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“Funeral For Yesterday” by Kittie

Artist: Kittie
Title: “Funeral For Yesterday”
Label: X Of Infamy Records
Release Date: 2/20/2007
Genre: Hard Rock/Metal
Rating: 3.5/5

There is an old saying about not being able to keep a good man down and while it might seem rather sexist when applying this to the girls of Kittie – I feel that it is safe to use it when one considers the amount of up and down rollercoaster rides that they have experienced over the course of their twelve year career. Hitting the public hard with their debut “Spit” (1996) the band was often lumped into the Nu-Metal scene probably because of the way the riffs were done and with Morgan’s guttural Death Metal growls. Like many bands they would have some lineup and unfortunately record label changes but through it all the resolve of the Lander Sisters only grew stronger when any one of these occurrences might have found another band calling it a day. After replacing those who left they would proudly deliver their most accomplished album to date – “Funeral For Yesterday”. The album also comes to the world on the girls own label imprint Kiss of Infamy and it’s a further sign of their dedication to their fans that they had the willingness to approach such an endeavor. Kittie’s lineup is now solidified by a rocking couple of girls who we can enjoy on the recording and they are Tara McLeod (guitar) and Trish Doan (bass). Both of the girls seem a perfect fit to the talents of Morgan and Mercedes Lander.
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