Khatarina is an all-female crust punk band from Turku, Finland. It’s formed by five women namely Anne (vocals), Kerttu (vocals), Johanna (guitar), Helena (bass) and Laura (drums) in 2003.
Their intention was to play aggressive hardcore with feminist attitude. Their lyrics deal with issues as gender roles, alcohol abuse and macho attitudes towards women in bands amongst others. Singing it in Finnish and English.
After a demo in 2005 a mini album was released in 2006, a 7″ in 2007 and in that same year also a EP was released and finally in 2009 their last effort was a 7″. In 2009 also a compilation cd was released with their demo on it, the 7″ from 2007 and the EP. Only 500 copies were made of it.
The band split up in or after 2009 for unknown reason.
Stream Khatarina’s demo from 2005
Stream Khatarina’s Älä Epäröi, Vaan Äpäröi EP from 2007
Stream Khatarina’s Little girls never say no 7″ from 2009
Khatarina live 2009