American Tragic by Wax Idols is out Friday on Collect Records, and now you can stream the whole thing via SoundCloud. Previously released singles…Read More
The San Francisco Bay area’s most promising breakout, and formidable female-fronted pop wonders are not who you may already believe or expect. Lead by the enigmatically agitated Heather Fedewa (aka Hether Fortune, ex-Hunx & His Punx, Bare Wires, and also currently a member of CastleFace Records’ Blasted Canyons), Wax Idols straddle the line between ripping tough/tender post-punk/goth-pop, and irresistibly anthemic indie rock hooks, somewhat like Joan Jett would sound like tearing through Best Coast with a chainsaw or if Mary Monday had been a member of Wire.
Hether Fortune, the California-based singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and, this time around, sole member of Wax Idols will be releasing her 3rd full-length, the post-punk, pop-noir…Read More
Wax Idols bandleader Hether Fortune is a survivor. “I’m Not Going,” taken from American Tragic, out October 16th on Collect Records, is a statement…Read More
Wax Idols has shared “Deborah,” the second single from their upcoming Collect Records release American Tragic, out Oct. 16th. “Deborah” expands on the themes…Read More
A lot has happened since the release of Wax Idols’ 2013 album, Discipline + Desire. The band’s singer-songwriter, Hether Fortune, supported the album as…Read More
Oakland post-punk four piece Wax Idols are about to release their second album entitled Discipline & Desire on March 26th. With Heather Fedewa aka Hether Fortune at the helm, the band have built on their first album No Future in a noisyRead More
Compared to Wax Idols’ debut LP No Future (a raw, hook-heavy punk effort written and recorded primarily by Fortune in 2010/2011 and released on Chicago’s Hozac Records),Read More