Kris Roe

The Ataris Hoping To Release New Music This Year

In a recent interview with Chicagoist, Ataris frontman Kris Roe announced that the Indiana-based quartet is hoping to release a new album by the end of the year. C: How do feel about the future of The Ataris? I know there have been a lot of setbacks and lineup changes over the years. KRISTOPHER ROE: Honestly, […]

Album Stream: The Ataris – ‘So Long, Astoria’ (COMPLETE DEMOS)

Kris Roe may have had his problems in recent years, but he is on a roll right now with surprises, and early this morning he and the rest of The Ataris surprised fans everywhere with a very special rarities release. Just a day after announcing plans to embark on a reunion tour, The Ataris lineup […]

Kris Roe Reunites With The Ataris ‘So Long, Astoria’ Lineup

It is becoming increasingly difficult to follow the ups and downs of Kris Roe, frontman of The Ataris. He’s had a number of problems with bandmates over the years, including his famous TMZ-covered ‘drum throwing‘ incident in New Jersey and, more recently, the time he left bandmates stranded in Australia with no assistance in getting […]

Rob Felicetti And The Rest Of Patent Pending Release Video Response To Kris Roe Incident

Earlier today, I mentioned how much fun the members of Patent Pending are, and now everyone left on the fence has proof. After a week plagued by Kris Roe’s actions overshadowing the band’s plans to embark on a UK tour with Bowling For Soup, the members of Patent Pending have collaborated on a video response […]

Ex-Ataris Drummer Rob Felicetti Comments On Kris Roe Meltdown

When not touring with Patent Pending as one of the most energetic (not to mention fun) guitarists in pop punk, Rob Felicetti has spent the last few years hitting the road as the drummer of The Ataris. Of course, this all changed on Sunday night when Ataris’ frontman Kris Roe had a meltdown mid-set that […]

HOLY SH!T: The Ataris Frontman Has A Meltdown In New Jersey, Throws Equipment At Drummer (Video)

This is a story that is both surprising and sad. As someone who owes a great deal of thanks to The Ataris’ for the impact of their material on their life, it sucks to now be writing about frontman Kris Roe coming unhinged in front of a New Jersey crowd over the weekend, but it […]

The Ataris Almost Done

It feels like the alt-music news community has been posting about the Ataris being “almost done” with their sixth album, ​The Graveyard of the Atlantic​ , for three years. With that being said, take the following declaration by the Atartis’ front-man and CEO, Kris Roe, with a grain of salt. In an interview with AMP […]

The Ataris Release Acoustic Album As Pay-What-You-Want Download

The Ataris have yet to make good on their promise to release a new album, but are making up for it today with the release of an acoustic record fans are sure to devour with smiles on their faces. Now that all the turkey has sunken to your small intestine, why not head over to […]

The Ataris’ Kris Roe Announces US Solo Tour

Fans of the iconic pop punk act The Ataris have been waiting for years on a long-rumored new album and it seems the wait just got a bit longer. Earlier this week, Ataris frontman Kris Roe announced a string of acoustic solo dates through the Western United States this Winter. You can view the full […]

The Ataris perform new song “12/15/10” acoustic

PVR sat down with The Ataris‘s Kris Roe for a performance of their new song, “12/15/10,” from the group’s upcoming album The Graveyard of The Atlantic. No set drop date yet for the album but we will release that information when we find out.

(Please) Help book an acoustic Ataris tour

Kris Roe of The Ataris is currently seeking help booking an intimate acoustic tour through the South and Midwest. Dates for the run can be found below. If you can help in any way, email:

The Ataris Kris Roe Involved In Car Crash

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