CD Review: Girl in a Coma — Adventures in Coverland; Playing Black Cat, October 3 and Maxine’s, October 11

CD Review: Girl in a Coma — Adventures in Coverland; Playing Black Cat, October 3 and Maxine’s, October 11

Girl in a Coma
Adventures in Coverland
Blackheart Records

By Al Kaufman

Girl in a Coma are cooler than you. Deal with it.

The all-female San Antonio trio formed over their love of all things Smiths and Nirvana when Jenn Alva and Phanie Diaz were still in high school. They took in Phanie’s then 12-year-old sister, Nina, to sing and have never looked back. Joan Jett signed them to her Blackheart label. They got to tour with their idol, Morrissey, and also toured with Cyndi Lauper and the Pogues. This time around they’re playing with the cooler-than-cool Dresden Dolls. Their first two CDs, Both Before I’m Gone and Trio BC, met with great critical success in all the alternative presses. Oh, and they also have a lot of tattoos. Read more about CD Review: Girl in a Coma — Adventures in Coverland; Playing Black Cat, October 3 and Maxine’s, October 11

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