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Versus the World








Hometown: Santa Barbara, CA (USA)

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Versus the World is a punk rock band from Santa Barbara, CA on Kung–Fu Records. The band combines post–hardcore with pop punk. They released their debut album, "Versus the World", in September 2005. Mike Davenport was the long time bassist from The Ataris.

Versus The World formed in the back of The Ataris old record store ("Down On Haley"). Prior to being called Versus The World, Mike Davenport and Donald Spence did a few acoustic shows under the band name "Pencapchew" to fill time between their current projects. Trevor Lewis Mathias of Antifreeze is the original drummer of the band whereas Casey Cress bands new guitarist. In the summer of 2006 the band toured Europe with No Use For A Name. They have also made a music video for one of their song "Is There No End. It was announced Versus The World had broken up through a Twitter post by Spence via his new band Crooks and Liars on May 19, 2010. However, in August 2010, VTW announced their return, lending members from Donald and Mike's new bands Crooks and Liars and Cave Mummy, respectively.

Related Bands

Lagwagon, The Ataris

Reviews

Versus the World Homesick/Roadsick

Versus the World

Homesick/Roadsick (2015)

Kung Fu Records

Versus the World Versus the World

Versus the World

Versus the World (2005)

Kung Fu

Current Releases

Versus The WorldHomesick/Roadsick

Versus The World

Homesick/Roadsick

June 23, 2015

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