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NOISE was formed in Reykjavik, Iceland in 2001 by brothers Einar Vilberg and Stefan Vilberg when they were just 16 years old.

NOISE have released four records and performed numerous tours in Iceland, Europe and the U.K. In 2016 Einar Vilberg the lead singer, guitarist and songwriter of NOISE was being considered for the lead singer role in Stone Temple Pilots.

2001
After being a band for just under 3 months NOISE released their first single, Freeloader. The song shot straight to the Top10 on local rock radio stations. A few months later NOISE
released their second single, Hollow, via Rokk..is music discovery platform. The song became the most played song in
the platform’s history.

2002
NOISE released a new single, In Vain, and a music video followed.

2003
NOISE released their debut album, Pretty Ugly, via R&R records. The album included the singles Freeloader, Paranoid
Parasite, In Vain and Hollow. The music video for Paranoid Parasite was released.

2004-2005
NOISE performed several live shows and tours. Einar Vilberg began writing the second album.

2006
The band’s second album, Wicked, was released and included singles Ride The Wave, Quiet, and Fathead. Ride The Wave entered the top charts on local rock radio stations and NOISE began touring outside of Iceland.

2007-2009
NOISE spent this time performing various tours in the U.K and Europe.

2010-2011
DIVIDED, NOISE’s third album, was released. This album included singles A Stab In The Dark, Beautiful Distraction, and Divided. A music video for A Stab In The Dark was released and the song entered the top charts on local radio stations. The album received great reviews and was listed as one of the Albums of the Year by local music critics.

2012-2013
NOISE started promoting their album, Divided, outside of Iceland and toured the U.K and Europe. That same year A Stab In The Dark was awarded Song Of The Year in the Sunset Island Music Awards in the U.S.

2014
The band released a new single, P.U.N.K., along with a music video.

2015-2016
Echoes, the fourth NOISE album, was released. The album was recorded, mixed and mastered in HLJÓÐVERK Studios.
Mark Lanegan’s and Eddie Vedder’s string quartet performed on several tracks of the album. A music video for the single, Quiet, was released.

2017-2018
NOISE did local shows to promote their fourth record. Einar Vilberg started writing new material for the fifth album.

2019-2020
Two new members joined the band, Helgi on drums and Omar on guitar. NOISE performed at Iceland Airwaves festival and signed a management deal with Flying Fox AB.

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