Petrol Girls

Petrol Girls (c) Martyna Wisniewska
Petrol Girls (c) Martyna Wisniewska


Genre(s): Rock/Metal
From: Styria, Austria



02/12/20MunichFolks! ClubGermany
Time: 12:00am.
Time: 12:00am.
02/14/20ParisPOINT EPHEMEREFrance
Time: 12:00am.
Time: 12:00am.
02/23/20BerlinKantine am BerghainGermany
Time: 12:00am.
03/11/20 - 03/15/20New YorkNew Colossus FestivalUnited States
Time: 12:00am.
03/13/20 - 03/22/20AustinSXSWUnited States
Time: 12:00am.
03/23/20ChicagoSleeping VillageUnited States
Time: 12:00am.
03/24/20KalamazooShakespeares Lower LevelUnited States
Time: 12:00am.
03/28/20PittsburghThe Government CenterUnited States
Time: 12:00am.
03/31/20QuébecLe Trèfle Noir Brasserie ArtisanaleCanada
Time: 12:00am.
04/01/20MontrealTurbo HaüsCanada
Time: 12:00am.
04/03/20New YorkThe GutterUnited States
Time: 12:00am.
05/16/20NürnbergFight Back FestivalGermany
Time: 12:00am.


Petrol Girls are a feminist post-hardcore punk band, originally formed in London, with members from Austria, Lithuania and the UK. Now based in Austria, and touring incessantly, the band are strong advocates of freedom of movement, anti capitalism and intersectional feminism. With a wide range of musical influences, and having had the pleasure to support bands such as Strike Anywhere, The Dead Kennedys, Propagandhi, RVIVR, War on Women and Refused, the band are constantly developing musically as well as politically.

Rooted in a DIY music community that has always combined politics with punk rock, Petrol Girls are part of a counter culture challenging mainstream values like nationalism and the gender binary, and the oppressions that these ideals promote. The Lyrics grow from direct experiences and genuine questions, pushing beyond repetitive slogans to provoke meaningful conversations about what we’re actually going to do to change something.

Their EP “The Future Is Dark” (Hassle Records) was released in September 2018. Their second album  „Cut & Stitch“ was released on May 24, 2019. The release tour lead the British-Austrian band to the The Great Escape festival and on a big UK tour, as well as to Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands.



Austrian acts at Ment Ljubljana 2020

Ment Ljubljana 2020 (c) Ment

MENT Ljubljana is a three-day showcase festival featuring newcomer acts from Europe and beyond, during which around 70 acts perform at different venues in Ljubljana. The international conference focuses on the music industry and creativity. … read more »

10th Popfest Wien: Programme

Popfest Wien 2019

From 25 to 28 July 2019 , the 10th POPFEST WIEN will be taking place on Vienna’s Karlsplatz, gathering new pop music from Austria. The curators of the anniversary programme  MIRA LU KOVACS (SCHMIEDS PULS, … read more »

Austrian artists at The Great Escape Festival 2019

The Great Escape (TGE) is a festival that showcases emerging artists from all over the world in Brighton, UK. Over 450 up and coming bands play in 35 venues across the city, which makes TGE … read more »