If there’s one thing you can depend on in the ever changing Houston, Texas music scene…it’s intense and consistent shows from Twelve Years Driven!
This rock/metal juggernaut – vocalist Robert Rice, guitarists Larry Gilstrap and Michael MacSherry, bassist Kris Wood, and drummer Chubbs Malone – not only know how to deliver the goods, but have the track record to prove it. With the band’s debut EP in 2012 and subsequent releases in 2013 and 2015, the band has continued to deliver the aggressive tracks that has gained them a rabid fan base from the start. With an unwavering “do it yourself” work ethic that has proven to be second to none, they have risen to the top and stayed there as others have come and gone.
Twelve Years Driven has recently shared the stage with national and regional recording artists such as P.O.D., Mushroomhead, Puddle Of Mudd, Prong, Filter, Drowning Pool, Saliva, American Head Charge, Motograter, 40 Below Summer, Parabelle, Straight Line Stitch, and Red Line Chemistry…been featured on the Texas Buzz on 94.5 The Buzz in Houston, the Homebrew Show on Rock 103.9 in Bryan/College Station…and is currently in rotation on over 175 internet radio stations. They’ve been featured in Houston Press, Metal Onslaught Magazine (formerly Dead Dave’s Radio Magazine), Rivethead Magazine, No Cover Magazine Houston, GSPTV, Rock Underground TV, Gig Zealot, GoHotShark.com, Cat’s Litter Box, My Indie Music Blog, Maria Savva’s Blog Spot, The Ultimate Jamz Indie Blog Spot, and the Indie Spotlight.
In addition, Twelve Years Driven was recently added to the Eagle Eye Band Promotions/365 Radio Network as a sponsored artist. Eagle Eye Music Promotions is the official promotions company of 365 Radio Network, a licensed radio network consisting of 17 radio stations all streaming live from their studio in Dayton, Ohio, and is responsible for sending out over 1.6 million Twitter notifications to all network airplay supported bands.
Twelve Years Driven is currently in the studio working on their highly anticipated fourth EP. It’s guaranteed to be their heaviest and most aggressive offering to date while maintaining that signature TYD sound that has helped differentiate them from the rest!