Blueprint. And while she recounted her fascinating adventures in two different outspoken and revelatory memoirs, Violence Girl and Pipe Bomb for the Soul, Ms. Bag tends to use her past experiences only as a starting point to emphasize her current battles against racism and sexism. With Generacion Suicida.
Unlike many of her peers in the late-’70s L.A. punk scene, Alice Bag continues to reinvent herself in numerous guises and musical incarnations, including Stay at Home Bomb, Cholita!, Las Tres, Castration Squad and Phag (a folk duo with Phranc), among others. While the former Alicia Armendariz still spits out early Bags classics such as “Survive” and “Babylonian Gorgon” with her current band, she’s more likely to sink her teeth into the more timely and relevant songs from her 2016 self-titled album and 2018’s