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April 2009 Radio Star

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Blockshot was formed in 2007 under a stalwart affinity for Riot-Grrrl and Punk. It's four members are Alva (Vox, Guitar), Natascha (Bass), Axel (Drums), and Fatzo (Keys, Back-Ups).

Blockshot's catchy sound has elements of: Madigan Shire, Carrie Brownstein, Mary Timony, Courtney Love, Sleater-Kinney, Pixies, Sonic Youth, Fugazi, Hole, and Bikinin Kill. Their thoughtful lyrics reflect the bands DIY spirit and ties to queer culture.

Blockshot are based in Bonn Germany but constantly touring Europe -- Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Slovenia and United Kingdom . Their debut EP "Polyglamorous" and extensive touring have captured both fans and the media. Blockshot was called "Bikini Kill's and Team Dresch's heiresses" by German punk magazine OX. To no surprise, they are scheduled to play three Ladyfests in 2009!


By Mary Ann Naylor + Church of Girl
Published 18 . May . 2009