"The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion."
- Albert Camus
MILITIA VOX has no regard for genre, gender roles or stereotypes. A truly modern multi-hyphenate artist with a DIY ethos; this black cat has had many lives and has always broken boundaries.
Known as an electrifying singer, songwriter / composer, visual artist, director and producer, Militia’s mesmerizing presence, raw power, 4 octave range and vision has captured the hearts of icons and outsiders alike. An award-winning solo artist (MILITIA VOX) and lead singer of all-girl heavy metal sensation, JUDAS PRIESTESS; she is always a crowd favorite at international festivals and events- everything from museum performances to biker rallies.
Militia Vox is an alternative metal artist. She draws from a palette of prog/psychedelic rock, metal, grunge, gothic/industrial and horror soundtracks. Her most recent original works are connected via her ongoing project, THE VILLAINESS. THE VILLAINESS full length album was released October 19, 2018 to rave reviews and will be released as a visual album and art installation.
Militia creates, directs, produces and performs in her own music videos, which have recently won awards and were chosen as official selections at many international music and film festivals including “Best Music Video” in ARFF Paris 2019, “Best Avant Garde Video” in the 2018 LA Music Video Awards and “Best Female Vocalist”, “Best Lyrics/Songwriting”, “Best in Genre: Alternative Metal” in the 2017 Global Music Awards. Her unique voice, musical perspective and style have also garnered her praise from the music media and 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, Dee Snider, Cyndi Lauper, Taylor Dayne, Living Colour, Corey Glover, L7, Sandra Bernhard, John Petrucci, Nancy Sinatra and the Paul Schaffer band on the David Letterman show. M has also starred in Off-Broadway, European Tours and National touring rock musicals such as Jesus Christ Superstar and The Rocky Horror Show. She is featured in several books about music, including ‘What Are You Doing Here? A Black Woman’s Life and Liberation in Heavy Metal’ by Laina Dawes.
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 and appeared on MTV2 and Vh1 and was featured on Global TV (Canada.) She currently Hosts many live music events and festivals, speaks at colleges and conferences including Berklee College of Music and SXSW. Militia also produces concerts and events with her company, Militious Productions.
In recent news, M is in the new film "The BITCH Movie" which premiered at the largest heavy metal festival in the world- Wacken Open Air Festival (August 2019) as well as in the new movie "They Say I'm Different" about funk-rock legend Betty Davis. She currently models for Manic Panic - the #1 alternative hair color and cosmetics company in the world.
In sum, this ain't your average frontwoman,
MILITIA VOX is an unrepentant badass.
"DISGRACE YOUR STEREOTYPE"