International Women’s Day 2019: the artists that we love




Friday, March 8th is International Women’s Day for 2019. To mark the occasion, we wanted to put together a list of some great non-male talent that us here at KYS love and respect. Whether you discover new artists or simply return to some recent gems, we sincerely hope that this helps to remind people of the great art coming from women in the alternative and heavy music scenes lately. Take notice!



The Japanese House (Amber Bain, England):

Jinjer (Ukraine):

Emma Ruth Rundle (America):

Employed To Serve (U.K.):

Julien Baker (U.S., my AOTY for 2017):

Press Club (Melbourne, Australia):

Babymetal (Japan):

Make Them Suffer (Perth, Australia)

Zeal & Ardor (Switzerland):

WAAX (Queensland, Australia):

Svalbard (U.K.):

SeeYouSpaceCowboy (California):

Outright (Melbourne, Australia:

High Tension (Melbourne, Australia):

Code Orange (America):

Slow Crush (Belgium, Germany):

RAAVE TAPES (Newcastle, Australia):

Caged Existence (Melbourne, Australia):

ITHACA (London, England):

Oathbreaker (Belgium):

Chvrches (Scotland):

Pagan (Melbourne, Australia):

Pale Waves (U.K.):

Chelsea Wolfe (U.S., who has a new album due out this year!)

Blood Command (Bergen, Norway):

Spiritbox (Canada):

Venom Prison (U.K.):

Rolo Tomassi (U.K., my AOTY for 2018):



Also, we’d like to extend a massive shout-out to all of the hard work that the many great women working beyond the stage & behind the bands – at promoters, labels, venues, media & more – are all putting in right now. Mad respect!


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