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It so happens they are all mostly-female or female-fronted punk bands. And yet their commonalities are highly remarkable all the same.
Punk introduced aggressive, all-female bands like The Slits and frontwomen like Siouxie Sioux who never had to play vulnerable objects, desperate seductresses, jilted lovers, femme fatales, etc. In the late '70s, women strode out in front as leaders in punk scenes in the UK and US, and helped to change the gender politics of rock and roll.
First up, the Runaways, a band best known today for the later careers of guitarists Joan Jett and Lita Ford.
Ford, known for her flashy guitar solos, wanted to go metal and later didand the band pulled apart in Next and my ordering here means nothing, by the wayThe Slits.
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When German-born frontwoman Ari Up stepdaughter of John Lydon, as it happens passed away from cancer inmany, many people mourned her death. It was long past time then for a more public profile of the band, which reformed in but mostly absent much critical notice.
In a scene thronged with inventive kids competing for attention, she stood out. I feel I would be most remiss if I did not include Wendy O. Was her band, the Plasmatics, any good? Some of the stunts might look silly in hindsight, but bear in mind, she pushed the boundaries of decorum over thirty years ago with the kind of sexual frankness and power that still makes our culture very nervous.
Allinshe became something of a novelty act on the talk-show circuit. Helen Reddington, former bassist and singer for '70s punk band The Chefs, approvingly quotes journalist Caroline Coononetime manager of both The Clash and The Slits as saying: This collection of interviews with many lesser-known women in punk is worth a look as well.
The list, as always, could go on, but perhaps some of you have your own favorite female or female-fronted punk bands.
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How have you seen the role of women change in the industry, where do they stand now, and what should we expect in the future?
Is the music biz becoming a more gender neutral industry? HC: I’d like to think it’s on the way to that.
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