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Female Cover Bands taking over!
By Lucifera Endemoniada (1/4/08)
There's a growing popularity of female rock and metal bands and among this uprising of female musicians we also find a group of gals who wanted to pay tribute to their those musicians they see as their heroes.
The best known of these bands: The Iron Maidens, they sound great, they look great…and yes…are they amazing…you bet!
I thought I'd drop you a list of some of these female cover bands by giving you a small list of some of the ones I've come across:
Enjoy and catch them live for a fun experience.
The Iron Maidens- from California (USA) world's only all-female Iron Maiden cover band
AC/DSHE—Female Fronted AC/DC cover band from ..:NAMESPACE PREFIX = ST1 />Melbourne, Australia. Their frontwoman calls herself Bonnie Scott.
AC/She—all-female tribute band from California (USA) yes, there are two.
Black Diamond—all-female Kiss tribute band from Ohio (USA). Of course, Kiss is probably the most fun old school band to cover;)
Bathorlord—female-fronted tribute to BATHORY from Germany. Ms. Dark Desires, Jeanette has decided to pay tribute to a legend of the darker side of the metal scene.
Bitchfits—all-female Misfits tribute band from California (USA).
They've got the looks and they make the Misfits sound so sensually sexy haha.
Cheap Chicks—from California (USA) the world's only all-female tribute to Cheap Tricks
Girls, Girls, Girls—from New York (USA) all female Motley Crue cover band. How can I possibly not add this;) Motley Crue being an old favorite, I was surprised and happy to see some girls paying tribute to the Crue and keeping the sleaziness in their style.
Harptallica—from Louisiana (USA) two female harpists showing their own unique tribute to Metallica
Heartbreaker—Tribute to Pat Benatar from California (USA)
Holy Divah!—female-fronted tribute from California (USA) to Ronnie James Dio.
Judith Priest—female-fronted tribute to Judas Priest from Texas (USA)
Kisses—all female Kiss tribute band from California (USA)
Ladysmith—from California (USA) all girl tribute to Aerosmith
Lez Zeppelin—"all girls, all zeppelin", that's their headline this all-female Led Zeppelin cover band is from New York (USA).
The Little Dolls— from California (USA) All female Ozzy Osbourne cover band. This band Features members of Phantom Blue and the Iron Maidens.
Malice Cooper—female fronted tribute from Canada to Alice Cooper.
Mistress of Reality—from California (USA) world's only all-female tribute to Black Sabbath.
Queen Diamond-from Pennsylvania (USA) all-female tribute to King Diamond.
The Ramonas—from California (USA) four gals playing tribute to the Ramones.
SheRuption- from Georgia (USA) all-female tribute band to Van Halenhttp://www.myspace.com/sheruption
Thundherstruck—from California where else (USA) all-girl tribute to AC/DC.
Slaywhore—from New York (USA) an all-female Slayer tribute band. It's only natural that we get ladies covering heavier bands as time goes on.
Whole Lotta Rosies—from California (USA) all female AC/DC tribute band (yes, AC/DC has it good)
Zepparella—from California (USA) all-female Led Zepplin cover band. They don't try to dress like the band, they simply perform to their hearts content.
Note: You can find old interview of these bands and more at Metal Maidens website,
Endemoniada Website and Girl Rock Magazine.