Drive A Announce Upcoming Tour Dates

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Los Angeles rock group Drive A are preparing for another round of dates after a busy summer and fall. A supporting stint on Black Veil Brides tour begins November 10th to be followed by the band’s headlining Lets Get Wrecked Tour with guests The Frantic which starts December 1st.

Drive A also recently posted a short 10 minute horror film featuring Papa Roach, Buckcherry and POD who they recently toured with on the Rock Allegiance Tour. View it via YouTube below.

Tour Dates:
Nov 10 Regency Ballroom- San Francisco, CA w/ Black Veil Brides
Nov 11 Senator Theater- Chico, CA w/ Black Veil Brides
Nov 12 Ace of Spades- Sacramento, CA w/ Black Veil Brides
Nov 13 House of Blues- Los Angeles, CA w/ Black Veil Brides
Nov 14 Venue of Scottsdale- Scottsdale, AZ w/ Black Veil Brides
Nov 16 Ogden Theater- Denver, CO w/ Black Veil Brides
Nov 17 Tequila Jungle- Lubbock, TX w/ Black Veil Brides
Nov 18 The Palladium- Dallas, TX w/ Black Veil Brides
Nov 19 House of Rock- Corpus Christi, TX w/ Black Veil Brides
Nov 20 Emo’s East- Austin, TX w/ Black Veil Brides
Nov 21 House of Blues – Houston, TX w/Black Veil Brides, Falling in Reverse, Aiden
Dec 01 Fubar- St Louis, MO w/ The Frantic
Dec 02 The Attic Club- Kettering, OH w/ The Frantic
Dec 03 Camelot Hall- Portage, IN w/ The Frantic
Dec 04 The Big Ticket- Jacksonville, FL
Dec 05 Santo’s Party House- New York, NY w/ The Frantic
Dec 06 Broadway Bar- Amityville, NY w/ The Frantic
Dec 07 O’Brien’s- Allston, MA w/ The Frantic
Dec 09 Championship- Trenton, NJ w/ The Frantic
Dec 10 Sonar- Baltimore, MD w/ The Frantic
Dec 11 Championship- Lemoyne, PA w/ The Frantic
Dec 12 Peabody’s- Cleveland, OH w/ The Frantic
Dec 13 Mixtape- Grand Rapids, MI w/ The Frantic
Dec 14 The House of Bricks- Des Moines, IA w/ The Frantic

Drive A Release ‘The World In Shambles’, Prep For Rock Alliance Tour

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Drive A released their new album ‘The World In Shambles’ earlier this week via the band’s own imprint Dead Conflict Records (distributed by EMI).

The LA rockers wrapped up a tour with The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, and will soon be heading out on the Rock Allegiance Tour with Buckcherry, Papa Roach, Puddle of Mudd, P.O.D., RED and Crossfade. That tour gets underway August 24th in Grand Prarie, Texas and runs through September 25th.

Drive A has also been tapped to perform at THE 2011 Epicenter Festival in Irvine, Califronia on September 24th with Limp Bizkit, Staind, Five Finger Death Punch, Papa Roach, Buckcherry, P.O.D. and more.

Sometimes a chance meeting is more than it seems – in the case of Drive A, a random moment ignited a fuse resulting in a incendiary new band. Songs about rebellion, crunchy guitars and killer hooks have their foundation in old school punk and rock n’ roll that the band reveres but their stage presence and delivery is fresh and in the now. With a fan following that is expanding exponentially, it’s clear that the band is onto something. Drive A come roaring into 2011 with their brand new album, The World in Shambles, out on Dead Conflict Records this Spring.

Drive A frontman Bruno Mascolo, talking about the band’s progression on the new album, explained that “although we’re still proud of ‘Loss of Desire’, we feel we’ve come along way as musicians and songwriters, you can hear that we’ve played about 200 shows since our last record. We wanted to make something that was raw, and that sounded like our band when we played live. Songwriting is the essence of the band but playing live is how we truly connect with people, with that in mind we recorded The World in Shambles completely live, there were no click tracks, so what you hear is what we sound like. It was about capturing the energy and not trying to achieve perfection.”

