MILITIA VOX has no regard for genre, gender roles or stereotypes. A truly modern multi-hyphenate artist and leader with a DIY ethos; this black cat has had many lives and has always broken boundaries.
Militia’s mesmerizing presence, raw power and 4 octave range has captured the hearts of icons and outsiders alike. An award-winning solo artist, frontwoman of all-girl heavy metal sensation, Judas Priestess and touring artist with Black Women Rock!, she is always a crowd favorite at international festivals and events- everything from biker rallies to prestigious museums.
Her most recent original works are connected via her ongoing project, "The VillIainess"- a critically acclaimed full-length album, award-winning visual album and soon-to-be immersive art installation in which Militia creates, directs, edits, produces and performs. Her unique voice, musical perspective and style has also garnered her praise from legends such as Dee Snider, Corey Glover, Kembra Pfahler and Kathleen Hanna.
Militia has recorded, toured and performed with some of the best in the business, including: Twisted Sister, John Petrucci (Dream Theater), Cyndi Lauper, Taylor Dayne, Ana Gasteyer, Candlebox, Living Colour, L7, Sandra Bernhard, Nancy Sinatra, Nona Hendrix and Paul Schaffer.
Militia was the 1st Host/VJ of color on Fuse/Much Music USA and Hosted Fuse’s 1st reality tv show “Heavy Metal Makeover.” M has also Hosted/appeared on MTV2, Vh1, Global TV and Afropunk events.
M has starred in Off-Broadway, European Tours and National touring rock musicals such as Dee Snider's Van Helsing's Curse, Sandra Bernhard's Everything Bad and Beautiful, Jesus Christ Superstar and The Rocky Horror Show. She is featured in several books and films about music, as both expert and subject- including ‘What Are You Doing Here? A Black Woman’s Life and Liberation in Heavy Metal’ by Laina Dawes, 'Why The Ramones Matter' by Donna Gaines and “Betty: They Say I’m Different” a documentary about legendary funk rock singer, Betty Davis.
Militia produces music and film events with her company, Militious Productions. She speaks at colleges and conferences such as Berklee College of Music and SXSW. M is a Voting Member and District Advocate for The Recording Academy (NARAS, The Grammys), representing artists and meeting with lawmakers, fighting for songwriters' rights. She currently models for Manic Panic - the #1 alternative hair color and cosmetics company in the world.
"DISGRACE YOUR STEREOTYPE"
- Militia Vox