COMING OF AGE
BIOGRAPHY: Bloody Mary is a Chicago-based all girl hard rock band which began in 2010. Today, three of the original members remain and there have been recent minor membership changes in the positions of bass guitar and band management. The current Bloody Mary came about in March 2012 and is comprised of Rickee Divine on rhythm guitar/vocals, Ana Apollo on lead guitar/vocals, Kat Cannon on drums/vocals, and Hollie Wood on bass/vocals. The band has worked tirelessly to develop a unique sound and an impressive array of original music, in addition to an eclectic mix of high energy covers. Bloody Mary has had the pleasure of playing a number of large and well-known venues in recent months including the Congress and Arcada Theaters. They also enjoy the intimacy of playing in local clubs such as Penny Road Pub, Gasthaus, Chord on Blues, Chicago Loop, Bannerman’s, and Brauer House.The band is currently on tour promoting their new Album “Coming of Age” Available on Dark Star Records and Sony Digital Music.
Rickee Divine (aka “Badass”), age 15, is a founding member of the band on rhythm guitar and vocals. She began playing guitar at age 13 and is known for her outgoing personality, high energy performances, and rapport with the audience. She is a talented composer and writer of original acoustic music as well as Bloody Mary originals.
Ana Apollo, “The Wild One”, age 16, on lead guitar/vocals is also an original member of the band. She began playing guitar at age 14, and has found musical inspiration in Joan Jett and the Runaways. She is accomplished in the Korean martial art of Tang Soo Do, and is looking forward to earning her black belt in the very near future. She is also a talented songwriter and composer of Bloody Mary original songs.
Kat Cannons, age 15, drums/vocals, began playing drums at age 12 and is a founding member of the band as well. She enjoys writing lyrics for Bloody Mary originals, and her percussion skills are showcased in the drum compositions of the original songs. Kat also has an interest in composing music, and has recently begun studying guitar in order to facilitate her musical composition goals. Kat is a talented artist and designed the original Bloody Mary band logo.
Hollie Wood is the newest member of the band. She started playing bass in 2012 and joined Bloody Mary a year later at the young age of 13. When not playing bass for Bloody Mary, Hollie is an avid reader and active member of two performance groups at her local School of Rock music school.
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