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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.   Cut Throat
  4.   Spit
  5.   Into the Darkness
  6.   Sleepwalking
  7.   Daughters Down
  8.   Burning Bridges
  9.   Get off (You Can Eat a Dick)
  10.   Slow Motion
  11.   Run Like Hell
  12.   Do You Think I'm a Whore
  13.   Paperdoll
  14.   Jonny
  15.   Oracle
  16.   Die My Darling
  17.   Sugar
  18.   Red Flag
  19.   Mouthful of Poison
  20.   Charlotte
  21.   Sorrow I Know
  22.   Everything That Could Have Been
  23.   Funeral For Yesterday
  24.   Breathe
  25.   Never Again
  26.   In Winter
  27.   Choke
  28.   Raven
  29.   Suck
  30.   The Truth
  31.   Ready Aim Riot
  32.   Now or Never
  33.   Kingdom Come
  34.   Sweet Destruction Interlude
  35.   Witch Hunt
  36.   This Too Shall Pass
  37.   In Dreams
  38.   Career Suicide
  39.   Look So Pretty
  40.   Pink Lemonade
  41.   Safe
  42.   What I Always Wanted
  43.   Pain
  44.   Severed
  45.   Do You Think
  46.   Trippin'
  47.   The Change
  48.   Immortal
  49.   Whiskey Love Song
  50.   My Plague
  51.   Last Goodbye
  52.   Until the End
  53.   No Name
  54.   Wolves
  55.   Forgive and Forget
  56.   Loveless
  57.   We Are the Lamb
  58.   Summer Dies
  59.   Flower of Flesh and Blood
  60.   Around Your Heart
  61.   Will to Live
  62.   Falling Down

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