Our band name has next to nothing to do with our music. We needed a name before our first show in New Brunswick, NJ, so we flipped through a book of contemporary poetry selections and saw the words "screaming females." It sounded good enough, so we just went with it
Screaming Females is an independent rock band, often labeled as a punk rock band, from New Brunswick, New Jersey. They have released five full length albums. The band features Marissa Paternoster on guitar and vocals, Jarrett Dougherty on drums, and King Mike on bass. The Screaming Females got their start in the basement show scene of New Brunswick, NJ . Shows are held in the houses of various bands, students, and residents, so people under 21 can attend. The band has gone on to achieve success with a wider exposure, having been featured on NPR, Last Call with Carson Daly, and MTV.