Formed in New Brunswick, NJ in 2005, Screaming Females is Marissa Paternoster (guitar, vox), Mike Abbate (bass), and Jarrett Dougherty (drums).
Over six albums and more than a decade of music making, the band has remained deeply individual and steadfastly DIY. They have also grown into one of the most dynamic and devastating touring bands going today.
CHICKS THAT SCREAM AND WHAMMY PRESENT: SCREAMING FEMALES (NJ, USA)
Tuesday 28th May - Auckland, Whammy
Weds 29 May - Wellington, San Fran (Eyegum Presents)
Thurs 30 May - Blenheim, The Plant
Fri 31 May - Christchurch, Darkroom
Saturday 1st June - Dunedin, The Cook Music Venue
Released in 2018, the New Jersey punk trios seventh full-length release All At Once is the bands most expansive and imaginative work to date. A double LP that swings between surreal miniatures and solo-heavy sprawl. Concision takes a backseat to experimentation, with arrangements meant to evoke the energy and spontaneity of their live shows. It's music built across a timeline that's longer than our internet-enhanced moment typically tolerates and a testament to the band's dedication and perseverance.
In 2012, Marissa Paternoster was named the 77th greatest guitarist of all time by Spin magazine.
Whammy! Bar & Backroom!
Two underground bars right in the heart of Auckland City - made with love by tour promoters, sound engineers, musicians and seasoned drinkers!
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Released: 23 Feb 2018