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The You Rock Foundation – Otep Shamaya of Otep

Otep Shamaya, front-woman of Otep, speaks to The You Rock Foundation about how music gave her a purpose that pulled her out of the dark times in her life and how her art acts as a match that lights the metaphoric fuel inside Otep’s fans. Interview conducted by Tim “No 37” Martinez | Videography by Laura DeSantis-Olsson | Edited by Laura DeSantis-Olsson | Music by John Penola

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Metalsucks Podcast – #247 – Otep Shamaya

Otep Shamaya returns to the podcast this week. We discuss her upcoming record Kult 45, the intent behind its lead single “To The Gallows” and a whole lot of politics: how important it is not to accept lies from our leaders, how to argue politics with people who have a different viewpoint, when name calling is acceptable and when it’s not, how important it is to stand up and fight against injustice, the good in humanity and coming together, and the political landscape of the future. Petar, Brandon and Jozalyn…

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Tattoo.com – Otep Tattoo Interview

A couple months ago, I ran into Otep Shamaya at a juice bar in L.A. I took that opportunity to chat with her and see if she’d like to do an interview for Tattoo.com. She agreed. A few weeks later, I was sitting next to her on a couch in her dressing room at the Whisky A Go Go asking her questions about her life, her music, and her tattoos. Keep reading to find out more about this fascinating, powerful woman who’s been sending shock waves through metal scene since…

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Tattoo.com – Otep Tattoo Interview Part 2

A couple months ago, I ran into Otep Shamaya at a juice bar in L.A. I took that opportunity to chat with her and see if she’d like to do an interview for Tattoo.com. She agreed. A few weeks later, I was sitting next to her on a couch in her dressing room at the Whisky A Go Go asking her questions about her life, her music, and her tattoos. Keep reading to find out more about this fascinating, powerful woman who’s been sending shock waves through metal scene since…

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Metal Brainiac – Otep Shamaya: Metal’s leading protest artist

Otep Shamaya is perhaps the only true protest artist in metal. Throughout her music career, she’s been an articulate and outspoken activist for women, gay and lesbian youth and against corrupt politicians and America’s war machine. She’s also told vivid, graphic and tragic stories of her own sexual abuse. On the heels of her seventh studio album, “Generation Doom,” Otep talks here about her politics, her bouts with the music industry, the deep personal impact she’s had on her fans and the biases against women she sees and experiences within the metal. http://www.buzzsprout.com/47369/381315-otep-shamaya-metal-s-leading-protest-artist.mp3

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National Rock Review – An Interview with Otep Shamaya

Right before a new tour starts is a time of plans and excitement. And this tour is one of the most anticipated of the spring. Otep Shamaya is one of the biggest names in the male-dominated world of heavy metal music. Not only is she getting ready to go out on on the road with Lacey Sturm, Doll Skin, September Mourning, and Through Fire on theGeneration Doom Tour, her latest album, Generation Doom, will also be out on April 15, 2016, on Napalm Records. Click on the link below to…

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Metal Wani – OTEP SHAMAYA on ‘Generation Doom’, Inspiration & Personal Struggle

Metal Wani’s Editor In Chief Owais ‘Vitek’ Nabi had a chat with OTEP’s founding member Shamaya. She discusses upcoming studio album ‘Generation Doom’, songwriting, musical direction, fan response to new singles, inspiration and motivation behind the album. Shamaya also talks about the personal struggle since the release of ‘Hydra’, personal lyrics on ‘Generation Doom’ & how she overcame them. In this Part, SHAMAYA discusses her vocals and how she balances the softer parts and her screams. Shamaya also throws light on Ladies in Heavy Metal, Butcher Babies singers, respect for…

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Metalsucks Podcast – #139: Otep Shamaya

Otep Shamaya, known for her outspoken and honest nature, brings it to the podcast this week. We talk about her new record Generation Doom and how it almost didn’t happen, how her history informs her present, how the music industry almost ruined her passion for music, her work as a voiceover artist and what it feels like to have regained the passion for her art. We could only fit in part of our lengthy interview, but we talked at length about politics and the state of the union. The full interview, including…

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