Marshall Records have announced a new signing, Japanese instrumental rock band D_Drive. D_Drive is made up of Seiji and Yuki on guitar, Toshi on bass and Chiiko on drums and play high energy, instrumental rock music. The band use their impressive melodies, thrilling performances and highly skilled technique to entertain audiences both in their native Japan and across the world. The combination of the jaw-dropping guitar and fireball rhythm section provides the unique instrumental sound that D_Drive call “Driving Rock”. Steve Tannett, Head of Marshall Records said:
“Marshall Records is always searching for excellence and musicianship, and D_Drive embody those qualities perfectly as the most explosive instrumental rock band in Japan”.
Seiji, of D_Drive, added:
“We are extraordinarily happy to sign with Marshall Records and delighted that our music has been recognized by people overseas. Our music is instrumental so we can overcome language barriers and knock out music lovers across the world with our ‘Driving Rock’”.
D_Drive have released three albums in Japan, “Something to Drink” (2009), “Accelerator” (2011), “R” (2015). As well as performing many times in Japan, they have also performed in China, Korea and the USA and are involved in brand opportunities with companies such as Lamborghini and Intel, as well as Yuki being featured in the Sony Xperia TV advertising. An international release of D_Drive’s music will be released on Marshall Records in 2019.