Local Metal Band Chaindriven Wins the Los Angeles’ 95.5 Klos Mark and Brian Show’s “webstock: Battle of the Fans Contest”
LOS ANGELES, CA (June 20, 2008) – CHAINDRIVEN won the 95.5 KLOS’ Mark and Brian show’s “Webstock: Battle of the Fans contest,” the band announced today. As the winner, the band gets the opportunity to open the show at The Rowdy Frynds Tour with Lynyrd Skynyrd and Hank Williams Jr. on July 18, 2008 at the Soboba Casino in San Jacinto, CA.
Dave Dzaich- Guitar
Christian Neil- Rhythm Guitar
CHAINDRIVEN will open for Lynyrd Skynyrd and Hank Williams Jr. on July 18, 2008 at The Arena inside Soboba Casino in San Jacinto, CA in front of 8,000 fans.
The Arena, Soboba Casino, San Jacinto, CA
Friday, July 18, 2008, 8:00 PM
CHAINDRIVEN’s video Area 51 was selected out of hundreds of videos submitted to the “Webstock: Battle of the Fans video contest.” The top two bands battled it out at the Key Club in Hollywood June 12th while listeners got to view and vote for their favorite band during the live webcast. On June 16th KLOS announced that CHAINDRIVEN was the fans’ favorite.
CHAINDRIVEN was formed in 2002 in Santa Clarita, CA by Vocalist, Mando Medina; Guitarist, Dave Dzaich; Bassist, Scott Herron; and Drummer, Bob Slattery. The band was spawned when Scott and Dave decided to start a metal band. After a few false starts with various drummers, they found Bob. He had just recently returned from Europe, and fate had it that they would all cross paths. After months of auditioning vocalists, Mando joined the line up. He was fresh from his enlistment in the military, and he was offered the job right at the end of their first rehearsal together. At that point, they knew the combination of all four individuals had a certain raw magic. CHAINDRIVEN’s first full length, self-titled CD was released in January 2008, and has just started to create some buzz in the music world. The band’s hard-hitting, crunchy, driving sound has hailed venues such as The Whiskey-a-Go-Go, The Knitting Factory, and The Key Club among other legendary stops along the Sunset Strip and surrounding areas. Most recently, CHAINDRIVEN added a second guitarist, Chris Neil, to the line up. His personal style rounds out CHAINDRIVEN’s unique jaw-clenching sound. CHAINDRIVEN is currently working on their second album, continuing to gig, and enjoying every minute playing for their growing fan base.
CHAINDRIVEN is now available on iTunes