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Seven Year Bitch: Sick 'Em (C/Z); Tribe 8: Pig Bitch (EP Harp)

Eric Weisbard, Spin, January 1993

THANKS TO the Riot Grrrl revolution, perhaps, or just maybe the fact that indie labels have been sprouting up quicker than McDonald's franchises, women rockers no longer have to be better than the best to get a record deal. These are mediocre bands, and that's what I love about them: generic female punk! In social terms, this is real progress.

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