A really good band. The new album is different in the others, not better or worse. It has pros and cons (wonderful vocals, softer, you decide if you like it or not). Blue Skies, Broken Hearts... Next 12 Exits or Let it Burn are their best albums, in my opinion.

By the way, Sara Roe, are you Kris's sister?
by Emily January 3, 2004
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a band that started out in 1995 with the album anywhere but here. they started from punk roots as they were on kung fu records because of the vandals. with each album, their music progressed and members switched around until their current lineup became kris roe guitarist, john corolla guitar, mike davenport bass, and chris knapp (aka kid) drums. they got signed to columbia after and started making different music which lead their old fans to believe that they were sell outs. regardless, they were still the same people. however years later:
mike and kid left (or got kicked out) because of various reasons. mike had an addiction problem and kris was being a jackass to kid, which lead him to leave. the ataris now a 7 piece is recording their new album: welcome the night and should be due in July. this should be a deeper album and a big change because kris just went through a divorce with his ex.
1. Even though people said the ataris sold out with so long astoria, they are wrong! they still kickass; i just played san dimas at their last show!

2. Wow I cannot beleive whta a douche kris has turned into. what happened to the real ataris? they were true.
by i am the man March 20, 2006
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maybe you should shut the fuck up, you fuckin cunt. just because you don't like a band, it doesn't mean the band sucks. up yours.
the ataris are a cool band
by Anonymous April 1, 2003
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(1) A great band, kind of pop-punk, that sings a lot about girl problems and falling in love. Their latest album, So long, Astoria, is not as good as their last ones, but it still has some good songs.
(2) A group of Atari video game systems.
(1) "Fuck, Jim, the Ataris is a great band!" "I agree, and anyone who hates it should burn in hell."
(2) "Bob just dumped the Ataris in that corner then walked away. I hope I can have his Pong game."
by KaiserMonkey August 17, 2003
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A great band that has been around since mid 90's.
Kris Roe- guitar and lead vocals
Mike Davenport- bass/vocals
John Collura- guitar/vocals
Chris "Kid" Knapp- drums
Emily, to your post below, Kris Roe is an only child. (Well, he does have a brother that he has never met. fast times at dropout high)

"The Ataris are thinking of having their roadie,Horse, as their 3rd guitar player."
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When you bend a girl over and stick your thumb in her ass and use it like a joystick
I gave my wife The Atari last night.
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A band that has been around since 1995. No one can seem to agree wether or not they are sellouts - somewhat of an enigma. I propose that anyone that has been on Nickelodeon has sold out, though I am unsure if this particular band has been on Nickelodeon.
The Ataris confused people with their new album - are they sellouts or are they not?
by Kerberos375 December 12, 2003
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