Kittenhead was started in May 2012 and is based in West Hollywood, CA. Kittenhead played its first live shows in September 2012 in the Pacific Northwest, with a headlining slot at the Comet in Seattle. Since then, the band has played all of the major cities on the West Coast, with fans requesting to return to flowing from every show. Kittenhead has played several West Coast Roller Derbies including the Sugartown Roller Derby, Viva Roller Derby and San Diego Derby Dolls and high energy was an understatement. After gigs at The Roxy (LA), The World Famous Doll Hut (Anaheim) and El Rio (San Francisco), Kittenhead has become well known for amazing live shows.
In the Fall of 2012 Kittenhead Recorded their 1st EP “Derby Girl” which garnered much acclaim and radio play for the title track. “Derby Girl” is currently the skate out music for Roller Derby Leagues around the world from the UK to Australia and across North and South America.
As a follow up to their successful EP, Kittenhead recorded “We’re Here” a full length CD with Paul Roessler of Kitten Robot Studios. The 1st single “Tinman” is a social statement about the violence in our society and has been played on college radio from New Zealand to the US. It was the Featured song of the month in January of 2015 at the University of Limerick Ireland as well as the CD being featured at the University of Turku, Finland in December of 2014. Currently the single “#9” is being played on The World Famous KROQ, by Rodney on the Roq, Mayor of the Sunset Strip and tastemaker par excellent.
Highly entertaining live shows led to Kittenhead receiving rave reviews from TheLosAngelesBeat.com, Reno Tonight Magazine, as well as airplay on various Internet radio stations across the country, including Stench Radio, GFsix, and BostonRockRadio, just to name a few. The band has played benefit shows for cancer survivors, college scholarships and animal rights organizations. Kittenhead is committed creating a better society and loves to give their time and energy to such causes that support that end.
Kittenhead is signed to the publishing/placement company Red Queen Music a division of Harry Warren Entertainment.