Biography

The Lemonheads are an American alternative rock band first formed in 1986 by Evan Dando, Ben Deily, and Jesse Peretz. Dando has remained the band's only constant member.

Since its formation, recording and touring lineups of the band have included co-founders Deily and Peretz, John Strohm (Blake Babies), Doug Trachten, Corey Loog Brennan, Byron Hoagland (Folks On Fire), Ben Daughtrey (Squirrel Bait), Juliana Hatfield (Blake Babies), Nic Dalton (Godstar, Sneeze, The Plunderers), Dave Ryan, Patrick "Murph" Murphy (Dinosaur Jr), Josh Lattanzi, Bill Gibson (Eastern Dark), Mark 'Budola' Newman, Kenny Lyon, Vess Ruhtenberg, Devon Ashley, Karl Alvarez and Bill Stevenson (Descendents), P. David Hazel and various others.

After their initial punk-influenced releases and tours as an independent/"college rock" band in the late '80s, the Lemonheads' popularity with a mass audience grew in 1992 with the major label album It's a Shame about Ray, which was produced, engineered, and mixed by The Robb Brothers (Bruce Robb, Dee, and Joe). This was followed by a cover of Simon and Garfunkel's "Mrs. Robinson", which eventually became one of the band's most successful singles. The Lemonheads were active until 1997 before going on hiatus, but reformed with a new lineup in 2005 and released The Lemonheads the following year. The band released its latest album, Varshons, in June 2009.

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The Lemonheads to headline Truck festival

The Lemonheads to headline Truck festival

Evan Dando and co. will play 'It's A Shame About Ray' in full

  • Apr 15, 2008

The Lemonheads to release expanded version of classic album

'It's A Shame About Ray' gets a makeover

  • Feb 21, 2008

The Lemonheads to play 'Ray' in its entirety

The band will perform their landmark album at SXSW

  • Feb 20, 2008

Lemonheads to release new album

Band also set to reissue classic LP

  • Nov 14, 2007

The Lemonheads map out US tour

Stint will follow Evan Dando's outings with The Jesus and Mary Chain

  • Sep 21, 2007

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GUNS N BUTTA shake that thang

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The Lemonheads Reviews

Album review: The Lemonheads - 'Varshons'

Album review: The Lemonheads - 'Varshons'

No strangers to a cover, here the grunge-pop heroes perfect the art

  • Jun 11, 2009

Truck Festival

Keeping it low-key and grassroots, your friendly village festival plays host to the slacker king. Hill Farm, Steventon, Oxfordshire (July 19 – 20)

  • Aug 1, 2008

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