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

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