A Q&A with Donna Gaines on a Lifetime of Rock n’ Roll

A Q&A with Donna Gaines on a Lifetime of Rock n’ Roll

Mar 27, 2017

I recently read Donna Gaines' memoir, A Misfit's Manifesto. Gaines, who has a doctorate in sociology has turned a rock n' roll lifestyle into a career. Having grown up in Long Island, Gaines spent her entire life around music. Her mother, Betty Bradley, was a professional singer and Gaines was drawn to the lifestyle, spending all of her time with musicians.

A Q&A with Daisy and Kate of Lung

A Q&A with Daisy and Kate of Lung

Sep 8, 2016

Lung are taking their operatic, art rock, heavy, driving sound on tour, consisting of Kate Wakefield (electric cello/vocals) and Daisy Caplan (drums). Though this is their first extended tour as Lung (July-September), neither Daisy or Kate are new to making music. Daisy has been a member of several Louisville, KY and Cincinnati bands for over a decade, including Babe Rage (drums) and, the highly successful, Foxy Shazam (bass) and Kate has made a name for herself as a solo artist, looping layers of cello and vocals to great effect. They are on tour through September and have a full-length album coming out on November, 17th.

A Q&A with Kid Congo Powers

A Q&A with Kid Congo Powers

Sep 5, 2016

Kid Congo Powers, the ultimate legend agreed to be an honorary woman and do an interview before his show in Cincinnati at MOTR May 16, 2016. Izzi Krombholz: How did you get your start playing music? Was it truly with the Gun Club or had you dabbled before that? Kid Congo Powers: Not at all. I was a teenage rock n’ roll fan. I would hoodwink my sister into to...

A Q&A with Kathy Valentine of the Go Go’s

A Q&A with Kathy Valentine of the Go Go’s

Sep 1, 2016

Kathy Valentine is a musician and songwriter and former member of the hugely successful and influential band, The Go-Go’s. She was the principal writer of hits “Vacation” and “Can’t Stop the World” among others. She was not only a member of the first all female band to write and perform their own songs and top charts but she was shortly a member of British band Girlschool in England, started the first punk band in her hometown, Austin, TX, before moving to LA starting another band, The Textones eventually landing in The Go-Go’s, and she hasn’t stopped.

Bebe Buell, From Rebel Heart to Rebel Soul

Bebe Buell, From Rebel Heart to Rebel Soul

Aug 30, 2016

While Bebe Buell might have first been brought to your attention as a model or girlfriend to the rockstars, she doesn’t dwell on the past. In fact, this coming year alone she has a lot planned. Having moved to Nashville after a trip in 2012 to sing on an Eddy Arnold tribute record, Bebe Buell uprooted her New York life and chose the southern life. “I...

Cover Girl 001: An Interview with Alice Bag

Cover Girl 001: An Interview with Alice Bag

Aug 23, 2016

  It is beyond an honor to have Alice Bag as our cover woman for issue #001 of Women in Rock. She is a lifelong feminist who perfectly represents the strongest Women in Rock.   Growing up in a home with an abusive father drove Alice towards feminism. “I smiled whenever someone challenged him,” Alice says. However, she didn’t truly become aware of...