Spinnerette centerpiece Brody Dalle has come a long way since her days as the Distillers’ gravel-voiced singer/guitarist, a frontwoman with the balls – and chops – to stare down any man on the strip who thought leather pants and rock music was just for the boys. As the only visible torch-bearer of the rock-chick legacy that Joan Jett tended to through the ’80s (and don’t you dare say Courtney), Brody led the Distillers through three blistering albums and a relentless touring schedule that helped define modern punk, but eventually gave way to the band officially calling it quits in early 2006.
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EAT YOUR FUCKING HEART OUT, COURTNEY LOVE
BY JOHNNY FIRECLOUD, JUNE 26TH, 2009
You may have heard that Courtney Love is trying to drum up interest in her new album, which likely arose by means of the same kind of starfucking, pill-popping sensationalistic madness the rest of her work came from. Generally, the wives of rock gods have a tendency to get a bad rap from the gate – and history shows that there’s good reason for it. But every so often, one of them is able to walk the line, steer clear of her man’s legacy and carve out her own niche. Courtney Love, meet Brody Dalle – everything you wish you could be.
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