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Will we ever get Rock Band: The Donnas, or Guitar Hero(ine): Heart?


Will we ever?

Probably not.

I just saw Classic Rock Magazine’s list of 100 greatest guitar heroes (one woman on the list) Bonnie Raitt. And the book, called Guitar Heroes, with no women in it. Shocker.

So what do you think? Will we ever get women who are rockers into these bastions of prestige? Do we want to? Will we get a popular video game that focuses exclusively on women as artists?

 As it is now, we have rock games that do nothing but focus on male artists, with a few token women tossed into the mix, complete with busty cleavage and skimpy clothing.

Post your comments and let everyone know what you think!

Links R Us


New Blondie album and Converse Shoe Line via Spin.

Women in Punk via the F-Word UK.

International Girl Gang Underground Zine wants you! Send your Riot Grrrl stories, inspirations and content for 2010! via Bust.

Some women in music blogs:

Rock & The Single Girl

Fuck Yeah, Kathleen Hanna

The Donnas Media

Ballad Of A Ladyman

Here. In My Head

The Art of the Torch Singer 

More interview with Marisa Meltzer on her new book, Girl Power,  here and here and here.

RESPECT: The Musical here.

Lady Gaga to be on “Rock Band” game via Spin.

The hard truth about the Runaways & Cherie Currie via Spin.

Joan Jett & The Blackhearts on Leno

“The Runaways” movie version of “Cherry Bomb”

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