JOANovARC RELEASE EPONYMOUS NEW ALBUM ‘JOANovARC’ 02/10/2018 THE EPONYMOUS NEW ALBUM “JOANOVARC” RELEASED FRIDAY 15TH FEBRUARY 2019 PRE-ORDER FROM PLEDGEMUSIC.COM “GIRLS WANNA ROCK” SINGLE RELEASED ON FRIDAY 19TH OCTOBER 2018 PRE-ORDER FROM ITUNES “GIRLS WANNA ROCK” OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2018 UK TOUR TICKETS AVAILABLE VIA JOANOVARC.CO.UK Photography Artwork by Tara Leanne Barber JOANovARC will release their new passionate, soulful and powerful self titled album ‘JOANovARC’ through Pledge Music/ Holier Than Thou Records on Friday 15th February 2019. The new album follows JOANovARC’s critically acclaimed debut album ‘Ride of Your Life’ (2016) produced by Grammy award winning producer Gil Norton and recorded at Rockfield Studio. Gil Norton dubbed the band as ‘The new Queens of Rock’. “A pleasure to work with in the studio, great musicians and one of the most hard-working bands I know.” Gil Norton – Grammy-winning producer (Foo Fighters). Photo Credit: © Ray Tarantino ‘Joanovarc’ was recorded at Orange Tree Studios, produced by JOANovARC and Andy Hodgson, mixed and mastered by Romesh Dodangoda (Funeral For A Friend, Bring Me The Horizon and Stone Broken). To celebrate the release of the first single from the new album – ‘Girls Wanna Rock’ – JOANovARC will embark on their ‘Girls Wanna Rock’ October/November 2018 UK Tour. All profits from the single sales are going towards the Pink Ribbon Foundation (Reg. Charity No. 1080839) – www.pinkribbonfoundation.org.uk Tickets for all concerts can be booked via http://joanovarc.co.uk/events/. The charity single launch will take place at Big Red in London on Friday 19th October. The new energetic and diverse album features 11 finely crafted songs. ‘JOANovARC’ are delivering powerful rock anthems with a modern twist. This four-piece band are a driving force live which transcends on to their new album. The opening track ‘Girls Wanna Rock’ is ballsy, brash, passionate and will hit you in the face. “We are family, true flesh and blood and best friends. This has always given us a special bond and an automatic connection with our songs. We have always written songs together from when we were teenagers based our own true experiences. A sibling band always delivers true passion.” Photo Credit: © Adam Kennedy Photo Credit: © Adam Kennedy The album encapsulates JOANovARC’s live energy and reveals a dynamic mix of dark and light. From ‘Girls Wanna Rock’ to the soulful sounds of ‘Try It On’ which showcase both Sam and Laura’s diverse vocals. The new album has been completely funded by a very successful Pledge campaign. JOANovARC decided to record the new album at the start of 2018 and the Pledge campaign response was phenomenal with their goal being achieved within a week. The many fans who supported ‘Ride of Your Life’were more than happy to support this new album. Photo Credit: © Adam Kennedy Photo Credit: © Adam Kennedy “We are role models, we want to inspire young females and empower them”. The ‘JOANovARC’ album is an inspiring statement and speaks for itself.” The ‘JOANovARC’ album is a continuation of the band’s journey and includes songs that have been written by the Walker sisters over many years. “We are all great friends, as mentioned in our last album we have been through everything together, heartache, death, illness, sweat, blood, great times, addiction, narcotics, break ups, celebrations, fights and tears!” Mixed and mastered by Romesh Dodangoda Recorded at Orange Tree Studios Engineered/ Produced by JOANovARC and Andy Hodgson All songs written by Samantha Walker, Shelley Walker, Deborah Wildish and Laura Ozholl Bass and vocals: Samantha Walker Lead guitar and backing vocals: Shelley Walker Rhythm guitar and vocals: Laura Ozholl Drums: Deborah Wildish “Their sound is stylish, powerful and certainly has a direct lineage to Girlschool and Rock Goddess. In fact, there’s a strong case for saying that this quartet are the natural successors to those two bands.” – Classic Rock Magazine “I love this singer! It sounds like it’s very easy for her to sing. There’s also a fat guitar tone that sounds like a plump nesting bird!” – Kerrang! “Sounds wicked! I really have a thing for JOANovARC!“ – Annie Nightingale (BBC Radio 1) “These girls can shred!“ – Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden) ‘GIRLS WANNA ROCK’ OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2018 UK TOUR BOOK TICKETS VIA JOANOVARC.CO.UK Queens Theatre, Hornchurch Sunday 14th October 2018 Facebook / Twitter / Instagram Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch, Billet Lane, Hornchurch, RM11 1QT www.queens-theatre.co.uk The Big Red, London Friday 19th October 2018 Official JOANovARC Single launch Facebook / Twitter / Instagram Big Red, 385 Holloway Road, London, N7 0RY www.thebigredlondon.com Club 85, Hitchin Saturday 20th October 2018 Facebook / Twitter 74 Whinbush Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1PZ www.club-85.co.uk Percy’s Cafe, Whitchurch Saturday 10th November 2018 Facebook Percy’s Cafe Bar, Star Hotel, Watergate Street, Whitchurch, SY13 1DW, www.percysantiques.co.uk The Victoria Club, Walsall Sunday 11th November 2018 Facebook Victoria Ave, Walsall WS3 3EH Melbourne Rock Club, Royston Saturday 17th November 2018 Twitter Eternit Sports & Social Club – Whaddon Road, Meldreth. SG8 5RL www.melbourn-rock-club.com The Robin 2, Wolverhampton Sunday 18th November 2018 Supporting Hawklords Facebook / Twitter 20-28 Mount Pleasant, Bilston, Wolverhampton, WV14 7LJ www.therobin.co.uk Amersham Arms, London Friday 23rd November 2018 Facebook / Twitter / Instagram 388 New Cross Road, SE14 6TY London www.theamershamarms.net Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.