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Meet the Women Driving PRS Guitars Forward

It’s very easy to tell a story about how women are NOT lurking among the corridors of power within the  more

“It’s Impossible to Destroy”: Meklit On Afrofuturism, Star Technology, and Immigration Activism

Meklit discusses activism through music and bringing sounds to life from the everyday world around us. Meklit, born Meklit Hadero,  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

Angaleena Presley on New Directions and Why There Aren’t More Women on Country Radio

Less than six years ago, country singer-songwriter, and guitarist Angaleena Presley was basking in the mainstream country spotlight with fellow  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

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

Tegan and Sara Foundation Launched to Fight For Equality for LGBTQ Women and Girls

Indie-pop duo Tegan and Sara have announced the Tegan and Sara Foundation to support and advocate for LGBTQ girls and  more

Laura Jane Grace and Gender is Over! (If You Want It) Team Up on Giveaway to Benefit LGBT Books to Prisoners

Gender is Over! (If You Want It) and Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! are coming together to give away  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

After Decades of Objectification, Guitar World Publisher Announces the End of Bikini Gear Guide

Over the past 30+ years Guitar World has had a huge influence on overtly male-dominated culture we’ve learned to identify  more

She Shreds 2016 SXSW Panel and Shows Revealed

SXSW is less than a month away and She Shreds will be heading back to Austin to participate in the  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
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