1) The Atoms ARE a punk band in Derby, UK formed in 2000 and have a split ep with the Griswalds coming out verry soon and there second album "Surf Derby" coming out on Knowhere records by Christmas. 2) The Atoms were a British punk band formed in the late 70s. They released Swingalongamuck 7″ in 1979 on the label Rinka.
1) The Atoms were formed in Derby, UK in 2000 and the original line up was Joe Atom, Jimmy Atom and Jess Atom. Jimmy left the band and Joe stepped up to guitar and over the next two years they had a succession of bassists culminating in Tom Stretcher.