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Everclear, Eve 6 and Namesake to Play bergenPAC, 10/27

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What better way to usher in the fall than a great show. Bergen Performing Arts Center announces EVERCLEAR, EVE 6 and just added NAMESAKE slated to perform Saturday October 27th at 8pm. Tickets available now at www.ticketmaster.com, or by visiting the box office at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey.

With tons of smash hit songs and millions and millions of albums sold between them, the three bands comprising with a constant presence on the airwaves across the country and represent a true value for concert fans.

“We’ve wanted to do a tour like this for a long time and we’re so excited to be hitting the road with our friends to bring you this huge party,” said Everclear front man Art Alexakis.

ABOUT EVERCLEAR: Though Everclear's Northwestern grunge-punk style was hardly revolutionary when the band rose to popularity in 1995, the trio's hook-ridden songs and Art Alexakis' "us against them" lyrics were taken to heart by bored Gen-X teens. Everclear's sound reflected the rock, post-punk, and singer/songwriter influences of frontmanAlexakis, including acts like X, the Replacements, the Pixies, Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, and Elvis Costello. Also instrumental to Everclear's success was the group's obsessive touring schedule and aggressive self-promotion tactics.

Art Alexakis (b. Apr. 12, 1962, West Los Angeles, CA) was raised in a lower-middle-class household by his single mother. His father left the family during Alexakis' childhood, an incident that would later pepper many of Everclear's most popular songs where the group went on to have great success.

ABOUT EVE 6: Eve 6 was a youthful punk-pop trio that scored three Top 40 singles (as well as eight modern rock hits) during the late '90s and early 2000s. The band's two founders, guitarist Jon Siebels and bassist/vocalist Max Collins, signed a contract with RCA Records while still attending high school in La Crescenta, a neighborhood in northern Los Angeles. Originally called Eleventeen, the bandmates took three long years -- during which time they added a new drummer, Tony Fagenson -- to prep their debut album. The delay was intentional, as RCA Records had demanded the boys graduate from high school before releasing any material. While waiting to issue an album (which ultimately arrived in 1998), Eve 6 sharpened its act by playing local coffeehouses.

"Inside Out," the leadoff single from Eve 6's self-titled debut, became a number one modern rock hit in 1998, ousting the Goo Goo Dolls' "Iris" from the chart-topping position. "Leech" also proved to be a popular single, and Eve 6's record went platinum as a result. Two years later, the band returned with Horrorscope, which went gold on the strength of "Promise" and the power ballad "Here's to the Night," which was also a Top 40/MTV smash. Eve 6 toured the globe throughout 2000 and 2001 while writing songs for a third record, It's All in Your Head, which was released in mid-2003. Eve 6 continues to tour today selling out clubs and theaters across the country.


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