When you hear a band name like War on Women, you don't expect the music to appease you or make you comfortable -- and indeed, that's not the point. The Baltimore-based hardcore punk band, which is co-ed, is fronted by Shawna Potter, and puts issues like rape, abortion and street harassment front and center. War on Women's self-titled debut LP came out last year, boasting battle cries with titles like "Meathead," "Roe V. World" and "YouTube Comments." In this episode of Female Trouble, Shawna talks about the person who made her realize girls could play in a band, discovering feminism, and getting over her hang-ups about being a frontwoman without a guitar.
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