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

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