The Photo Atlas

The Photo Atlas are a dance-punk quartet originating from Denver, Colorado. The band consists of Alan Andrews Jr on vocals and guitar, Chris Martinez on guitar, Wes Luna on bass, Joe Bruno on drums.

The Photo Atlas
OriginDenver, Colorado
GenresIndie rock, dance-punk
Years active2004–present
LabelsMorning After, Stolen Transmission
MembersAlan Andrews Jr
Chris Martinez
Wes Luna
Joe Bruno
Past membersDevon Shirley
Nick Miles
Bill Threlkeld III
Mark Hawkins

In early 2013, the ensemble released the full-length studio album Stuck In A Honeytrap.

In 2006, the ensemble released the EP Handshake Heartattack, and in 2007, the band released their first studio album No, Not Me, Never. In 2009, they released an EP To Silently Provoke the Ghost.

On March 8, 2007, the band was named's Artist of the Day.[1] The band has played on-stage alongside acts such as Alkaline Trio, Oh No Not Stereo, The Bronx, The Appleseed Cast, The Thermals, Scary Kids Scaring Kids, Local H, As Cities Burn, Paulson, The Forecast, In The Whale, Little Brazil, The Enemy UK, 1090 Club, 3OH!3, The Swellers, The Chain Gang of 1974, Portugal The Man, The Axe That Chopped The Cherry Tree, The Bravery, Motion City Soundtrack, These Arms Are Snakes, and Unwritten Law[2]

Their song, "Red Orange Yellow" is featured in the video games Burnout Paradise, Burnout Dominator, and MLB 07: The Show. "Handshake Heart Attack" is featured in Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam.


  • (2013) Alternative Press 4 Star Review
  • (2012) Performance at SXSW
  • (2011) Performances at CMJ, SXSW
  • (2010) Performances at CMJ, SXSW
  • (2009) Alternative Press- 4 Star review + feature
  • (2009) Performance at ESPN X Games X Fest, Aspen, CO
  • (2008) Performance at Mile High Music Festival w/ Dave Matthews, Tom Petty, etc.,
  • (2008) Performance at Monolith Festival w/ Silversun Pickups, Vampire Weekend, Tokyo Police Club, etc.
  • (2008) Featured on EA’s Burnout Paradise soundtrack
  • (2008) Taco Bell Chosen as 100 ‘Feed The Beat’ bands
  • (2008) Performances at CMJ, SXSW, and Warped Tour
  • (2007) Featured as one of Alternative Press’ “22 Best Underground Bands That Won’t Stay Underground For Long”
  • (2007) Performance at AST Dew Tour for NBC, Denver, CO
  • (2007) Band of the Day
  • (2007) Performance at Purevolume Winter X Games
  • (2007) Featured on SXSW Showcase “Best 100 Bands to Watch” compilation
  • (2007) Performances at CMJ, SXSW, Warped Tour
  • (2006) Featured artist for Airwalk snowboarding brand boots with ads placed in all major skate and snowboard magazines
  • (2006) Performance at ESPN X Games X Fest, Los Angeles, CA



  • No, Not Me, Never (2007), Stolen Transmission
  • Stuck In A Honeytrap (2013) Inca House Collective


  • Handshake Heartattack EP 2006, Morning After Records
  • To Silently Provoke the Ghost April 21, 2009, INgrooves
  • The Friendship EP Oct 30, 2009, ℗ 2010 The Epilogues
  • No Regrets/Transmission Crash, The Blasting Room, 2014


  1. ^ "Artist of the Day: The Photo Atlas". Retrieved 2007-04-20.
  2. ^ "The Photo Atlas: Biography". Retrieved 2007-04-20.


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