As a tribute to the King of Pop, Driving East is giving away their rather excellent cover of Michael Jackson's "Beat It." Download the song here (right click --> Save As).
Steve Henderson on 07/01/09 - 08:20 PM
Driving East are in the process of writing new songs for their next release.
Steve Henderson on 12/03/08 - 10:03 PM
Driving East is looking for a new bassist. If you think you can bring the groove in this band, check out an update from the band below.
Message From the BandHey everyone, we are currently looking for a new bassist. We are looking for someone that is very experienced at playing in a band, dedicated, and available to tour constantly. Previous touring experience is preferred but not required. You must be at least 18 years of age and have a good attitude. Any tryouts would take place in or around Washington, DC. Please contact Barrett@drivingeast.com if you are interested and include a brief bio about yourself, your contact information, and a link to a myspace page of any bands...
Anton Djamoos on 06/24/08 - 01:21 PM
Driving East has given their myspace a new, fresh look.
smoke4thecaper on 06/18/08 - 12:23 AM
Liven up your Summer with Driving East's new album; it's on sale for $5.99 on iTunes.

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Joe DeAndrea on 06/16/08 - 03:13 PM
AP.net is sponsoring Bedlight For Blue Eyes' upcoming summer tour, with Socratic, Driving East and Mercy Mercedes. On their tour profile, you can download a tour sampler with free MP3s from each of the bands; most of these songs have not been made available for download before so get them while you can now!
Paul Tao on 05/29/08 - 10:37 AM
Bedlight For Blue Eyes, Socratic, Driving East, and Mercy Mercedes. will be hitting the road together this summer on an AP.net sponsored tour.
Dates6/25 - Vineland, NJ @ U-Sell Flea Market (No Mercy Mercedes)
6/26 - Peekskill, NY @ Peekskill Elks (No Mercy Mercedes)
6/27 - Needham, MA @ Needham VFW (no Mercy Mercedes)
6/28 - Rochester, NY @ Montage Music Hall
6/29 - Altoona, PA @ Martial Arts Alliance Building
7/1 - Muncie, IN @ The Launching Pad
7/2 - Lansing, MI @ Mac's Bar
7/3 - Chicago, IL @ Reggie's Rock Club
7/4 - Iowa City, IA @ Picador
7/5 - LaCrosse, WI @ The Warehouse
7/6 - Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock Social Club
7/8 - Omaha, NE @ Club Roxbury
7/10 - Oklahoma...
Steve Henderson on 05/20/08 - 06:27 PM
Bedlight For Blue Eyes, Socratic, Driving East, and Mercy Mercedes. will be touring together in July; dates will be announced shortly.
Rohan Kohli on 04/21/08 - 07:13 PM
Who is better at beating it? In honor of Fall Out Boy releasing their cover of Michael Jackson's "Beat It," Driving East has posted their version on myspace.
Steve Henderson on 03/26/08 - 08:07 PM
Driving East's new album, The Future of the Free World is Riding on This One is currently available exclusively at Smartpunk (orders ship with a free poster while supplies last); the album hits all other retailers on April 15th.
Rohan Kohli on 03/08/08 - 05:26 PM
Driving East has announced a headlining tour in support of their new album, The Future of the Free World is Riding on This. Parade The Day and Joy In Tomorrow will join the band as support on the full US tour which runs from February 16th through March 15th.
Tour DatesFeb 16 2008 8:00P The Masquerade Atlanta, Georgia
Feb 17 2008 3:00P 40th ST Stage Norfolk, Virginia
Feb 23 2008 6:00P Grafitti Music Hall Arden, North Carolina
Feb 24 2008 7:00P Jammin Java Vienna, Virginia
Feb 26 2008 7:30P Club Attitudz Virginia Beach, Virginia
Feb 27 2008 7:00P The Ottobar Baltimore, Maryland
Feb 28 2008 4:30P The Vibe Lounge Rockville Centre, New York
Mar 1 2008 6:00P Hartland PAC Howell,...
Rohan Kohli on 01/31/08 - 11:31 AM
Another staff review? Awesome.
Staff ReviewDriving East - The Future of the Free World Is Riding On This One (Tony Pascarella)
Side A: The Music Lover's Graphic Novel (Adrian)
Tony Pascarella on 01/23/08 - 11:27 AM
Driving East has posted a new song titled "Get Back" on myspace. The band's new album, The Future of the Free World is Riding on This One, is now available digitally via iTunes.
Rohan Kohli on 01/15/08 - 12:20 PM
New albums from Driving East and The New Frontiers will be released early digitally next Tuesday, January 15th.
Steve Henderson on 01/09/08 - 08:44 PM
Driving East have put up a new holiday e-card on their myspace. Check it out, as it links to their cover of Michael Jackson's "Beat It".
Anton Djamoos on 12/24/07 - 02:30 PM
Crash Romeo will be going out on tour with Driving East and I Am The Pilot in December.
Joe DeAndrea on 10/19/07 - 02:22 PM
Driving East's upcoming LP, The Future of the Free World Is Riding On This One, has been pushed back from November to an early 2008 release.
Steve Henderson on 10/11/07 - 12:05 PM
What appears to be the cover art for Driving East's upcoming release, The Future of the Free World Is Riding On This One, can be seen in the replies.
Steve Henderson on 10/10/07 - 07:05 PM
Driving East will be posting a new song on their myspace tomorrow only as part of a contest with Carraway Clothing. Check out the details in the replies.
Steve Henderson on 09/08/07 - 06:36 PM
Newburgh, New York-based pop-rock act The Morning Of are expected to tour shortly alongside Royden and Driving East. Fans can expect the tour's schedule to be announced in the coming weeks.

