JOANovARC are an all girl band originating from London and the Home Counties. Initially mentored by Girlschool, they have combined influences from Motorhead, Metallica, Joan Jett, AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, the Foofighters and Kings of Leon to create their own unique sound. As talented and accomplished musicians JOANovARC provide a powerful representation of women in rock.
1. What is your artist name?
2. How would you describe what you do?
JOANovARC are an all female melodic rock band supported by Gibson- Europe’s FIRST ever all female band to feature on the Xbox computer game ‘Rockband’
3. How long have you being performing/working?
The band started about 8 years ago and has been in the current lineup for the past three.
4. What has been the highlight of your career to date?
2012 has been the best year for the girls – they performed at Florida Music Festival earlier this year and were spotted by the head of Gibson, as a result they came home with artist support from the biggest name in the music industry. They also played at the Harley Davidson Chopper Show in Austria and secured a place on the Harley circuit across Europe for 2013!
5. Have you worked/performed for/with anyone famous?
Yes, we have played with and supported Girl School, Marillion, Top Loader and Shuffler
6. If you could perform/work with anyone, who would it be?
Joan Jett and the Foo Fighters!
7. What is your guilty pleasure?
We have a lot of pleasures but don’ t feel guilty about them!
8. Tell us one secret about yourself.
That would defeat the meaning of secret
9. How and why did you get into this profession?
Love of music
10. When you're not working what do you like to do to chill out?
Kick boxing, yoga, tennis, snowboarding, writing music, cooking, spending time with friends and family
Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/pages/JOANovARC/10249741221
Debut music video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkwVCCKrFrk
‘Sisters’ – First rock band track: www.youtube.com/watch?v=5orI91Hv9IU
‘Say Sayonara’ – Second rock band track: www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfHG9CyqTWk