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Formed: 1982
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Disbanded: 1986
Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Lynn Perko, Deanna Ashley, Rebecca Tucker, Susan Miller, Mia Levin, Cecilia Lynch
Biography: Anyone interested in doing a genealogical study of the roots of riot grrrl rock must include this tremendously influential San Francisco band. Ferocious, funky feminists, Frightwig's debut LP was a brain-burning chunk of white-hot noise rock, loaded with unsubtle sexual politics ("My Crotch Does Not ...Read full biography
Cat Farm Faboo
Released: 1984
Label: Subterranean Records
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Salacious and aggressive, this is an unholy racket the likes of which you've never heard before. It's a mess, but it's a glorious, fun-filled one. The only downside is a hectoring tone to some of the songs, ...Read full review
Faster, Frightwig, Kill! Kill!
Released: 1986
Label: Caroline Distribution
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Its title a tribute to B-film sex and violence auteur Russ Meyer, this is Frightwig's greatest moment; more trad-rock (i.e., hard rock) oriented, but not losing any of its confrontational bite or over-the-top ...Read full review
More Frightwig albums: Main Albums (4)