∗ The first British female band to feature on the hit XBOX game ‘ROCKBAND'
∗ JOANovARC are set to tour Europe and Japan in 2015/2016
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JOANOVARC THE FIRST BRITISH FEMALE BAND TO FEATURE ON THE HIT XBOX GAME ‘ROCKBAND’
The girls hail from London and the Home Counties and have built up their strong musicianship and strong representation of women in rock through performances worldwide over the last 10 years. JOANovARC have combined influences from Motorhead, Metallica, Joan Jett, AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, Queen, the Foo Fighters and Kings of Leon to create their own unique sound.
JOANovARC have performed worldwide – in the USA, Mediterranean, the Caribbean and have extensively toured Europe and Japan. They have performed at the Harley Davidson European Biker Festivals in Austria, Rome, Slovakia, France, Germany Army bases, Holland, Belgium, Swiss tours, Israel Red Sea resort, cruise ships in the Baltic sea and have electrified audiences in the UK with venues including the London Astoria; Cafe de Paris; the Garage; Barfly and the O2 Indigo. The girls have played at festivals including Florida Music Festival, Rhythms of the World, Namfest, Fordham Festival, Brighton Pride, Go Go Festival, Cambridge Rock, Cock Rock Festival, L Fest, BMF Biker Festival Peterbough arena and many more. They have also supported and worked with Slade, Girl School, Top loader, Marillion, Adam Ant, Bad Company and John Altman aka ‘Nick Cotton’ from Eastenders.
JOANovARC are set to tour Europe and Japan in 2015 and continue their success with the release of a new album with producers Steve Rispin ‘Asia’ and Gil Norton ‘Foo fighters’
They have recently been featured in a Chinese block buster movie ‘Triumph of the Skies’ starring Sammi Cheng set for release in 2015. The film was recorded in the summer and is set to open a whole new fan base in Asia.
In November 2014 JOANovARC released the Christmas single ‘ Wild Ones’ with JOANovARC and John Altman aka Nasty Nick from BBC East Enders through Right Track/Universal. The Single received National radio play on BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 6 and has also been featured on Lorraine Kelly ITV. The single has also received National press in the Sun, Daily Mirror, Daily Mail, Daily Express, Reveal and many more. The 2014 Christmas single was declared an official Chart No.1 contender and was given odds of 30/1 at William Hill.
JOANovARC began 2013 with a bang after signing to Holier Than Thou Records and recorded a ‘live in the studio’ album! Their demo was reviewed highly in the February issue of Kerrang Magazine by Rock God, Andrew WK! Their gig sheet was full throughout the year starting with a tour in Holland and also in the Middle East. The girls were booked for BMF Biker Gigs over the UK along side Harley Davidson gigs in Rome and Austria.
They worked on their new single ‘Stars’ with legendary producer ‘Stuart Epps’ Led Zeppelin, Oasis, Elton John……. When Stuart discovered the band at the famous 100 Club in London, he was blown away by the music and wanted to produce a great single. Due to the success of ‘Stars’ the band had their Dance remix ‘Drox v Joan’ playlisted on Annie Nightingale’s show on BBC RADIO 1!
In 2012 the girls played their American Tour showcasing on the Main Stage at Florida Music Festival. Michael Waggoner, Managing Director of Gibson Guitars USA watched the girls’ performance and was blown away – So much so that the girls returned to the UK with worldwide artist support from Gibson. Throughout 2012 JOANovARC performed at many festivals in the UK and Europe (including the Harley Davidson Chopper Show in Austria), had various photo shoots in London, vocal sessions with the legendary Stevie Van Lange and recorded their full – ‘live in the studio’ – album with Stephen Loveday from Medicine Hat. JOANovARC also promoted their 2nd release for Rock Band 3 on the Xbox 360 with their Japanese track ‘Say Sayonara’ with a launch gig at the legendary 100 Club in London.
In 2011 the band promoted their first Rock Band release with their track ‘Sisters’ followed by a successful launch at Club 85 and the BBC West Once Club in London. After the launch and the release of the promo video online JOANovARC gained a lot of media coverage and a new worldwide fan base! Throughout 2011 the girls shot their debut music video ‘Peace of Mind’ with Rachel Price of BBC Bristol with thousands of hits on YouTube. They also released their debut EP ‘Beneath the Sky’ on iTunes which was promoted on radio and TV stations across the world – and gained a publishing deal with Speegra Music in the UK.
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