“A fever you can’t sweat out” turns twelve

Panic! at the disco, a well-known alternative band, released their first album twelve years ago as of September 27. “AFYCSO,” includes pop punk, alternative rock, indie rock, electropop, baroque pop, and dance-punk genres. This, the band’s debut album went platinum quickly, thanks in large part to their hit single, “I Write Sins not Tragedies.” To this day, “AFYCSO” is the band’s best selling album, with 1.8 million copies sold worldwide.

 Since 2005, the band has been reduced to frontman Brendon Urie, who released his solo album “Death of a Bachelor” in 2016. For the new album, Urie crisscrossed North America in a “Death of a Bachelor” tour. Sophomore Kate Sinsley, who attended the concert in Greensboro, said “the whole place looked really cool and the music was great!” “Death of a Bachelor” received a Grammy nomination this year and was on the top charts upon release.  

 Panic! at the disco is one of the most successful alternative rock bands of this decade, taking inspiration from Frank Sinatra, Queen, and David Bowie among others. Lead singer Brendon Urie just turned thirty this year, and has already been Grammy nominated for best rock album. In its twelve years of existence, the band has survived many obstacles and continues to thrive today, but it all started twelve years ago with “A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out.”