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Watch: KITTIE Rehearses ‘Cut Throat’ For Upcoming Reunion Shows



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A video of KITTIE guitarist/vocalist Morgan Lander, drummer Mercedes Lander and bassist Ivana “Ivy” Vujic rehearsing the tune “Lower Throat” final weekend might be seen beneath.

KITTIE shared the clip on Thursday (Might 12) and wrote in an accompanying caption: “Just a little sneak peek at observe progress in our creepy jam dungeon. We had a blast this previous weekend. #kittie #cutthroat #observe”.

Morgan and her sister held their first rehearsal collectively since 2017 in April. A month earlier, Morgan confirmed to Anne Erickson of Audio Ink Radio that KITTIE will play extra reveals past the already introduced appearances on the Blue Ridge Rock Pageant in September and on the When We Have been Younger pageant in October. “That is it for this 12 months,” Morgan mentioned. “However subsequent 12 months, we positively will. However I feel these alternatives will come afterward.

“We do not have something set in stone, however I feel it is one thing that, like I mentioned earlier than, as soon as these doorways are open, I feel we are able to anticipate to really feel comfy doing a couple of extra little issues right here and there and hopefully we’ll be capable to do some extra one-offs within the States and Europe and that kind of factor,” she defined. “So the chances are limitless.”

Becoming a member of Morgan, Mercedes and Ivyon the above-mentioned reveals within the fall shall be guitarist Tara McLeod.

Requested in a latest interview with the “Speak Toomey” podcast what led to Vujic returning to KITTIE for the upcoming dates, Lander mentioned: “Ivy performed on two of our albums, the final two albums that we did. She left the band proper earlier than the final huge tour that we ended up doing; she did the Soundwave Pageant [in Australia] with us in 2012, and people have been the final reveals that we did along with her. And he or she simply sort of settled into her life, began a household, bought married, and in order that’s form of been what she’s been as much as. However Ivy‘s a steel woman at coronary heart and he or she’s at all times been tremendous, tremendous easygoing about stuff. I simply despatched her a message and I used to be, like, ‘Hey, can we discuss?’ And we had a extremely, actually nice cellphone name and I simply form of defined the state of affairs, defined what was happening. I requested her if she’d be into doing it, and he or she was, like, ‘Yeah. Sounds nice.’ … It’s totally a lot a type of issues the place you do not discuss that always anymore, you do not see one another that always, however then, while you all get collectively once more, that chemistry and that vibe is at all times there.”

Morgan continued: “I really feel like that lineup of KITTIE particularly was at all times very tremendous professional, tremendous chill — no stress, no drama. Simply, like, ‘You already know what? We’re gonna go on the market and we’re gonna sound superb.’

“She’s an unbelievable bass participant. I do not suppose that Ivy will get sufficient credit score. She is totally unbelievable. So it is gonna be nice.”

Vujic joined KITTIE in 2008 and appeared on the band’s fifth studio CD, 2009’s “In The Black”. She additionally wrote and recorded bass for KITTIE‘s sixth album, 2011’s “I’ve Failed You”.

When We Have been Younger shall be held on the Las Vegas Pageant Grounds on the Strip on October 22, October 23 and October 29.

When the lineup for When We Have been Younger was first revealed, KITTIE mentioned: “Thanks on your endurance with our silence buddies. The reality is we have been in full on disaster mode the previous week and weren’t positive if we might truly be capable to make this occur nevertheless it’s true and we’ll be there to soften your face off and we hope you bought your tickets.”

KITTIE has not carried out since its reunion present at London Music Corridor within the band’s native London, Ontario in 2017, celebrating the group’s documentary “Kittie: Origins/Evolutions”.

In January, the unique lineup of KITTIEMorgan, Mercedes, Fallon Bowman (guitar) and Tanya Candler (bass) — reunited for a web-based chat to have fun the twenty second anniversary of its gold-certified 2000 debut album, “Spit”.

Candler left KITTIE after the discharge of “Spit” so as to end highschool and was changed by Talena Atfield.

Bowman exited KITTIE in 2001 and began her personal industrial/digital undertaking, AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT.

After KITTIE accomplished the touring cycle for 2011’s “I’ve Failed You” album, the band entered an extended interval of inactivity throughout which Morgan targeted on a advertising and marketing job for a sequence of health golf equipment whereas Mercedes labored in actual property and extra not too long ago at a software program firm. The group additionally started work on a career-spanning documentary, “Origins/Evolutions”, which lastly noticed the sunshine of day in 2018 by way of Lightyear Leisure in North America.

“I’ve Failed You” bought 3,000 copies in the US in its first week of launch to debut at place No. 178 on The Billboard 200 chart.