I have a confession. If I were to have an alter ego, it would be a punk-rock chick. I am about as far from punk rock as you can get, which, perhaps, accounts for my fascination with this culture. The idea that there are people who brazenly flaunt rules and convention thrills me, even as it horrifies. It tends to get a bit shouty, you know? See what I mean?
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Their band is only a year old, and two of them are only 15 years older than that, but already the members of Bruise Violet feel like they have some things to clear up. Like, for instance, how often their trio is compared to the famed riot-grrrl bands of the s. Or the notion that the three of them are walking around mad at the world all the time just because their songs are fueled by anger. The young women took their band name from a song by local heroes Babes in Toyland.
Women have made significant contributions to punk rock music and its subculture since its inception in the s. This participation played a role in the historical development of punk music, especially in the U. Rock historian Helen Reddington wrote that the popular image of young punk women musicians as focused on the fashion aspects of the scene fishnet stockings, spiky blond hair, etc.