Drive A Tour Dates
Rock Alliance Tour (8/24-9/21 & 9/25):
Aug 24 Verizon Theatre Grand Prairie, TX
Aug 26 Zoo Amhitheatre Oklahoma City, OK
Aug 27 Buffalo Run Casino Ampitheatre Miami, OK
Aug 30 Family Arena St Charles, MO
Sep 01 On The Waterfront Rockford, IL
Sep 02 SOARING EAGLE CASINO Mt Pleasant, MI
Sep 04 AMP @ WHARF Orange Beach, AL
Sep 05 Green Iguana Tampa, FL
Sep 07 FAU Arena Boca Raton, FL
Sep 09 LAWRENCE JOEL COLISEUM Winston Salem, NC
Sep 10 Ntelos Wireless Pavillion Portsmouth, VA
Sep 11 The Brewery Rochester, NY
Sep 13 WEST VIRGINIA MOTOR SPEEDWAY Parkersburg, WV
Sep 14 PromoWest Pavillion Columbus, OH
Sep 16 Main Street Armory Rochester, NY
Sep 18 THE WOODS Nashville, TN
Sep 20 HEARTLAND EVENT CENTER OUTDOORS Grand Island, NE
Sep 21 THEATRE @ WORLD ARENA Colorado Springs, CO
Sep 24 Verizon Amphitheater Irvine, CA EPICENTER FESTIVAL 2011
Sep 25 Power Balance Pavilion

Drive A Join Rock Allegiance Tour

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Drive A, fresh off an opening slot on Hollywood Undead’s Revolt Tour 2011, are now lined up to perform on the Rock Allegiance Tour with Buckcherry, Papa Roach, Puddle of Mudd, P.O.D., Red and Crossfade. The tour gets underway August 24th in Grand Prarie, Texas and runs through September 25th. The Los Angeles rock band will be direct support for The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus July 8-13th.

Drive A has also been tapped to perform at The 2011 Epicenter Festival in Irvine, California on September 24th with Limp Bizkit, Staind, Five Finger Death Punch, Papa Roach, Buckcherry, P.O.D. and more. Drive A’s ‘The World In Shambles’ will be released physically on August 9th via the band’s own imprint Dead Conflict Records (distributed by EMI).

Drive A Tour Dates:
Jul 08 Webster Underground Hartford, CT (Supporting The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus)
Jul 09 The Chance Poughkeepsie, NY (Supporting The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus)
Jul 10 Crocodile Rock Cafe Allentown, PA (Supporting The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus)
Jul 12 Chameleon Club Lancaster, PA (Supporting The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus)
Jul 13 The Note West Chester, PA (Supporting The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus)
Aug 20 Rock on The Range Winnipeg, Canada (with Alice in Chains etc)
Rock Alliance Tour (8/24-9/21 & 9/25):
Aug 24 Verizon Theatre Grand Prairie, TX
Aug 26 Zoo Amhitheatre Oklahoma City, OK
Aug 27 Buffalo Run Casino Ampitheatre Miami, OK
Aug 30 Family Arena St Charles, MO
Sep 01 On The Waterfront Rockford, IL
Sep 02 SOARING EAGLE CASINO Mt Pleasant, MI
Sep 04 AMP @ WHARF Orange Beach, AL
Sep 05 Green Iguana Tampa, FL
Sep 07 FAU Arena Boca Raton, FL
Sep 09 LAWRENCE JOEL COLISEUM Winston Salem, NC
Sep 10 Ntelos Wireless Pavillion Portsmouth, VA
Sep 11 The Brewery Rochester, NY
Sep 13 WEST VIRGINIA MOTOR SPEEDWAY Parkersburg, WV
Sep 14 PromoWest Pavillion Columbus, OH
Sep 16 Main Street Armory Rochester, NY
Sep 18 THE WOODS Nashville, TN
Sep 20 HEARTLAND EVENT CENTER OUTDOORS Grand Island, NE
Sep 21 THEATRE @ WORLD ARENA Colorado Springs, CO
Sep 24 Verizon Amphitheater Irvine, CA EPICENTER FESTIVAL 2011
Sep 25 Power Balance Pavilion

Bus Repairs Force Drive A To Miss St. Louis Concert

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Drive A checked in with their Twitter followers (@DriveAband) earlier today, apologizing for being unable to make their Verizon Wireless Amphitheater concert outside St. Louis. The Los Angeles rock band write:

St. Louis, we’re sorry but we won’t be making it in time to play today. Our bus broke down and we’re in the shop waiting for repairs

Drive A ‘Are You Blind’ Video

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Drive A are out with the video to their new single ‘Are You Blind’, off the Los Angeles rock group’s debut album ‘Loss of Desire’, in stores May 19th via Adrenaline Records. Watch it below the cut. (more…)

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