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Video Of The Day: The Enemy Of Earth Is You By VOB

VOB or Voice of Baceprot is a young metal band from Indonesia. The country has the largest Muslim population of any country on the planet and the Islamic faith, as most religions, is known to have certain restrictions on the arts.

Religious pressure has not stopped these young girls in making the music they love. As band member Firdda Kurnia explains in an article by South China Morning Post: “I think gender equality should be supported, because I feel I am still exploring my creativity, while at the same time, not diminishing my obligations as a Muslim woman”.

See also: Free West Papua: 5 Songs Supporting The People

In the same article she goes on saying: “I play metal music as a hobby, but my religion is my personal relationship with God. My lyrics are ‘clean’; we sing about our restlessness, about the state of our Mother Earth, about the education system in Indonesia”.

Loud Women Vol. 2: Track Listing Revealed

Our friends over at Loud Women just released the track listing for the upcoming second volume compilation album and it looks like a banger! Check out the bands below, pre-order the album over at Loud Women’s Bandcamp page (it’s only 5 pounds!) and get ready for Loud Women Fest 4 in September.

Loud Women: Volume Two (track listing)

1 The Franklys Not Guilty
2 The Txlips The Lost One
3 I, Doris The Girl From Clapham
4 The Menstrual Cramps No Means No
5 The Cleopatras Forty
6 LIINES Never Wanted This
7 PUSSYLIQUOR My Body My Choice
8 Pleasure Venom Hive
9 ARXX Iron Lung
10 Ms. Mohammed Never Again
11 The Baby Seals It’s Not About the Money, Honey
12 Peach Club Not Your Girl
13 T-Bitch Frighty Nighty
14 Jemma Freeman and The Cosmic Something Someone Else to Blame
15 Jelly Cleaver Yarl’s Wood
16 Secondhand Underpants The Anthem
17 Gaptooth Post-Patriarchy Disco
18 Vaginas, what else? Loose Tile
19 GGAllan Partridge I Feel Lobe
20 Hurtling Don’t Know Us
21 Personal Best Radio
22 Bridget Hart Poetry Let Loose Lucy