Marissa Paternoster

Talkhouse Contributing Writer Marissa Paternoster is the singer and guitar player in Screaming Females. You can follow them on Twitter here.

@Screamales

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Bio

Screaming Females is a 3-piece DIY, punk rock 'n roll band from New Brunswick, New Jersey featuring Marissa on vocals and guitar, King Mike on bass, and Jarrett on drums. They are signed to Don Giovanni Records. They've opened for Throwing Muses, The Dead Weather, Arctic Monkeys, and Ted Leo & The Pharmacists, plus have played with Jeff: The Brotherhood, Little Lungs, Cheeky, The Ergs, Shellshag, The Measure (SA), and countless other bands. The band has 7 full-length albums: Baby Teeth, What If Someone Is Watching their T.V.?, Power Move, Castle Talk, Ugly, Rose Mountain and All At Once. Screaming Females also released a collection of songs taken from the band's 7-inch vinyl releases, aptly titled, Singles, as well as a Live Album called Live At The Hideout. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.

Talks

Marissa Paternoster (Screaming Females) Talks the Time when Steve Albini Slept with the Greatest Guitarist in the World

By Marissa Paternoster | August 8, 2015

Marissa Paternoster (Screaming Females) Talks the Time when Steve Albini Slept with the Greatest Guitarist in the World

Our cartoonist relays a shattering tale of humiliation and shame, as told by the brilliant indie stalwart and former Big Black leader Steve Albini.

Marissa Paternoster (Screaming Females) Talks the Time Punk Rocker John No Got Locked in a Fridge by Papa Roach

By Marissa Paternoster | June 28, 2014

Marissa Paternoster (Screaming Females) Talks the Time Punk Rocker John No Got Locked in a Fridge by Papa Roach

It is a great honor to present to you a story eloquently told by my John No and lovingly sketched by yours truly.

Marissa Paternoster (Screaming Females) Talks Friendship, Substance Abuse, and Discovering the Anarchist Punk Band Crass

By Marissa Paternoster | August 17, 2013

Marissa Paternoster (Screaming Females) Talks Friendship, Substance Abuse, and Discovering the Anarchist Punk Band Crass

This is a story about my friend Sandra. Sandra isn’t her real name. I changed it ‘cause I’m not sure what she’s up to nowadays.