California girl rockers Cherri Bomb have worked their asses off. Since lead singer and guitarist Julia Pierce first picked up an electric guitar, she's been on a mission to build her perfect band. After searching high and low, she found her ultimate counterparts in Nia Lovelis (drums), multi-instrumentalist Miranda Miller and Lovelis' own sister Rene (bass). With influences like the Foo Fighters, whose song "Pretender" they covered on their debut EP, and Garbage, and an obvious debt to The Runaways, Cherri Bomb are a rock band of a breed that doesn't come around too often anymore. They've spent the last few months touring Europe, and if that's not enough, got to open for one of their idols. After the band played with them in Cologne, Germany, Foo Fighters' front man Dave Grohl called out Cherri Bomb, saying, "I'd like to thank Cherri Bomb, a real rock band, for coming out and playing with us tonight."
Cherri Bomb's debut EP, Stark, is out October 18th on Hollywood Records.