"Dramarama" is a Los Angeles, California-based alternative rock/power pop band that was formed in their native New Jersey in 1982, disbanded in 1994, and formally reunited in 2003, following an appearance on VH1's ''Bands Reunited'' reality show, a "where-are-they-now" documentary marking the first time since disbanding that the entire original lineup performed together. Since 1996, an evolving lineup of the band, always fronted by singer/songwriter John Easdale, has been performing in one incarnation or another (initially billed as Easdale solo but usually joined by former Dramarama band mates), and from then until 2003 played occasional shows in the L.A. area, as well as in New Jersey. However, amid renewed interest since the ''Bands Reunited'' episode in January 2004 and a large-scale appearance at KROQ-FM's annual Inland Invasion festival concert (attended by more than 78,000 fans) in September 2003, Dramarama has been touring nationally in 2004 and 2005, and released their first new, full-length studio CD, titled ''"everybody dies,"'' on October 25, 2005.
In 1982, Dramarama formed in and around Wayne, New Jersey, where founding member Chris Carter owned a record s...
|years active||1982—1994, 2004-Present|
|origin||Wayne, New Jersey|
|music genre||Alternative Rock|