Take a ride with ‘ol Sparky thru a burning night on a tough, smoky sound with an edge sharp enough to draw blood. Big John and Brandy Bones craft haunting, metaphoric tales perfect for lost souls. The Noirchestra has honed their show tightly since 2012 with hundreds of performances across Europe, North America and Japan and experiencing the band live is an intense, one-of-a-kind, chamber-punk performance. 

Big John Bates appears on movie and TV soundtracks as well as being featured in coffee-table books and glossy magazines worldwide. The albums chart on campus radio across Canada, NPR in the USA and community radio in Europe – the band even appears on Netflix’s Sci-Fi series Snowpiercer. (2020). John was also the founding singer of thrash-metal pioneers Annihilator, penning their biggest songs including WTYD, Alison Hell and King of the Kill. Brandy is a respected tattoo artist currently inking her way across Europe.