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Screaming Females Get ‘Wild,’ Announce Brief Tour

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We’ve opined (and pined) at length of the brain-scrambling powers of Marissa Paternoster, badass shredder and frontwoman of New Jersey’s Screaming Females, so in case you need any further convincing or perhaps a shot in the arm of pure adrenaline on this brisk December afternoon, check out the MP3 of “Wild” that the New Brunswick trio has just posted.

7 Dec 2010 | More

CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival 2010 Confirms Second Round of Artists

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The CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival 2010 set to take over New York City from October 19th to the 23rd, has just confirmed its second round of artists playing the annual festival.

22 Sep 2010 | More

Siren Music Festival 2010 Makes ‘Em Sweat in Coney Island with Screaming Females, Harlem and Matt & Kim

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Saturday on the Boardwalk, we thought it was the Fourth of July as indie-loving concertgoers, the usual rabble-rousers, and families hit up Coney Island for mango sticks and hot dance licks in the shadow of the Cyclone. The raison d’être for many, however, was the tenth annual Siren Music Festival…

18 Jul 2010 | 1 comment | More

Screaming Females’ Marissa Paternoster is a Noun

Our favorite New Jersey shredder-come-lately Marissa Paternoster of Screaming Females has announced the June release of her solo project Noun’s first album, Holy Hell, on Don Giovanni Records.

26 Mar 2010 | More

Screaming Females Begin Fourth LP, Set to Tour with Ted Leo

Once you’ve seen the way of Marissa Paternoster, it’s hard to forget her. The mop of hair, the feminine dresses,…the face-melting shredding that erupts off of her fingers on the frets, and your expression afterward when your jaw meets the floor.

9 Mar 2010 | 1 comment | More

Sentimentalist Magazine’s Top Live Gigs of 2009

It’s very simple: we see many, these stuck out. Our top picks in no order are below, other than Leonard Cohen owning and deserving the very first slot.

30 Dec 2009 | More

Arctic Monkeys Set for December U.S. Tour with Screaming Females

Well, this bill is certainly an attention grabber and reason to venture out on a cold December evening. The Arctic Monkeys have just confirmed a brief run of U.S. tour dates with New Jersey’s Screaming Females kicking off December 6th in Chicago.

16 Oct 2009 | More

The Dead Weather and Screaming Females at Terminal 5, NYC 7/16/09

I decided long ago when I became a Kills fan that I’d probably be happy to watch Alison Mosshart do damn near anything…as a performer. One thing I never predicted however was the sight of her eye sexing Jack White face-to-face near the close of the Dead Weather’s ridiculously incendiary performance of “Will There Be Enough Water?” on Thursday night at Manhattan’s Terminal 5 venue.

18 Jul 2009 | 2 comments | More