Friday, March 9, 2018

The CheeseBergens

  1. What's your name? Our band name is The CheeseBergens
  2. Where are you from? We live in Burbank, CA. 
  3. Tell us how your journey has been from your beginnings until now. We are a family band. As parents, Ides and I have been playing since we were teenagers. We enrolled our kids in rock schools so they were playing too. We started the band to give them an opportunity to write original music. Ever since then, we've been going strong, rehearsing, playing gigs, recording and having fun. 
  4. Tell us about your musical style, influences, ...Our biggest influence is Motorhead and musically we can be compared to Motorhead, Black Sabbath and The Ramones.
  5. What has been your last project? We just released our first full length album, Do It With Cheese. It's available on all streaming sites.
  6. And the next thing you have planned? Right now we are playing shows, promoting our new album and writing music. We will probably get back in the studio next year. 
  7. Upcoming concerts, events ....We have a lot of shows coming up; March 4 at Centerfield Sports Bar in Huntington Beach, March 8 at the Tiki Bar in Costa Mesa, March 23 at The Park Bar and Grill in Burbank, April 20 at Universal Bar and Grill in North Hollywood and May 19 at Vincenzo's Pizza in Santa Clarita
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  9. What's else? Here is our band bio:    What happens when two would have been rock stars have a middle aged crisis? They decide to form a family band with their unwitting children. Enter The CheeseBergens comprised of Ides Bergen, father and drummer, Marissa Bergen, mother and bassist, Jesse Bergen, son and singer/lead guitarist and Anjelica Bergen, daughter and singer/guitarist.
         Mama and Papa Cheese have been honing their skills for years playing the L.A. club circuit in bands to varying success. The Cheese Kids have been busy building their own resumes in rock schools in the L.A. area. Now they come together with their own brand of rock n' roll with punk and metal influences.
         The CheeseBergens have been featured on Rock Rage Radio, I Love Heavy Metal Radio and have appeared on two Metal Babe Mayhem compilations as well as Dewar's PR Summer Compilation. They have played reputable Los Angeles clubs including The Mint and The Troubadour.