Brendon Urie - guitar/vocals, Jon Walker, Spencer Smith - drums, Ryan Ross - guitar, Brent - bass
Decaydance/Fueled By Ramen recording group Panic! At The Disco has set a flurry of activity in advance of their upcoming US headline tour. The trek gets underway October 9th at Reno, Nevadas Knitting Factory and then continues through mid-November (see attached itinerary). Accompanying P!ATD on all dates will be special guests Patrick Stump and Foxy Shazam. For complete details, please visit www.panicatthedisco.com. Panic! At The Disco is heralding the tour with a brand new studio track, titled Mercenary. The song which will be featured on the highly anticipated Rocksteady Studios/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainments forthcoming third-person action adventure, Batman: Arkham City is streaming now at Idolator.com and P!ATDs official PureVolume page, located at www.purevolume.com/new/panicatthedisco. Batman: Arkham City arrives in stores on October 18th and also features tracks from the Raveonettes, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and others.
Ready To Go (Get Me Out Of My Mind), the latest single from Panic! At The Discos acclaimed new album, VICES & VIRTUES, has proven a massive fan favorite. The track was just named by Rolling Stone readers as one of the top 5 Best Songs of the Summer. Ready To Go can also be heard soundtracking Diet Cokes latest Stay Extraordinary ad campaign, now playing at Diet Cokes official YouTube channel, www.youtube.com/user/dietcoke. A live version of Ready To Go (Get Me Out Of My Mind) will be featured on Panic! At The Discos upcoming iTUNES LIVE EP, pre-order is now available exclusively on the iTunes Store. Recorded June 8th at Chicagos Apple Store, the six-track collection features exhilarating performances of some of the bands greatest hits, including New Perspective, Nine In The Afternoon, and I Write Sins Not Tragedies.
In addition, the latter tracks imaginative companion video was recently voted the Best Video of the Year Winner of the 2000s by MTV viewers. I Write Sins Not Tragedies directed by Shane Drake (who also collaborated with Panic! At The Disco on the hugely popular videos for The Ballad of Mona Lisa and Nine In The Afternoon) was also ranked among the top 3 on Billboards recent The 10 Best '00s Music Videos poll.
VICES & VIRTUES which also features the hit single, The Ballad of Mona Lisa made a spectacular chart entry upon its release earlier this year, entering the SoundScan/Billboard 200 at #7, while also coming in at #2 on SoundScans Alternative Albums chart and #5 on the Digital Albums ranking. P!ATD celebrated the albums success with a major North American headline tour, as well as appearances at an array of summer music festivals. The band also made a series of TV appearances, including performances on NBCs The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, TBS Lopez Tonight, Logos NewNowNext Awards, ABCs Jimmy Kimmel Live, TBS Conan, MTVs The Seven, and Fuses Top Twenty Countdown.