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I've been a lot into female-fronted/feminist punk/noise/rock this past weeks and discovered lots of amazing bands like Mannequin Pussy, Sunflower Bean, Charly Bliss, Kero Kero Bonito, Helen Love etc and I'd love to discover some more... Do y'all have some good recs?

Thanks 💖


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Reply by KLCY

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if ur into short fast angry hardcore my bff fronts a band called Night Witch who rip!!!



They've also done a split with the HIRS Collective who are more grindy noise



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Reply by Torture and the Desert Spiders

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ah we're femme fronted if ya dig ... Torture n the Desert Spiders


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Reply by Torture and the Desert Spiders

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Oh and some boss other bands are CRAWLERS (UK), Amyl and the Sniffers, PussyLiquour, Tits Up, Natalie and the Monarchy, Black Honey, The Cosmics !


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Reply by OneBeat.

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I'm in an all-women punk band, More AM Than FM, if you wanna check us out :)






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Reply by jamie

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oh i love kkb and charly bliss! i had the pleasure of seeing kkb live a couple years ago when i went to see another band, tons of fun


i actually have a playlist full of mostly woman fronted punk/rock type bands, lot of good stuff here i think: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5clZFWPwKbwPTknw1rRW9n?si=MD85wNSoTfCvpfujIAHlzQ


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Reply by meladroit

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Definitely have to recommend Gully Boys and Floodwater Angel!

https://gullyboys.bandcamp.com/

https://floodwaterangel.bandcamp.com/


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Reply by DiFFtY

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@XxX~klcy~XxX usually not much into hardcore but this album is an absolute mood :D
Thanks a lot for the rec it's great!

@Tortcha I listened to the whole discography! I loved it! This goes straight to my playlist :D

@OneBeat. Amazing album! I've put it in my bandcamp wishlist and playlist

@mol Thanks for the playlist I've subscribed to it! I listened to this one a lot recently and discovered a lot of bands thanks to it : https://open.spotify.com/playlist/52iWGzjuo0jxFQchyYQva2 ! You're lucky you got to see KKB live! They performed in my city but I missed them somehow... (I was not much into them at this moment iirc)

@meladroit Thanks for the recs!! Floodwater have the vibes and Gully Boys the exact energy I'm looking for ^_^

Thanks again for your answers! Please keep them comiiiing 💖


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Reply by ★MJ★

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I would recommend the Pretenders first two albums and the one they put out this year. The OG female fronted punk band.


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Reply by steb•wash

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Seconding Night Witch!!

Also, I used to play guitar in a hardcore link band whose vocalist was female and several lyrical themes were feminism.  We were called Worn.  Check us out here.


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Reply by Leezus Crust

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Generation Decline for sure. They just put out a new one a few weeks back, too. 

https://generationdecline.bandcamp.com/


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Reply by Ed College

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Sorry if it's already been said, but Perfect Pussy would probably be up your alley. I stumbled across their music by accident a few years ago and it was a great find.


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Reply by Cora

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The Interrupters and the Bombpops are great (:


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Reply by HBag

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check out mommy long legs
theyre p good


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Reply by Bianca x_x

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Hey!


I’m in a band called Chelsea Manor, we’re from South Australia 🖤 I’d be keen to know what you think. 


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Reply by peachouli

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Recently found this this sick band in a noise rock forum, check out Russian Baths, specifically the track Slenderman. They switch vocalists, and the female's vox are ethereal and gorgeous. Otherwise, any Sonic Youth song where Kim is singing is equally awesome, especially on tracks like 'Cross the Breeze and Shadow of a Doubt.


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Reply by Alisyn Hatfield

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Stitched up Heart out of Cali and Amber Atwood from Michigan. Amber is just getting started in her singing career. you can find her on Youtube. Stitched up Heart; Mixi (Lead) has a few ablums on Spotify


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Reply by SusieQ84

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I second The Interrupters and Bombpops. Also, Bad Cop Bad Cop (yes it is two times). Bikini Kill. Catbite (has female and male vocals). Laura Jan Grace (former Against Me! front) and the Devouring Mothers.


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Reply by Jems <3

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Sleater-Kinney :)


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Reply by KOSMIC VIDEO

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- The Slits

- Xray Spex

- L7

- Bratmobile

- Horror Pops


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Reply by IndigoBlur

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Found Janitor Joe recently, which was a female-fronted noise rock band from the 90s. I also suggest doing research on the "riot grrrl" movement if you're looking for feminist-based punk ;)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LYXYny6JQSw&ab_channel=JanitorJoe-Topic 

edit: I also second 45 Grave they're awesome! 


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Reply by Angie

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Check out my band called Two Headed Girl
We are quite literally all of those things.
Our Debut Album will be coming out this year and we need all the support we can get.
Appreciate if you check it out


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Reply by nancyb0ii

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Hands Off Gretel & Delilah Bon!!


