ATARASSIAGRöP set up in 1993 with the intention of playing a street music fit to be the base for lyrics concerned social problems often ignored by the media.
Their sound is actually a mix of different tendencies: hardcore, punk rock, ska, oi!, reggae, dub.
The lyrics are composed in Italian and other languages to create a multiethnic atmosphere.
ATARASSIAGRöP has played in many various situations in Italy and in other countries in about 250 different occasions; they got appreciations on radio, magazines and fanzines.
They took part in many compilations and self-produced their first 3 albums and a compilation including a significant part of the punk scene of their home town, Como.
In summer 2002 ATARASSIAGRöP won the Popular Jury Award at the Amnesty International festival in Rovigo (I).
The same year, coproduced with A Voce Alta Records, was published an antology of their previous works which includes 2 unreleased tracks.