.   Lip Gloss and Black
  9.   Storm To Pass
  10.   My Fork in the Road
  11.   The Remembrance Ballad
  12.   This Flesh a Tomb
  13.   Creature
  14.   Your Private War
  15.   Do You Know Who You Are?
  16.   Long Live
  17.   Ex's and Oh's
  18.   You Eclipsed by Me
  19.   Demonology and Heartache
  20.   You Give Love a Bad Name
  21.   Doomsday
  22.   Livin' on the Edge
  23.   Blow
  24.   Guitar Gangsters and Cadillac Blood
  25.   The Theft
  26.   Epic
  27.   Right Side of Bed
  28.   Moments Before Dawn
  29.   You Were the King, Now You're Unconscious
  30.   Lead Sails (And a Paper Anchor)
  31.   Lose It
  32.   Honor
  33.   Heartbeats and Flatlines
  34.   A Bitter Broken Memory
  35.   Wait for You
  36.   When Two Are One
  37.   At Least I Know I'm a Sinner
  38.   Gallows
  39.   [CD-ROM Track]
  40.   Our Sick Story (Thus Far)
  41.   A Song for the Optimists
  42.   I Would Kill Lie Die (For You)
  43.   So Wrong
  44.   Ravenous
  45.   Stop! Before It's Too Late and We've Destroyed It All
  46.   Five Vicodin Chased with a Shot of Clarity
  47.   A Vampire's Lament
  48.   Tulips Are Better
  49.   Reckless
  50.   Lonely
  51.   Black Days Begin
  52.   Coffin Nails
  53.   Bleeding Is a Luxury
  54.   Can't Happen Here
  55.   Untitled Finale
  56.   My Sanity on the Funeral Pyre
  57.   Deanne the Arsonist
  58.   Ain't Love Grand
  59.   Someone's Standing on My Chest
  60.   Start to Break