Related Information for Waltham Waltham (the band) took their name from their hometown, a quintessential New England factory city nine miles west of Boston, MA, complete with a hard-working blue collar ethic and emphasis on community. Their imaginations were fueled by staple 80s teen flicks like Fast Times At Ridgemont High and the early John Hughes movies. The music they bought on Moody Street was their soundtrack to these fantasies, which eventually manifested themselves as Waltham songs: guitar-driven, hook-la.. read more