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Reply by era404

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Fazerdaze, Lunar Vacation, Sobs, Eerie Summer, illuminati hotties, Luby Sparks, For Tracy Hyde, Say Sue Me, The Beth, The Regrettes


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Reply by jean

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VUKOVI they're so good


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Reply by Jon

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Oh man, try CCFX/CC DUST if you want some post-punk type stuff. 

I'm in LA so there's so many female fronted bands. One that stands out to me is Girl Pusher, very hard experimental electronic stuff. Very punk energy.

If you enjoy doom/sludge metal, try Faetooth. Also based in LA. Saw and shot them live in an underground show at The Church of Fun. They got heavy shit.


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Reply by StephanieStruck

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The muffs! And if you like rockabilly horror pops and creep show! 


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Reply by Atomic Treehouse

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The Unlovables. Awesome female fronted pop punk!


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Reply by fogottenrocker

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Hey all, I wanted to share my latest track I released yesterday. 


We’re not a band, nothing official.  


I wanted to create content and music that represents the diversity in our world. 


This song purely represents a hardship in a relationship in which one is entrapped, and realized it wasn’t worth the energy, time, and effort. 


Would mean the world if you can check it out, let me know what you think?


Would be great if you can drop a like/comment on the video—would be totally awesome. 


Thanks! 


https://youtu.be/EROK6kekUQk


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Reply by johnnyex

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Some great stuff listed, Night Witch and Generation Decline are right up my alley. 


I have a couple to contribute:

https://powerxalone.bandcamp.com/album/rather-be-alone  90’s influenced hardcore, ex-Gather, also female fronted


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Reply by Marie

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Bikini Kill, Sarge, The Unlovables, awakebutstillinbed


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Reply by Amanda orgasm

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Im in a crust punk band and I do vocals :)


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Reply by Nihilist Abyss

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I'm not exactly noise/punk, but I write music under the name Nihilist Abyss. It's a little industrial influenced, definitely lots of noisy electronics going on. Really just firmly in the alternative world.  Check it out if you're interested. 


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Reply by Jarne

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cocaine piss (BE)


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Reply by Bobby Khan

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Ludicra
Sin 34 
Vice Squad

Crude Studs
Drunken Boat
Plasmatics
Gallhammer
Tiger Trap
Detestation
Skarp
Divisia
Sacrilege (UK)
Nausea
13 (NYC)
Lost Sounds
Mouserocket
River City Tanlines
RAD
Sick Burn
D.I.R.T.
Honeybane
Poison Girls
Damad


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Reply by Amber

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The Svetlanas


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Reply by 🖤 Death Rae 🖤

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Destroy Boys


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Reply by Klaus Kaczynski

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Melt Banana (Noisecore

Pettybone (Hardcore - sadly they only ever recorded one album but it's really good)
Rolo Tomassi (Mathcore - not a huge fan of their recent stuff but first 2 albums are incredible)
Fuck the Facts (Grindcore)
Cloud Rat (Grindcore)


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Reply by Sharon

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Maria Brink i love her scream



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Reply by Natalie_Catastrophe

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The God Awful Small Affairs

https://open.spotify.com/track/3QxzkNXVYcOpnNVnj0iUgD?si=u8IFUh93T5q_PqcX-6mcFg


FURY (they are super underappreciated and an amazing artist.)
https://open.spotify.com/track/7m5rVy4VQ28krMMdq8TcfL?si=sQwS5kQDQomdZaIDwG1rCQ

https://soundcloud.com/furyhiphop/albums

Glitter Moneyyy (you are sleeping on them and you shouldn't be)
https://open.spotify.com/track/6GcJyUtu3ifVFobfTJGlsm?si=X6tEheIlT3axBdfFSAuw8Q

Deep Femme
https://open.spotify.com/track/4OC3kUICl16ci7DirbwjZX?si=3mOm8DumSG6Q1pGAiX3PWA


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Reply by Action Cat

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Hey, I’m a punk artist from Vegas! I have an album coming out this summer that is full of great punk and grunge rock. :D



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Reply by theangel

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HINDS!!!! all girls rock band from spain and they're really incredible

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XVdJUy5KCJY


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Reply by Earnest

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XRay Spex


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Reply by rmsugarcandy

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As much as I deeply despise the use of "female-fronted" as a catchall ;) ... we're here:



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Reply by garbo

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Its all about the japanese when it comes to female lead punk


Otoboke Beaver
tricot
Haru nemuri

awakebutstillinbed is emo/hardcore but there's another for you. 


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Reply by Tommy Panzram

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I've been following Bad Cop / Bad Cop since they were a local band. I knew they'd blow up one day and their success is fucking earned. Check em out.


Also, War On Women are pretty good but really political and might not be for everyone. 


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Reply by Britt

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Skating Polly is sick... check out "Hail Mary" and "This Vacation"!


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