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

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