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Violent Femmes


Brian Ritchie and Jeff Hamilton Talk New Violent Femmes Album, 'We Can Do Anything'

In the early Eighties, Violent Femmes helped usher in a bold new form of alternative rock. They used acoustic guitars and other acoustic-based instruments to create a dynamic blend of folk and punk that was full of passion and energy. Band members Gordon Gano and Brian Ritchie found worldwide success with hits like "Blister in the Sun."