USE THE MIC: Speaking Up About Plastic Waste Reduction

USE THE MIC: Speaking Up About Plastic Waste Reduction

This article originally appeared in She Shreds Issue #17, which was released in April 2019. When Ana Perrote, the guitarist and  more

Is This Offensive? #1

Since the inception of She Shreds, one of our biggest priorities has always focused on changing and shifting marketing tactics  more

On Redefining Values: The Visible Rise of Women and Nonbinary People of Color

This interview originally appeared in She Shreds Issue #13, which was released in September, 2017. The impacts of independent music  more

Metal Musician Danica Roem Becomes Virginia’s First Openly Transgender Lawmaker

Last night Democrat and metalhead Danica Roem became Virginia’s first openly transgender person—and likely its first shredders—to be elected to  more

Video Premiere: “Odds,” by Ephrata

In 2014, a video from the grassroots activist organization Hollaback! titled “10 Hours of Walking in New York as a  more

Sitarist Anoushka Shankar on Corroborating Activism and Fusing Musical Worlds

The sitar, a classical instrument most commonly used in Hindustani music popular throughout India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan, is four feet  more

The Legends: Selda Bağcan

Selda Bağcan, often billed simply as Selda, is a Turkish folk guitarist, singer, songwriter, and producer whose 40-plus year career  more

Why Supporting Live Music After the Manchester Arena Attack Matters

On Monday night at Manchester Arena, as crowds were filing out after an Ariana Grande concert, a 22-year-old man detonated  more

Sarah Shook and the Disarmers on Outlaw Country and Safe Spaces. Listen to “The Nail” Now!

For many of us, the music we listened to growing up helped lay the groundwork for our personal identities and  more

The Legends: Peggy Seeger

For over 60 years, folk artist Peggy Seeger has provided a voice for the politically underserved on both sides of  more

Sol Pereyra Celebrates Women Standing Up to Gender Violence. Listen to “Flores Salvajes” Now

Over the last year, the world has seen women around the globe come together and stand up in protest in  more

Voices of Protest and Progress in Country Music

Last month, Rolling Stone ran an op-ed challenging more country singers to embrace the spirit of protest that fueled the  more

Support Music and At-Risk Organizations with these Inauguration Week Releases

When it comes to political protest, social commentary, and bringing people together, there are few, if any, tools in this  more

Video Premiere: “Cupcake Man,” by Lady Bits

We’ve all been there, stuck dealing with a man who, for some reason, feels like it’s ok to give his  more

#NODAPL: Supporting Water Protectors at Standing Rock

Today and through the weekend 100% of all She Shreds magazine sales (including subscriptions) will be donated to the Sacred  more

SubRosa on Doom, Happiness, and Denouncing Anti-LGBT Policy in the Mormon Church

With their soaring, otherworldly violins contrasting with warm, sludgy guitars, and their painstakingly-crafted songs that fuse metal, rock, and folk,  more

She Shreds in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter

As a woman I am told to be quiet. As a Latin American I am told to be invisible. As  more

Video Premiere: Freakwater Lend Voice to Victims of Gender-Based Violence with “What the People Want”

Catherine Irwin and Janet Beveridge Bean are alt-country pioneers who have been playing music together as Freakwater since they came  more

NAMM 2016: The Products, The Culture, The Progress

For those who haven’t attended the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) at the Convention Center in the heart of  more

Activist and Guitarist / Singer of Poison Girls, Vi Subversa Dies at 80

Last night Vi Subversa co-founder of the groundbreaking British anarcho-punk band, Poison Girls, passed away peacefully following a short illness  more

Women Shred the 58th Grammy Awards But How Much Progress Do We Really See?

Like most award shows, The Grammys are an annual event where a congregation of “experts” we’ve never heard of tell  more

SF Foghorn Review of Best Coast Exposes Issues Beyond Sexism

Last Thursday David L. Garcia of the San Francisco Foghorn Student Newspaper published a review of Best Coast’s performance at  more

Teen Girl Musicians Tell Sexist Judge Why It’s Not Ok to Be Judged on Sex Appeal

Can we all agree on the fact that judging a 14 year-old girl by their sex appeal is, well, gross  more
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