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 & Adam Simmons, bassist Kris Wood, and drummer Fred Escobedo – 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, 2015, and 2017…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 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, Hed P.E., 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.
Twelve Years Driven released their fourth highly anticipated EP entitled “War” which was tracked by Brad Lambert at Psychonaut Studios in Houston, TX, mixed by Dave Fortman at Fortman Industries in Mandeville, LA, and mastered by Ted Jensen at Sterling Sounds, NYC. It’s guaranteed their heaviest and most aggressive offering to date while maintaining that signature TYD sound that has helped differentiate them from the rest!