The Pleasantdales were formed in 1998 by high school friends Mike Schmeelk
(vocals and guitar) and Jeff Little (bass) along with fellow Atlanta musicians
Jones (guitar) and Steve Hrach (drums). The band pursued a straightforward,
no-frills ROCK approach which helped them stand out from the dominant
³alternative² scene focusing on strong, melodic songwriting and energetic
With support from local radio, the band released its first album, Figure Out
Luck in 1999. Produced by Butch Walker, the ...