ALBUM REVIEW: Kittie – Fire

2024 may very well be remembered as the year of comebacks in Modern Metal! So many bands have returned from retirement or hiatus, and few bring the fire, with the proverbial smoke of hype. One eagerly-awaited return band is Kittie, which started its comet-like return at fests such as Sick New World (interview here) and Blue Ridge Rock Fest (RIP)! The band returns with Fire – their first new album in thirteen years and first for Sumerian Records, who scored a coup signing the veteran band. Continue reading

Original Kittie Lineup to Host Instagram Live Chat for the 22nd Anniversary of “Spit”

Kittie’s original lineup — Morgan Lander (guitar, vocals), Mercedes Lander (drums), Fallon Bowman (guitar) and Tanya Candler (bass) — will reunite for an online chat today, JAnuary. 11th, 2022 to celebrate the 22nd anniversary of its 2000 debut album, “Spit”. The band made the announcement on their Instagram account where the chat will take place: “Join us tomorrow on IG Live at 7:30pm EST for a little celebration of the 22nd anniversary of our debut album Spit. We’ll hang out and answer some questions! #iglive #spit #happybirthday #joinus #Kittie”. Largely in active as a touring and recording act for the last 10 years, the band released a  career-spanning documentary, “Origins/Evolutions”, which finally saw the light of day in 2018 via Lightyear Entertainment in North America and a live concert video the following year. 

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Kittie To Release New Concert Movie “Kittie: Live At The London Music Hall”

Kittie is releasing a new concert movie Kittie: Live At The London Music Hall, on March 26th. The film recounts October 27, 2017, 20th-anniversary hometown show at the London Music Hall in London, Ontario. Pre-orders are live at this link. The event, which also served as a screening of the long-in-the-making documentary Kittie: Origins/Evolutions. Kittie founders Morgan Lander (guitar, vocals) and Mercedes Lander (drums) take the stage with many of their former bandmates to perform songs from the group’s entire repertoire. The last song of the night, ‘Funeral For Yesterday’, was played unplugged and dedicated former bassist Trish Doan, who died earlier in 2017. Watch the trailer now.Continue reading

Kittie Reunites For a Career Spanning Show, New Documentary Screened

Canadian metal band Kittie recently played their first show in four years in London Music Hall in London, ON to screen their long in the making documentary Kittie: Origins/Evolutions. Members from across every incarnation of the band joined to perform songs from their entire repertoire. Continue reading