Nine Mile Drive is a hard ass rock band coming from the sticks of south west Florida. With influences from bands like Shinedown and Breaking Benjamin with an alternative metal flair like Killswitch Engage, Nine Mile Drive delivers a high energy, ear blasting, rocking performance destroying stages everywhere.
Being faced with nearly unbearable situations that usually destroy bands, this group has beat the odds time and time again overcoming things like enlarged egos, love, lost relationships, births, and even death. Since formed in 2008 the band strives to be bigger and do better with each passing day. Nine Mile Drive is like a well-oiled machine pushing through anything that stands in their way.
From their strong lead guitar to the ball busting rhythm section Nine Mile Drive has every aspect needed to draw you in. With a wide vocal range and catchy hooks they will have you singing along in no time. The band released their first, self-titled album in 2012. Currently recording their second album, Nine Mile Drive is scheduled to begin touring this summer.
Nine Mile Drive has shared the stage with many great bands such as:
Nonpoint, Smile Empty Soul, Hurt, Skindred, Stereoside, Cold, Sick Puppies, Tantric, Lit, Ekotren, Neurotica, and many more..
Things you may not know about Nine Mile Drive.
-Nine Mile Drive’s music video for their song “Breaking” features drummer Angel Bartolotta formally of Dope. Angel is featured as the drummer in the video as well as on the track recording, he also did all of the filming and editing for this video.
-The bands self-titled album also features other known musicians like Tommy Skeoch former guitarist of Tesla and Gravy formally of Mushroomhead.
-During the summer of 2013 Nine Mile Drive played, large music festival Rockapalooza in Jackson, MI.
-From internet radio to clear channel stations Nine Mile Drive has been played all over the air waves.
-Nine Mile Drive began practicing and writing their music in an old rusted barn on one of the band members family property.