Well known as the frontwoman for Judas Priestess and Swear On Your Life, as well as a former host on MTV2, VH1 and Fuse, MILITIA VOX officially stepped forward as a solo artist in 2013. Explosive, epic and with unstoppable energy, Militia Vox is a unique musical experience that showcases the unparalleled talent of this performance powerhouse.
Based in NYC, Militia Vox has won over crowds at national festivals and events, including a residency at Times Scare in Times Square NY, The Box, Afropunk events and The Afropunk Festival, the CBGB Festival, the NAMM show (Anaheim, CA), Black Rock Coalition events (BRC), City of Dark Angels (NYC); and MEOWcon (Austin, TX), among others. She has been direct support for Dug Pinnick (King's X), Corey Glover (Living Colour) and The Dust Rays (ft members of The Roots). Her one-woman shows, MilitiA.'s (Heavy Metal) House of Voodoo and MilitiA.'s Roadhouse Blues, have also toured nationally.
Her first solo album, BAIT, was released Halloween 2014 to much critical acclaim.
Boasting a 4 octave range, Militia Vox has lent her voice to some of the best in the business, including Cyndi Lauper, Living Colour and Dee Snider. MilitiA. is well known for her mantra "Disgrace Your Stereotype" and lives her life by this adage, by encouraging people to be true to themselves and rise above labels. She is a magnetic public speaker and has spoken at national events and conferences, as well as been featured in books and films.
For fans of OZZY OSBOURNE, CHELSEA WOLFE, SIOUXSIE AND THE BANSHEES, TYPE O NEGATIVE and the various projects of TRENT REZNOR, JAMES MAYNARD KEENAN and CHINO MORENO.
New singles "BORN OUT OF DARKNESS", "VOW" and debut album "BAIT" are available on iTunes, CDbaby, Amazon and Bandcamp.
The official website is www.MILITIAISMYNAME.com and an EPK is available upon request.
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"The Diva of Metal" -MSG TV
"10 Badass Rockers That Should Be On Your Radar Forever" -BuzzFeed
AFROPUNK Festival Highlight -Rolling Stone
"One of the best live voices I've ever heard." -Kathleen Hanna (Bikini Kill, LeTigre, Founder of the Riot Grrrl movement)
"Ten Fiercest Female Rockers" -Huffington Post, CA
"The Rock Goddess" -Taylor Dayne (Pop Icon)
"Top 5 Black Women Rockers to Watch" -AOL Music
"Militia ROCKS!" -Dee Snider (Twisted Sister)
"A charismatic, badass vocalist capable of
commanding any stage" -The Guardian UK [+]
Genre(s)Alternative, Electronic, Metal
AddressNew York, NY, 10011, USA
BORN OUT OF DARKNESS [single edit]
THE GUILTY ONE
WE DON'T NEED ANOTHER HERO (THUNDERDOME)