Almost from the first chords of the American garage-rock scene, the vodka-fueled Nordic countries have been fertile ground for rocking female bands. Restless girls from the north country — Finland's Cimmats (1963), the Dandy Girls (Norway, 1964), the Butterflies (Denmark 1965), the Nursery Rhymes (Sweden, 1964) and the Angeliques (Sweden, 1965) — have been cranking the volume and rocking just as hard as men. The names may have gotten freakier, but this week's findings suggest the tradition continues to thrive. (Historical... More >>>