Remedy Drive  Artist Profile | Biography And Discography | NewReleaseToday



Artist Links

  • Official Website
  • Facebook Website
  • Label Website
  • YouTube

    Music Videos
  • "Better Than Life" from Resuscitate
    Views 1847 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Commodity" from Commodity
    Views 3799 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Daylight" from Daylight Is Coming
    Views 2196 Views | Comments 1 Comments
  • "Rescue" from The Daylight EP
    Views 1149 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Rescue" from Daylight Is Coming: Expanded Edition
    Views 1129 Views | Comments 1 Comments
  • "Resuscitate Me" from Resuscitate
    Views 2196 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "The Wings Of The Dawn" from Commodity
    Views 61 Views | Comments 0 Comments

    Upcoming Events In Your Area

    Latest Headlines
    TobyMac Receives Rich Mullins Impact Award
    (Saturday, September 12, 2015)
    Chris Tomlin Reveals Details Of New Live Christmas Record
    (Saturday, June 13, 2015)
    Fans Give Remedy Drive Frontman New Guitar
    (Friday, March 20, 2015)
    Finding Favour Wraps Recording New Album
    (Thursday, March 05, 2015)
    Building 429 Shares News Songs
    (Thursday, February 26, 2015)
    Trevor McNevan of TFK MCs the Best Buddies Prom in Nashville
    (Tuesday, February 24, 2015)
    Natalie Grant Re-purposes a Kiddie Pool in Snowed In Nashville
    (Wednesday, February 18, 2015)
    Michael W. Smith and Candace Cameron Bure Join Forces at Friends' Wedding
    (Monday, January 19, 2015)
    ​Dave Mohr leaving Remedy Drive
    (Friday, January 16, 2015)
    Colton Dixon: Ping-Pong Champion!
    (Tuesday, November 18, 2014)
    Artists Like Rend Collective, Shine Bright Baby and Shaun Groves Gift Surprise Christmas Music
    (Tuesday, November 18, 2014)
    Remedy Drive Releases Mission-Minded Commodity
    (Wednesday, September 17, 2014)
    New Folk Trio Features Members of Press Play, Remedy Drive
    (Wednesday, July 16, 2014)
    Remedy Drive Shifts Gears To Combat Human Trafficking
    (Monday, May 12, 2014)
     Remedy Drive Artist Profile
    Return To Artist Database
    Views 11586  Views | Comments 26 Comments
    Artist Rank: # 198 | View Top 20
    Bookmark and Share

    Three years ago Remedy Drive was the poster child for breakthrough rock acts. Lead singer David Zach and his brothers Daniel, Paul, and Phillip had emerged from Omaha, Nebraska onto the national stage; charting a major No. 1 radio hit for seven weeks (“All Along”), receiving several Dove Award nominations including New Artist of the Year, and touring with Family Force 5, Mercy Me, and the David Crowder Band.  
    But success came after years of struggling to get there. And upon arrival, the big time was no friendlier to Remedy Drive than anyone else trying to balance work and family in the music business; it still demanded long stretches of time away from wives, children, and loved ones.  In November 2010, after much discussion, David’s brothers told him they had each decided to leave the group in search of a more predictable lifestyle.
    “That was tough and I was devastated,” David admits, “but they gave me their blessing to keep Remedy Drive moving ahead. Rebuilding this thing again was daunting but the thought of doing anything else never crossed my mind.”
    So David sold his home in the Midwest, moved to Nashville, Tennessee, and started looking for new band members. He found Memphis-based drummer Timmy Jones on YouTube and was instantly magnetized by his playing and stage presence. From Chicago, guitarist Dave Mohr was an easy choice after an afternoon of guitar playing and a likeminded discussion about philosophy, theology, and literature. Florida raised bass player Corey Horn accepted David’s invitation to join Remedy Drive after meeting him at a Switchfoot show.
    “What’s amazing is that we’re an old band yet a new band,” David says. “I feel so fortunate that I found these guys who genuinely care about the music but are also invested in our fans. We have some fans that have been to nearly a hundred Remedy Drive concerts and they’ve been the most welcoming and encouraging in this new chapter.
    "I've learned so much from my new band members in the past couple of years in terms of performing and musicianship,” David continues. “The energy on stage is new and more rowdy than ever.  It's a lot of fun watching the fans reactions and interactions with Timmy, Corey, and Dave.  Our audience has really adopted these guys.  It’s really humbled me and I was blown away.”
    Many were also blown away by an EP the new line-up issued in 2011 that offered “some of the band’s best songs to date” and forecasts “good things ahead for these guys . . . it has us listening intently with eager ears.” (
    And so we arrive at the second breakthrough of Remedy Drive, newly signed to Centricity Music and primed to release its duly storied and invigorated re-introductory album, Resuscitate, produced by Pete Kipley (Kutless, Matthew West, Mark Schultz).
    Resuscitate meets the music scene’s anticipation beyond expectations with multi-layered songs that document David’s recent personal journey, and yet are conveyed with deft lyrics making each message universal. The record is refreshing for its spiritual transparency; the way Remedy Drive uses rock n’ roll to pursue light and a sense of being found, while admitting that darkness and feeling lost are a common part of being human.
    David explains, “Ecclesiastes says that eternity has been set in our hearts and C. S. Lewis wrote about ‘the weight of glory that thought itself can’t sustain.’ It’s difficult to put such things into words but hopefully a song can remind us of that age-old ache, the mystery that somehow we’ve had and lost some infinite thing.  The more I experience what I thought would fill me up the more empty spaces I discover in my heart.”
    To that point, Resuscitate opens with the honest anthem, “Better Than Life,” where David admits his exhaustion and brokenness but gets a jolt of energy for the stadium-sized chorus: I need you you keep my heart beating / I need you you keep my lungs breathing / Because your love is better than life.
    “Bob Dylan wrote in his hit song, ‘It’s Alright, Ma (I’m Only Bleeding),’That he not busy being born is busy dying,” explains David, “and ‘Better Than Life’ speaks along those lines. The song title is something I knew in my head from reading Psalms, but have finally understood in my heart that love can be better than life and that love can be life itself.”
    A similar idea gets amped up on the hook-filled and harder rocking, “Resuscitate Me”—all of my impulse is in vain/ is there a pulse left in my veins?
    David says, “For anyone who feels too far gone this song is something we can all hang onto and claim the truth that it’s not too late—there’s a chance to be renewed.  A voice that turned on lights in the sky so long ago is the same voice still turning on lights in hearts that need to be brought back to life.”
    That light shines across several tracks on Resuscitate, allowing listeners to gain strength by getting a better grip on his true identity and destiny. Bold piano pop permeates “Lost Cause,” which was written when David needed encouragement the most; I might be lost/ I might be broken/ but I’m not a lost cause. “Don’t Forget” reveals a synth-pop influence with a lighter feel balanced by a heavy quote from English author G. K. Chesterton: We have all forgotten what we really are.
    “I tried to capture that idea here—that we’re blood bought, we belong to another kingdom,” David says.
    The further realization of that topic is explored in the poetic “Crystal Sea,” taken from imagery found in Revelation.  The tune’s reference for hopeful songs that will be sung by the sea of glass applies to the next song also….the joyful, jump-off-the-ground, “Glory,” with a hearty showcase of what Jones, Mohr, and Horn bring to the mix.
    The centerpiece of Resuscitate is “God I Hope So,” a remarkable ballad that David wrote in relation to his brothers’ decision to leave the band, and yet is a wide open expression that is already encouraging a broad range of listeners with its compelling message; Maybe learning how to find is learning how to lose.
    “I hope this song will resonate with someone who is going through the loss of a loved one or the loss of companionship whether through death or something similar to what I went through.  I hope it brings strength in the midst of situations that seem hopeless and overwhelming," David says. 
    Indeed, Remedy Drive brings to life the spirit of determination every soul must discover on this journey.  The truth that we are knocked back a step or two sometimes, but as illustrated in another Resuscitate standout, “What Are We Waiting For,” great things still await us. 
    “We’re all in the same war with the same doubts, messes, and fears that keep coming around,” David concludes, “but we can’t look back. We have to go forward and be moved by redemption.”
    Embrace resuscitation.

