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Photos: Women of Boston hardcore -- Curmudgeon + Get Laid + Honeysuck + The Inhalers

Curmudgeon, Get Laid, Honeysuck and The Inhalers perform and practice in spaces around Massachusetts.
Great Massachusetts punk rockers -- who just so happen to be women
By ALI DONOHUE  |  September 16, 2011

Punk and hardcore's latest heroes: Massachusetts women

In the boys' club world of contemporary music, gender relationships are complex even in DIY punk — the strain of rock that historically prides itself most on egalitarianism.
Pushing back
By LIZ PELLY  |  September 16, 2011

Photos: Quilty + Girlfriends + Curmudgeon + Bil Nils at the Ladyfest Fundraiser

Quilty, Girlfriends, Curmudgeon and Bil Nils perform live at the Ladyfest Fundraiser at the Democracy Center on August 6, 2011.
Democracy Center | August 6, 2011
By ALI DONOHUE  |  August 12, 2011

Out: Getting loud with spawn of Sonic Youth at the Ladyfest Boston benefit in Cambridge

The room filled to about 40 kids for Big Nils, a four-piece teenage punk band from Western Mass fronted by 16-year-old singer Coco Gordon Moore.
Democracy Center in action
By LIZ PELLY  |  August 12, 2011