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Sounds Like: Bikini Kill, Babes in Toyland, Hole, L7!, Siouxsie And The Banshees
Bio: Husbands N Knives were born from a longing to channel that loud, gobby ugly sister whose feet are too big for the glass slipper and who, instead of marrying the Prince, would rather drink Buckfast and listen to Penetration. We wanted to create a space where the Riot Grrrl DIY spirit of the 90s wo...See Full Bio
"Opening with the understated ramalama of ‘Babalon’, ‘Raised On Synthetic Bitch Milk’ presented a dynamic 11-song set that contained an impressive succession of highlights – ‘BCG’, a Juxtaposition of melodic bubblegum vocal and double timed metal tinged mania that skitters into a full frontal sonic attack; the escape velocity twisted nerve lumber punch of the pounding, rhythmic ‘Simple People’; ‘3 Bottles’ – an irresistible fusion of velocity and melody that roars in like the Au Pairs on crank; the harrowing and miasmic ‘Domestic’; and ‘Knee Jerk Reaction’, a Kennedys’ style pell mell stormer. There’s no fat here, the album fittingly encapsulates what the band describe as their “sleazy, off tune, edgy, political, witchy, PMS fuelled take on old school riot grrrl punk” with imaginative cadences, bravura vocals (imagine if Siouxsie had genuine range and depth) and artful construction."