War On Women
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War On Women premiere "Pro-Life?"
Check out another new War On Women track, "Pro-Life?", courtesy of Revolver. It's the second song to ...Read More
Published on January 21, 2015
Listen to a new War On Women song on AltPress.com and pre-order their album now
You can now listen to a new War On Women song on AltPress.com called "Servilia" right here and pre-o ...Read More
Published on January 2, 2015
War On Women announce eponymous full-length debut
Baltimore, MD co-ed feminist punk act War On Women have announced a February 10th release date for t ...Read More
Published on December 10, 2014
War On Women announce U.S. shows in October, December and January
War On Women have just finalized their self-titled album that will be available this coming February ...Read More
Published on October 13, 2014

WAR ON WOMEN is: Shawna Potter - Vocals, Brooks Harlan - Guitar, Suzanne Werner - Bass, Evan Tanner - Drums, Nancy Hornburg - Guitar.

War On Women formed in 2010 by several veterans of the Baltimore rock scene, including members of AVEC and Liars Academy. Describing their sound as "thrash rock meets riot grrrl", War On Women write songs too inventive and too loud to be overshadowed by their equally powerful messages. The band's furious live sets capture all of the brevity and intensity of hardcore punk with another level of lyrical and musical sophistication. War On Women's songs attack sexist attitudes and institutionalized patriarchy women everywhere still face in the 21st century with humor, intelligence, righteous anger and monster riffs.

The band released their debut EP, Improvised Weapons, back in 2012 on Exotic Fever Records and played alongside punk rock staples Propagandhi, Jello Biafra & The Guantanamo School of Medicine, Murder City Devils, The Menzingers and countless others in support of it. The EP was well received by fans and press alike, with Against Me!'s Laura Jane Grace singing the band's praises and PopMatters calling them "heavy enough to feel like an injection of lead into the backbone". Now, War On Women are excited to release their debut full-length album that was recently recorded with J. Robbins at the Magpie Cage. These new tracks are a natural progression for the band and a little more polished than their previous efforts, while remaining as blistering as ever. Vocalist Shawna Potter has "…plenty of material to pull from when it comes to writing lyrics, considering the pervasive sexism in modern America", she commented.
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UPCOMING SHOWS
Check out WAR ON WOMEN's showsFeb 06 War On Women (w/ Big Mouth, Dai Burger, Chelsea Monae)
Baltimore, MD @ Metro Gallery

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