Getting in the Van

Fueled by necessity and a sense of adventure, bands have been climbing into vans and hitting the road for decades. Intertwined with the history and spread of rock ’n’ roll, the tradition — at once taxing and rewarding, chaotic and romantic — cultivates lasting relationships while providing musicians a way to make a living. It is an experience nearly all rock artists share. 

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What Drives Us

“What Drives Us” tells the stories of some of the biggest artists in music, recalling the romance and adventure, as well as the idiocy and chaos, of their time on the road. While the world has changed, the custom has not changed. There is no other way to know whether you can make it in this business. You have to get in the van.

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