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24min   |   English   |  Igal Hecht

Manic Drive is a Canadian Christian rock band, formed in 2004 by brothers Michael and Shawn Cavallo. The Cavallos began singing at the ages of eight and nine. After receiving interest from a record label, they released Reason for Motion in May 2005. Over the last several years, the band has released albums including Reset and Rewind  (2007),  Blue (2009), Epic (2011), VIP (2014), and Into the Wild (2017). Manic Drive was signed to Butterfly Music Group (now Whiplash Records) in 2004. In late 2005, they toured with Seventh Day Slumber and Fireflight. d. In 2008, the band released their single Blue, featuring Kevin Max of DC Talk, which reached number No. 28 on the Top 30 Christian Rock Billboard chart. Blue was also featured as a world premiere in over 20 countries by the Gospel Music Channel and was No. 2 only to Skillet's Comatose as the Best Rock Video of 2009. The album was praised by critics, with CCM Magazine 


listing Reset & Rewind in the Critic Picks Top 10 Albums of 2007, along with Relient K and Anberlin. In 2013,

Money placed No. 27 on the Top 30 CHR/Hot AC Billboard Chart and No. 2 on the Air 1 Radio Network. Following the media attention, Manic Drive was invited to team up with Audio Adrenaline on their spring Kings and Queens Tour which in turn, landed them a deal with Inpop/Capitol. Manic Drive finished the year touring across Canada on the Christmas Wintour with Building 429 and Hawk Nelson

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