764-HERO was an indie rock band from Seattle, Washington, signed to Up Records. The band's name, suggested by a friend, is taken from the Washington State Department of Transportation phone number for reporting HOV lane violators .
Formed in 1995, the original members were singer/guitarist and Seattle native, John Atkins from Hush Harbor and drummer Polly Johnson from Bell Jar. The band released two 7" records, the full-length album Salt Sinks Sugar Floats and the EP We’re Solids in quick succession. With just two members 764-HERO were able to create a national following with their unique sound and powerful live shows.
The two members released their debut album Salt Sinks Sugar Floats in 1996. Known locally for their powerful live performances the duo quickly garnered a national audience. For their second full length album, Get Here And Stay, James Bertram, (Lync, Red Stars Theory) played bass guitar. The third album, Weekends of Sound (considered by many to be the band's most...
Created by dipity on Jan 31, 2008
Last updated: 03/11/10 at 08:26 AM
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