Baltimore’s War On Women were born screaming—at the world, at the status quo, in the face of oppression. The band has announced their forthcoming album – Capture The Flag (April 13, Bridge Nine) – which calcifies that rage, and no one in its wake is safe. Much more than a collection of songs or sonic experiment, Capture The Flag is a call to action that cannot be ignored.
With hundreds of shows and years of activism behind them, Capture The Flag finds War On Women more dogged than ever. Taking shape over the course of summer 2017, the band’s sophomore effort delves into injustices at both the macro and micro levels. Religious subjugation, gun violence, armchair activists, gender orgasm gap, female genital mutilation, the fetishization of motherhood, and toxic relationships—no breed of oppression defies War On Women’s purview. Recorded with J Robbins in Magpie Cage Recording Studio, Capture The Flag finds the band in their sonic wheelhouse, wedged somewhere between rebellious and rousing.
See War On Women on tour this April and May.
April 7 Las Vegas, NV @ Emerge
April 13 Brooklyn, NY @ Saint Vitus
April 14 Lancaster, PA @ Launch Music Conference & Festival
April 15 Philadelphia, PA @ Boot & Saddle
April 20 Asbury Park, NJ @ Asbury Park Brewery
April 21 Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar *Record Release Show*
May 18 Montreal, QC @ Pouzza Fest