New post-grunge rockers Sick Joy announce first UK headline tour

April 16, 2018 - 142 views

New post-grunge band Sick Joy have announced their debut headline tour following the release of debut EP Amateurs, out now via SaySomething Records.


12.10 Manchester - Jimmy's
13.10 Glasgow - The Garage Attic
16.10 Newcastle - Think Tank? Underground
17.10 Birmingham - Sunflower Lounge
18.10 London - Shacklewell Arms
20.10 Brighton - Patterns 


Supported by Upset and Kerrang! magazines - the latter declaring the band "a strong new presence in UK rock" - Sick Joy have already supported a sold out Feeder at Brixton Academy, sold out The Pearl HartsHoneyblood at Bush Hall, and are set to play Newcastle's Hit The North Festival in May.


Order Amateurs here:

Forming only in 2016, the UK's Sick Joy started life in Newcastle before moving to Brighton to pursue their future. Their mix of lo-fi post-grunge and dirty noise-pop has already seen Sick Joy drawing attention and marks the band as ones to watch.

Bearing comparisons from NirvanaPixiesArctic Monkeys and OasisSick Joy's first two singles 'Stars' (April 2017) and 'Cat In A Bird Cage' were released to acclaim and strong radio support, leading to the band's signing with SaySomething Records. Their following single 'Smiling Shame' and new track 'Senses' has had support from Dork, Upset, BBC Radio 1, Kerrang! Radio, and Amazing Radio.


Sick Joy are: guitars and vocals Mykl Barton, bass Danny Piston, and drums Drew Michael.

For more information:



Say Something Records


Amateurs tracklisting:

2) Smiling Shame
3) Karma & Ketamine
4) Stumbler