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Brandon Allin on 06/15/07 - 10:26 AM
Permanent Me, Driving East, Time & Distance, and Holiday Parade will be touring together from mid-June to early July; if you are a promoter or venue interested in booking the tour, please check below for the dates that are still available and the contact email address.
Tour Dates Thu June 14th - Sterling, VA
Fri June 15th - Charlotte/Greensboro, NC
Sat June 16th - Atlanta, GA - The Masquerade
Sun June 17th - Augusta/Athens, GA
Mon June 18th - Birmingham, AL
Tues June 19th - Little Rock, AR (HELP: katarren2005@yahoo.com)
Wed June 20th - Dallas, TX(HELP: katarren2005@yahoo.com)
Thurs June 21st- San Antonio, TX - ATOMIX
Fri june 22nd - Austin, TX (HELP: katarren2005@yahoo.com)
Joe DeAndrea on 05/09/07 - 05:27 PM
Sooner than expected, Driving East is going to be heading into the studio this July with Zack Odom and Kenneth Mount to record their debut LP. The record is tentatively slated for a fall or winter release via The Militia Group.
Steve Henderson on 04/18/07 - 06:36 PM
Driving East has added "Come On Come On" to their myspace player.
Steve Henderson on 04/17/07 - 11:42 PM
Set Your Goals, Just Surrender, Driving East, and Fireworks will be touring together this summer.

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Jon Foucart on 04/16/07 - 11:40 AM
Check the replies to see two live videos of Driving East, as they performed at the Take Action Tour stop at the Irving Plaza on March 26th.
Steve Henderson on 03/31/07 - 10:26 PM
Bedlight For Blueeyes will be heading out on the road during May and June with Driving East and 2*Sweet supporting. If any promoter is interested in working with this package, contact Jonathan Sheil @ atlanticoustics@gmail.com; routing is below.
Tour RoutingMay 16th Sacramento / San Francisco CA
May 17th Fresno CA
May 18th Bakersfield CA
May 19th OC CA
May 20th Los Angeles CA
May 21st Tempe AZ
May 22nd Tucson AZ
May 23rd Albequerque NM
May 24th El Paso TX
May 25th San Antonio TX
May 26th Houston TX
May 27th Dallas TX
May 28th Off Date
May 29th Tulsa OK
May 30th St Louis MO
May 31st Nashville TN
June 1st Augusta GA
June 2nd Orlando FL
June 3rd Gainesville /...
Jared Kaufman on 03/23/07 - 06:34 AM
Check the replies for Driving East's new video for "Backseat."
Steve Henderson on 03/03/07 - 11:36 AM
Driving East will be releasing another EP sometime around this May.
Steve Henderson on 02/14/07 - 06:25 PM
Like All Time Low or other pop-punk? Then check out my review of Driving East's new digital EP right over here. The EP is out now through The Militia Group on iTunes.
Steve Henderson on 02/09/07 - 10:00 PM
Hey NYC kids - want to be an extra in Driving East's new music video? Check the replies for instructions on what to do. Also, don't forget you can stream the band's excellent digital EP on their AP profile.
Steve Henderson on 02/05/07 - 09:47 PM
If you haven't noticed it in our ABSOLUTExclusive sidebar (see the right side of the homepage), we are streaming the entire new EP from Driving East, the band that has been described as the future of The Militia Group. Head over the band's AP Profile to take a listen.
Garett Press on 01/23/07 - 10:26 PM
Driving East has a new digital EP available on iTunes for $3.96. Fans of super catchy rock can check it out here.
Steve Henderson on 01/13/07 - 04:59 AM
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