You need flash!
no cover -  

Panic! at the Disco

rock alternative emo pop punk indie

    Panic! at the Disco is American hailing from Las Vegas, Nevada. The current sole member is vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Brendon Urie. As of 2018, the band has released six albums: A Fever You Can't Sweat Out (2005), Pretty. Odd. (2008), Vices & Virtues (2011), Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die! (2013), Death of a Bachelor (2016), and Pray for the Wicked (2018), with two Top 40 hits on the Hot 100 and four Top 10 hits on Alternative radio.

    Although the band officially formed as Panic! at the Disco in 2004, the first incarnation of the band was formed in 2002 under the name "Pet Salamander", with Ryan Ross, Spencer Smith, Brent Wilson, and Trevor Howell. It was during this time that Ryan Ross wrote "Time To Dance" and "I Write Sins Not Tragedies", so some consider the band to have formed as of 2002.

    In 2005, Panic! at the Disco, which at the time included Urie, Smith, guitarist/lyricist Ryan Ross, and bassist Brent Wilson, was discovered by Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy, who, after hearing demos the band uploaded to PureVolume went to Las Vegas to hear the band play in their garage. He immediately signed them to his Fueled By Ramen label imprint Decaydance. After their debut A Fever You Can't Sweat Out was released, bassist Brent Wilson left the band. Although he claims he was fired, the other members deny this.

    The success of their first two singles helped catapult their debut album to the top of the Billboard Independent chart and to #13 on the Billboard 200 in July 2006. With Jon Walker filling in as temporary bassist, the band embarked on their first headlining tour through Europe. All of the dates sold out within hours. Immediately after returning, they did the same in North America. On July 3, Jon Walker became the permanent bassist of Panic! at the Disco.

    In early 2007, Panic! at the Disco began writing their follow up album but, after months of work, decided to rewrite the entire album from scratch in July 2007. While speaking to MTV, Ryan Ross explained that, before the decision to start over was made, the album had lacked a band set up and that it "sounded like a film score." He also explained that the new songs have "a more positive outlook to them." On January 9, the exclamation point (!) in the band's name was dropped. They defended the decision to drop the exclamation point during an interview with MTV: "It was never part of the name to us. (…) When we started doing new promo stuff for this album, we just told everyone not to use it anymore." Panic (sans "!") later confirmed that the second album was titled Pretty. Odd. with a release date of March 25, 2008.

    On July 6th, 2009, an announcement was put up on the band's official website and myspace page, stating that Ryan Ross and Jon Walker would be leaving the band to pursue their own musical interests. They have since formed the band The Young Veins.

    Brendon Urie and Spencer Smith, however, will stay and continue playing as Panic! at the Disco, with the exclamation point re-added. Fans can hear a snippet of Panic!'s demo entitled "Oh Glory" on the band's official website.

    Since the split, Panic! at the Disco joined Fall Out Boy, Blink-182, and Chester French on the first half of Blink-182's summer tour in 2009. They brought along Ian Crawford formerly of The Cab and Dallon Weekes of The Brobecks to temporarily replace Ross and Walker. The band also released a single titled New Perspective which was featured on the Jennifer's Body Soundtrack in August 2009.

    "New Perspective" was released on July 28, 2009. Former The Cab member Ian Crawford filled in for Ross on their tour during the summer of 2009. Dallon Weekes, singer/songwriter of the indie band The Brobecks, filled in for Walker on bass on the tour as well.

    The band re-entered the studio during early 2010 and spent much of the year recording their third studio album. On January 18, 2011, the band revealed that their new album, Vices & Virtues, would officially be released on March 22, 2011. The album was produced by Butch Walker and John Feldmann. The record's first single, "The Ballad of Mona Lisa", was released digitally on February 1, 2011, with the music video being released February 8, 2011. The band played 2 new, unheard songs "Nearly Witches (Ever Since We Met…)" and "Let's Kill Tonight" at recent concerts. On March 9, 2011, Panic! at The Disco released a short film titled "The Overture" which featured snippets of four, unheard songs: "Let's Kill Tonight", "Hurricane", "Ready to Go (Get Me Out of My Mind)", and "Nearly Witches (Ever Since We Met…)". On March 14, 2011, Panic! at The Disco streamed the full Vices & Virtues album on their Facebook page.

    Panic! at the Disco 1a315896fd32f4f250d3f3477bb6bb06 Panic! at the Disco 2820acbd1a1e16ba178ae1f840ea75ce Panic! at the Disco c7da8c549f157d087a9a4c606d6d2937 Panic! at the Disco dd56b45106994024744195533ab5c5cf Panic! at the Disco d01430968c8226e3c513a7d1364e8de7 Panic! at the Disco 6b37bc85a37eae8588184d292c75549f Panic! at the Disco 97239344e39c4ae51f22e690fe06ff2d Panic! at the Disco 5d31b5758d14b06fb197f5571c3f54f3 Panic! at the Disco d66f4b0528facb60be424f89fa9134b9 Panic! at the Disco e8a8d555d6d52399b23adfa240954297 Panic! at the Disco ecb6d87ca731d6af5f8a50c7a7635c03 Panic! at the Disco 0c034d0794e70b7781c6b7523e20e9ef Panic! at the Disco a213168ca9a356fb09d8049e350aebb9 Panic! at the Disco 9c3acb7e6033315b37f084231bb42084 Panic! at the Disco b337ae11259f30b43e6ad00ed919df28 Panic! at the Disco 9fd71ffc5fa0a33cae2a65a63bee99f2 Panic! at the Disco ecc66fed2534e26542e05ab09552a733 Panic! at the Disco e6eb4bdd313e1a75a54bf537859636aa Panic! at the Disco 4cb5b46e195a81636446e69e75dafa83 Panic! at the Disco b440aaa43f8fd464d4a2feb4423b968e Panic! at the Disco eb1556ba8fb0548085909589b20ba12e Panic! at the Disco 70332f38324d35ebc36085ffecede0a3 Panic! at the Disco d8c30f92d5c45298c06b6dc87d054172 Panic! at the Disco 8b1428b2b67a78c2fe5490887a269acb Panic! at the Disco edc7def07ef4c01cd8df04e9d9d820b4 Panic! at the Disco 3b13095377d061e8d43a1aaac701ebc3 Panic! at the Disco fc548d49b1220cad8f318bbbc8785fda Panic! at the Disco 10efe8f7120c1741794cd4f5d725e417 Panic! at the Disco c62f391b4c7de6377a5fbc0e0711e8f2 Panic! at the Disco 981699b166422c17b479eb69b8c3409b Panic! at the Disco 86644d4da6b9f3bfcd0d83642763fea9 Panic! at the Disco da5e461b28ca0fff0ba179fe5e394432 Panic! at the Disco b74f1ccaafa0cb990334d898c0cd8a45 Panic! at the Disco 4ead0ac5109ea30d109b4ef90868c2ab Panic! at the Disco d71291fd36464d4578f342d1fc71cdd8 Panic! at the Disco 11044cdc83ab96396f213be757d21baa Panic! at the Disco 0d70df1598bee6d4dea62129b69425f3 Panic! at the Disco 29f8633ab40986b7b9679cc0d2b640d8 Panic! at the Disco 736d00681420420f7f46bb78c92440d1 Panic! at the Disco fe1a6bdf324f25f7703ba3504896d5b6