Greatness Wails at Walters in Screaming Females Form

Screaming Females, Public Service Broadcasting, Black Kite Walters Downtown March 17, 2015

Tuesday night, a couple hundred miles to the west, people from all over were in Austin hoping to see the next great rock guitarist.

Too bad for them, she was right here in Houston. Her name is Marissa Paternoster and she's the diminutive front woman for New Jersey's Screaming Females. It was the band's second Houston gig in the last five months and a triumphant return to Walter's to tout the band's newest release, Rose Mountain.

As bands sweep through Houston headed for SXSW, there are going to be some interesting and exciting shows on the local calendar. Pound for pound, few shows will be able to match Tuesday's, though.

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