Welcome to the LOUDEST DOT COM ON THE PLANET!
KNAC.COM News Reviews and More Watch The Latest Videos Buy KNAC T-shirts and More


Girls Just Wanna Have Fun: A Brief Interview With BUTCHER BABIES & HUNTRESS

By Wendy Jasper, Black Metal Aficionado
Thursday, August 22, 2013 @ 4:02 PM


- advertisement -

- advertisement -
Move over boys ‘cause the girls are here to stay. While Mayhem Fest may be over, two bands are carrying on into the fall season with multiple shows, slots on large touring packages and boisterous album sales.

Femme’-metal is, for some, an acquired taste, but it was evident by the crowd size that a large number of fans attending Mayhem this year were there for BUTCHER BABIES and HUNTRESS. Both female fronted outfits have recently released albums and their draw is steadily increasing. Goliath, the debut by BUTCHER BABIES, hit shelves on July 9th and HUNTRESS’s Starbound Beast dropped just a week before on July 2nd.

"This is the most fun we have had and definitely the largest touring package we have been on to date," Jill Janus, HUNTRESS vocalist, said of Mayhem Fest 2013. "We also have several fall tours in the works. We are going to be out with DANZIG and it was also recently confirmed that we will have a slot on tour with LAMB OF GOD, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE and TESTAMENT later this year."

HUNTRESS also did some select post-Mayhem shows with tour-mates BUTCHER BABIES, BATTLECROSS and AMON AMARTH in the days following the end of the tour.

Additionally, BUTCHER BABIES held a free CD release party at the Roxy in Los Angeles on August 21st to celebrate. "This has been so amazing for us," Heidi Shepherd, BUTCHER BABIES vocalist, said. "We have so many exciting things happening and we think it can only get better."

"We also have a major tour announcement that we can’t wait to tell everyone, but we can’t yet!" Carla Harvey, Shepherd’s vocal counterpart, said. "What we can say is that Mayhem has been a great opportunity for us and has exposed us to more people and we have been very well received. You are going to be seeing a lot more from us."

While HUNTRESS tears up the road with LAMB OF GOD, BUTCHER BABIES will be preparing for that yet un-named tour as well as appearing at the Monster Energy Aftershock Festival in Sacramento, California on September 15th and the Great American Nightmare with Rob Zombie on October 26th in Pamona, California.

HUNTRESS is Janus, guitarists Blake Meahl and Anthony Crocamo, bassist Ian Alden and drummer Carl Wierzbicky.

BUTCHER BABIES is Shepherd and Harvey, guitarist Henry Flury, bassist Jason Klein and drummer Chrissy Warner.

Be sure to look for both bands on tour this fall and check out videos for both bands below.








Back to Top

 

 

 Recent Features
Wheel Of Illusion: An Interview With ROGER NILSSON Of THE QUILL
Guitar Drama: An Exclusive Interview With Guitarist MARTY FRIEDMAN
Always Believe: An Exclusive Interview With GIANCARLO FLORIDIA
From Hell I Rise: An Exclusive Interview With Guitarist KERRY KING
Light 'Em Up!: An Exclusive Interview With Guitarist DOUG ALDRICH Of THE DEAD DAISIES
JUNKMAN Recaps The 2024 'ROCK FOR RONNIE - Year Of The Dragon' Benefit Concert
Tattoo Me On You: An Interview With LEE AARON
A Symptom Of Being Human: An Exclusive Interview With BARRY KERCH Of SHINEDOWN
Beyond Shadowland: An Exclusive Interview With ROBERT BERRY Of SIX BY SIX
Fear No Evil: An Interview With REX CARROLL Of WHITECROSS
Cold Sweat: An Exclusive Interview With Guitarist MARC FERRARI
Atomic Klok: An Exclusive Interview With Drummer GENE HOGLAN
No Crown In This Dead Town: An Exclusive Interview With HANNAH CUTT
Rome Wasn't Built In A Day: An Exclusive Interview With DEREK DAVIS Of BABYLON A.D.
Humanoid: An Exclusive Interview With WOLF HOFFMANN Of ACCEPT
Banished By Sin: An Exclusive Interview With GLEN BENTON Of DEICIDE
KEELWORLD: An Exclusive Interview With RON KEEL
Pollen Meets The Blacktop: An Exclusive Interview With MATT JAMES Of BLACKTOP MOJO
Reunited: An Exclusive Interview With RENA PETRUCCI, YAEL RALLIS Of MEANSTREAK
40 Years of Rage: An Exclusive Interview With PETER "PEAVY" WAGNER Of RAGE
The Storm Cometh: An Exclusive Interview With MATT PIKE And JEFF MATZ Of HIGH ON FIRE
From The Archives: JUNKMAN's 2011 Interview With DAVID COVERDALE
DJ WILL Recaps The 2024 HELL'S HEROES VI Festival
From Houston To Vegas: An Exclusive Interview With MARK KENDALL Of GREAT WHITE
Free Spirit Soar: An Exclusive Interview With MARK ZONDER Of WARLORD
Living Like A Sunburn: An Exclusive Interview With DANNY DOLL And CHAD MICHAEL Of WICKED
Roots & Shoots: An Interview With JIM PETERIK Of WORLD STAGE
Let There Be Anarchy: An Interview With JEFF SCOTT SOTO Of ART OF ANARCHY



HOME | MAGAZINE | VIDS | STORE | HELP/POLICIES

©2024 KNAC.COM. All Rights Reserved.    Link to us    Advertise with us    Privacy policy
 Latest News