All Time Low formed in 2003 while the members of the band were all still in high school. They started by playing blink-182 covers and scored a record deal the following year. The band got the name "All Time Low" from lyrics in the song "Head On Collision" by fellow pop-punk rockers New Found Glory.
In March 2010, All Time Low wrote a song called "Painting Flowers" for Almost Alice, the soundtrack for the live-action Disney film Alice in Wonderland. The album featured several other notable Pop-Punk bands, including Plain White T's, Motion City Soundtrack, and 3OH!3.
All Time Low frontman Alex Gaskarth loves Dunkin' Donuts, especially the sausage, egg, and cheese croissant. He calls the sandwich "sweet" and says it's "pretty cool" when he has time to sleep in until noon and grab a late breakfast.
In 2007, a girl in Maryland was suspended for three days for putting up a picture of the underwear-clad members of All Time Low in her locker. In response, the girl said, "I'm annoyed and bothered that my principal called my picture 'porn.' I've seen way worse Chris Brown pictures."
All Time Low bassist Zack Merrick once appeared on an MTV dating show called Exposed. Merrick was hanging out at the beach when he randomly saw a sign-up booth to get on the show. He signed up with a friend as a joke but both guys ended up getting picked to be on the show.
Growing up, All Time Low guitarist Jack Barakat idolized guitarist Tom Delonge from blink-182. Barakat says he "loved the way he (Delonge) had that careless attitude onstage." He also loves Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong for the way he is able to captivate audiences by singing and playing guitar at the same time.
All Time Low singer Alex Gaskarth and guitarist Jack Barakat wrote a song called "I Feel Like Dancing" with Rivers Cuomo from Weezer. The duo went to Cuomo's house in Santa Monica and it was just the three of them there. Gaskarth and Cuomo banged out the tune in Cuomo's living room and Bararkat jumped in when needed.
All Time Low guitarist Jack Barakat says the most intense place the band has ever played was Brazil. Barakat says the kids there are "insane," waiting and sleeping overnight in the lobby of the band's hotel just to catch a glimpse of them. Barakat adds that going down to South America is a "truly remarkable thing because fans really freak out."
Asked by Kerrang in a January 2018 interview what is the weirdest item on the All Time Low rider, Jack Barakat replied.
"We don't have anything too crazy. I would say it's 90% alcohol. We sometimes ask for a puppy to play with, so if someone at the venue has a dog, they'll let them chill in our dressing room all day. It actually happens once every two weeks, maybe!"