The Ataris is a four-piece rock band hailing from the great U.S. Midwest. The group formed in 1995 and as of summer 2009 consists of Kristopher Roe (vocals, guitar), Jake Dwiggins (drums), Bryan Nelson (bass) and Aaron Glass (guitar).
Albums include Anywhere But Here (1997), Blue Skies, Broken Hearts ... Next 12 Exits (1999), End is Forever (2001), So Long, Astoria (2003) and Welcome the Night (2007). Platinum-selling So Long, Astoria featured hit singles "In This Diary," "The Saddest Song" and a cover of Don Henley's "The Boys of Summer." A new album is scheduled for release in late summer 2009.