The Ataris

The Ataris

The Ataris Quick Links

News Video RSS

The Ataris In Ridiculous Stage Spectacle


The Ataris

Punk rock band The Ataris has managed to keep a fairly low profile since their hit cover of 'Boys of Summer' in 2005. However, in what has been described as a 'meltdown' The Ataris lead singer has attacked their drummer on stage. The band were playing at Asbury Park, New Jersey on Sunday (7th Oct 2012), where the incident took place.

During the set Kris Roe took off his guitar and flung it at the drummer, before proceeding to dismantle the drum kit and throw it at the drummer. After the percussionist finally got the picture, he stopped trying to drum and exited the stage, PunkNews.com reports that Roe said:"Our drummer's...failing it tonight, I don't know what the ... problem is but I'm gonna finish the set by myself.” He then referred to the whole thing as “embarrassing."

In a statement issued after the concert, Roe said that the drummer had been drinking for hours before the show and was playing absolutely terribly through the entire set. Although Roe would liked to have dealt with the situation better, he cited "rock 'n roll" as a valid reason for his OTT outburst. Roe seems to have forgotten that it's no longer okay to bite the heads off bats, nor attack one of your own band members on stage in front of an impressionable audience.

Continue reading: The Ataris In Ridiculous Stage Spectacle

The Ataris

The Ataris Quick Links

News Video RSS
Advertisement

Suggested

Childish Gambino - This Is America Video

Childish Gambino - This Is America Video

Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino has stunned the world with his latest video 'This Is America' which blends comedy and dance with flippant violence.

'Lord Of The Rings' Was Almost Directed By Quentin Tarantino

'Lord Of The Rings' Was Almost Directed By Quentin Tarantino

Harvey Weinstein wanted one movie, and almost sacked Peter Jackson over it.

Advertisement
Don Cheadle's Freestyle 'Avengers' Rap Is Everything

Don Cheadle's Freestyle 'Avengers' Rap Is Everything

That final battle scene? Yeah, it was a poo-poo. Whatever that means.

The Biggest WTF Moments Since Kanye West's Comeback

The Biggest WTF Moments Since Kanye West's Comeback

Slavery is a choice and Trump has dragon energy...

Billy Corgan Teases

Billy Corgan Teases "Two New EPs" Of Smashing Pumpkins Songs In 2018

Corgan took to Instagram to confirm rumours of new Pumpkins material, saying the first songs could arrive as early as May.

Advertisement
Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.