    Entry lasted edited by JJFrancesco_NRT on 05.27.14

    Official Twitter Updates
    This was in WI last weekend. We are taking December off from touring until NewYears Eve in Tyler, TX. Photo by...
    Posted by @RemedyDrive on 11.24.15 | View Tweet
    RT @davidmzach: Law is not law, if it violates the principles of eternal justice - Lydia Maria Child
    Posted by @RemedyDrive on 11.22.15 | View Tweet
    Anita* is safe tonight. During investigations, the 11 year old's virginity was offered to a #BRAVOteam...
    Posted by @RemedyDrive on 11.21.15 | View Tweet
    Today: Janesville, WI - Nov 20 at Compass Church
    Posted by @RemedyDrive on 11.20.15 | View Tweet
    RT @donteverleavee: In honor of seeing @RemedyDrive tomorrow night, this was the first time I saw them play! 5 years ago!…
    Posted by @RemedyDrive on 11.20.15 | View Tweet

    Latest NRTeam Fans
    Remedy Drive Has 194 Fans | View All | Become A Fan




    NRTeam Artist Comments (26)
    Add Your Review    Join The NRTeam
    Hi! | Posted June 24, 2014
    Just wanted to let you guys know you are on my heart a lot lately and lots of prayers are going up for you and Comodity! I pray all is well! Melinda

    Comments(0)  |  Add Comment
    :) | Posted June 10, 2013
    Good luck with everything!!

    Comments(0)  |  Add Comment
    Remedy drive | Posted June 07, 2013
    the music is like a fast car that drives very fast

    Comments(0)  |  Add Comment

    Evan48 (162)
    Awesome band! | Posted June 04, 2013
    Remedy Drive is awesome! Keep up the music guys!

    Comments(0)  |  Add Comment
    Muchas gracias! | Posted June 03, 2013
    Hey, Remedy Drive Band!=D Thanks for your music!

    Comments(0)  |  Add Comment

    shanishka (83)
    Awesome | Posted June 03, 2013
    This band rocks.

    Comments(0)  |  Add Comment
    Great Band | Posted June 03, 2013
    Love these guys

    Comments(0)  |  Add Comment

    rbrown13 (217)
    :) | Posted June 03, 2013

    Comments(0)  |  Add Comment

    wphuang (1)
    good music | Posted September 17, 2012
    keep it up.

    Comments(0)  |  Add Comment

    0oNielso0 (34)
    Thank you for your great music! | Posted September 17, 2012
    Go on! :) God bless!

    Comments(0)  |  Add Comment
      Showing comments 1 through 10 of 26 | View Next 10 Comments

    Christian Music, Facebook Christian Music, Twitter Christian Music, Google Christian Music, YouTube Christian Music, Instagram


    Christian Music

    ©2015 NewReleaseToday
    A Division Of NRT Media Inc.


    New This Week
    Coming Soon
    Free Downloads
    Album Preview




    New Music
    Movies / Media


    Music Videos
    #NRTLive Hangouts


    Concert Reviews
    We Love Awards


    Jam The Hype



    Privacy Policy
    Terms of Use
    New Music Email