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Metal / Heavy Metal / Metalcore East Peoria, IL  US
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Done By Dawn
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Imminent Armageddon
Amorous Vengeance
Amorous Vengeance
Watch the World Burn
Watch the World Burn


  • 2011

    Sep 3

    Princeton, IL, US | 11:00am

    All day music festival to featuring some of the best local music in the Illinois Valley! Atavus takes the stage at 5 pm on Saturday September 3rd!

  • 2011

    Aug 6

    Riverton, IL, US | 6:00pm

    Come see Atavus, Dog of Panic, SolKlinch, and Scat Grub rock Riverton! Featuring the comedy of Mike Brant and live broadcasting by www.southernfryedradio.com . 18 and up! Bring your ids to drink!

  • 2011

    Jul 15

    LaSalle, IL, US | 8:00pm

    Atavus returns to rock LaSalle! Come bang your head with night of original metal plus a few tasty Atavusized covers! Bands start at 9:30 pm. Opening act TBA.

  • 2011

    Jun 22

    LaSalle, IL, US | 8:00pm

    Hard Rock Hump Day with Atavus! Got over that midweek slump with a dose of metal! Band starts around 10 pm.

  • 2011

    Jun 11

    Princeton, IL, US | 9:00pm

    Atavus with Illinois Valley sleeze rockers Dollars for Dancers! Show starts at 9:30 pm!


  • Jake and Tyler


Sounds Like: Bullet for My Valentine, Atreyu, Iron Maiden (Official), Judas Priest, Avenged Sevenfold

Label: Unsigned

Bio: Atavism- (noun) from the Latin Atavus, refers to a “reversion to an earlier, more primitive state.” With their thunderous drums, bone-crunching bass, searing guitar harmonies and soaring vocals hooks, Atavus is just that: the missing link between the New Wave of American Heavy Metal and the Hard ...See Full Bio

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"It's a blistering set of headbangable riffs and proper shredding that blends perfectly with the agressive vocals. Simply put: BADASS. I can only hope that the album will bring you guys success and recognition. This band is recommended any fan of bands from Iron Maiden to Killswitch Engage. When this album hits.....look out".

— Jake Serd, 94.9 K-ROCK

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