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Schoolgirls Mercedes Lander (drums) and Fallon Bowman (guitar) met in gym class and said, "Let's play together!" And thus, Kittie was born. At least, that's how legend has it, and it's not that far from the truth. Four teenage girls with a love of heavy metal, a desire to prove naysayers wrong, and a passion to rock formed the hard-sounding metal-esque quartet in 1997 while still in high school. One part glam rock and one part death metal, the women of Kittie signed with the NG Records-distributed Artemis Records after a stint of playing covers of Nirvana, Silverchair, and even Corey Hart. By the time indie record producer GGGarth had gotten hold of their demo, they had graduated from teen pop to pushing their sound up a notch along the likes of L7 and Godsmack. The debut full-length, Spit, showcasing their incisive sound, was released late in 1999 with Lander's sister Morgan picking up vocals/guitar and Talena Atfield (replacing Tanya Candler) on bass. The album was eventually certified gold and the Paperdoll EP followed a year later. In 2001, they released Oracle, their second full-length, followed by the Safe EP, which featured six live tracks, two versions of the title track, and an enhanced video of three cuts from a different live show. Various lineup shifts occurred, and the release further featured new bassist Jennifer Arroyo. 2004 saw the release of Until the End. More lineup shifts occurred (Arroyo left in early 2005 to join Suicide City), and by 2006, Kittie comprised the Lander sisters alongside guitarist Tara McLeod and bassist Trish Doan, formerly of the Ontario bands Sherry and Her, respectively. The group released Funeral for Yesterday the following year, with In the Black arriving in 2009. ~ Roxanne Blanford
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  1.   Song
  2.   Brackish
  3.   Charlotte
  4.   We Are the Lamb
  5.   Run Like Hell
  6.   In Winter
  7.   Cut Throat
  8.   Sugar
  9.   What I Always Wanted
  10.   Spit
  11.   Do You Think I'm a Whore
  12.   Never Again
  13.   Paperdoll
  14.   Choke
  15.   Suck
  16.   Kingdom Come
  17.   Die My Darling
  18.   This Too Shall Pass
  19.   Jonny
  20.   Raven
  21.   Slow Motion
  22.   Breathe
  23.   Oracle
  24.   Immortal
  25.   Get off (You Can Eat a Dick)
  26.   Trippin'
  27.   Whiskey Love Song
  28.   Sorrow I Know
  29.   Sleepwalking
  30.   My Plague
  31.   Forgive and Forget
  32.   Will to Live
  33.   Flower of Flesh and Blood
  34.   Around Your Heart
  35.   Witch Hunt
  36.   Funeral For Yesterday
  37.   In Dreams
  38.   No Name
  39.   Pain
  40.   Severed
  41.   Mouthful of Poison
  42.   Do You Think
  43.   Now or Never
  44.   Sweet Destruction Interlude
  45.   Last Goodbye
  46.   Daughters Down
  47.   Red Flag
  48.   Look So Pretty
  49.   Safe
  50.   Wolves
  51.   The Truth
  52.   Falling Down
  53.   Everything That Could Have Been
  54.   Summer Dies
  55.   Loveless
  56.   Into the Darkness
  57.   Career Suicide
  58.   Pink Lemonade
  59.   Burning Bridges
  60.   The Change
  61.   Until the End
  62.   Ready Aim Riot

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