A pop-rock band hailing from Las Vegas, Nevada that infuses a rather wide array of other elements into their songs.

They currently have one album out, entitled "A Fever You Can't Sweat Out" which is split down the middle(this split marked by track 8, "Intermission") with the first containing very electronica-influenced futuristic sounding songs, and the second containing songs that sound older by means of use of vaudeville piano and accordion

The current line-up of Panic(as they are often abbreviated to) consists of:

Brendon Urie-Vocals, Guitar, Keyboard, Piano, Accordian, and organ
Ryan Ross-Guitar, Keyboard, Piano, Accordian, Organ
Brent Wilson-Bass
Spencer Smith-Drums and Percussion

The lyrics are written by guitarist Ryan Ross and are often more reminiscent of prose than traditional lyics or poetry, and contain many allusions to various facets of pop culture, in particular the writings of Portland satirical author Chuck Palahniuk. These allusions include:

-The second track of their album is called "The Only Difference Between Martyrdom and Suicide is Press Coverage" which is a line taken from Palahniuk's novel "Survivor"

-The sixth track on the album, entitled "Time To Dance", is said to be one big reference to Palahniuk's "Invisible Monsters"

-The song "London Beckoned Songs about Money Written By Machines" contains lyrics that start with "Just For the record, the weather today is...", this is verbiage very often used by the narrator of Palahniuk's novel "Diary"

Currently(2006-07) they've developed a large following, due in large part to the success of their single "I Write Sins Not Tragedies". This following is primarily composed of adolescents in the age brackets of 14-17, often the type of people which have widely been given the somewhat-derogatory nickname of "scene" or "emo". And as with most bands associated with, through their own doing or not, "Emo" or "Scene", the band experiences very much criticism and hatred, even if for the fact that these self-proclaimed critics really dislike them for the mere sake of rebellion.
"Panic! At the Disco's next single will be the seventh song off of their album, "Lying is the Most Fun A Girl Can Have Without Taking Her Clothes Off"
by Damien Richards July 11, 2006
Probably a fire. Because if I were at the disco and there were a fire I would most likely panic(!), though they say not to. Panicking at the disco usually leads to people getting trampled, so be careful.
Sally (breathless): Panic! at the Disco.
John (Aghast): Yeah, I saw you trample that old lady on the news.
by Jeans May 12, 2006
An amazing Vegas band combining all the pop punkness with electronica.
If Fall Out Boy and The Postal Service had a child, panic! at the disco, it would be really badgey
by Godly One June 27, 2005
An awesome elctronic-rock band that can really perform live from Las Vegas.
Kid 1: Panic! At the Disco is cool!
Kid 2: I know. Brendon really knows how to dance.
by The Delgeet Monkey September 11, 2005
An indie-rock group from the US that debuted in 2005 with their album A Fever You Can't Sweat Out. They often use rather long song titles (Lying is the most fun a girl can have without taking her clothes; The Only difference betwwen martyrdom and suicide is press coverage; etc).
Panic at the disco is well-known across the globe.
by QWERTY101 January 13, 2007
An awesome 'scene' band that blends together (creatively, I might add) rock, techno, disco, and pop to make up catchy songs about life. Their random lyrics seem to pull together in every song. They use very big words in their dance-worthy songs.
Anna:"Dude, I can't wait to hang at the Panic! at the disco concert"
Stephanie:"I know, it's gonna be awesome!"
by Anna Elizabeth January 16, 2006
An amazing band from Las Veags who dabble in jazz and techno fused with their own brand of rock. Formed in 2004.
After Panic! At The Disco get on MTV, every teenie will want to have Ryan Ross' babies.
by See you! At the disco January 01, 2006
One of the best bands ever to exist. They have their own sound and style.
Person 1: Did you get to go to the Panic! At the Disco concert last night?
Person 2: Yeah. And I hear Pete Wentz was there...
Person 1: Lucky...
by Your Mom (ooooohhh) December 22, 2005

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