VOICST

VOICST

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Voicst is three piece from the Netherland who have sold 10.000 copies of their album in their native country, The Netherlands. The band has toured Europe multible times supporting the likes of Juliette and The Licks, Danko Jones and the Presidents of the USA.

Biography

The birth of a career and tour with Nada Surf.
• Voicst kicks their career off with a much anticipated show at the Winston in Amsterdam. Their shows earn them support slots with Millionaire, Enon and Mclusky throughout the year.

• Voicst becomes the recipient of the ESSENT award. An invitation to the Noordeslag Festival opens the door to play Metropolis and Lowlands. The band also travels to NYC to perform at the CMJ Music Marathon.
• They record a 6 track EP ‘Eat The Evidence’.
• Voicst supports Bettie Serveert throughout Holland. Several ‘one off’ supports for bands like Tenacious D, The Raveonettes and Nada Surf
• 11-11 is released in the fall of 2004 in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Spain.

• Album wins 3voor12 award for Best Dutch Album.
• Album wins Live XS Award for best album.
• Voicst enters the charts for the first time with the single ‘Dazzled Kids’.
• 11-11 is released in the USA in a remixed version by Victor van Vught who produced PJ Harvey, Beth Orton, Athlete, and Nick Cave. Re-mastered by Fred Kevorkian of Iggy Pop, White Stripes, and Ryan Adams.

TV, Games, and the Vans Warped Tour (That’s right, more touring.)
• Heineken uses Voicst for a worldwide TV commercial. Joppe wins a Devil Award for ‘Best Drummer’ from the Dutch Rock & Pop Institute.
• The track ‘Whatever You Want From Life’ is used in 2006 FIFA World Cup Football game, and on Google Earth.
• The popular US TV-series One Tree Hill uses Detail 2003. Voicst makes appearance at several Dutch TV shows like ‘De Wereld Draait door’ and ‘Barend en van Dorp’.
• Festivals: Vans Warped Tour (US), Oxygen (Ireland), Great Escape (Brighton) and various Dutch festivals.
• Tour Europe and the UK supporting: The Bravery, The Posies, The Presidents of the USA, Millionaire, Juliette & The Licks and Danko Jones.
• 11-11 is released in Australia

A Tale of Two Devils is born.
• Voicst enters the studio with producer Peter Katis (Interpol, The National) and Rutger Hoedemaeker of About.
• They come away with a remarkable album called ‘A Tale of Two Devils’. The album features Kypski, Perquisite, Beyonce’s trumpet player, Gogol Bordello’s sax player, and Simon and Garfunkel’s piano player.
• Voicst tours Japan for their release of 11-11 and comes back to Holland to perform at Uitmarkt and the Friends forWarchild in Ahoy concert.

Release + Megahit + International Festivals = World Domination.

• A Tale of Two Devils is released in The Netherlands January 14th. Album debuts #12 on the charts and is the #1 Alternative record in the country.
• The single ‘Everyday I Work on the Road’ becomes the instant ‘Megahit’ on 3FM radio.
• The Tale of Two Devil’s 18 date interactive tour through Holland consisting of lights, inflatables, and pink rabbits.
• A Tale of Two Devils released in Belgium March 23rd.
• Voicst tours Spain, France and Belgium with Patrick Watson and Asian Dub Foundation
• Band plays festivals throughout Europe including Pinkpop (NL), Popkomm (GER), NXNE (CA), Sziget (HU), EuropaVox (FR), Spot (DK), MTV Brand New (NL) and many more.
• Band’s live show voted in the Top 3 performances at the Pinkpop
• Fall tour sells out the coveted Paradiso
• Band set to embark on December tour with world renowned artist Anouk.
• Voicst in the Top 10 of best albums of 2008 from notable publications such Oor Magazine and VPRO.